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Label: Tin Idol Productions, Tin Idol Productions
Bio: What started out as a cool idea - Re-write the Jesus Christ Superstar Soundtrack as a Heavy Metal Soundtrack - turned into a year long project that challenged me musically and emotionally, but in the end became an epic piece of music that all who were involved in it are extremely proud of! It was...See Full Bio
“Part 1: The entire score of “Jesus Christ Superstar” arranged and performed as heavy metal. That’s the concept of this imaginative and artistically successful two-CD project from producer/musician Gerard K. Gonsalves and Tin Idols Productions. Mark Caldeira (Jesus Christ) and Mark Kaleiwahea (Judas Iscariot) star in Gonsalves’ imaginative reworking of the gospel according to Rice & Lloyd Webber, with Cathy Malia Löwenberg (Mary Magdelene), Brett Wolfington-Floodman (Caiaphas), Kevin Jones (Annas), Eric Dacoscos Malalis (Pilate) and Sam Kapu III (Simon Zealotes) in the major supporting roles. The change of genre seems a natural transition. Heavy metal vocalists typically sing with searing intensity — so did many of the characters in “JCS.” The generally dark and ominous sound of metal also fits the mood of the story. Caldeira and Kaleiwahea do an excellent job as the stars of the Rice/Lloyd Webber tragedy; Malalis and Kapu deliver the same emotional intensity with thei”