Ian Gillan never sounded entirely comfortable in the first incarnation of the Ian Gillan Band, quite likely because his colleagues were more interested in progressive rock than he blackhammerfelhaninshawield.infoinfo that Gillan was adverse to prog -- after all this was the Ian Gillan Band, and if he didn't want to move in this direction, he wouldn't -- but he never sounded entirely comfortable with it.3/
Dec 17, · SCARABUS represents Ian's attempt to both give the public what they wanted (screaming and long solos) while remaining true to his original vision of IGB. What resulted was one of the best records of its era, packed with well-written songs and deft fusion arrangements peppered with heavy seasoning/5(5).
Dec 17, · Scarabus was the third album by Ian Gillan Band. It successfully mixes the jazzy stuff from the Clear Air Turbulence period with the intensity of the later Gillan period, for a perfect balance. Scarabus represents Ian's attempt to both give the public what they wanted (screaming and long solos) while remaining true to his original vision of Ian Gillan Band/5(5).