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CLAIM THE THRONE official video for “Mantra”

Australian folk melodic death metallers Claim the Throne present the official videoclip for the song “Mantra” taken from their upcoming album “On Desolate Plains” scheduled for release on October 13, 2017. A second video will soon be out.

Links:
Claim the Throne official page
Claim the Throne @ Facebook
Claim the Throne @ Twitter
Claim the Throne @ Bandcamp Read more…

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HÄIVE unveil upcoming album details

HAIVE - Iaton

Finnish pagan metal band Häive will release its second full-length album on November 24th, 2017 via Eisenwald. Entitled simply “Iätön” (Finnish for “Ageless”), this painstakingly crafted recording represents a true journey into the very soul of the band. Each element of Häive has been taken to the next level; the driving-yet-delicate guitars, impassioned vocals, powerful percussion and deeply thought-through themes, every aspect has been refined further in order to draw the listener into Häive’s world. And Read more…

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STWORZ reveal details of upcoming album

STWORZ - Wolosozary

Polish pagan folk metal band Stworz will release its 5th full-length album “Wołosożary” on Dziady night, 31st of October 2017 via Werewolf Promotion. “Wołosożary” includes 12 tracks of winter, death and rebirth through they eyes of a folklore. It is the 4th and the last of the “year cycle” albums, with “Śnij ziemo moja” dedicated to autumn, “Cóż po żyznych ziemiach…” to summer and “Zagony Bogów” to spring.  As Stworz Read more…

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FOLK METAL JACKET released debut full-length

FOLK METAL JACKET - Eulogy for the Gentle Fools

Italian folk metallers Folk Metal Jacket from Modena have recently released their debut full-length album “Eulogy for the Gentle Fools“. It is a concept album whose idea started from the story of “Winter Fog“, the last song of their 2013 EP “Spill This Album“, to evolve towards totally different atmospheres and an unexpected ending. The lyrics focus on the crisis of the values of bravery and tribe spirit, which were highly represented in the Read more…

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MIDGARD official video for “Berserk”

Ukrainian folk Viking melodic death metallers Midgard from Cherkasy launched the official video for their song “Berserk” taken from their debut full-length album “Wolf Clan“.

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Midgard @ Facebook
Midgard @ VK
Midgard @ Bandcamp Read more…

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ALVENRAD unveil upcoming album details

ALVENRAD - Heer

Dutch courageous Skaldic folk metal band Alvenrad will release its new full-length album “Heer” on December 8th 2017 via Trollmusic. With its second album, Alvenrad demonstrates that folk metal has far more to offer than its doubtful reputation makes believe. The Dutch band interweaves traditional heavy metal, epic hard rock and influences from pioneers like Jethro Tull, Skyclad and Borknagar. In addition, Alvenrad proves the timeless value of Nordic mythology, drawing main inspiration from a poem of the Read more…

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GRAI announced new single at the start of their European tour

GRAI - Donya

The folk metal quintet Грай (Grai) from the Republic of Tartary in the east of Russia is reporting back! Starting on Saturday 16/9, fans will have a chance to experience Irina (vocals), Ruzel (guitar), Aliya (flute, bagpipes, vocals), Yuri (bass, growls, kaljuka, jew’s harp) and Andrey (drums) perform live again: Together with СатанаКозёл (SatanaKozel) and Anabioz, Грай are boarding the tour bus. From 09/16/2017 to 10/11/2017 the tour plan holds a total of 20 shows in 11 different countries. You Read more…

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ZGARD unveil upcoming album details

ZGARD - Within the Swirl of Black Vigor

Ukrainian folk-influenced atmospheric pagan black metal one-man band Zgard will release its 6th full-length album “У Вирі Чорної Снаги / Within the Swirl of Black Vigor” on October 21, 2017 via Svarga Music. It is a darker and furious continuation of “Totem“, released two years ago. Quintessence of ancient traditions and pagan outlook, a magic ritual ruled by shaman’s dance. Ethnic instruments, thundery drums, predatory vocals and dark drive… within a swirl of black vigor! Zgard Read more…

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