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WAYLANDER – Kindred Spirits

WAYLANDER - Kindred Spirits

Legendary Irish folk metallers Waylander return with a new album, reclaiming their throne in the Celtic extreme metal scene. The band is almost 20 years active, but they had released only 3 full-length albums until now. Except for their first album “Reawakening Pride Once Lost“, a landmark in the genre, their next works were much less folk oriented. Their previous album “Honour Amongst Chaos” 4 years ago, revealed the will of the band to return to Read more…

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CRUACHAN – Blood on the Black Robe

CRUACHAN – Blood on the Black Robe

Cruachan is one of the first bands mixing Celtic music with extreme metal. They were formed in 1992 in Dublin of Ireland and at their first steps they were playing folk black metal. After the release of their debut album “Tuatha Na Gael” in 1995, the band became more “soft” and melodic, gradually removing extreme metal elements and brutal vocals. It took them 5 years to release their second album “The Middle Kingdom” and then they Read more…

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HEINRICHREICH – Druid

HEINRICHREICH – Druid

Heinrichreich is a black metal band, half Irish half Slovak. Jörg Heinrich, band’s founder and composer was born in Slovakia, but he lives in Ireland for many years now. The band was formed in 2007 playing raw underground black metal, adding eventually some folk elements in its music. After the demo “Ein Reich” in 2007 and a split with Taranis “Ancient Will” in 2008, this is the debut album for Heinrichreich.

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WAYLANDER – Honour Amongst Chaos

WAYLANDER – Honour Amongst Chaos

After a long period of silence Waylander return from the past with a fresh new album! For those who don’t remember Waylander is an Irish band formed back in 1993 and one of the first bands that combined Celtic music with extreme metal. The result of their efforts was the impressive and original (for the time it was released) debut “Reawakening Pride Once Lost” in 1998, a unique mixture of tin whistles, Celtic folk tunes and black metal. Three years Read more…

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