These guys just love what they're doing, and dare you not to love it too. It doesn't matter where you come from, who you are, or what audience you find yourself in - with Zio, you're always in The Rock And Roll Capital Of The World. And isn't that really what it's all about when..
The nine-minute I Hear Them Whistling is the longest track and clearly the cornerstone of the album. Able to relax and move from prog to metal and through all points in-between, it encapsulates everything good about the album in one finely distilled brew. Zio, for those unfamiliar, are the brainchild of former Karnataka and current..
There are moments of great restrained melodic prog beauty here, and there are also sections of sheer metallic hammer to make even the most carnivorous of metalheads nod appreciatively. It's Prog Metal Jim, but not as we know it. Zio. Let's start with a little explanation about who, or what, constitutes Zio. Essentially, it is..