Interview: Dave Palenske (Vocals) of Volcandra (Video/Audio)

Louisville, Kentucky based high fantasy inspired metal quintet, Volcandra are poised to leave an enduring mark on 2024 with their sophomore full-length, The Way of Ancients. Out on March 1st, 2024, via Prosthetic Records.

Concerning the new album, we said:

Fantastical tales told through the medium of blackened melodeath, Volcandra’s The Way of Ancients is one hell of a fresh-sounding offering. For all its story-telling qualities, it is an emphatic metal album, and a lot of the time, hits hard enough to rival the more extreme side of this sound.

Read our full review here.

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We spoke to vocalist Dave Palenske about the new album, the progression of the Volcandra sound, imparting story-telling aspects into the music, and so much more.

Watch/listen to the full interview via Soundcloud, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube.


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