Once upon a time this Norwegian band was firmly in the black metal
camp, but by the time of their debut album, they had transformed
into a progressive/power metal band, with some black metal remnants
(notably the keyboards) left in.
Vocalist Jørn Lande
(then an unknown, and probably not a part of the band in its
displayed a strong voice and a 70's style,
reminiscent of singers such as Ronnie James Dio or Ian Gillan.
There's a noticeable symphonic/classical feel to the songs, with
the end result being a pretty interesting album, and what
appeared to be a start to a solid career.
For whatever reason, however, the band soon disappeared from
sight, and apart from
Lande later joining
(and after that,
the members were never heard from again.
Ode To The Nightsky
- Ode To The Nightsky
- Winds Of The Frozen Stars
- Ridende Pa Nattens Vinger
The Spectral Spheres Coronation
- Distant conglomeration
- The life of what you seek
- Beyond the earthly
- The unborn breathes in silence
- If the universe transformed
Petter J. Thuve
Bent E. Holm