ENCHANTER "Defenders Of The Realm" [12" LP, Silver Vinyl, Gatefold]
2020 - Epic Heavy Metal from United States, Rhode Island
Formed in Jackson Michigan in 1984 Enchanter had numerous line up changes until firming up the Shellberg/Copeland/Osbourne and Kidder team that would go onto record from 1987 through 1990. The first demo that appeared in 87/88 was the Defenders of the Realm Demo followed by the Time Gone Past Nevermore in 1989 and culminating with the Ethereal Quarter single in 1990. Listening back to the material, it is hard to believe these are demo's. An effortless and perfectly executed style that touches on Fates Warning, Queensryche, Iron Maiden and Manowar. Flowing between ultra heavy riffing, elegant soloing. piercing vocals and more arcane passages this is the definition of the unsung underground. Presented here for the first time on vinyl. Gatefold cover, lyrics and mastering from Temple of Disharmony.