Guitar virtuosos are nothing new, and love them or hate them, most are trying to be Joe Satriani. Although I don't think any one will being eclipsing him, it's still a worthy endeavor to see what other guitar virtuoso solo projects are doing. Enter Simone Fiorletta.
The talent is most certainly there, and the execution is great. The album has great pacing with several slower, acoustic songs. After awhile the album seems to be going through the motions, but never to the point where you feel like you're listening to the same guitar solo over and over. Overall, When Reality is Nothing is a very enjoyable album. Every instrument is great as it should be in a project like this and each song is unique. I can't say it's very original but it's still one of the better examples in the genre.
Overall, When Reality is Nothing is a very enjoyable album. Every instrument is great as it should be in a project like this and each song is unique.
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