Syrus (Swe) – Fortune and Fame (1989)

Band: Syrus (Swe) Release: Fortune and Fame (EP) Genre: Melodic Heavy Metal Country: Sweden Year: 1989 Label: Self-Released Note Buried within the depths of the 80s Swedish heavy metal scene comes one of the movement’s most memorable bands.  The short-lived melodic powerhouse Syrus released only one record to their name, forever cementing their indefinite cult status among heavy metal aficionados. Interestingly enough, at the time of recording the “Fortune and Fame” EP, Syrus scrapped the already recorded b-side track in favor of the ballad “The Golden Void”; a decision that was most likely carried out by the band’s desire...

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