When you think of heavy music and Poland, it’s natural that your thoughts gravitate to either the death metal heavyweights the country has produced such as Decapitated and Vader, or the likes of modern day blackened superstars Behemoth. That’s not all that this particular corner of Eastern Europe has to offer though, as the likes of Sunnata can attest. Heavy on riffs but even heavier on atmosphere, Sunnata’s just-released Climbing The Colossus weaves in between traditional-sounding big riff worship and more experimental near-ambient passages. It was more than enough to get our attention for a Future Hits interrogation.
Sunnata (formerly known as Satellite Beaver) emerged in 2008 within rising underground of Warszawa, Poland stoner rock and doom metal scene. Since then, the band proved its quality at numerous live performances at various stoner/doom/psychedelic festivals, e.g. Desertfest Berlin (Germany), Days of the Ceremony (Poland) and Robustfest (Ukraine) and shared stage with local and foreign stoner/doom acts like Sungrazer, Suma or Kylesa, just to name a few. Read more on Last.fm