‘Extremely Accomplished’ – Kerrang!
‘Gorgeous’ – Metal Hammer
‘Expertly Cohesive’ – Rocksound
‘Immense’ – Terrorizer
‘Masterly Control’ – Big Cheese
‘Vision and Chutzpah’ – Rock A Rolla
‘Stunning’ – Subbacultcha
‘Hypnotic and Unforgettable’ – Fireworks
‘The giant hooks of Soundgarden and Tool’ – Buzz
‘Gargantuan’ – MMP
‘Brilliant’ – Sludgelord
Following in the footsteps of a proud lineage of power-trios, South Wales’ Prosperina capably fuse musical complexity with an instinctive hooky lyrical melody; referencing both the classic rock of the past (Pink Floyd, Kyuss, Soundgarden) and the present (Tool, Isis, Mastodon), shot through with a keen eye and ear for the punchy chorus.
Delivered in a widescreen cinematic scope, there is a highly accomplished maturity and refreshing lack of artifice to these restrained, yet crushingly powerful anthems and virtual soundtracks. Extracting the pop from prog and the drone from doom and shaping it into a commercial yet credible form is no mean feat, likewise, a mature and masterly control of dynamics and pace points at a bright future for this talented band.
Slots with Orange Goblin, Feeder, Oceansize, Mondo Generator, Desertfest, and a triumphant set at Bloodstock to name but a few, have further honed the band’s considerable live prowess, adding further dimensions to an already well-rounded package.
Press response to the band’s debut – Faith In Sleep, has been both assuredly positive and widespread. Recently signing with Charlie Renton at Primary Talent International (Noel Gallagher, The Cure, Tricky amongst others), and the heroes at Duff PR (Slash, Rush, Def Leppard), the pieces of the jigsaw are starting to fit together. Album 2 is due spring 2014, and a busy year of touring, festivals and general happenings will ensue. Hop on board – it’s going to be a fun ride…