Not much ado about this band recently, but with „Blood Sample“ the crazy Finns give another strong sign of life. This time big-time Rock´n´Roll. Rough, straight and snotty. Kärtsy Hatakka experiments much more with his voice (too much for me), but reduces atmosphere and pop to embrace Punk/Speed/Thrash, even attacks ... more/mehr
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After last year`s releases „Blood Sample” and “Early Years” there`s another new Waltari album in 2007 called “Release Date”. In 70 minutes playing time there are 8 songs including the 5-part opus “Cityshamaani”. The album, however, starts with two rather radio-friendly songs and thus album opener “Get Stamped” is already heavily-played ... more/mehr
War from a Harlots Mouth
In the last, let´s say, 1000 years the west has developed some kind of musical culture. Part of this is the standard of having compositions with elements like verse or chorus. This idea was developed by someone quite some time ago, and most people liked it at once, so this basic structure still exists today.
If you take a look at the line up of Wardruna, you might think that this is a new Black Metal supergroup, like Gorgoroth pt. 2. Gaahl (current member) and Einar Kvitrafn Selvik (former member) are both part of this project.
But his project has so much to do with Black Metal as FC Bayern München with fairplay.