The debut album of The Legendary Zoltan. It's game-inspired melodic death metal. It says so right on the front cover.
released October 6, 2013
All music and lyrics composed by Jahan Zoltan Honma. Yes. Even the drums.
Drums recorded by Ichirou Inoue in June, 2012 at N-Tribe Studio in Niigata City.
Produced by Jahan Zoltan Honma.
Mixed and mastered by Andrew Aversa at Zircon Studios.
Cover artwork, layout, and Zoltan logo by Nadine Gressett.
Main Characters - Main and Sub Weapons:
Jahan Zoltan Honma - Guitars and raps
Atsushi Yada - Drums and Elvish good looks
Mac Hunter - Bass and pie-plate shield
Brandon Strader - Vocals and time magic
Recruitable Party Members - Default Equipment:
Jesse Deacon - Amen Chorus
JB Andrews - Guitar
Hayato Koshigoe - Guitar
George ShredKing Engelbrecht - Guitar
Jeff Lawhead - Synthesizer
Lyrical influences include (in order of appearance):
Final Fantasy Tactics, The Slayers, Alundra, Samurai Showdown, Armored Core, various mech anime and video games, Macross Scrambled Valkyrie, the Star Ocean series, Xenogears.
Musical influences include (in order of appearance):
Final Fantasy Tactics, Amon Amarth, Slipknot, Chrono Trigger, Nevermore, House of Pain, Samurai Showdown, Mega Man 2, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Macross Scrambled Valkyrie, the Star Ocean series, Arch Enemy, Soul Cradle, Chrono Cross.
The Zoltan would like to thank:
My mother, Wendy Taheri, for giving birth to me.
All the musicians and staff who worked hard to make this album look and sound great, all of my loved ones, all of my musical and lyrical influences, and most importantly Tom Hess for giving me the knowledge and confidence one needs to release their own album.