The first thing you need to know about Nemesis Alpha is that there are two sides to this story; both of which are as equally impressive!

There’s the musical side; this is a one man project started by Rudy Leal, who has had a passion for music for as long as he can remember. Then there’s the more personal side of Nemesis Alpha; for those who are reading this from the USA, Leal is also currently out on deployment serving and protecting your country! The fact that OVERDRIVE was able to conduct an interview with Leal whilst he is deployed is something that we are most thankful for, as it was a most pleasurable experience and such an eye-opening insight.

The self-titled debut album that Nemesis Alpha released earlier this year is a 14-track masterpiece which weighs in at just under an hour. Leal wrote and recorded everything you hear except for the vocal track. That honour went to the one and only Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid (Soilwork/The Night Flight Orchestra). Make sure you read about how this came to light here in the interview that OVERDRIVE did with Leal.

OVERDRIVE also got the opportunity to review Nemesis Alpha. Stand-out tracks include ‘Shattered’, ‘The End Of The Masquerade’ and ‘Insanity’. Nemesis Alpha most definitely takes you for a ride, as it combines a nice mixture of ‘loud and in your face’ with a nice slower and softer side; make sure you click here and find out why it received 85/100!



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