Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Forged in Stone and Steel Part 1 - Track 2: Severnica - Long Lost Longing

Severnica is a 6-piece melodic / symphonic metal band from Turku, Finland. Their debut EP Long Lost Longing (2014) is full Of  beautiful keyboard melodies which are accompanied by the high, clear vocals of Maarit. The heavy guitar riffs provide contrast and explore some darker themes while including some progressive beats and bass lines which complete the sound.
"The name Severnica is apt as the lyrics paint an ethereal picture of guiding light within their music, which is portrayed in vocalist’s Maarit Nieminen sweet, angelic tones." - Raud Ulf, Vendetta Metal Magazine

Long Lost Longing is the title track of Severnica's EP, which was released in May 2014. It tells the tale of finding something you have long ago lost and forgotten.

Severnica is:

Maarit Nieminen - Vocals
Teemu Tolmunen - Keyboards
Tuomo Schwela – Guitar / Backing vocals
Janne Heikkilä - Guitar
Timo Vilppu - Bass
Ville Vainio – Drums