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BLACK MESSIAH – The Final Journey

BLACK MESSIAH - The Final Journey

Three years after the amazing “First War of the World” German epic folk black metallers Black Messiah are back with another brilliant work! “The Final Journey” is their 5th full-length album, 20 years after the band’s birth! Their debut album “Sceptre of Black Knowledge” in 1998, was quite different from their current style (closer to underground black metal) and with a totally different line-up. Since 2005 and their wonderful second album “Oath of Read more…

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BLACK MESSIAH – First War of the World

BLACK MESSIAH – First War of the World

The time for the fourth full-length album of the symphonic black folk Viking metal band Black Messiah has come. Their new album “First War of the World” will be released once again by AFM Records on 20th of March 2009. The Germans are active since 1992, while their debut album “Sceptre of Black Knowledge” was released on 1998. After that, they took a big break and they returned on 2005 with “Oath of a Warrior” and on 2006 with “Of Read more…

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ELVENKING – Two Tragedy Poets (…And a Caravan of Weird Figures)

ELVENKING - Two Tragedy Poets

The power folk metal band from Italy is back with its fifth album. Being already 11 years in the scene they released the very promising debut “Heathenreel” in 2001, combining epic power metal with folk music. In their following albums the folk elements were slowly removed, resulting in the almost progressive power metal album “The Scythe” in 2007, where all folk elements are almost gone. Since this was their weakest album so far (according to many reviews and my opinion) Read more…

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