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MIASTHENIA – Legados do Inframundo

MIASTHENIA - Legados do Inframundo

Miasthenia, the pioneers of Brazilian pagan black metal, are back with their latest full-length album, entitled “Legados do Inframundo“. Formed in Brasília back in 1994, the band released 2 split albums and 2 demos before the debut full-length “XVI” in 2000, which was out via Somber Records. They released two more albums under the same label, “Batalha Ritual” in 2004 and “Supremacia Ancestral” in 2008. After 6 years of silence, interrupted by Read more…

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HAGBARD – Tales of Frost and Flames (EP)

HAGBARD - Tales of Frost and Flames

Brazilian epic folk metallers Hagbard from Juiz de Fora are back with their brand new EP entitled “Tales of Frost and Flames“. The band was formed in 2010 with the intention to combine folk music with various genres of metal. After the demo EP “Warrior’s Legacy“, Hagbard started working on their debut full-length album “Rise of the Sea King“, which was finally released via the Russian label SoundAge Productions in the end of 2013. Read more…

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IAMÍ – Luz e Sombra

IAMI - Luz e Sombra

Iamí is a new band from Maringá of Brazil combining black metal with dungeon synth music. It is the personal project of Iamí, whose name means “night” in the ancient indigenous Tupi language. The band’s first release was the demo single “Crença Profana” that was out on July 2013. Finally on October 2014 Iamí self-released its debut full-length album, entitled “Luz e Sombra“, which translates to “Light and Shadow” in Brazilian – Portuguese.             Read more…

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IRON WOODS – Iron Woods

IRON WOODS - Iron Woods

Brazilian epic pagan black metal band Iron Woods from São Paulo is back after many years of silence. The idea for the band was conceived in 2001 by Holykran and took flesh in 2002 when Guerriera Nox (drums) and Hammer (bass) joined him. As a trio the band released its debut full-length album “Ancient Faith” in 2004 and its second work “The Journey to the Paganism” in 2008, both self released. Now, 5 years later, they Read more…

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HAGBARD – Rise of the Sea King

HAGBARD - Rise of the Sea King

Hagbard is a new Brazilian epic folk metal band from Juiz de Fora that has recently released its debut full-length album “Rise of the Sea King“. The band was formed in 2010 and in 2011 their demo EP “Warrior’s Legacy” was out. They grew in popularity in their local scene and soon started working on their full-length. Before its release though, Hagbard published the 2-track single “Lost in the Highlands” as an appetizer for Read more…

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ARANDU ARAKUAA – Kó Yby Oré

ARANDU ARAKUAA - Ko Yby Ore

Arandu Arakuaa is a unique folk metal band from Brasília, the capital of Brazil. The band was formed in 2008 by their mastermind Zândhio Aquino, who started composing songs with lyrics in “Tupi Antigo”, an extinct language spoken by the native Tupi people of Brazil. After several line-up additions and changes, the band finally got a more stable line-up around 2011 and in 2012 they self-released the 4-track EP “Arandu Arakuaa“. Next year they recorded their first full-length Read more…

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LAND OF FOG – Heathen Tales

LAND OF FOG - Heathen Tales

Land of Fog is a Brazilian epic pagan metal band from Carlos Barbosa, a city colonized around 1850 initially by Germans and later by Italians, due to its weather’s resemblance with their own countries’ climate, something that also inspired the band’s name. They were formed by Stormbringer, Triumphsword and Stroncold back in 2006. Next year they self-released the 6-track demo “Mother Land” and in 2009 they contributed 2 songs to the 6-way split “Southern Warrior’s Union“. Read more…

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MYTHOLOGICAL COLD TOWERS – Immemorial

MYTHOLOGICAL COLD TOWERS – Immemorial

Mythological Cold Towers is a quite old band in the epic doom metal scene of Brazil. They were formed in 1994 and two years later they released their debut “Sphere of Nebaddon (The Dawn of a Dying Tyffereth)”, a dark doom / atmospheric death metal album. In 2000 they released their second work “Remoti Meridiani Hymni (Towards the Magnificent Realm of the Sun)”, with a different sound and some folk elements in their music. In 2005 Read more…

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