SORDID BLADE – Every Battle Has Its Glory

SORDID BLADE – Every Battle Has Its Glory
Gates of Hell Records
Released Year:
1. Mordian Winds2. Unbreakable Bonds3. Mighty Old Star4. Hidden Enthronement5. Halfway to Heaven6. Kiolsvarf7. My Guarded Home8. Every Battle Has Its Glory9. Lonesome Rider

The arcane Epic Metallers SORDID BLADE generated quite a buzz into the underground realm thanks to their MMXXI demo that was released on cassette back in 2021, followed by a remixed edition on cassette and 7″ (on Nameless Grave Records).

Band’s main man, Niklas Holm is quite active on the underground scene under various bands (in fact check out our review on the same titled album of the great Heavy Metallers WANTON ATTACK, another band featuring Niklas involved as a main member). Through SORDID BLADE he presents a dark and sold version of arcane Epic Metal.

“Every Battle Has Its Glory” is the band’s highly anticipated debut album. Its music highlights bands like early MANILLA ROAD and early CIRITH UNGOL mixed with newer influences from bands like ETERNAL CHAMPION and MEGATON SWORD.

Epic feeling, obscure melodies and a minimalistic approaching into music are the album’s main feature and I really enjoyed them.

Check this album out if you want some more obscure Steel on your speakers!

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