English band Alunah returns to the music scene with the enchanting fourth album “Solennial” which shines for the harmonious blend of retro doom grooves and vivid melodies.
“The Dying Soil” opens the album with dramatic aesthetics and ethereal melodies surrounded by the mystical aura of nature worship.
“Feast Of Torches” runs on melancholic guitar melodies and soft vocals before gaining stronger dynamics with a groovy guitar riffs crescendo amplified by darker overtones and pagan folk accents.
“Fire Of Thornborough Henge” is all about traditional doom guitar riffing and memorable melodic leads bearing lovely vintage tones while Sophie Day delivers soothing angelic vocals that match the mellower “enchanted forest” vibes and evoke the eternal beauty of nature.
“Petrichor” features magical melodies that effortlessly give way to strong doom riffing and rich melodic guitar leads with scattered psychedelic accents while cellos in the background create additional exquisite harmonies.
With “Solennial” Alunah proves to be a quite interesting band delivering a particularly spellbinding retro sound that combined with folklore vibes and a strong spiritual celebration of nature will definitely delight the listeners.