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Portland Trad-Metallers MAMORLIS Releasing ‘Sturdy as an Oak’ on March 8

Epic/Traditional Heavy Metal quartet MAMORLIS will release sophomore album Sturdy as an Oak on March 8. The band will self-release the album on digital and CD formats. The cassette version will be released in Europe through Cursed Ritual Records.

The first single, “Wolfric The Wild,” is streaming at: youtu.be/0Txn4_kpCrg

Following the band’s 2019 self-titled debut album, on Sturdy as an OakMAMORLIS further refines its authentic mix of epic heavy metal and doom. The foursome combines a warm, vintage style that recalls the songwriting prowess of bands like Slough Feg and classic Iron Maiden with lyrical content covering folklore, fantasy stories, action movies, and old video games.

The band released the following statement concerning Sturdy as an Oak:

“If you like music, you’re gonna love this. The second Mamorlis album, Sturdy as an Oak: Six tracks that will make any traditional metal fan as sturdy as an oak. Songs about alcoholic knights, bushrangers, rat pirates, and Clancy Brown. If you’re sturdy for four or more hours after listening, you’re welcome.” 

Cassette Pre-order:

cursedritual.fr/en/produit/mamorlis-us-sturdy-as-an-oak

Track Listing:

  1. Wolfric the Wild
  2. Salamandastron
  3. The Kurgan
  4. Over the Border
  5. The Glade
  6. Journeys of Acquisition/Gor

Line-up:

Rooster: Guitar
Mat Madani: Guitar, classical guitar
Alex Noce: Drums, keyboards, vocals
Brian Rush: Bass

Album Credits:

Quinton Gardner as Brian Blessed in “The Kurgan,”
Recorder flute in “Gor”

Angel Almanza as the Kurgan in “The Kurgan”

Vanessa Thagon as the Kajira in “Gor”

All songs written by Mamorlis
Where noted * in “Over the Border” are traditional Australian folk melody and lyrics

Mixed by Brian at Pale Magus Productions
Mastered by Julian at On Air Mastering
Recorded at Maniac Mansion in Portland, OR

Album artwork and layout by Maria Pintz and Héloïse Merlin

mamorlis.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/MamorlisHeavyMetal
Mamorlis YouTube

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