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Ancient Settlers: With an epic and dramatic atmosphere across all the songs.

Ancient Settlers – Our Last Eclipse

The people who in my youth were called Indians, are now called the indigenous people of America and were ancient settlers who came from Russia across the Bering Strait long time ago as far as I know. The band Ancient Settlers is an international death metal band and they have released a new video Silent December and they also announces European Tour. This is the last single from the album Our Last Eclipse, released by Crusader Record. On the new album the band explores the darkest melodies and turns up the speed over almost all the compositions, creating an epic and dramatic atmosphere across all the songs.

Founded in 2020, Ancient Settlers it´s a metal band composed by six settlers musicians, inspired by the recent tragedies that affect the way that humans live. The track Cerements,

Ancient Settlers was founded in 2020.

And the album is actually composed by Carlos Chiesa-Estomba, Herman Riera, Rene González, Agustin Martínez, Miguel Herrera and Antony Hämäläinen, a group of musicians with more than fifteen-years of experience in the European and American metal circuit.

The band started their journey with the intention to explore the frontiers of modern melodic death metal including catchy guitar riffs, the use of synths & keyboards and a variety of different sounds and rhythms, trying to develop their own music personality. The track Into The Depth I Rise,

From a lyrical point, the band gets inspired by the recent tragedies that affect the earth and human race. They try to spread their message over all those who want to listen.

Despite this, the band needed to modify their starting plans, due to the pandemic outbreak. They pushed ahead and in January of 2021, the band released their first single Diamond Eyes digitally, along-side a limited edition 7´ vinyl. The February following, the band released their debut Autumnus. Lo ir albums were recorded in Portugal, France, Spain and the USA and requested the service of Daniel Cardoso (Anathema, Anneke Van Grisbergen) to mix & master the album, as well as Gus Perkele Sazes (Angra, Kamelot, Gus G, Firewind, Arch Enemy) to design the artworks.

In 2021 despite the pandemic outbreak the band develop a live-session tour including venues throughout Portugal, France and Spain.

Ancient Settlers have just signed to Crusader Records to release Our Last Eclipse their killer 10 – song album, produced by worldwide Grammy awarded Fredrik Nordstrom.

Crew:

Gustavo Perkele Sazes – Artwork and Design.

Line-up:

Antony Hämäläinen – Vocals

Carlos Chiesa-Estomba – Guitars

Emmy Reyes – Guitars

René González – Keyboards, Synths

Miguel Herrera – Bass

Hermán Riera – Drums

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Mitt hovedfokus er musikk som er basert på progressiv tenking. Jeg er på ingen måte ensporet innen musikksmak, i likhet med intensjonen bak prog. Sjangerbegrepet er egentlig temmelig uinteressant annet enn til å gi en pekepinn om hva slags musikk det er snakk om i en anmeldelse. Jeg søker god musikk for å utfordre meg som lytter. God musikk til å trigge mine musikalske smaksløker, og til å sette i gang mine refleksjoner. Da er sjansen stor for at jeg utvikler meg og lærer, noe som bør være drivstoff for et hvert menneske. Fordi det å lære og utvikle seg er noe som tilfører livet en nødvendig porsjon "krydder". Slikt krydderet finner man blant annet i musikk. Ikke overraskende mener jeg at progressiv musikk har den fineste "smaken". På den annen side kan musikk med eller uten progressive elementer være godt nok til hverdags. Til fest derimot holder bare rendyrket prog! Må jo også få med at jeg rimelig kritisk, og jeg mener at det lages mye prog som er i beste fall uinteressant, og faktisk mye som er pinlig dårlig. Heldigvis oppveies dette av ekstremt dyktige aktører som for eksempel: Flower Kings, Mostly Autumn og White Willow, for å nevne noen tilfeldig valgte.
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