March 24 – Review by Stefan – LORD OF LIGHT: Morningstar (No Remorse / Sure Shot Worx)

This Swedish band consists of three musicians of which Nicklas Kirkevall takes care of most of the instruments. I have little background information of Lord Of Light in my possession but I guess he may be regarded as the founder. Nicklas provides the vocals as well as the guitar and keyboard activities are carefully offered by him. The other musicians are Alfred Andersson (Bass) and Jesper Sunnhagen (Drums). “Morningstar” is their debut and was first released in November 2019, albeit as digital download on various digital platforms. No Remorse Records showed interest in these guys and that’s a good thing for us, anyway I’m glad “Morningstar” is now also available on CD.

During the first listen I felt a bit uncomfortable but that happens more often when you have to describe a totally unknown band. On top of that comes the fact that Lord Of Light play an unusual genre, I think it’s more of a unique musical experience which I have to push my limits more or less. After a couple of spins I gradually got more grip on the songs and could express myself more as being very satisfied. READ MORE…