On the cusp of a short tour of America, mostly in the midwest, in late July and early, Spain's Eldorado delivers their third album, Antigravity Sound Machine. America is not a stranger to the band. The Independent Music Awards awarded the band Vox Populi Hard Rock/Metal album in 2009 for Golden.
With Antigravity Sound Machine, Eldorado stays the course, delivering classic hard rock, definitely melodic and often with a bluesy edge. There's a light touch of modern sound, that was introduced on the previous album, nearing post grunge. You might hear it on Space Mambo. Generally, however, Antigravity Sound Machine is hard rock, reminiscent of the late Seventies to early Eighties.
The sound is dense at times, often heavy, but not without strong melodies and good vocal harmonies. Some of the best rockers include Maybe Forever, Mr. Saturn, and the weighty Another Bright Sunday. There's a few slow churning ballad-like tunes, the best being A Farewell to Remember. Sometimes Eldorado surprises offering something beyond heavier classic rock. The longest track Paranormal Circus is provocative, delivering some light complexity; it's the best track here. Overall, Antigravity Sound Machine finds Eldorado in fine form, possibly even experimenting a little. But that's always a good thing. Recommended.