Ignea is a Ukrainian melodic metal band with a modern sound, mixing heavy riffs with symphonic, electronic, and folk elements that create a powerful OST-like experience. Staying true to the melodic essence of their music, Ignea also adds touches of brutality by occasionally incorporating extreme vocals, breakdowns, and blast beats. The track Ignea Black Flame,
The Realms Of Fire And Death is a concept album with a strong story-telling, metaphors and symbols. It is divided into three major parts, each consisting of 3 songs. Each part outlines a separate story, bringing the themes of fire and death from different perspectives. Musically, The Realms Of Fire And Death is a modern-sounding metal album, featuring the dynamics of shifting from lighter to more brutal parts, and yet, preserving the melodic side of it.
While earlier the band was working towards a symphonic direction, the melodic side in the new album is executed through various synths and electronic sounds. For the first time, Ignea created a song Чорне Полум’я (Chorne Polumia) in their mother tongue, Ukrainian. On the album, this song also comes with an English version as a bonus. Apart from the original tracks, the album also contains a cover for Í Tokuni by the Faroese singer-songwriter Eivør. The title track The Realms Of Fire And Death,
Vocalist Helle Bogdanova comments on the band’s partnership with «Kadabra Music: «Being a totally DIY band, we’re excited to make our first steps in the direction of physical distribution. This new stage starts with the proper record and proper partners. The Realms Of Fire And Death is the best music we’ve created so far, it is very well-thought and mature for Ignea.