Free Metal Monday: Skell-Skell
Skell is a hard rock/heavy metal band from Spain. The group's influences include Metallica, Alter Bridge, Megadeth, ZebraHead, Godsmack, Nickelback, and Angelus Apatrida (to name just a few). This self-titled release looks as if it is the band's first recording since forming in 2013 and it is a name your price affair. That's kind of surprising given the quality of it, but seeing as it is in Spanish there may be some naysayers. "Whatever" is my response to that noise, metal being a universal language to these ears. Or should that be (guitar-driven and somewhat commercial) hard rock as a universal language? Truth be told, Skell is a little of both and they are (mostly) at their best when they lean one way or the other (half and half doesn't always cut it folks). Either way, Skell suites me just fine and I have a strong suspicion that others will feel the same. That's of course if they give them half a chance.