THE IRON TEMPESTS EP (2015)
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The Iron Tempests EP

Recorded live in the Spring of 2015 with Ryan Bovaird (Hallows Die)

Released July 10, 2015

Morgan Rider – Bass, vocals, orchestrations, cover art
Frankie Caracci – Lead guitars, orchestrations
Casey Elliott – Guitars
Dylan Gowan – Drums
Ryan Bovaird – Tracking, Mixing, Mastering
Tracklist:
1 – The Western Tempests
2 – Iron Saga
3 – In the Hall of the Mountain KingReviews:“…a hurricane of masterful riffs…” – tasteofkhaos.com (10/10)“…I seriously can’t stress how epic this album is…” – Canadianbeats.ca (5/5)

“…no less than sublime.” – Sorrow Eternal (9/10)

“…essential for all fans of death metal, melodeath, or even folk metal…” – SFM (92%)

“Vesperia are the future of Canadian metal.” – Mettalworx.com (4.5/5)

“…are like a masterclass in riffing 101…” – Folk-metal.nl (9/10)

“…bewitching…with it’s diverse range…” – Feel Core (91%)

AN OLDEN TALE (2013)coverfinal.jpgAn Olden Tale

Released July 26, 2013

Recorded November 2012 to April 2013

Lineup:

Morgan Rider – Bass/ Vocals/ Keyboards/ Orchestrations
Casey Elliott – Guitar/ Vocals
Frankie Caracci – Guitar/ Vocals
Cory Hofing – Drums

Drums recorded at Icehouse Studios by Thomas Ireland.
Bass, orchestrations and vocals recorded at White North Studios
Guitars recorded at Frankie’s home studio

Mixed and mastered by Thomas Ireland at Icehouse Studios.

Cover art by Jan Yrlund (Darkgrove Studios)

Logo by Morgan Rider and Jan Yrlund

Tracklist:

1 – 1000 Years Ago
2 – With Omens of Sorrow
3 – The Swordsman
4 – Forsaken Shores
5 – Huntress
6 – To Times End We Ride
7 – Bring Me Triumph
8 – An Olden Tale