Windrider – ‘To New Lands…’, Self-released; 2010

One-man project Windrider is an emerging entry into the ongoing wave of folk metal bands, which seem to becoming a fast staple of contemporary metal. From the depiction of a Mjolnir hammer in the logo to the archetypical use of Norse mythology and Tolkien-esque fantasy through the lyrical subject matter; the listener typically finds themselves immersed in a world of fantastical journeys and never-ending battles between old and new, good and evil. Continue reading