MP3 The Escape Engine - Celebrity Role Model
The powerful blend of punk and rock music is breaking barriers with the highly anticipated debut album, Celebrity Role Model, from New Jersey based band, The Escape Engine. Alternative Press Magazine Augusst 2003 gave the band a 5 STAR rating.
12 MP3 Songs
ROCK: Emo, ROCK: Punk
Emerging from New Jersey, a state that has more toxic waste dumps than any one state in the nation, The Escape Engine is more than just a band, they are an emotional evoker of driving sound in the indie/punk scene.
The Escape Engine is an artistic collaboration of high energy, enthralling musicians who joined forces with intense passions for writing, creating, and performing music. By coalescing the echo of the music they grew up on, members of The Escape Engine subtlety reveal a piece of themselves in every song.
Progressive guitar sounds, profound and melodic lyrics, and strong forceful rhythms permeate this powerful band. With a dynamic range that is impressive, captivating, and powerful, lead singer Dom Lettera exhibits just how consuming the music is through his energetically intoxicating stage presence. Lead guitarist George Leontaris is a staple in The Escape Engine''s song writing and musical development with a surge of tainted guitars and a direct approach to exploring leads and melodies that induce a broad range of emotions. Layering the music is the crushing rhythms of Arizona transplant Kevin B. Robbins, pummeling the listener with fiery distortion and intensely paranoid strings. The solid and driving sound of classically trained bassist Amanda Klimek erupts in manic interplay and maintains the intense steadiness in each of the songs. Backing all of this talent is hard-hitting drummer John Fitzpatrick, commonly known for his commanding percussion and ear-numbing rhythms.
The Escape Engine''s exuberance and energy is exhilarating, bridging the gap between audience and performer. Thriving in a live environment, the band captures their audience with their eruption of explosive energy and envelops them into the intense lyrics and powerful sounds.
The band''s debut album titled Celebrity Role Model displays their depth and versatility. Opening with a surreal atmospheric "Intro", the backdrop is set for an album that progressively transforms into a contagious punk-charged roller coaster. Sonic blasts of the strong-armed songs such "A Lesson In Futility," and "The Curse (The Gift And...)" pave the way for the band to emphasize variety as it roars back in a shrewd frenzy of intellectual substance found in "This Jagged Alibi," "Welcome To The Conversation," and "Weapon Of Choice."
A new era is beginning for The Escape Engine. Opening a door to worlds not yet explored, Celebrity Role Model takes its listener down a path that they may never return from.