The Black Map #144: Accursed Years from Weymouth!

The history of the United Kingdom has been one which has seen these Islands invaded by Angles, Saxons, Jutes and Frisians during the 5th and 6th centuries A.D., gradually creating a multi cultural heritage long before the arrival of Indians with dual citizenship due to the actions of Idi “Butcher of Uganda” Amin in the 1970’s. Perhaps that’s why the influences of European Folk Metal are felt in Weymouth Dorset by Accursed Years. They consider themselves a Gothic Folk Metal act and specialise in a bleak, atmospheric, yet fist pumping style of Metal influenced by a combination of the European folk, Black and Melodic Death Metal scenes, citing influences from Amon Amarth, Paradise Lost, Amorphis and Ensiferum as helping them forge their sound. Following their 2015 debut EP “Oaken Weave” they’ve been gradually chipping away at the Permafrost with 2016 EP “Fall of Frost” before singles “Wild Hunt“, “World Gone Grey” and “The Watin” retelling tales as old as time…

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