Edge of States is not a solo album, nor can it be defined as a band; it's somewhere in between. Edge of States is a music project undertaken by guitarist, bassist, and songwriter Peter LoIacono, in which a selected group of accomplished (and generally undiscovered) musicians have been drawn together to perform Peter's and others original material. Here one finds a style of rock which conjures up the listenability and melodic excellence of the days when people actually remembered the songs they heard. With influences including pop, hard rock, jazz and funk/R&B, one is met with a mix of sounds rarely encountered in a single CD. Listening to Edge of States is like taking a musical journey -- a true escape from the commercial glut of manufactured music personalities, copycat bands, and overdone formats. Edge of States is complete freedom of expression -- meticulously crafted music guided not by the marketplace, the need to compete, or stereotypes. Yet, it will appeal to contemporary tastes. Edge of States listeners appreciate variety, experimentation, and musical integrity over all else. You'll find Edge of States to be an intriguing 57 minutes of music.