I hope for Norvhar to release many more albums, especially if they are of this caliber. A tale of the wayfarer’s journey beyond this album would be most welcomed by me, but whatever they put out there in the future, if it is of this quality, I will be among the first to give it a listen.
Tag: concept album
Aonia – The Seven
The composition is wonderful, Jo and Melissa’s vocals are absolutely flawless and incredible to listen to, and live they put on a magnificent performance. I will definitely be taking another opportunity to see them live in the future, and I would suggest that if symphonic metal is your kind of thing, that you should do the same.
Ostara Metal’s 2018 in Music
Wow, what a year 2018 was! I started Ostara Metal properly in January and this year has been a rollercoaster of a year, both with
LIVE REVIEW: Nightwish Decades Tour with support from Beast in Black
One of the best possible ways to end my live music experiences of 2018. What a show!
YYLVA – The Wood Beyond The World
This is an amazing debut from YYLVA. The tracks are really well written, the mix is brilliant and Clare’s vocals are absolutely incredible. I expect many more great things from YYLVA, and I am excited to hear more in the future.
Adavant – The Unyielding
This album is a great mix of power, folk and symphonic metal, with heavy Ensiferum influences. If you enjoy these genres, Adavant is a band you definitely want to be keeping track of in the future!
North Hammer – Stormcaller
Overall it’s a great folk metal album, and if you like your folk metal on the heavier side it’s definitely an album you need to check out, and North Hammer is definitely a band you need to keep your eye on!
Hiidenhauta – 1695
This album really makes you feel the struggle and hardships of the Finnish people. When you don’t speak the language the lyrics are written in, the power of the music and expression in the voice becomes even more important, and this album really captures the concept of the entire album.
Arkona – Khram
This album keeps you on edge, you don’t know what to expect, but it all fits together.
Thaurorod – Coast of Gold
If you like your power metal cheesy, fast and great, this album is something you need to expose your ear drums to.
Jörmungand – Zwischenwelten
A beautiful black metal concept album with elements of melodic, symphonic and folk metal. Thank you to the guys in Jörmungand for letting me have a listen to this pre-release!