Gone in April – Shards of Light (2019) – Review

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Will the metal fan crowd still find Gothic Metal bands out there worth their salt? A difficult proposition at best. Because we have heard and seen it all.

Or have we?

And – more importantly – there is no such thing as typical Gothic Metal. The genre more describes a trend and serves as a recipient for a hodgepodge of different styles and variations. Much like other genres.

For example Pagan Metal, which is always driven by historical beliefs that go beyond the lore of the nailed god. And one that – for sure – … [...] Click to raid more!

Gone In April – Threads of Existence (2016) – Review

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Knoxville, TN, huh? In the bible belt? Not necessarily known for its abundance in metal bands. You’ll get your fair share of Heavy or Southern Rock. And for sure all sorts of country outfits that will try the plains of the heartland.

But here we got the Canadian/American band Gone In April featuring their sophomore full-length album Threads of Existence. And they truly feature metal the way we like it.

But they do not opt for the easy road.

They’re offering a mix of Gothic and Symphonic Metal style that will make you hit the back button. Right… [...] Click to raid more!