On of black metal’s brightest newcomers, Draugsól, are gearing up to release their debut album Volaða Land on January 13th, 2017 via Signal Rex and today have premiered the first song “Váboðans Vals”. Hailing from Reykjavík, the heart of Iceland’s currently hot black metal scene, Draugsól are a unique proposition amongst their distinguished stylistic countrymen.
While those same contemporaries take an austere and varyingly atmospheric approach to orthodox black metal, Draugsól break from the norm with a sound that’s pronounceably more kaleidoscopic and even a bit celebratory. But let it be known that Volaða Land is not “fun” music or partytime “black metal” or anything falling under the rubric of rock ‘n’ roll; rather, there is a strive toward the truly EPIC, a search for superiority of a world apart, a roaming of the hinterlands well beyond the borders of the imagination.
Volaða Land Track Listing:
01. Volaða Land
03. Bót Eður Viðsjá Við illu Aðkasti
04. Spáfarir Og Útisetur
05. Váboðans Vals