"These lads are like a tornado of progressive metal, storming onto the scene with riffs so intricate they'll make your head spin faster than a tipsy leprechaun"
By Stephen Cummings (BeardBo & GH/UK)
(Image: © Uragh )
Hold onto your Guinness, folks, because Dublin's very own Uragh is about to blow your mind with "The Widening Gyre". These lads are like a tornado of progressive metal, storming onto the scene with riffs so intricate they'll make your head spin faster than a tipsy leprechaun.
Influenced by heavy hitters like Machine Head and Gojira, Uragh is here to prove that they're not just another band from the Emerald Isle - they're the new kings of musical mayhem. With their upcoming album "Maelstrom" dropping in April, get ready for a wild ride that'll make you question if you've accidentally stumbled into a parallel universe where headbanging is the national sport.
"The Widening Gyre" is banger, opening with a blistering guitar riff that sets the tone for what's to come. The combination of technical prowess and raw energy that Uragh brings to the table is truly something to behold. The thunderous drums drive the music forward, creating a sense of urgency that is impossible to ignore.
The lyrics describe a tragic event from the past, not merely recalled as fragmented memories but vividly portrayed as a dramatic play, impacting one's emotions and state of mind. The haunting vocals enhance the song's intensity, delving into themes of despair and the quest for understanding amidst adversity.
So the next time you find yourself in Dublin, be sure to keep an eye out for Uragh. Whether they're tearing up a local pub or headlining a major festival, one thing is for sure - these lads are destined for good thing. So raise your glass to Uragh, the new kings of musical mayhem. Sláinte!