ETERNAL HELCARAXE (Ireland) “Against All Odds” CD review by www.crossfire-metal.de

ETERNAL HELCARAXE (Ireland) “Against All Odds” CD review

by www.crossfire-metal.de

By Daniel Müller

Helcaraxe is a term derived from JRR Tolkien’s “The Silmarillion”. The band is from Ireland, was founded in 2003 and has released a demo and an EP. “Against All Odds” is the debut album. It has a dreamy piano intro and seven other songs, all of whom have extra length and between five and eleven minutes are located. Mangy, in these black metallers, but really only the vocals. Even at high speeds and double bass, the songs are always melodic and have some Viking Metal atmosphere. It has somehow always rainy and stormy floods ship pictures in your head when you listen to the sound of this combo. The album can be heard through well, even as background music when you read such a book. Because really exciting is “Against All Odds” do not become, even if it is not really bad or boring. The highlight of the album is the eleven-minute title track, where the band once again all together, what makes the band’s sound: atmospheric, beautiful, dreamy melodies, hoarse voice, sometimes even acoustic guitars, here and there a few breaks to loosen up, and every now and then high speed. A plus point for Eternal Helcaraxe is definitely that they sound completely independent and I can not compare with another band. Is not a thriller, but you can hear.

Rating: 7/10

This review was originally written in German and has been translated using Google Translate. To view the original review in German click the link below.

Review link: www.crossfire-metal.de/cd-reviews/eternal-helcaraxe-against-all-odds/

Eternal Helcaraxe Links:

Official Website: http://eternalhelcaraxe.net/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/eternalhelcaraxe

Myspace: www.myspace.com/eternalhelcaraxe666

Reverbnation: www.reverbnation.com/eternalhelcaraxe

Last fm: www.last.fm/music/Eternal+Helcaraxe

Abyss Records links:

Online Label & Online Music Store: www.officialabyssrecords.com

Myspace: www.myspace.com/abyssrecordsofficial

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Abyss-Records/164573050232055

Reverbnation: www.reverbnation.com/label/abyssrecords

Last fm: www.last.fm/label/AbyssRecords

Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/MinionfortheAbyss

Other links:

To Order ETERNAL HELCARAXE “Against All Odds” CD, “To Whatever End” CD EP, or their first CD EP “Palest Kingdom” go to: www.officialabyssrecords.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=Eternal+Helcaraxe

To preview a song from “To Whatever End”: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ih4eXw283s

And to preview a song from “Palest Kingdom” go to: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_44LhwIvXwA

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