Darkest Era are a band from Northern Ireland that has been featured before in this zine and plays a folk inspired form of heavy metal along with a touch of black metal and this is a review of their 2015 ep "Gods And Origins" which will be released in November by Cruz Del Sur Music.
A very dark, heavy and melodic sound starts off the ep and all of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them and after awhile high pitched screams are added into the music before evolving into more of a power metal style and the music has an early 80's classic metal feeling and the solos and leads add in a touch of NWOBHM.
Acoustic guitars are brought onto the second track and they bring in elements of folk music while the vocals keep the clean singing of the first track and the song is a remake of their older track "An Dagda Awakens".
Darkest Era continue the Celtic metal style of previous recordings as well as creating 2 tracks that are full of melody and emotion, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover Celtic Mythology and Occultism themes.
In my opinion this is another great sounding recording from Darkest Era and if you are a fan of this band, you should enjoy this ep. RECOMMENDED TRACK "Elohim". 8 out of 10.