L-R - Devin Dewyer (Vocals), Connor McCray (Guitar, Bass, Orchestration) - Photo Credit - Cody Bucher
Inspired completely by Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Vis Mystica’s planned 2021 debut album “Celestial Wisdom” will be an epic adventure suitable for lovers of power metal throughout the galaxy.
Not sacrificing any technical musicianship, the single “The Plains of Silence” is a whirlwind of energy, catchy lyrics, and spacey riffs. The intricate storytelling is matched with the abundance of melodies and powerful vocals. Band founder Connor McCray comments on it:
“The Plains of Silence takes us back to Tython to the Silent Desert; where all sound is nullified and students can meditate on the power of the world. This was the first song I wrote for the EP and it definitely has a much more “Happy” feel than many of the other songs I’ve written.”
Vis Mystica offers escapism from everyday life, transporting listeners into a fantastical world of magical powers and epic stories. Even taking great influence from other bands, they possess a style that is unique and holds its own in the power metal landscape. The album is a fantastical journey into a world full of mystic powers and sprawling landscapes, with a classic ‘Good vs. Evil’ battle and many memorable locations and detailed stories.
Vis Mystica was initially formed by Connor McCray, in late 2015 as a creative outlet to pursue his passion for Symphonic Power Metal while he was still a member of a blackened death metal band at the time.
The album “Celestial Wisdom” will be released in early 2021.