The Desert Fathers combine progressive rock, art-metal, and psycho hip-hop to create a very unique sound. A trio from NYC, the band is fronted by the eccentric Acquaman on guitars, with Levitas on drums and The Real on bass backing him up. Ecco Teres from the Forms, a band Acquaman has also worked with, makes a number of guest appearances on their new debut album, The Spirituality.
What took almost four years and seven studios to record, The Spirituality aptly leads the listener on a quest for inner peace and eternal life with songs revolving around an introspective dream-state. But the music is definitely not for the casual listener, as the abstract rhythms and convoluted vocals can border on distracting as opposed to mesmerizing. The high points are