Tethra – Empire of the Void (2020) – Review

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Metal music is where many proponents dearly love a constant. Genres nicely stowed into neat little boxes and progressing along rulez that someone once decreed.

Someone.

Because we have no idea who that may have been. It’s a bit like the unwritten book of laws turned terrible grimoire. Because everyone can establish a style and then declare it the law of metal.

And some of those freewheelers paid a pretty hefty price. Like the astounding amounts of hate Myrkur had to endure. Because the band around Amalie Bruun dared to challenge the guardians of the genre’s … [...] Click to raid more!

Video: Like Crows For The Earth by Tethra!

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RockmusicRaider Review - Tethra - Like Crows for the Earth - Album CoverThe Italian metallers Tethra released their sophomore album Like Crows for the Earth in February of this year. And I daresay that their record left quite an impression on the RMR crew.

The band now doubled down and released a new and quite controversial clip based on their title track.

Never fear, there is none of the gore-laden splatterfests prevalent in Extreme Metal on this video. Yet, Tethra use suicide as the venue to put their point across and this type of imagery is indeed powerful. Good stuff.

To this the band states:

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Tethra – Like Crows For The Earth (2017) – Review

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Ah, yes! The early signs point towards a more abundant reappearance of Progressive and Doom Metal in 2017. Even if 2016 in itself was not bad already. And – looking at the RockmusicRaider pipeline – there is already an inkling of many such delights.

We are not necessarily talking about the known bands only, but also a plethora of relatively unknown gigs. That is good news, as these genres are in need of bands with new ideas coming on board.

The Italian band Tethra with their sophomore full length offering Like Crows For The Earth comes along with an interesting style package. 

The band saw the dreary and [...] Click to raid more!