(In this post, TheMadIsraeli reminds us about an Irish band he first introduced to us back in June 2011 — a band who have just released a single and video called “15 Minutes” from their forthcoming debut album.)
I decided to use a shirt design by this band since they don’t have official artwork for their upcoming full-length revealed yet. I thought it quite badass.
Shattered Skies are a band I only gave a brief mention to on the site when I first started writing here. They had a free to download debut EP out at the time called Reanimations which I included in an EP download bundle I had put together. I’ve followed the band since, because I really liked their sound and found it quite engrossing. I felt doing a spotlight feature on them was appropriate at this time, especially since they’ve finally announced a full-length to be out this year titled The World We Used to Know.
Shattered Skies are a rather interesting band, stemming from the djent movement but having moved out into a rather odd arena that is all their own. This band is an exception to the rule around here, a huge one, but one I feel worth bringing to the forefront.
Essentially what we have is a band who combine djent rhythmic conventions with Evergrey-style power metal.
I know, you’re thinking what the fuck does that sound like? Well, you’ll get to find out. Listen to all the shit below.