2010 – present (7 years)
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
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
Fantasy, Mythology, Beer, Nature, Metal, Classical music, Ale, Scandanavia, etc
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