“Walk Away” With Fusion of Djenty Rock And Solid Songwriting by Sages
Sacramento-based rock band Sages has struck gold with their latest single, “Walk Away,” on their upcoming self-titled EP. Set to release in the summer, it is engineered, mixed, and produced by Beau Burchell, known for his work with bands like Erra. The song features Dean Vidovich’s captivating vocals and impressive guitar work by Vidovich himself and Ryan Cavalli. Matt Franks on bass guitar and Chris Robyn on drums provide a fiery heavy and dynamic foundation for the band’s sound which will get you headbanging. The band boasts a unique blend of influences from legendary acts such as Metallica, Devin Townsend, Failure, Filter, and Deftones.
Sages manages to harness elements of djent and prog metal, creating an accessible yet powerful sound that is sure to captivate listeners from diverse musical backgrounds. Dean Vidovich’s vocal delivery is reminiscent of the tenor metal signature style, effortlessly transitioning between melodic verses and passionate screams, adding an extra layer of emotion to the song. The chorus harmonies are nothing short of stunning, leaving an indelible mark on the listener’s mind.
The arrangement and production of “Walk Away” are top-notch, showcasing the band’s incredible musicianship and attention to detail. But what truly sets this song apart is its bridge—a deliciously meaty and heavy section that takes the listener on a musical journey. Inspired by personal experiences, the song’s lyricism delves into the theme of unexpected outcomes and personal growth. According to Dino Vidovich, “Walk Away” revolves around the idea of getting what you wish for, only to realize that it may not be what you expected.
“Walk Away” by Sages is a powerful and well-crafted track that combines the best of modern metal and heavy rock, showcasing impressive vocals, compelling harmonies, and expert musicianship. A certified solid cerebral and harmonic heavy banger!