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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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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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ANDRAS reveal upcoming album details

ANDRAS – Reminiszenzen

German epic heathen black metallers Andras from Erzgebirge will release their seventh full-length album “Reminiszenzen…” on October 20th, 2017 via Einheit Produktionen. Twenty years have passed since the release of the debut album “Die Rückkehr der Dunklen Krieger” and seven years since their previous work “Warlord“. As the title reflects, “Reminiszenzen…” reminisces across three chapters the grande black metallic motives which influenced the band, as well as the entire scene, from the Read more…

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KAUAN unveil upcoming album details

KAUAN - Kaiho

Russian atmospheric post rock band Kauan, will release its new album “Kaiho” on September 22nd, 2017. Marking a new beginning for the band in both sound and ambition, “Kaiho” will be released on Kauan’s own label kauanmusic in limited digipak CD edition, in limited double vinyl edition and in digital platforms. Kauan step away from their metal origins for their seventh album, which further evolves the band’s deeply moving atmospheric and introspective rock. The album focuses Read more…

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ATAVISTIA reveal debut album details

ATAVISTIA - One Within the Sun

Canadian epic symphonic melodic death black metal band Atavistia from Vancouver, BC, will release its debut album “One Within the Sun” on September 19th, 2017. Atavistia is the newly formed brainchild of Matt Sippola, who is the only member of the band. Although this album was born on the West coast of Canada, it heavily revolves around the Nordic metal scene. Influenced by bands such as Wintersun and Ensiferum, Atavistia has obtained elements of folk, death, black, and Read more…

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