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Star Insight: Messera

Founded in Seinäjoki back in 2005, but is now located in Lapua, Star Insight is a symphonic metal band who have four self-released records behind them but are now with Finnish record label Inverse Records, a label who pump out albums at a quite frankly alarming rate – especially as some of them aren't particularly good. This one, however, is pretty good indeed.

There's quite a lot going on here; In addition to symphonic parts, industrial sounds, punk riffs, ambient, almost dancey musings there's the obligatory power metallic drum pedaling. Mikael Nurmi – guitars, Pekka Rajala – vocals, Jesse Etelämäki – guitars/vocals, Aapo Timonen – bass, Jussi-Pekka Salimäki – keyboards and Teemu Sohlström – drums, have put together a really enjoyable album which doesn't outstay its welcome. The addition of female vocals on "Poem of Misery" (no idea by who as there's no info available) is a real boon adding some light to the band's shade which includes death metal vocals throughout but for an independent release everything sounds great and this is a little gem of an album.


Track Listing:
  1. Limbo
  2. Emanuela
  3. My Time is Out
  4. Night With Fever
  5. Frozen Rose
  6. Signs of Victory
  7. Oath
  8. Raven and Hell
  9. Poems of Misery

Added: July 11th 2014
Reviewer: Simon Bray
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Related Link: Band Facebook Page
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Language: english

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