Judging from the name, I was pretty sure this was a goth rock/metal band. However, this duo of singer Viggo Domino and multi-instrumentalist Cage (most likely the name his parents gave him) made me cough my coffee down the throat. INVISIGOTH delivers epic or symphonic progressive rock/pop, and the quality is really high.
Already in the opening song "Dark highway" (part 1 Transmission, part 2 before first light) you´re jumping on a train of SAGA and PRINCE hints, added by a touch of GLENN HUGHES if he´d been into progressive rock. Viggo Domino proves to be an excellent singer. "Shine on" delivers a hi-tech/pop feeling with some AOR and pomp in it - I actually think of the underrated GENESIS album "Calling all stations" here! But the song also features a more progressive vein, where the Swedish band FLOWER KINGS comes to mind, before the song once again softens in the late part and takes a MIKE OLDFIELD turn.
This CD has got everything, thanks to the different styles mixed into a colorful and solid carpet of music. Big harmony vocals, both soft and more tempo based parts, symphonic rock, pop and a very good production. Cage is a great musician, and I recommend this lovely CD to all fans of PETER GABRIEL, KIP WINGER, GENESIS, FLOWER KINGS and ELO.