MICHEAL SOCRATES, songwriter for the legendary IF THESE TREES COULD TALK, has launched a new solo project named BRAVE ARROWS. The debut ‘When Will You Return’ combines post-rock, progressive and post-metal.
In 2006 the US-American MICHAEL SOCRATES founded the post-rock band IF THESE TREES COULD TALK with four friends and brought this project to one of the most famous bands of this genre. Their latest albums ended up at Metal Blade Records. SOCRATES collected many ideas over the years, that were not used within the work of IFTCT and so he developed his solo project BRAVE ARROWS from this.
Based in Wadsworth / Ohio, the musician was responsible for everything in the entire process, from songwriting to recording (all instruments) and for the release planning. A process that can perhaps create an even greater bond with the songs. “when will you return” draws from classic post-rock passages with uplifting melodies and rhythms through contracted and hard parts, that also form the songs. Progressive and post-metal influences are unmistakable. In addition to five songs of his own, a remix track “March Of The Dead Roads” is contributed by Ale Fillman.