Music Monday: In This Moment

In this Moment is for me one of the best female vocal metal bands. Maybe I should call this series: METAL Monday, but well, I’m only on a spree of 2, right?

The voice of the band is Maria Brink, may take some getting used to, but again there is no growling and not a lot of screaming. She turns the bands lyrics into powerful and energetic or melancholic tracks, backed up by hard drums and some abrupt guitar riffs. Overall some tracks are a bit more nails on the chalkboard, but a bit more easy listening and less grim than bands like the Nine Inch Nails.

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Music Monday: Powerwolf

Powerwolf is a, who would have guessed by the name, power metal band that mainly digs into werewolf lore and grim stories of crusades and holy/unholy Christian history.

The singer is an opera singer by trait and that’s pretty clearly audible on most tracks (no growling ;)). The musical style is a bit Nightwish, Blind Guardian or Sabaton (if these names ring a bell). The lyrics remind me a bit of Rammstein and sadly sometimes they’re also a bit short and contain a lot of chorus, but that’s actually the only complaint I have.

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Blissful Afternoon part 1

Thanks to Trond and Hendrik for contributions on this one. I’m really happy with getting some more and different auditive input this way!

Here again the playlists you can recommend to:

Collaborative Playlists with Spotify

I’m a late adopter on this one, but I’ve decided to try Spotify for a month and to try as much of its functionality as possible.

That’s why I want to curate some series of playlists and kind of create my own samplers, which is why

I want you to recommend tracks for me on Spotify
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