With Panopticon, multi-instrumentalist Austin Lunn infuses black metal with bluegrass influences, utilising instruments uncharacteristic for the genre - such as fiddles and banjos. The results are a unique and exciting Frankenstein’s Monster of extreme metal. What makes Panopticon such a successful merging of sounds is Lunn’s willingness to dive headfirst into creating an Appalachian atmosphere. … Continue reading 151: PANOPTICON
I’m sure your first reaction when hearing one of these covers is to laugh. It’s silly. But, pretty quickly, your connection to the original track will return to you, and you’ll hear the cover for what it really is - surprisingly beautiful.