Emotional, powerful, epic, legendary, viking.
By Kit Karamak
I typically listen to metal. All shades of metal, post-prog, djent, doom, death, thrash and trash, power metal, opera metal, folk metal… even hardcore, post hardcore, groove metal, black metal... Maybe I’m just attracted to the epic Ness of drum grooves, as I am a drummer.
But I don’t always listen to metal. I have a love for classic rock, I love swing, big band, anything throughout the 20s, 30s, and 40s. I occasionally listen to certain flavorings opera. I like 90s Indie. And, on occasion, I dabble in the world genre.
This Music is amazing. It speaks to me on a very primal level. At the beginning of no shave November, I bought this album. I played it in my sleep, and woke up with an epic Viking beard, because it is just that epic. You will want to play this on an epic sound system like a large house stereo, a nice car radio, a nice set of headphones ... a PA system ... the subs at the IMAX theater...
Just don’t play it on a tiny little keychain speaker at the office, on a low volume setting.
This needs to be blasted, so you feel the epic lows, horns, and drums in your chest.
Listen to ODAL’s preview. You will instantly understand my meaning.
This is music to be heard AND felt.
If Klingons were real, they would prefer THIS on their “Earth Music Playlist.”
This is mighty music that turns a scrappy boy into a manly warrior.
Ladies, don’t worry, you won’t grow a beard or become more manly.
However, you may transform into a valkyrie.
No one will judge you for that.