Arctos is the voice of the mountains, the call of the rising wild. Arctos’ savage brand of northern black metal is nice captured on the band’s full-length debut album, Beyond the Grasp Of Mortal Hands. Inspired by the godless wastelands of Northern Alberta as well as the jagged monoliths of the Canadian Rockies, Arctos brings together a special blend of sounds to craft a form of black metal rife with atmosphere and melody. The band was formed in 2014 by a group of veteran musicians, Arctos is well steeped in musical tradition. The track Autums Herald,
With the 2017 release of their debut EP A Spire Silent, Arctos stepped into the light after almost three years of writing in secret. Arctos was finally unleashed upon the public and laid waste accordingly. After years of successful shows and touring across Western Canada, Arctos continue to set their sights ever higher with the release of Beyond the Grasp Of Mortal Hands.