Pagan metal band Stworz from Poland has revealed the first details of its upcoming album entitled “Na Trzy Strony Słońca“. It will be an experimental mini album with acoustic traditional folk / neofolk music. It will also contain the band’s older acoustic folk EP “Słońcakres” from 2010, which was previously available exclusively on tape, sold out a long time ago. “Na Trzy Strony Słońca” will include 15 tracks totally with about an hour of music dedicated to summer solstice rites. It will be released by Werewolf Promotion on June 21st, 2016 in a limited to 1000 copies CD edition. Stworz have already unveiled the cover artwork and the album tracklist.
1. Śmierć Jaryły (The Death of Jaryło) Read more →
German epic metallers Equilibrium will set aflame a brand new bonfire this summer, with their fifth studio album. Guitarist, composer and lyricist René Berthiaume spent almost two years working on this new opus called “Armageddon“. The result is rather dark, yet remains the bombast and folk elements of the previous records. This time, the album was recorded, mixed and produced by René himself and was mastered by Maor Appelbaum (Los Angeles). The cover artwork was again created by Skadi Rosehurst. “Armageddon” will be released on August 12th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast Records. René states: “Once more, Skadi created a wonderful piece of art, which captures the more Read more →
Galician pagan metallers Mileth from Vigo, Spain have just released “Recolleita dos Demos que han de ser Esquecidos” via the Spanish label Darkwoods. With this album, Mileth collect for the first time on CD all the recordings up to date: “Cancioneiro da Enxebre Escuridade” from 2012 and “Mitolóxica Errante” from 2014, both with remastered sound, with a new one, “Daqueles Vellos Ósos onde Morre a Vida“, recorded on 2015, five tracks in total of pure magic, emotions and melancholy, pure Galician “morriña”… Probably we are talking about the last diamond in the rough emerged from Galician lands, a band that blends in a really personal way pagan metal with the purest and most traditional Celtic folklore, and this makes them as a unique band in which Read more →