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SAOR – Roots

SAOR - Roots

Back in 2006 a wonderful epic folk black metal project, Askival, was formed by its one and only member Andy Marshall from Scotland. After the release of the promising debut album “Eternity” in 2009, Andy announced the end of Askival to the great disappointment of his fans. Luckily on 2012 he started a new one-man-project under the name Àrsaidh and in 2013 the debut full-length album “Roots” was released via Darker Than Black Records. Soon after Read more…

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ZGARD – Spirit of Carpathian Sunset

ZGARD - Spirit of Carpathian Sunset

Spirit of Carpathian Sunset – Дух Карпатських Сутінків” is typically the debut album of Ukrainian folk pagan black metallers Zgard. This two-men’s band was formed in 2010 and inside January 2012 they released 2 full-length albums. The second one “Reclusion” was released as a solo album of Yaromysl (also in Goverla), while in this one Gutsul (also in Goverla) participated on wind instruments, vargan and percussion. All music and lyrics were again written by Yaromysl.

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ASKIVAL – Eternity

ASKIVAL – Eternity

Askival was founded in 2006 by its only member Tuagh and after the demo “Alba” he released the debut and only full-length album “Eternity”. Tuagh comes from the island Rùm of Scotland and the band took its name from the highest mountain of the island. After the release of this album, Tuagh abandoned Askival, so it seems that’s all we will ever get from this band.

The music of Askival is epic pagan metal with some Read more…

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