Release Date: September 2, 2016
“The band’s music is mostly composed of atmospheric Doom Metal melodies, but with addition of folk instruments, giving the album a very colorful and rich ethnic texture.” “…different from all the Folk music we are used to listen to.” ” …it’s mesmerizing, so beautiful and unique. It’s ethereal, melodic and melancholic. When listening to Öz, I feel like I’m walking on the streets of Istanbul..”
Öd Tengri Yasar (2012); Öz (2014); Borubay (Jewel Box CD-WHD-2016)
1.552 AD (Boru)
Biography: ‘Founded in 2007 by Berk Öner under the name “Sidre” as a one man band project. With the change of interests, subjects and melodies so did the name to “Yaşru” in 2009, which means ‘mystery, secret’ in old Turkic(Gokturk) language. Yaşru, is inspired by ancient Turkic culture and folklore, takes the life, beliefs, writings and epic stories of the people at that time. Songs are intensively lyrical and epic. In 2012 Yaşru released its first promo album “Öd Tengri Yasar” through web to its listeners. With the success of promo album Berk decided to add other members to the band for concert requests. From that time on one man band became an officially known band. With the new members Berk decided to revise the promo album with more high grade recordings and with a new song, then relaesed this album for sale through official music channels like iTunes and cdbaby. Up to now the band reached to its fans through YouTube and Facebook. in late 2015 Yaşru started to work on new album called “Börübay’: At the same time they have covered and released a song called “Nazar Eyle” to the bands listeners as a new year gift, writen and composed by Barış Manço who is well-known and loved, both in Turkey and globally. With that they have also commemorate Barış Manço who inspired the band greatly.