Opposite Earth is an intriguing progressive metal band from
Florida -- intriguing in that they have a relatively unique
style, blending traditional progressive metal with influences such
as Tool and later Psychotic Waltz (musically, not vocally).
Steve Vincent's midrange vocals are clear but never out of control,
a contrast to the overly melodic wailers that many prog/power
metal bands employ these days.
The songs are usually midpaced and not quite as technical-minded
as some prog bands, opting instead for a more relaxed
psychedelic progressive style that, as was said at the onset, quite
A very good album, one of those that really grows on the listener
after repeated plays.
Unfortunately the band was never heard from again.
- Always Now
- Natural Defense
- Falling Down
- Dog Dreams
- Steven Vincent
- Gary Schemnitzer
- Mike Stanfield
- Rick Risberg
- Joe Lopez