Ektomorf – The Acoustic (2012)

Album Review

The Acoustic is the eighth album by groove metal band Ektomorf, released February 17, 2012. It features newly recorded songs from previous records, new songs and two cover songs by Lynyrd… Read more on wikipedia.org

About the Band

Hungary’s Ektomorf was founded in 1994 by brothers Zoltán (vocals, guitar) and Csaba Farkas (bass), with a view of adapting Sepultura’s raging brand of “world metal” to their own national aesthetic — that is, mid-’90s death metal spiced with Roma, or Gypsy folk music. And with their 1996 debut, Hangok, the young band (then completed by guitarist Mihály Jano and drummer Csaba Ternovan) successfully did just that, although with significantly more modest results than the world-class Brazilians. Slightly better were their eponymous sophomore outing two years later (which saw Jano replaced by Béla Marksteiner on guitar) and 2000’s Kalyi Jag (recorded as a trio), but, come 2002’s I Scream Up to the Sky, Ektomorf (once again bulked… Read more on allmusic.com

Tracks

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
I Know Them
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        4:39
2
I’m In Hate
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        3:46
3
Be Free
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        3:26
4
Redemption
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        3:37
5
Simple Man
Gary Rossington / Ronald W. Vazant
Ektomorf
                        5:00
6
To Smoulder
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        3:17
7
Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash
Ektomorf
                        3:09
8
Again
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        4:07
9
Through Your Eyes
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        3:22
10
Fate
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        2:07
11
Stigmatized
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        4:59
12
Who Can I Trust
Zoltan Farkas
Ektomorf
                        5:42