Tag: midnattsol

May 16

Savn – Savn (2014)

Since the moment it was announced that Stig Johansen and Anders Thue (ex-The Sins Of Thy Beloved) were creating new music involving Carmen Elise Espenæs (Midnattsol) this band had my full attention. For years, it has been a rumor of a The Sins Of Thy Beloved reunion, but there was nothing concrete about it, only speculations. (To …

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Apr 25

The Return To Music- A Conversation With Carmen Elise Espenæs of Savn

When I heard of Savn last year, I was instantly excited. This not only meant the return of two members of symphonic gothic metal legendary band The Sins Of Thy Beloved to the music spectrum, but it also meant hearing something new from Carmen Elise Espenæs of Midnattsol, who has been in a semi-dormant state since …

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Dec 21

Miguel’s Top 15 albums of 2011

# 15  Nemesea – The Quiet Resistance Nemesea’s third full length album was a surprise for me, the band had change so much and the level of their music has grown so much as well, and I am very happy for that. The Quiet Resistance is full of new directions and influences, that can be …

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Jun 06

Carmen & Birgit of Midnattsol checked in with The Age Of Metal

A couple of weeks ago we had the oportunity to talk with Carmen Elise Espenæs (voice) and Birgit Öllbrunner (bass) of Folk Nordic metal band Midnattsol, that just released their new album The Metamorphosis Melody, and this is what they told us. http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d191/migurozo/Carmen_Elise_Espenaes_Midnattsol_Picture_52.jpg AOM: Hello Carmen and Birgit, thank you for access to this interview with The …

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Apr 28

Midnattsol – The Metamorphosis Melody (2011)

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d191/migurozo/midd.jpg After 3 years of absence Norwegian folk metal band Midnattsol returns with The Metamorphosis Melody, an impressive and powerful album that presents a more mature band, and a step forward in the definition of their own sound, more epic than Nordlys (2008) their previous album. But in my opinion a trip to the roots …

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