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Endway
Endway
(self-released)
www.endway.com


Endway makes rock 'n' roll the way classic rock bands like Foreigner and Styx did it, with pure adrenaline and a desire to motivate their audiences to get up and get involved in their music. Endway's full length debut album produced by the band, tills modern-powered melodic rock jet streams with energetic rhythms and vocals that walk the fine line between iron-fisted tenacity and romantically tender arias possessing similarities to Jimmy Eat World and Sugarcult.

Endway's lead singer Morgan Dorr displays a vocal prowess comparable to Gavin Rossdale - when in Bush. His band mates Chris Burns on bass guitar and backup vocals, Kevin McHugh on guitar and backup vocals, and Scott James on drums keep in sync with Dorr's vocal maneuvers and move the power chord progressions into exciting dynamics that thrust and back off with acute reflexes.

Hailing from Watertown, Massachusetts, Endway has been fortunate to see a few of their tracks like "I Ain't No One" and "Acoustic Song" being featured on the MTV series The Real World Austin, The Real World Key West, and the Inferno II. Their mixes rove between introspective power ballads like "And You" and "Acoustic Song" interspersed with energetic melodic rock numbers like "And We Live" and "Always." The vibrating rhythm motions and spinning guitar reflexes on "Hey Babe" are engaging with swirling dynamics motoring a high geared velocity. The hard edge on the fomenting guitar riffs for "This Town Forever" crank up the vocal layers and create a chamber rock aria with propelling rhythmic movements. "Feelin' Love" garners punk-induced guitar thrusts while "Acoustic Song" plumes a softer complexion. The guitar tension on "One Lonely Night" is reflective of Trapt with a stimulating vocal melody complementing its fiery sonorousness. The band delves into dramatic guitar lines and pronounced bass pulls on "I Ain't No One" which sounds off like 30 Seconds To Mars.

Endway layers vocals and fires off guitar bends and bass moves with the precision of modern rock bands like Trapt and Sugarcult, and yet they create their own inscriptions within the escalating chord structures. Their songs wear the band's heart on their sleeves, belting out aggressive chord arcs with emotive voraciousness. Their power chords range from classic to experimental, always keeping the arrangements in a melodic domain. The movements have dynamic reflexes and an energetic velocity that makes one wonder does it get any better than this.

-Susan Frances

Track listing:
1. And We Live
2. Always
3. Hey Babe
4. Feelin' Love
5. And You
6. Ten Miles Away
7. This Town Forever
8. Acoustic Song
9. One Lonely Night
10. I Ain't No One

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