Ah, the Italian #metal scene just never ceases to amaze me. From the mountainous foothills of the upper North to the very bottom of the heel you will find a plethora of #metal bands. Their styles are as diverse as the geographical spread they cover. From deep, dark Black Metal over airy Symphonic to Pagan Metal – you have them all. To top it, many of them are of international renown, I would like to add. Then you got the new and upcoming bands like Ghost of Mary with their début Oblivaeon.
In many ways the style of Ghost of Mary reminds me of Fleshgod Apocalypse. But if anything, they come across as a more melodic sibling with their own set of colors and coat of arms. Far away from the copycat other bands try to achieve so hard. [...]