Video: Shepherds Reign

Shepherds Reign are a metal band from the New Zealans, with their own brand of metal being described by the band as ‘intelligent metal’.

By Jane Howkins

It’s quite heavy and follows many of the tropes of the melodic metalcore genre, however the riffs and solos are also reminiscent of thrash metal at times, and this mixture is really enlightening. They definitely have what it takes in what some have described as a stagnating metal scene, and the change between harsh and cleaner vocals is also much appreciated. Have a listen to them below and see if you agree with us!