ALESTORM – No Grave But The Sea

I feel what I am about to say relates and maybe the same as the band Gloryhammer, which is unsurprisingly related to Alestorm. Alestorm, for those not in the know, is a folk metal metal that sings about pirates and adventure almost exclusively. The band is particularly popular with folk metal fans, people who expect a sense of theatrics to be apart of metal, and also those who believe metal is too serious and love a good laugh. It is because of this that the bands popularity is at odds…

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ALESTORM – Sunset On the Golden Age

According to google, the record for circumnavigating the globe in a ship, alone, is 78 days. If you cut in a further 42 days for partying, rum breaks and general piratical tomfoolery, you might expect a team of four wandering villains to make the trip in 120 days. I only bring this up because Scottish Pirate Folk Metal band Alestorm could have sailed around the world once for each song on their new album and then twice again in celebration between now and their last release.

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