Hot new band: Whispered – melodic death metal from Japan
Finland meets ancient Japan in new band Whispered’s melo-death melange
Contrary to their name, Whispered won’t go quietly. Drawing inspiration from traditional Japanese battles and blood-curdling warcries, these Finns love plugging melodic death metal alongside oriental vibes and folk instruments. Lone original member Jouni Valjakka speaks of the trials and tribulations on the Silk Road that have tested this badass band’s novel idea.