As grim as 2020 has been, one major bright spot has been the debut album from Baltimore Maryland USA’s Isenmor. “Shieldbrother” has swept in and become my debut of the year and with good reason…..the album is filled to the rim with epic folk metal with track after relentless track. We had a handful of the Isenbrood attack some questions we sent their way. Violinist Mark Williams, Bassist/Vocalist Mike Wilson, Guitarist/Vocalist Tim Regan, Violinist/Vocalist Nick Schneider and Guitarist Pete Lesko all contributed to questions regarding the album, the songwriting, the crowdfund campaign and a few other items of note… check it out…
Rating: 10/10 Release: 9 October 2020 Label: independent / Bandcamp I would usually say for a band to be in existence for 5 plus years and only have a single and an EP to show for it would be disappointing. In the case of Baltimore’s Isenmor, they get a major …Continue reading →
By: Jeff 3 & 4 November 2017 Pocono Plaza Inn, Stroudsburg, USA First of all this will be heavily biased….. let’s get that out of the way right up front. The 3rd installment of the Pocono Folk Metal Festival took place November 3rd and 4th in good ol’ Stroudsburg, PA …Continue reading →
Baltimore Maryland USA’s Isenmor are about to release their debut EP “Land Of The Setting Sun”. With a combination of thrash and some good old folk and traditional touches along with the metal, the Isenmor boys are ready to take over. A few of the guys chimed in on some of questions regarding the EP, the recording process and some of their summer touring plans…..
Feedback Congratulations of “Land Of The Setting Sun” which has been in my heavy rotation for a while now…..have you gotten some feedback prior to its release (June 21st)? Nick: We have gotten a few reviews already (thanks for yours by the way), and have a few more expected before the release. Feedback has been mostly positive, so we’re pretty happy about that. Mike: The feedback has been really great, both in terms of praise and honest criticism of things we could improve on. Overall, we’ve been very pleased so far.
Rating: 8/10 Release: 21 June 2015 Label: Independent Right after my first review of an American band in 2015 (the epic new album from Wilderun) we now have the opportunity to review the first EP from Isenmor from Maryland with their first EP “Land Of The Setting Sun”. The EP …Continue reading →