I was late to the party with Thrawsunblat, discovering them via their 2020 EP ‘Insula’, but once I stumbled upon their unique, and frankly beautiful, blackened folk metal sound, I was in love. An immediate deep dive into their back catalogue strengthened my initial observation that this band were something special. Thrawsunblat is the project … Continue reading 171: THRAWSUNBLAT
PIRATE-THEMED METAL WITH THE SINGALONG FUN OF SEA SHANTIES
Vermilia’s delicate blend of black metal with an ancient Nordic elegance makes for something truely remarkable and absolutely beautiful.
The Hu’s efforts to combine their heritage and the musical traditions of the land with traditional heavy metal songwriting makes for a fantastic and refreshing listening experience.
Wayfarer are a formidable band of undeniable talent. The fact they put this talent toward a beautifully realised ride through such an iconic and oft-examined period of history, and still present something unique and valuable, is further proof of it.
Amorphis have pushed, expanded, and broken beyond the limitations of their initial genre, to become an imposing band whose music is celebrated and enjoyed internationally.