Perry Vasquez releasing concept album inspired by Dante

By Jeff Terich on April 4, 2017

“I envisioned a group of songs that would sort of play off of the structure Dante’s Inferno,” Vasquez says in a phone interview. “He introduces these characters and tells their stories as he goes through the various circles of hell. They’re each guilty of various sins: lust, anger, treachery. I wanted to write a group of songs that echo the voices you hear in his poem.”

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