Heliosaga - Towers In The Distance (2014)
Reviewed by Daniel Millard
Living in Minnesota isn’t quite the “frozen tundra” horror story that many might have you believe. Well, maybe it is, but in addition to all of the wooly mammoths, we have a pretty solid metal scene. The culture is a bit different, since band members have to perform in stocking caps and snowpants, but we manage somehow. It’s ironic, perhaps, that the brightly burning new project dubbed Heliosaga hails from such an ice-encrusted wasteland, but a few spins of debut album Towers In The Distance and you won’t care where this group is from.
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