The Illusion's Reckoning
Melding together their wide range of styles and influences in Progressive, Classic and Alternative Rock, Mantra Vega's debut album 'The Illusion's Reckoning', brings together, thoughtful lyrics, female and male lead vocals and harmonies, dynamic, atmospheric soundscapes, dynamics and captivating moods and melodies. Heather Findlay delivers vocals which always emotive, range from angelic to raw and powerful, over the lush keys, guitars and sound design of Dave Kerzner and Chris Johnson with soaring guitar leads from Dave Kilminster, Arjen Lucassen and Troy Donockley. Augmenting this already rich tapestry, the album also features vocals from power-house Irene Jansen and siren Angela Gordon, along with woodwind from Remko de Landmeter, Angela Gordon and Heather Findlay, all built on the rock solid, soulful groove of the Cromarty/Fletcher rhythm section. Fans who like the music of bands such as Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles and Kate Bush will love this emotionally charged, pulse quickening, retro fresh cocktail of progressive, alt and classic rock!!
Mantra Vega debut release featuring Heather Findlay - vocals, percussion and low whistles; Dave Kerzner - vocals, keys, acoustic guitar; Dave Kilminster (Roger Waters/Steven Wilson) - Lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars; Chris Johnson (Halo Blind/Mostly Autumn) - lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars; Stu Fletcher (Seahorses/Happy Mondays/St Etienne/Heather Findlay Band) - bass; Alex Cromarty (Mostly Autumn/Heather Findlay Band) - drums; Troy Donockley (Nightwish) - vocals and lead guitars; Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon/Star One) - lead guitar; Irene Jansen (Ayreon/Star One) - vocals; Angela Gordon (Mostly Autumn/Odin Dragonfly) - vocals and recorders; Remko de Landmeter - bansuri