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MEDIEVAL WINTER NIGHTS – Eternal Thoughts of a Mad Shadowed Soul

MEDIEVAL WINTER NIGHTS - Eternal Thoughts of a Mad Shadowed Soul

Medieval Winter Nights is one of these bands that I randomly fell upon, while surfing on the net. There was something unusual in their artwork, album title and origin that intrigued me and soon I got their CD in my hands. The band comes from the beautiful city of Valparaíso, a major seaport and the cultural capital of Chile. Medieval Winter Nights were formed in 2008 by Nocturn and Magnum Tenebrosum, who shared the same passion for black metal and Read more…

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ASTRAL ROOT – Voices from the Void

ASTRAL ROOT - Voices from the Void

Voices from the Void” is the debut album from the new Chilean atmospheric doom black metal band Astral Root. Nikolas “Deatheory” E. (vocals, guitars, lyrics) and Rodolfo E. (bass, keyboards, drums) from Antofagasta are their only members. They formed Astral Root probably in 2012, but there is not much info about the band’s bio. They signed a deal with the American label Razed Soul Productions and released their debut full-length album on the 20th of March 2014.   Read more…

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TRAUCOHOLIK – Kalku

TRAUCOHOLIK - Kalku

Chile isn’t the most common origin of folk metal groups, so I was very interested in seeing what this new band with this weird name has to offer. Traucoholik were formed in 2010 and they come from the port city of Coquimbo. In 2012 they released the 4-track demo “Voyages of Myths and Hate” giving their fans a first taste of their music. In 2013 they released digitally their debut full-length album “Kalku” and on February Read more…

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FOLKHEIM – Mapu Ñi Tiam

FOLKHEIM - Mapu Ni Tiam

Folkheim is an epic “ethnic” black metal band from Santiago Chile. They were born back in 2003 and the following year they released the demo “Touched be Thy Undisturbed Essence“. In 2006 their first official work, the EP “Pachakuti” was out as an independent release. Six more years passed until Folkheim decide in the summer of 2012 to release their debut album “Mapu Ñi Tiam” via the Chilean label Australis Records.

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