Describing their style as “heroic, fantasy power metal,” Gloryhammer are showstoppers to say the least.

The band was founded by Christopher Bowes of Alestorm fame, with the aim to explore a different side of metal, with a greater focus on creating epic narratives within their songs. Their debut release from March last year was the concept album Tales From The Kingdom Of Fife,which tells the story of an alternate history in medieval Scotland where magic and dark sorcery are commonplace.

The album was received incredibly well across the globe, and as a result they’re coming to Australia for their first tour of the country, titled The Unicorn Invasion of Australia. Joining them for 12 dates across the country are Australia’s own pirate rockers, Lagerstein, who’ll bring their own brand of rum-induced pirate rock to the stage. The tour is likely to rupture eardrums and melt faces countrywide, so you’d be a fool not to catch them at their Sydney or Newcastle legs.

See them at the Bald Faced Stag on Friday April 25 and Cambridge Hotel on Saturday April 26.

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