Immerse yourself in an epic journey through the Medieval myth of the Holy Grail with Spellsword’s newest album “Night of the Grail”. Emerging from the vibrant city of Coimbra, Portugal, Alex Mendes— the mastermind behind Spellsword— weaves a rich tapestry of atmospheric and melodic black metal influenced by titans of the genre like Dissection, Satyricon, and Immortal.
Each track of the album encapsulates a chapter of this metal opera, where Pagan and Christian themes clash amidst the thunderous riffs and powerful melodies. >From the alluring song “Knights Of Woden” to the mysterious finale “Longinus and Gungnir”, Spellsword crafts a diverse and intriguing sonic landscape that is as captivating as the stories they tell.
Enriching the music is the distinct influence of clean guitars, sung vocals, and searing guitar solos. All songs are meticulously written and composed by Alex Mendes, with session drummer João Dourado providing an impeccable rhythm section and orchestration.
Recorded, mixed, and mastered by João Dourado at Golden Jack Studios in Coimbra, Portugal, “Night of the Grail” is an auditory feast that marries the grandeur of epic black metal with the intricate nuances of progressive metal.
For those who appreciate the artistry of bands like Cradle Of Filth, Dimmu Borgir, Septicflesh, Carach Angren, Dark Fortress, and Eïs, Spellsword offers a unique musical experience that will surely captivate.
Prepare for an unparalleled musical journey that transcends time and space. Unleash the power of the grail with Spellsword’s “Night of the Grail”.
The album will contain ten tracks of modern black metal with exquisite attention to composing details, lyrics and theme.