SUMMONING – Minas Morgul

SUMMONING- Minas Morgul

As a stark opponent of most symphonic-based metal, I’ve always been a bit perplexed why I find Summoning to be so excellent. I mean, their music is drenched – positively awash – with keyboards and all kinds of electronic wankery and atmospherics that would normally make me run for the door, but on releases like Minas Morgul I have a hard time even leaving my seat. It could be because these Austrians take inspiration from the lore and happenings of Tolkien’s Middle Earth, but it could also be because Protector…

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