The concept behind Cryptic Age came from music students Jenny Green and Hallam Smith, thanks to their similar musical tastes. After spending a term or so jamming between lectures, they decided to get a band together, and with bassist Tom and drummer Alex, have started to form a unique melodic, yet satisfyingly heavy and original blend of different styles.

Progressive Folk Metal. We also draw influence from Symphonic metal, Progressive rock, traditional folk music and Power Metal.

Jenny Green - Vocals, Keyboard
Tom Keeley - Bass Guitar
Alex Brandsen - Drums
Hallam Smith - Lead Guitar

York, UK

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Take Power/prog metal, Folk music and female vocals. Mix it together and you have CA

In no particular order: Eluveitie, Arkona, Symphony X, Kamelot, Nightwish, Traditional Folk music, various soundtracks, Opeth, Equilibrium, In Flames, Dream Theater, Firewind, Amorphis, Blind Guardian, Dark Tranquility, Sonata Arctica, Rhapsody of Fire, Ensiferum, etc

Band interests
Fantasy, Mythology, Beer, Nature, Metal, Classical music, Ale, Scandanavia, etc


Edited by alexbrandsen on 11 Apr 2011, 22:19

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  • York, UK
Band Members
  • JENNY GREEN   (2010 - )
  • Tom Keeley   (2010 - )
  • Alex Brandsen   (2010 - )
  • Hallam Smith   (2010 - )
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