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ZGARD / PROHOD – Ascension: Paramatman

ZGARD - PROHOD - Ascension Paramatman

Ascension: Paramatman” is a very interesting split release between two amazing atmospheric folk black metal bands, Zgard from Ukraine and Prohod from Romania. It’s not only the bands who cooperated for this release, but also two different labels, Purity-Through-Fire from Germany and Fimbulvinter Productions from Brazil! I liked both bands very much, so I was very excited to see what they have to offer in this split album. “Ascension: Paramatman” lasts for almost 62 minutes (31 Read more…

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IRMINSUL – Fäder

IRMINSUL - Fader

Swedish folk metallers Irminsul are back with a surprisingly versatile and multidimensional album! This trio from Gothenburg was formed in 2005 and released the demos “Vinterskalder” in 2006 and “Urberg” in 2007. They signed to the German label Det Germanske Folket in order to release their debut full-length album “Irminsul” in 2009, an album that contained all demo songs, plus 3 new tracks. Four and a half years later the band is back with Read more…

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KRODA – Schwarzpfad

KRODA - Schwarzpfad

Kroda is a pagan folk black metal band from Ukraine. They were formed in 2003 by Eisenslav and Viterzgir, both being active with other bands too. They released 3 full-length albums, as well as a couple of splits and live albums / compilations. The band played pagan black metal, using also folk instruments and ambient passages and all their albums were praised by reviewers. Now, 4 years after their last album “Fimbulvinter” and a couple of years after Read more…

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