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MORVHEIM unveil upcoming album details

MORVHEIM - Airships

Canadian melodic extreme fantasy metal band Morvheim from Toronto will release its new full-length album “Airships” in early 2018. Get ready for our most eclectic and -yes- intense album yet. Morvheim dialed back the atmospheric elements in favor of creating something more visceral and riff-based. That being said, the dreamy keyboards which have always defined Morvheim are still in full force, and “Airships” has plenty of epicness to go around. The band has just unveiled the Read more…

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BATTLE TALES reveal debut album details

BATTLE TALES - The Ire of the Condemned

Swiss folk metallers Battle Tales will release their debut full-length album “The Ire of the Condemned” on 12th of January 2018. Battle Tales is a young folk metal band, gathered to tell us grim and bloody tales with an epic and melodic mood. They were formed in 2013 and released a 3-track demo on September 2015. “The Ire of the Condemned” is a concept album, telling along its 9 songs the story of a young bard, Read more…

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GRIMNER unveil upcoming album details

GRIMNER - Vanadrottning

Swedish Viking folk metallers Grimner from Motala will release their third full-length album “Vanadrottning” on February 9th, 2018 through Despotz Records! “Vanadrottning” translates to “Queen of the Vanir“, referring to the goddess Gullveig from the Norse mythology. She is known mostly from the tale of the war between the Aesir and the Vanir, when she was captured and burned alive by Oden and his herd. Each time they burned her she would be born Read more…

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NORRSINNT released debut “full-length” album

NORRSINNT - Davahugg

Swedish folk metal project Norrsinnt has released on November 3, 2017 its first full-length album “Dåvahugg“, or better its first “official” compilation of songs. Norrsinnt is a solo project by Enslig (Mathias Gyllengahm, also in Utmarken) and was started in 2014. It draws its inspiration in the local environment, nature, folklore and esoteric traditions, and is realized through works of music, video, graphics and lyrics. Main musical components are metal and Scandinavian folk music, with Nyckelharpa being a Read more…

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FOLKODIA released new album

FOLKODIA - Battle of the Milvian Bridge

International epic folk Viking metal project Folkodia has released its seventh full-length album, entitled “Battle of the Milvian Bridge” on the 19th of November 2017 via the Russian label Stygian Crypt Productions. It was released 4 years after their previous album “The Fall of the Magog”, a release that coincided with the loss of the founder and leader of Folkodia, Ruslanas Danisevskis (Metfolvik), who died after a long fight against cancer. Due to this loss, the Read more…

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SVARTBY released Christmas Special EP

SVARTBY - Festa Hart

While composing and preparing their new album, Russian svartcore brutal folk metallers Svartby from Saint-Petersburg have decided to get you a Svartcore Christmas Special set of covers! On December 24th, 2017 they released “Festa Hårt“, a short EP, including 4 Christmas themed tracks. “Festa Hårt” is a digital-only album, available for free download in Svartby’s official Bandcamp page. The EP was recorded, mixed and mastered by Alexey Bolotov between November and December 2017 and the artwork Read more…

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KHORAJA released debut EP

KHORAJA - Echoes of Thunder Beneath the Waves

Greek atmospheric melodic black metalles Khoraja from Thessaloniki, have just released their debut EP “Echoes of Thunder, Beneath the Waves“. It is a 4-track EP with a total duration a little over 16 minutes, available digitally in the band’s official Bandcamp page. Khoraja were formed in 2017, by the main members Thomas (guitars, music, lyrics) and Leonidas (bass, also on Deuteronomy, Carthage). Khoraja’s influences come from a wide range of black metal genres, mainly from the atmospheric and Read more…

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ALNE released new EP

ALNE - Opowiesci Krotszych Dni

Polish dark experimental folk metallers Alne have recently released their new work, a digital only 3-track EP entitled “Opowieści Krótszych Dni“. The ancient Gods of Alne’s homeland, feasts, folk demonology, customs, rites and chants collected by ethnographers are always an endless source of inspiration for their music. This time, the lyrics form a triptych devoted to “the dark side of the year” – autumn and winter time. Two of the songs are based on poems written by Teofil Read more…

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