Progressive metal band Symbol of Orion release album [Nepal]. The album, Unlamented, offers a sonic soundscape stretching from forward-thinking metal to ethnic (Nepal) instrumentals, driven by ethereal verses and spiritual chants. The record embarks deep into the nature of honest beings, striving in the methodical society.
Lyrically, the theme explores around the personal realms, human perceptions and spiritual knowledge giving the record an atmosphere and a life of its own.
The record also features 2 other ethnic musical instruments from the land of mighty Himalayas- Nepal. “Tungna”, a plucked string instrument made out of single body of carved wood notable in tracks- “The Wise Kogi” and “Seven Generations”. Secondly, a folk Nepalese bowed string instrument “Sarangi” is featured in the opening track Carnal Wake. The instrument was played by the renowned musician – Kiran Nepali of Kutumba fame at The Rec Studio, Kathmandu, Nepal.
“Unlamented” was recorded, produced and mastered by Scott Atkins (Cradle of Filth, Sylosis) at Grindstone Studio, Suffolk (2015).