Chaska’s “Nymph of the Lake”

Peruvian band Chaska has been making waves in the South American scene since 2002. This week, the band announced their newest work, Rites of June, a 6-track EP that will be released on May 5 via Finnish Inverse Records. Chaska plays melodic death metal infused with Andean music traditions. Their music heavily features Andean wind instruments including the quena (flute) and the siku (panpipes). While the use of Andean winds in metal has become increasingly trendy in South American metal, Chaska is notable for being one of the pioneers of this style. In addition to the instrumentation, the band’s sound … Continue reading Chaska’s “Nymph of the Lake”