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 for 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 tear-drenched mists of this mortal coil for the first time in 2008. Rosario Maria Plumari aka David “Belfagor” Newmann (Horrid) initially founded the band. After having completed the line-up with Claudio “Clode Tethra” Passeri, Alessandro “Alex” Guarino and Michele “Mike” Ercolano in 2009, they released an EP shortly thereafter in 2010. A first full length Drown Into the Sea of Life followed in 2013. [...]