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NARJAHANAM – Wa Ma Khufiya Kana A’atham

NARJAHANAM - Wa Ma Khufiya Kana A'atham

Narjahanam is a folk oriental black death metal band coming from the Kingdom of Bahrain! It is one of the few metal bands originating from this small island country, which is situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. They were founded in 2004 by Mardus and joined by Busac in 2005, who remain their only two members since then. They released their debut album “Undama Tath’hur Al Shams Mn Al Gharb” in 2007 via the Russian Read more…

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TROLLWAR – Earthdawn Groves

TROLLWAR - Earthdawn Groves

Trollwar is a new Canadian folk metal band from Alma, Québec. The band was formed in March 2011 and few months later they released their first EP “Bloodshed Forges“. Thanks to the good feedback they got for this EP, the band appeared at many local gigs, surprising the underground Québecoise scene, especially with the use of accordion. After several line-up changes they started working on their debut full-length album “Earthdawn Groves” that was finally self-released on Read more…

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ITHILIEN – From Ashes to the Frozen Land

ITHILIEN - From Ashes to the Frozen Land

Ithilien is a Belgian epic folk black death metal band from Walloon Brabant. They were formed in 2005 by Pierre Cherelle (vocals, guitars) and it took him 6 years and hard work to gather a more stable line-up. In 2011 the band released its debut EP “Tribute to the Fallen” and after some final line-up changes they started their live performances, becoming very active in 2013. Finally, on December 9th 2013, Ithilien released their first full-length album “ Read more…

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YONDER REALM – Beyond a Long Lost World (EP)

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Yonder Realm is a new epic folk death metal band from Long Island, New York. They were formed in 2009 by Jesse McGunnigle and Edward Delinden, who both played in the melodic death metal band inRed. The same year they released the demo “Reclaiming the Throne (Of Madness)” and started their first gigs. After the departure of Edward in 2010, Jesse gathered a new line-up for live shows and Yonder Realm started recording their debut EP, “Beyond Read more…

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VALENSOROW – Neptus

VALENSOROW - Neptus

Valensorow is a new epic folk death metal band from San Jose, California, USA. They were formed in 2012 by their drummer and songwriter Conner Bruce, who now plays the guitars. After a few shows the band started to grow and soon the line-up was complete. As a six member band, they recorded their debut full-length album “Neptus” at dB Sound Studios in Morgan Hill, California. The album was self-released on the 24th of June 2013 directly by Read more…

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DRENAÏ – A Rising Thunder (Demo)

DRENAI - A Rising Thunder

Drenaï is a new French folk metal band from Rouen, Normandy. They were formed in 2011 by a group of friends sharing the same passion for role playing games and folk metal. They draw their inspiration, as well as their name, from the books of the British heroic fantasy author David Andrew Gemmell (1948 – 2006). The band has slowly expanded its line-up, growing eventually up to seven members. The time to record their first songs has come and finally Read more…

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LAST WAIL – Memories

LAST WAIL - Memories

Russian folk death metallers Last Wail from Omsk of southwestern Siberia have recently released their second work. Last Wail were formed in 2008 with the intention to combine melodic extreme metal with folk metal. They signed to Stygian Crypt Productions and their debut full-length album “The Tale of Endless Night” was out in 2011. Two years later, in the summer of 2013, they returned with their sophomore full-length album “Memories” released again by their label Stygian Read more…

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ADE – Spartacus

ADE - Spartacus

ADE is an Italian death metal band from Rome, formed back in 2007 by Messor (guitars), who recently left the band. Since their beginning, they tried to marry this brutal genre with the unique atmosphere of their ancient history, adding Roman and Greek music elements in their sound. The band released its debut EP “Ultima Ratio” in 2008 and next year their first full-length album “Prooemivm Sangvine” was out via Casket Music. Four years later, ADE Read more…

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