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DRAGOBRATH – WhisperHerbs

DRAGOBRATH - WhisperHerbs

Dragobrath was one of the many bands (Kroda, Capitollium, Leadhaze, among others) where Yulian Mytsyk (aka Viterzgir) participated, before he fully devotes himself to Viter. Actually Dragobrath was one of his solo-projects, since he only used some guest musicians in their albums, mostly in the vocals. This band was formed in 2004 and took its name from a mountain area in the Carpathians. Yulian used the nickname Synevir for Dragobrath and he released 3 full-length albums before “WhisperHerbsRead more…

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DUB BUK – Мертві Cорому Hе Ймуть

DUB BUK – Мертві Cорому Hе Ймуть

Dub Buk is a quite known band in the circles of underground pagan black metal. This Ukrainian horde begun back in 1997 and like most bands of their country they were influenced by the huge Nokturnal Mortum. Their beginning “Misyac Pomsty” was somehow more raw black metal with some symphonic elements, while the second work “Idu na Wy!” in 2002 was a real masterpiece of epic war pagan folk black metal, one of the best Ukrainian Read more…

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LEGENDA – Apám Nevében

LEGENDA – Apám Nevében

Another new underground pagan black metal band has just released it’s debut album. Legenda is from Hungary and they are the personal project of Kristóf Kovács. The band began in 2007 and recorded two demos in 2008 that were released next year in one CD-r entitled “Népem Szavával” by the Brazilian label Ordo Paganus! Finally in the end of 2010 they release their debut album with Eastside Records, hoping for a better distribution.

Just by looking at the Read more…

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SLAVLAND – Lechita

SLAVLAND – Lechita

Slavland is the personal band of Belzagor (Lugburz, Swarost, Moonrise) from Poland. He formed them in 2001 and since then he has released 7 full-length albums! “Lechita” is his last work and it is released like most of his latest albums by the Polish label Eastside Records.

Slavland’s music has always been pagan folk black metal. They definitely belong in the underground scene, since they have a very raw sound. Of course through the years their sound evolved Read more…

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ASHAENA – Cei Născuţi Din Pământ

ASHAENA – Cei Născuţi Din Pământ

Ashaena is a new band from Bârlad of Romania. They begun in 2006 as the personal project of Cosmin Hultanu, but eventually they got a full line-up with 6 members. They describe their music as Moldavian pagan metal and actually that’s what they play: pagan metal with folk and black elements honoring their ancestors’ traditions and culture. They also state they are far away from the NS ideology.

Cei Născuţi Din Pământ” (“The Ones Born from the Read more…

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PRIPEGAL – Ziemia Gromadzi Prochy

PRIPEGAL – Ziemia Gromadzi Prochy

Pripegal is the personal project of Mscislaw, who is also the singer and guitarist of Abusiveness. The band began in 1995 with the ambition to create Slavonic black metal and Bathory being the main influence. Even though the songs were composed earlier, it was 2004 when the debut album “Slavia Antiqua” was out. It was an underground release limited to 300 pieces, offering us average raw pagan black metal.

The new album though is quite different! Mscislaw has paid much Read more…

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VESNA – Slovanská Krev

VESNA - Slovanská Krev

From the ashes of Czech folk black metal band Adultery, Vesna has risen. Adultery was born in 1995, released 2 albums and an EP, but they split up in 2007, after their singer left the band. The same year, the 3 remaining members, together with a new violin player, decided to continue under a new name and a more folk approach. So Vesna (spring in English) is born!

“Slovanská Krev” isn’t actually a new album. This EP was firstly released Read more…

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