Stolen Babies - There Be Squabbles Ahead

8.6 | 84 votes |
Release date: 3 October 2006
Style: Extreme avantgarde metal, Dark cabaret


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Dominique Lenore Persi - vocals, accordion, glockenspiel, jaw harp
Ben Rico - keyboards, piano, organ, backing vocals
Gill Sharone - drums, metal percussion, backing vocals
Rani Sharone - bass, guitar, programming, mandolin, baby sitar, toy piano, percussion, backing vocals

Guest musicians
Carla Kihlstedt - violin
Dan Rathbun - tuba, vocals
Michael Mellender - trumpet, euphonium, vocals
David Givhan - guitar

Additional info
Avant-Garde Metal
The End Records, USA

Dominique Persi - lead vocals, accordion
Rani Sharone - guitar, bass, programming, sampling, vocals
Ben Rico - keyboards, vocals
Gil Sharone - drums

Staff review by
Every now and again, no matter how hard one tries to hear all of the good albums that are released within a year, some gems ultimately pass under the radar. In my case, one such gem is Stolen Babies' There Be Squabbles Ahead - a highly original and adventurous record, which really should have been nominated for an award or two back in 2006.

published 02.11.2007 | Comments (13)

If over the last four years, you somehow managed to miss this fun little trip to a macabre fairy tale about the twisted circus of your dreams... I don't actually know what to tell you besides that you've failed me as a friend. This album is a catchy ice metal sundae made up of a delicious blend of dark cabaret music, Oingo Boingo, Mr. Bungle, nuts and chocolate syrup, all topped off with a lightly flavored black/thrash metal cherry. Take your time. Enjoy it... but you should probably finish it before they (hopefully) dish out their new album this year.

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18.12.2013 - 22:20
Rating: 10
High Fist Prog
This is so damn fresh!
01.03.2014 - 02:59
Rating: 8
Weirdo of MS
Written by deadone on 27.02.2014 at 05:00

Hmmm....the dark cabaret bit of this intrigues me. I will have to check it out.

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25.07.2014 - 23:10
Rating: 9
Erik M.
Written by LeKiwi on 18.12.2013 at 22:20

This is so damn fresh!

Yep, totally agreed.

Kick-ass avantgarde metal for sure, very unique stuff. I also like the vocals a lot (oh, and she's hot as well ).
18.09.2016 - 10:20
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I expected more, this is quite boring.

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