Tony MacAlpine - Edge of Insanity (1986).
Bass, Guitar, Keyboards – Tony MacAlpine. Drums – Steve Smith (5). Engineer – Stephen M. Fontano. Edge Of Insanity (CD, Album, Unofficial). Shrapnel Records (2), Спюрк.
Soloing over dramatic minor key vamps, MacAlpine catalogs his impressive licks at top speed. But while his chops on the guitar are quite astounding, what is more impressive is that he is equally adept at playing the keyboard. So there's plenty of exciting guitar/keyboard interplay here - including dueling solo sections and unison or harmonized runs - that is quite dazzling. Album highlights include the laid-back album closer, "No Place in Time," and MacAlpine's impressive unaccompanied piano performance of Chopin's Prelude 16, Opus 28. The low point is "Quarter.
Edge of Insanity (1986) by Tony MacAlpine. Labels: Shrapnel Records. Genres: Neoclassical Metal Members: Tony MacAlpine.
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Tony MacAlpine is the self-titled tenth studio album by guitarist Tony MacAlpine, released on June 14, 2011 through Favored Nations Entertainment (United States) and King Records (Japan, Korea and Taiwan). The album is MacAlpine's first solo release in ten years following Chromaticity (2001), as well as being the first to feature his extensive use of seven- and eight-string guitars-a staple of his playing which began in the days he spent with Planet X throughout the 2000s.
|1||Wheel Of Fortune|
|3||Quarter To Midnight (Live Solo)|
|5||Empire In The Sky|
|6||The Witch And The Priest|
|8||Chopin, Prelude 16, Opus 28|
|9||Edge Of Insanity|
|11||No Place In Time|
- Manufactured By – King Record Co. Ltd
- Liner Notes – 平井毅
NotesMade in Japan.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 4 988003 395353
- Rights Society: JASRAC
|SH 1021||Tony MacAlpine||Edge Of Insanity (LP, Album)||Shrapnel Records||SH 1021||US||1985|
|SP25-5295||Tony MacAlpine||Edge Of Insanity (LP, Album)||Far East Metal Syndicate||SP25-5295||Japan||1986|
|RR 9706, R.R. 9706.||Tony MacAlpine||Edge Of Insanity (LP, Album, Alt)||Roadrunner Records, Roadrunner Records||RR 9706, R.R. 9706.||Europe||1986|
|SH-1021cd||Tony MacAlpine||Edge Of Insanity (CD, Album, Unofficial)||Shrapnel Records , Спюрк||SH-1021cd||Russia||Unknown|
|SH-6021-2||Tony MacAlpine||Edge Of Insanity (CD, Album, RE, Dig)||Shrapnel Records||SH-6021-2||Europe||Unknown|