Look, we’re not going to muck about with a fancy intro paragraph here – if Tony Kakko’s face and pose in that photo above haven’t convinced you to check out Gary Wolstenholme‘s galley of photos from Sonata Arctica’s Manchester show earlier this week, well, nothing we say here is going to either.
Pythia are a symphonic power metal from the United kingdom who were brought together by a love of gothic literature and metal. They are a group of classical and metal inspired musicians who believe that music is a lifestyle that should be lived only by the brave and true of heart.
Former lead singer Emily Alice Ovenden is perhaps better known as a member of the classical acts the Mediæval Bæbes and Celtic Legend. Drummer Marc Dyos and guitarist Ross White Read more on Last.fm
Pythia on Thrash Hits
March 16th, 2012
The Serpent’s Curse
Golden Axe Records
27 February 2012
by David Keevill
Shrill-enthusiast and intermittent bat botherer Emily Ovenden has returned with her bombastic rabble Pythia on their second full length album, The Serpent’s Curse. Despite the record retaining a pace reminiscent of the thrust capacity of an Iranian Jurd, this is a remarkably unremarkable effort from the London sextet.