After 11 years of silence Norwegian multi-instrumentalist, producer and artist Morten Veland also founder of Tristania and Sirenia with his project Mortemia premieres the new official third song ”The Hour of Wrath” featuring Alessia Scolletti (Temperance), after the release of the two successful songs, taken from the ”The Pandemic Pandemonium Sessions”.
”The Pandemic Pandemonium Sessions” is a series of singles that will be released on a monthly basis, each song featuring a well known and highly profiled vocalists in metal. Madeleine Liljestam (Eleine) and Marcela Bovio (Stream of Passion, Ayreon, MaYaN, The Gentle Storm, Dark Horse White Horse) were the two first special guests on this project.
Melodic sounds, heavy riffs and the arrangements of the vocals, sounds is once again flawless. And of course Morten created melodic masterpiece of great sounds, riffs – followed by intense explosive atmosphere of divine sounds, greatly arranged growls and vocals. All of this complex approach added this unique melodic approach – with the harsh approach to -creating this balance that defines the full structure of the song. It made this song just an aural form of art, that has a soul and power too it.
It is again influenced by Morten’s previous work at Tristania and Sirenia, but a little bit different – since Morten added in this one some heaviness and reminds of his project Mortemia. He cleverly combined his previous work and his work from his project – which resulted in creating this ultimate symphony of sounds, melodies and gothic beauty – of course in form of sound.
Morten growls are great as usual, arranged in the perfect way with all of the technical side of the song. And the excellent production pointed out the best side of the song, it’s strong riff foundation, melodic sounds, all of the paradise atmosphere full of explosive moments, slow moment’s as well when Alessia sings – just a coordinated balanced peace of art. That once again shows the true orthodox gothic vibe. Presenting the true classical gothic essence, pointing out the best of it.
Alessia Scolletti is just a high class Vocalist that handled her role perfectly through out the song. Her magnificent powerful/strong vocals gave the song it’s charm – making the masterpiece whole and the beauty of it complete – followed by beautiful and authentic vocals of the Alessia.
Since beginning till the end this dynamic song has it’s chapters that has a great level of epicenes in it, every chapter symbolizes perfectly each tone, sound and melody . The arrangement’s for the vocals are adapted to the song in awesome way. Melodic parts follow the riff pattern, very coordinated, skillfully – with the dose of huge creativity by Morten. And also strong vocals that go with each other, having there own role that they mastered very well. presetting this song as powerful colorful gothic symphony. Combining this elements, influences, riffs, guest vocals and patterns, as well as production Morten showed like in the previous two songs, why he is a musical genius, who can portrait everything that comes from he’s soul and mind – while putting his mind and soul into he’s music to be a enchanting gothic paradise of powerful divine sounds and melodies.
Dive into a paradise of divine sounds and melodies in true gothic metal power.
Morten states this about the new song:
”I am proud and honored to introduce Alessia Scolletti (Temperance) as my special guest for ”The Pandemic Pandemonium Sessions”. The third song is entitled ”The Hour of Wrath”, and will be available on all digital platforms on the 23rd of July 2021. Alessia is an extraordinary singer with a powerful voice and impressive range. This song is really powerful and epic, and it is probably one of the harder songs I have written. Working on this project so far has been an amazing journey for me, and I feel truly privileged to have Alessia onboard this project. I am really looking forward to sharing this song with you all.”
Alessia Scolletti states this about the new song:
”I’m so glad to be part of this project! Unfortunately Morten and I never had the chance to meet each other on the road, but thanks to this collaboration we spoke a lot and we’ve found a deep connection.
“The Hour of Wrath” it’s an epic, powerful song where our voices entwine perfectly, each one maintaining its own personal style: since the beginning in fact Morten gave me free rein on this song and I’d really like to thank him for his deep faith in me and my work! I really can’t wait to share this song with you all, I’m totally sure you’ll like it!”
Check out the official new stream of the ”The Hour of Wrath” featuring Alessia Scolletti (Temperance)”, below:
Check out the stream of the song ”The Enigmatic Sequel” feat. Madeleine Liljestam (Eleine), below:
Check out the the premiere of the official lyric video for the ”Death Turns a Blind Eye” feat Marcela Bovio (MaYaN, Dark Horse White Horse ), below: