Æther Realm are the best melodic death metal band deceptively not from Finland you’ll have the pleasure of hearing this year. Their sound can only be described as Wintersun sitting down one day for a horn of mead to discuss being beyond great, when Eluveitie show up and decide that it’s time for collaboration. Their debut effort One Chosen by the Gods certainly incorporates orchestral touches for that added huge sound, but never lets the heaviness of the music fall by the wayside or simply get lost.
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Opeth and Katatonia have quite a history behind them as being super friendly and a bit incestuous (alright, maybe that’s not quite the word I’m looking for; members of both bands did form infamous death metal group Bloodbath though). They’ve both been billed together countless times, touring the States last…
Fond of the Australian metal scene? Welkin Entertainment Group (headed by Ne Obliviscaris’ violinist) have made available two free compilations!
French progressive metal band Adagio have uploaded two new tracks!
Your primer for 2013 for today includes Kvelertak, The Black Dahlia Murder, ORBS, Son of Aurelius, and Coheed and Cambria!