1. Destined Course
2. Side by Side
4. The Longing
5. Chop the Head Off
6. Sail with Us
On May 10th, 2016 the folk metallers from Storm Seeker (at that time still in the old line-up) launched their first EP "Pirate Scum". It should mark the beginning of a great musical journey ...
The opener “Destined Curse” goes straight to the ear and has a lot of oomph. The organ parts are a nice and unexpected surprise in what is otherwise a very metallic piece. "Jack" is a cracking folk song where the voice of singer Timothy is particularly brilliant.“The Longing” captivates with great hurdy-gurdy parts and an elegantly played cello part that harmonize perfectly with the driving guitars and Timothy's smoky, almost dirty vocals. Patty's elf-like voice offers a nice contrast. "Chop The Head Off" makes the heart of every folk fan beat faster. Flute and nyckelharpa are in the limelight and merge together with electric guitars and drums to form a musical, flying carpet of sound.
The sympathetic folk metallers from Neuss successfully plunge into what is probably the greatest adventure of their lives and should also delight fans of scene greats such as In Extremo, Soar Patrol and Alestorm with their sound. Have a good trip and always a hand's breadth of water under the keel!
Releasedate: 10th May 2016
Genre: Pirate folk metal, nautical metal, folk metal
For fans of: In Extremo, Alestorm, Soar Patrol, Ye Banished Privateers, Swashbuckle
Available as: CD, download, stream