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Album Mini-review: Siena Root — A Dream of Lasting Peace

File next to: Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, Iron Butterfly When Siena Root debuted with 2004’s A New Day Dawning, their music displayed a solid fixation with heavy, 1970s-style rock. The music was solid if a bit undistinguished. But in the decade to follow, the Swedish quintet honed its approach to a sharp point, and –

Album Review: Siena Root — Pioneers

I feel that it’s my duty to take an unusual approach to this review: instead of some sort of contextual introduction, I’m going to go directly to my main thesis. Here it is. Ready? On Pioneers, Siena Root sound very, very, very much like Deep Purple. There it is. And I’m not talking Book of