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Band's Website: www.granddesignrocks.com
Band's Facebook: www.facebook.com/granddesignsweden

It gives me a special kind of enjoyment to be reviewing the new work of Grand Design,
because BeRock Radio has a special relationship with this band! I remember somewhere
in the ends of 2009, I've found Pelle and the guys through MySpace! They stood out from
many of the other bands with the quality of their music. After some exchanges, the band decided
to exclusively send us the material through Metalheaven, which was their label at the time,
and as such, BeRock Radio was the first radio to present them and air their music worldwide
about to 1 month, if I remember correctly, before the official release of the incredible debut
album, "Time Elevation".
So, let's go and see what these stars from Sweden have in store for us in 2014.
"U Got Me Good" starts and already 10 seconds in the volume is cranked to max. Amazing guitars, bass
and drums that fill the room with the music. Pelle's vocals are splendid. And they will pleasantly
surprise you! Incredible Melodic Hard Rock composition and an excellent start to the album! Yeah!!
"Rawk n Roll Heart Attack" comes right after and here things get wild! From the first few notes, you'll
understand that what you're listening to is an amazing track! The vocals are for a seminar of Melodic Hard
Rock music. Powerful bass, rock guitars, incredible riffs and drums that break bones!
The rhythm is unbelievable and the chorus is spectacular.
Put all the amazing backing vocals into the equation and you'll understand what I'm talking about.
After listening to it at least three times, you'll proceed with the album! (laughs!)
"Rush Is Gone" comes right after that in calmer and more melodic rhythms, which will make you headbang
along with them. And following that is "10 Outta 10", which is also an equally high-quality track!
"When the Greatest Love of All Kicks in" is up next, and it's the ballad of the album!
Once more, Pelle's vocals are amazingly beautiful. The track is an excellent composition and generally all of the
band's performance is spectacular! "Thrill Of The Night" is the 3rd album of the band, and these guys have
already formed a great bond together and provide us with unbelievable music!
"Rip Iddup" follows next an it will remind you of Def Leppard at their best.
Only though these guys are doing it in 2014, and not 1987!
"Get Up n Love Someone" and "You're the Only One" continue in the same quality footsteps
as the rest of the album, with the latter track winning the "battle"! To avoid writing too much,
you'll be getting goose bumps from the sound of it and it may be compared only with hymn songs such
as "Hysteria"! Amazing track!
"Who's Gonna Rawk You Tonite" continues the album and you'll be headbanging, as well as pulling up your
"Air Guitar", immediately! (laughs!!)
Powerful, rhythmic and melodic, with amazing bass and guitars that cast a spell on you...
"Thrill of the Nite" closes the album in a spectacular way! Sorry, but I can't continue writing now,
because I want to do an "Air Guitar"! (laughs!!) What amazing solos this track has!!
Conclusion? Definitely the best we've been presented by Grand Design! An excellent album
that will surely become a classic! Coming from great musical school of Sweden from a great band
which, after this release, will have established itself along the big names of Melodic Hard Rock music.
On the 26th of September 2014, when this will be released by AOR Heaven, stop whatever you'll be doing
and do yourselves a favor by purchasing this album! Surely in the top 3 best albums of the year 2014!
And why am I saying this just from the 8th month of 2014? Because simply, it's too rare that an album such as
this is released on the same quality levels, plus, "Hysteria" can't be re-released again because it was already
released in 1987! Now, as for the score? Haha! Nothing less than 10/10, of course!




George "Snaki" Lane: 10/10 "Conclusion? Definitely the best we've been presented by Grand Design! An excellent album
that will surely become a classic! Coming from great musical school of Sweden from a great band which, after this release,
will have established itself along the big names of Melodic Hard Rock music. On the 26th of September 2014, when this will
be released by AOR Heaven, stop whatever you'll be doing and do yourselves a favor by purchasing this album! Surely in
the top 3 best albums of the year 2014! And why am I saying this just from the 8th month of 2014? Because simply, it's too
rare that an album such as this is released on the same quality levels, plus, "Hysteria" can't be re-released again because it
was already released in 1987! Now, as for the score? Haha! Nothing less than 10/10, of course!"

For BeRock Radio MiniZine (2014)