by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy
Swedish atmospheric black metal act Ofdrykkja have been through their share of trials and tribulations relating to addiction and mental illness, with member Drabbad even being shot by the police and arrested in the past for drug offences, they recovered from this and created their second album ‘Irrfärd’ but they soon drifted apart to embark on their own journeys, luckily along the way they embraced a new and better outlook and found sobriety and regrouped to create their new and third album titled ‘Gryningsvisor’ which is Swedish for ‘Ballads At Dawn’ which marks their new direction and chapter as a band…
Last year, Vermilia, who released her debut album “Kätkyt”, earned much praise from the media and sparked debate in various forums.
Now, Vermilia has produced another slightly more surprising release: a cover version of “Täällä pohjantähden alla”, originally composed by Petri Laaksonen and written by Turkka Mali. Vermilia’s interpretation of “Täällä pohjantähden alla” has transformed the song in a profound way which could lead one to believe the original work to be a majestic Black Metal composition in its own right.
The cover song was released as a single release on March 1st in both digital and physical editions.
Stream “Täällä pohjantähden alla” below:
Spotify ▶ http://bit.ly/Vermilia2019
Interview by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy
Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Sylvaine’s music deals with the extreme range of human emotions and the music portrays this wonderfully, creating a unique and intriguing sound which needs to be heard by the masses. With Sylvaine’s third and upcoming release “Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone” due on November 2nd through label Season Of Mist we caught up her to find out more about the new album, her inspirations, how she got into music and much more…