Aexylium – The Fifth Season (2021) – Review

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Ah, here we have another outfit from Varese in Italy. It looks like this spot in the state of Lombardy hosts a wealth of metal bands. The styles seem to range from total extremes to the folksier realms of the metal multiverse. So, once good ol’ RMR heads South again, a stop will now definitely be in order to visit with people. So we can have it all, from the folk people to the devil’s lore.

Aexylium already appeared on these pages with their former full-length Tales from this Land. Now, whilst their earlier piece went blatantly pirate metal, … [...] Click to raid more!

Aexylium – Tales from this Land (2018) – Review

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Aexylium call their creation Folk Metal, like so many others before them. This made us expect some leafy representation of Huldre or a Gangnam version of Kanseil once the review crew started on the record. Who knows, right? Maybe one can concoct some catchy dance moves to the beat of bagpipes and hurdy-gurdy? Yet, little did we know what we were going to find. 

The Italians from Aexylium deliver a lusty tune with their debut full-length album Tales From This Land. Yet, the first thing you hear in Black Flag is full-tilt Power Metal – nothing really folksy. Alestorm galore, … [...] Click to raid more!