Gaerea have turned the genre of Black Metal on its head. While most rehash the classic sound, this Portuguese band take it forward and seamlessly integrate influences from other genres like hardcore and sludge. Sonically defiant and cohesive, Gaerea smash preconceived notions and deliver music they can call their own. Gaerea have made one of the best Black Metal debut albums in 2018. This Is Black Metal Webzine asked them about the story behind this project, their ideology, about their incredible debut album “Unsettling Whispers” and their future plans.