3 Apr 2013

After Forever - The Evil That Men Do (2003)

Song : The Evil That Men Do
Performer : After Forever
Origin: Dutch
Album : Exordium EP, 2003

This is After Forever EP released in 2003, contained version of The Evil That Men Do, sung by Floor Jansen, now hired by Nightwish. She gives a very good cover on that, a slightly heavier than what usual in After Forever. The middle intro break which replaced by string attack is memorable. The power metal berserk drum attack near the end is good climax.

Very good rendition in a style of European Symphonic Power Metal.

Styles: symphonic / gothic / power metal
Faithful to Original version: yes
Re-Arrangements: 4/5 - orchestration is nice (1=notes per notes, 5=extreme deviation)
Vocals: 4/5 - female singer
Rhythm guitar: 3/5
Solos guitars: 4/5
Bass: 3/5
Drums: 3/5 - galloping power metal style
Sound and Production: 5/5

Live video performance version is available as well from After Forever - The Evil That Men Do

After Forever Exordium EP - contained The Evil That Men Do (Iron Maiden cover)

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