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Nothgard - Draining Veins (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

Album Review: Nothgard – Age of Pandora

Angelehnt an die Geschichte aus der griechischen Mythologie vom gestohlenen Feuer, which was brought to humans by the demigod Prometheus to the earth, published the melodic death metallers „Nothgard“ Now their second album „Age of Pandora“. Today is the opening of the „Tin of Pandora“, through which came all the evil in the world, to get people to punish them for having stolen fire, a always recurring theme in News, Books and Music. „Nothgard“ lay with her second album, the chain mail, Shields and swords from, detach from their influenced by Norse mythology image and open to new inspirations. So the five Lower Bavaria reject its new plant to said Pandora's box and let it on the debut album still existing folk passages links lie.

Nothgard - Age of Pandora

Nothgard was end 2008 founded in Bavaria Deggendorf and brought 2009 their first demo recording to the people. 2010 they started with various shows in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic in April 2011 was their debut album „Warhorns of Midgard“ published. Nothgard could equal her frischern style mix of authentic, anmutigem Viking-Metal, maintain rich Melo-Death-bonds and folkloric influence in the Pagan Metal scene. Now the brave Vikings return after the addition of a third division but unusual for this guitar and present us with pride her long iron „Age of Pandora“. After Midgard therefore follows Pandora.

Nothgard - Band

The shekel begins with the epic, sinfonischen Intro „Of Light And Shadow“, which the listener with approximate „Hans-room quality“ Although ideal match to the disc, had the a reduction but not necessarily hurt, the joy to get the long term by. After disem intro here we go with the title of the album donor „Age Of Pandora“. Here it is shown, what can be, without falling into technical Gefrickel and at the beginning it is clear, here is clearly the composition in the foreground. Dynamic and powerful show Nothgard, what they have to offer. The fact that they compete directly with three guitars, can expect quite a lot - and they will not go unfulfilled, because on „Age Of Pandora”“ is a kinds on offer.

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Nothgard - Age of Pandora (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

Here, everything is brought out, what's going on, both between the different instruments, and with the orchestra Einspielern, in harmony with the guitars. The songs have depth and speed, Fronter Dom knows how to convince and thanks to the clean his body forces, crystal clear production pushes the disc from the first to the last moment. In knapp 50 Minutes demonstrates us the band impressive and energetic, how epic has to sound Melo Viking Death. It is rapidly, it is wild, it sounded some acoustic parts, just to make it then continues with the usual fast pace. Although you can come up with some solos some time, but they are always good composed, so that they act in preparation for the next part. This definitely will not be bored, especially the vocals in the right places is doubled and thus holds a good catchy factor.

Nothgard - Logo

„Blackened Seed“, „Obey The King“ with help from Equilibrium shouter Robert Dahn and „Wings Of Dawn“ are great examples of the diverse soundscapes of Bavaria, the lift at every second of the Nothgard flag in the sky. Many of the titles, on „Age Of Pandora“ are found, are more melodic and catchy with a, provided powerful chorus. For the latter „In Blood Remained“ an ideal example. Apart from its main body of this track is a bit weak, but he seems to wild and uncoordinated. Looking at the rest of the songs, There is hardly anything in these but suspend. However, the total package for this Album, because quite quickly gives the impression, that the variety, the voltage somehow missing. Although title boundaries such as the extremely epic scale „No One Holds The Crown“ and from the Love to detail, for example, in the piece „Black Witch Venture“ by a noisy breathing, a broken music box and the singing of a child at the beginning of nightmares provides, makes the board more, but the characteristics of the individual tracks are similar but just too much, at „Age Of Pandora“ to run from morning to evening on and off.

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Nothgard - Blackened Seed

„Age Of Pandora“ has become a successful one album with lots of power and multi-faceted. The quintet convinced with virtuoso riffs and twin guitar solos. With the addition of guitar you have an ace in the hole, with which „Nothgard“ sound can be well ahead of the competition. None of the three guitarists have to hide here, because it is presented a high gaming skills in a tour and so it comes to no holes, there is always a solid foundation is presented by the number of guitarists. The songwriting is varied and pushes the genre in a fairly modern direction. The song of the album is very complex, because of growls over bishin screams to clean vocals, everything is represented. A well-composed album, what you listen good way, but also can analyze minutely. It may be speculated, whether another year would have made the process of composition for more variety on the plate? Thus, the voltage on the next work of Nothgard remains, in which desirably implemented the criticism mentioned and maintain the quality. Buy recommendation!

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  1. Of Light and Shadow
  2. Age of Pandora
  3. Blackened Seed
  4. Black Witch Venture
  5. In Blood Remained
  6. Soul
  7. Obey the King
  8. Wings of Dawn
  9. Mossback Children
  10. No one holds the Crown
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Publish Nothgard „Blackened Seed“ Guitar Hero

The Bavarian Epic Melodic Death Metal-Virtuoso „Nothgard“ published on 12. September 2014 their album „Age of Pandora“ and now present the song „Blackened Seed“ für Guitar Hero/Frets On Fire. Guitarist Dom R. Crey can to wissen:

I had always been of Frets On Fire (PC) and Guitar Hero (Consoles) very impressed. I thought, so hard can that not be true and spent so many hours in front of the telly. So we finally came as a band, the idea, how cool it would be to be able to play his own songs for Frets On Fire. We have implemented and now there is 2 Songs of our last album „Age Of Pandora“ zum Download. Everyone may like to try his luck there - myself, the songs until now only in real life, but not in the game.

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Nothgard - Blackened Seed - Frets on Fire Version

The ZIP file to play the „Nothgard“ There songs as a free download.