[listening] What's On The Turntable?


The Guvnor
Staff member
NANOWAR OF STEEL - Valhalleluja (ft. Angus McFife from Gloryhammer) | Napalm Records
Great literature has always been a source of inspiration for heavy metal bands.
J.R.R. Tolkien for Blind Guardian, H.P. Lovecraft for Cradle of Filth, The Holy Bible for Stryper and now The IKEA Catalog for Nanowar Of Steel.
Valhalleluja is Nanowar's personal take on modern days Norse Mythology, where alongside Odin, Thor and Loki also the greatest Swedish heroes of our age - Beddinge, Kivik and Knopparp - are sitting in Valhalla.
One of my favourite feel-good groups, The Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britian, rocking it out in lockdown:

And my current favourite composer has been doing weekly "cocktail hour" shows from his basement studio, requests of covers and his own tracks