Modern rock with Japanese traditional sound: Heavensdust

While visiting CDbaby.com to check out the tracks from Singapore band, Lunarin, the CDbaby.com recommendation engine pointed me to this heavy metal band called Heavensdust. I was intrigued by their description — that they mixed heavy metal with Japanese drums and instruments.

Heavensdust – heavensdust.com | myspace.com/heavensdust
Heavensdust

They seem to have been around for some time. Their more recent albums sound more sophisticated. The “Japanese instruments” isn’t very heavily featured, imho. Still, I like the sound of their 4th album, “Without A Voice”. Their sound reminds me of Evanescence, which explains why I like them.

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