276: SILVER LAKE by ESA HOLOPAINEN

Esa Holopainen is the lead guitarist and primary songwriter for Finnish metal royalty, Amorphis, so it should come as no surprise the man is a talented musician. With Silver Lake, however, Holopainen really flexes his talents, working with a roster of hugely talented and iconic vocalists and creating an amazing album of standout tracks. While … Continue reading 276: SILVER LAKE by ESA HOLOPAINEN

270: CROSS BRINGER

Cross Bringer are a new band out of St. Petersburg who have made a truly breathtaking entrance with their debut album, 2020โ€™s โ€˜The Signs of Spiritual Delusionโ€™. Clocking in at just under half an hour, the album is an unmitigated triumph of dynamic, atmospheric black metal. With lush soundscapes offering texture and the occasional respite, … Continue reading 270: CROSS BRINGER