Medieval Belarusian music group, Stary Olsa got their beginning in 1999 when vocal Zmicier Sasnoūski decided to put together a traditional band that showcased medieval Belarusian tradition. Fast forward to 2016: with an extra 5 members, eleven albums beneath their belt, and a possible US tour in August and September, the group reveals no indicators of slowing down.
Stary Olsa focuses on reconstructing 13th – 18th era music from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and medieval Belarus. They just lately added fashionable rock songs to their repertoire. In October 2014, band uploaded a cover of Metallica’s “One” on social media. The song went viral, with nicely over a million views, thrusting the group into the spotlight.Download Our App
So what prompted the Belarusian music group to enterprise exterior their consolation place and gives rock a medieval twist? In accordance with Flutist Maryja Šaryj, it was a whole accident. The music group liked joking round and playing medieval variations of their favourite rock groups. ‘Definitely one in all our buddies as quickly as mentioned: ‘Why don’t you play in my new show on TV!’ So we tried. “One” turned our first experiment; we would have liked to draw of us’s consideration to the actual content materials of this music by refreshing it with a unique sound. Then we thought to keep up going with the great traditional – Pink Floyd “Another Brick in The Wall”.
Watch Metallica’s One Medieval Cover: