Blind Man’s Daughter, the brainchild of Ashley Wolfe, emerges as a melodic progressive metal force from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Born in 2012 in Durango, Colorado, it evolved over a decade into Ashley’s cherished labor of love. In 2022, the project found its true home in Albuquerque, where it flourished. Collaborating with local musicians, Blind Man’s Daughter morphed from a studio endeavor into a powerhouse in the metal scene. Within a mere four months, spanning from November 2022 to February 2023, Ashley Wolfe crafted the magnum opus: “Sundressed.” This album is a testament to Blind Man’s Daughter’s innovative approach to melodic progressive metal, forging a sound both novel and deeply rooted in the annals of progressive rock and metal history.
Ashley’s lyrical prowess and vocal range convey a mosaic of emotions with striking lucidity. Whether delivering smooth, flowing verses or unleashing unexpected growls, each note resonates with power. The music itself traverses the spectrum of progressive heaviness, occasionally veering into intimate territories, amalgamating elements of metal, rock, and beyond. These diverse influences converge into a style that is not only compelling but also uniquely its own. With inspirations ranging from Dream Theater to Jinjer, Blind Man’s Daughter’s sonic landscape is as diverse as it is captivating. “Sundressed” stands as a testament to the project’s evolution, marking it as one of the most promising voices in the contemporary metal milieu.
Blind Man’s Daughter, fronted by the indomitable Ashley Wolfe, is not just a band; it’s an odyssey of musical evolution, emotion, and power. “Sundressed” is not to be missed; it’s an exploration of progressive metal that transcends boundaries and cements Blind Man’s Daughter as a force to be reckoned with in the world of music.