Long-time fans of BLUTMOND may have been surprised by the lineup that took to the stage recently at the HarVest Festival in Switzerland when two new members – Simon on guitar and Fabio on drums and samples, joined vocalist and guitarist John, vocalist and bassist Jerry, and saxophonist and guitarist Marc on stage.  It was, according to John, who is one of the original founders of the band, something of a final audition for the two musicians, albeit one that was pretty much a foregone conclusion as both  had already proved to everyone’s satisfaction that they fitted in perfectly with the rest of BLUTMOND in terms of both musicianship and commitment.

Since its formation in 2004 BLUTMOND has never been a band that has been happy to limit itself to a formulaic nod in the direction of a particular genre.  Starting out as a Black Metal band and releasing…

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