In a world where musical alchemy blends genres and narratives, Trasmoth emerges as a force to be reckoned with. This rock/metal band, formed in the early months of 2020, has cast a spell on listeners with their latest single, “The Witch's Blues.” With a name that pays homage to arcane legends and a sound that bridges stoner rock and doom metal, Trasmoth weaves a mystical tale through their music.
Trasmoth's origin story is as intriguing as their melodies. Guitarist Albert and drummer Samu's virtual encounter led to the fusion of their musical interests and a bond that became the cornerstone of Trasmoth. Together, they conjured extensive improvised recordings, capturing the very essence of their esoteric and pagan influences. It wasn't long before lead vocalist and bassist Rudolf joined the ranks, completing the trio's triumphant lineup.
The name “Trasmoth” itself is a nod to the historical legends of witchcraft and sorcery from Trasmoz, a cursed Aragonese town excommunicated by the Catholic Church. It's within this rich tapestry of history and the unknown that Trasmoth's music finds its roots.
In “The Witch's Blues,” the power trio unleashes a storm of sound, with electrifying guitar riffs by Red Sleaze (Albert), thunderous drumming by Osobuko (Samu), and haunting vocals by Rhodwulf (Rudolf). The track's hypnotic rhythms and evocative lyrics draw listeners into a world of gloomy mysticism and mythical scenarios, as if opening a portal to an alternate realm.
Trasmoth draws inspiration from iconic bands like Black Sabbath, The Doors, Kyuss, and Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats. Their musical palette spans from Proto Metal to Stoner Rock, resulting in a blend that's both nostalgic and fresh.
As they continue their sonic journey, Trasmoth's fusion of profound philosophical explorations and dark, atmospheric storytelling sets them apart. With “The Witch's Blues,” they invite us to join them in a realm where the ordinary transforms into the extraordinary, and where musical spells are woven into every note.