6 tracks • 21 minutes • March 15, 2019
ICEBOUND: a "God of War" Tribute is a synth-phonic metal project from the Italy-based home studio producer Dacian Grada, honoring the music from the critically acclaimed title “God of War”, a franchise reboot of one of Sony’s most iconic hack ‘n’ slash action platformers.
Just like the game’s more somber, serious and rough themes, this collection combines heavy metal arrangements, epic orchestral parts, and a hint of electronic music, with vocals ranging between different folk styles, operatic, and even power metal. Thanks to its unique synthesis of genres, "Icebound" will surely evoke that adventurous, glorious yet melancholic spirit that the original Bear McCreary score has.
The all-Italian team worked hard on bringing the original themes into a new, heavier and more majestic light, adding 4-part choral harmonies blended with intense string and brass runs; bringing together old and new, antique and modern for an epic journey through some of the most intense battle themes this game’s OST can offer.
GOD OF WAR is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. Musical compositions are by Bear McCreary (ASCAP) / Songs of SCEA (ASCAP) and © 2018 Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. and are used with permission. Materia Collective LLC and respective artists on this album are in no way affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected to SIE/Sony with respect to this album. Sound Recordings are © 2019 Dacian Grada under exclusive license to Materia Collective LLC. All rights reserved.
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