While ‘Mystai Keltoy‘ continues to have great reviews around the world, today band leader Jonathan Vanderbilt from Italian legendary Speed/thrash metallers CELTIC HILLS announces that the band is already working hard on the preparation of the new album.
Jonathan Vanderbilt said that some songs have already been written and defined and that he is recording the demos to start real recording with the whole band at the end of the summer.
He adds “Again this time we will talk about Friuli, and the theory is at work that the location of the American Air Force Base Aviano is used to control an ancient access to the underground world, which has been used by the pagan gods since ancient times. The magical rites of the inhabitants of the mountains and the places where elves, fairies and gnomes once lived among the people are revealed. There are already definitive titles such as The Sound of the Earth in F sharp minor. A text tells how you can use the beneficial energy of the trees at dawn to strengthen your energies, but there will be no lack of historical events that accompany every CELTIC HILLS album.”
Furthermore, the band has unveiled their new stunning long, see below, created by https://www.wappenschmied.com.
Just recently the band release their new official video ‘The 7 Headed Dragon of Osoppo’, taken from the band’s latest album ‘Mystai Keltoy’, released on May 15th 2021 via Elevate Records. In case you missed the video, watch it here: https://youtu.be/Qn4cQykiyZg
Everything “Mystai Keltoy” (which is an enigmatic name that alludes to the Eleusian Mysteries) is inspired by themes ranging from ancient alien civilizations, European pyramids, legends and historical facts of Friuli, as you can already guess from the album cover. The disc was recorded and produced at the Groove Factory in Udine by Michele Guaitoli, a prominent name for being the lead singer of Temperance, Vision of Atlantis, Era.
“Mystai Keltoy” Tracklist:
Blood is not water
The tommorrow of our sons
The 7 heads dragon of Osoppo
Landing of the Gods
Battle of Frigidum
Eden (sung by Germana Noage)
Temple of love
Alliteratio (sung in Italian)
Coverart was created by Sheila Franco.
Order the album here: http://smarturl.it/zr31wj
Stream the album on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/album/5pPqQTeqqhudestuaOr8KC
The formation of the power trio is Simone Cescutti on drums, Jacopo Novello on bass and Jonathan Vanderbilt on vocals and guitars. The cover is hand painted by Sheila Franco, the same girl who painted Blood Over Intents, and represents the myth of the ancient visitors. Jonathan Vanderbilt played and recorded the album with Panico Custom instruments, the Italian sponsor of custom lutherie of Luca Panico di Ravenna, a guitar specially created with the specifications requested by the Canadian guitarist.
Also watch/ stream the earlier videos:
‘Eden’ (Official Video), Feat. Germana Noage – https://youtu.be/5rWiTOzKdHI
‘Alliteratio’ (Official Audio) – https://youtu.be/jAG7A4G2t-E
‘The Blood Is Not Water’ (Official Video) – https://youtu.be/5SwaiwcMuho
‘The Tomorrow Of Our Sons’ (Official Video) – https://youtu.be/J6el2hinrqE
Guardian Of 7 Stars (Official Video) – https://youtu.be/odGPBPbEK6M
Blood Flows Down (Official Video) – https://youtu.be/9uDHXPp03PE
A Happy Abdicant King (Official Video) – https://youtu.be/kLaB9QfVAdU
Forum Julii (Official Lyric Video) – https://youtu.be/fMFSBhtx24U
Time (Official Video) – https://youtu.be/o-DCnVNYsbw
Warpriest (Official Video) – https://youtu.be/6kFIovUDn_c
CELTIC HILLS were born in 2010, in 2020 they sign a recording contract with Elevate Records with which they release the album “Blood over Intents” and the EP “Schrage Musik” both in 2020.
In 2021 another album is out “Mystai Keltoy” produced and recorded by Michele Guaitoli singer of Temperance, Vision of Atlantis and Era. The style played is difficult to place in a single vein of metal, as there are many influences ranging from death to power, with sound elements that can also recall a certain type of 90’s thrash. The singing is quite varied, and for some listeners it may seem unusual in a metal band. power, speed and good melodic lines distinguish the band from others. Between 2010 and 2020 they released “Horns helmet fighters” and for the Slovak Music Globalliance they came out on international compilations on volumes 2,3,4.
Celtic Hills are
Lord of the voice: Jonathan Vanderbilt
Lord of the bass: Jacopo Novello
Lord of the drums:Simone Cescutti
More information at
BAND: https://www.facebook.com/CELTIC-HILLS-OFFICIAL-279464367306 | https://www.n1m.com/celtichills/
MANAGEMENT: https://www.facebook.com/SplitScreenManagement | http://www.splitscreen-management.com