Posted by Leonel Garcia - Sunday, October 30, 2011
Awaiting Armageddon 
Awaiting Armageddon is my latest album and the 3rd heavy album I've recorded.
My decision to post it for Halloween wasn't because of its dark songs, I just happened to finish it last night so it became a nice coincidence.
When I play hard/heavy rock I always try to emulate Black Sabbath because the band to me is the school for everything dark and heavy in music and I mean their first 5 or 6 albums. I wrote that introduction so you can understand where the inspiration came that way you don't have to figure out why this doesn't sound like Metallica or Motley Crue or Cannibal Corpse. This album is more like Black Sabbath trying to play like Superchunk or something like that.
I finished the music for this album in May 2011 but as always I get stuck in the lyrics and singing department. I have another album ready but don't have any lyrics. There's another in the process with rhythm guitars but have not recorded anything else for it. I think I will finish one of them before the end of the year, maybe, let's see.
The snake was placed first because of the organ intro that way when you play the album you get a chance to put the popcorn in the microwave and still have time to come back to the heavy guitars session. The snake is some kind of monster which holds a woman in its lair and makes her its wife, you could say the lyrics are over the top.
YOUR DEMISE (SONG FOR PETER)
Yet another song related to the suicide of one of my best friends Peter Mercado.
ANOTHER FOLK SONG
Borrowed from "Up In Arms", this time it has a middle section. The song is about corporate domination, somehow we need to fight this monster.
Was the first song I recorded for the album, the guitars have some kind of flanger effect which I dislike and you don't get to hear it anywhere else on the album.
This one could have been recorded for "Above The Clouds" because the lyrics reflect the same sci-fi theme I explored in that album. It has a psychedelic middle section.
Well, it all has to come to an end; this is the middle section from "Runaway Spacecraft" played backwards with a couple of keyboards.
Treat the kids with candy when they knock on your door, you can treat yourself with something else if you want to while listening to this album.
PLAY IT LOUD (IT WILL SOUND SO MUCH BETTER)
NEW!!! LINK [Including Artwork]: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/37711895/Armageddon.rar