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CRUACHAN – Blood on the Black Robe

CRUACHAN – Blood on the Black Robe

Cruachan is one of the first bands mixing Celtic music with extreme metal. They were formed in 1992 in Dublin of Ireland and at their first steps they were playing folk black metal. After the release of their debut album “Tuatha Na Gael” in 1995, the band became more “soft” and melodic, gradually removing extreme metal elements and brutal vocals. It took them 5 years to release their second album “The Middle Kingdom” and then they Read more…

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BLUT AUS NORD – Memoria Vetusta II: Dialogue With the Stars

BLUT AUS NORD – Memoria Vetusta II

This is the seventh full-length album from Blut Aus Nord. It’s a fact that you can never expect what you will listen to, when you get a new album by this French band. This time though, the title prepares us for something closer to their roots, since “Memoria Vetusta I: Fathers of the Icy Age” was the band’s second album back in 1996!

Indeed, this album is closer to the band’s most majestic past, but it’s much more than this: Read more…

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