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Roundtable Review: A Tunnel to Eden by Alustrium


a1122127405_10Album: A Tunnel to Eden

Artist: Alustrium

Location: United States

Label: Self-Released

Genre: Progressive Death Metal

Release Date: July 24th, 2015

Songs: 11

Length: 1 hour 13 minutes

Studio Albums: An Absence of Clarity (2011)

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Video of the Week – Balor


Check out this cool performance video by the German melo-deth band Suidakra.  A killer tune from their awesome album The Book of Dowth.  The album tells the story of an archaeologist that is on an expedition and an ancient book is unearthed which has the power to unleash viscous demons upon the world.  The whole story is based around Celtic lore and is quite interesting and well researched.

Here’s a description of what’s going on in the story at the point this song plays from the band’s website:

When Umór and Biróg removed the book from the mound, “Balor”, the evil leader of the Fomorians, regained his consciousness and was re-united with his evil soul. Escaping his prison in the Otherworld beneath the waves, he was determined to reclaim Erin for his race and to rule once more…

 

Bonus Video

This one popped up on my Facebook wall today.  Just watch it…