Fraser Edwards is known for his catchy melodies, lightning-fast guitar work and unique brand of humor and lyrical subjects, evidenced in his 2020 viral hit 'Stop Saying We Sound Like DragonForce' which led to Fraser collaborating with DragonForce live on Herman Li's Twitch.

A prolific music producer, recording engineer and guitarist, Fraser has worked with some of the biggest names in power metal, including DragonForce, Metalite, Axenstar and Dragonland.

The new album, The Reckoning, sees Fraser fulfill a long-held ambition of releasing an instrumental guitar album. During the covid pandemic, Fraser set out to create an album of instrumental guitar music featuring enough catchy melodies and craziness to hold his interest.

The Reckoning sets itself apart from most instrumental products in daring to venture boldly beyond the confines of what typifies a metal or rock album. Fearlessly taking Americana's influence from country and bluegrass (including extensive use of banjo), the catchiness and vibe of Avicii-esque EDM, the liveliness of ragtime and of course Fraser's brand of melodic power metal guitar, The Reckoning embodies a refreshing and unique sonic identity.

Vocal collaborator Ricki Ascension appears on one track, the first single and music video 'The Harvest'. Drums are handled by Andrew Scott (King King, Paul Gilbert, I Built the Sky), who also drummed on the previous solo album The Architect.

The third full-length Fraser Edwards album, The Reckoning, is released on 12th August 2022 worldwide. The album was produced and mixed by Fraser at Azura Sound in Yorkshire, England and mastered by Tony Lindgren at Fascination Street Studios in Orebro, Sweden.

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