in 2005, word of the band's live shows quickly became well known
around the Houston and Texas music scene and signaled a change in
the structure of the whole scene.. Their
debut album (Soul Element), released independently on 8/19/08 was
met with acclaim from old and new fans of all kinds. The album is
currently available instores in several Best Buy locations, or you
can get it online from Best Buy, Amazon.com, iTunes, Hot Topic, etc.
Alongside the album, The band has always made it a point to pour
everything they've got into every performance, anytime, anywhere,
any stage, any size crowd...A regular touring schedule and having
shared stages with national bands like Korn,Karnivool,Walls Of
Jericho, Ill Nino, Otep, Flaw, Fair To Midland, Nonpoint, Karnivool,
Rehab, Crossfade, Trapt, Taproot, Adema, and countless others has
helped the band to push the live show to new levels..
on a mission here, this band and these songs aren't just an option
for us, it's all we have.."
I am so
impressed with this album on every level it's hard to decide which
direction to go with this review. I could go on about the various
musical elements from the solid and tasty bass and drum groves. The
guitar riffs to die for, penetrating and powerful yet blended
perfectly with a brilliant sense of tone and melody. The vocalist has true power in his voice as
the lyrics capture the listener and take them on a journey into the
heart of each song. The band has put a great deal of time and thought
into every song and they are able to convey a wide range of dynamics and
don't lose your attention for a second. Then there's the production...
Definitely one of the best sounding recordings of any band, any time or
anywhere! Such clean brilliant tracks with a full and rich sound without
sacrificing the individual tones and presence of each instrument. An
excellent mix between the powerful driving music and the clear vocals
and harmonies that sit just nicely on top.
isn't the first time around the block for these guys and you can hear it
in every second they play. They've toured and recorded together since
the band formed in 2005 and have shared the stage with some well known
names, Korn, Chevelle, Five Finger Death Punch, Drowning Pool just to
name a few. There's no hype or gimmicks here. It's the real deal. A road
worthy band with a clear vision added to exceptional musical and writing
were fortunate to get the opportunity recently to interview Mike Mexas,
guitar player and founding member of the band to talk a bit about where
they've been, what they have going on now and what the future holds for
Saturate. Be sure to hit our "Interviews" page link and listen
can't tell you enough about this EP.
is a Must Have for any collection. Get yourself a copy of
Saturate's "Damage The Memory"