Panopticon is an American black metal band founded by Austin Lunn in Louisville, Kentucky in 2007. Their most recent album ...And Again into the Light was released in 2021. The band's music has been described as "wrenching in its intensity but also sweeping and spectacular" and "ideologically open-minded and musically progressive, tackling issues around self-identity, ecology, religion and politics."
Lunn's lyrical style has also been noted as "natural, organic, and methodical, masterful in its writing, fiery and alive in its execution."
Dark Folk / Black Metal Grift is the one-man band by multi-instrumentalist Erik Gärdefors. Formed in 2011, inspired strongly by Swedish folklore, nature and existential questions. Grift's ambition is to capture the feeling of desolation and express this through music, words and images. Grift perform live, both as a full-scale band with four people, and alone with nothing but his voice and acoustic guitar