With this "Ledjent of Zelda" project, I was hoping to offer the listener a more unique way to hear the original soundtrack to The Legend of Zelda. The title is obviously a play on words and is meant to say: "This is what this music would sound like with a modern metal mindset." This isn't "djent." It's The Legend of Zelda played by Mega Beardo through a Meshuggah filter, creating a musical bridge between 1986 and 2013.
released 19 March 2013
Ryan Postlethwait: Guitars, bass, programming, arrangements
Angel "Masikus" Hernandez: Drums
Original, amazing melodies by the incomparable Koji Kondo. All copyrights to those melodies belong to Nintendo.
Arranged and produced by Ryan Postlethwait in the Beard Cave: June 2012 - January 2013.
Drums recorded at Markee Music by Eddie Perez : January - February 2013
Co-produced, mixed and mastered by Terry Smith.
Cover Artwork by Brian Pickens.
Mega Beardo is the moniker of Ryan Postlethwait, lead guitarist of Last Level. His debut album, "Mega Beardo: A Mega Man 2
Guitar Tribute," was a loving tribute to one of his favorite things of the last 20 years. He continues his journey into Nintendo nerdom with the release of his second album "Belmont," an original concept album based on characters from the first Castlevania game...more