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OMUT – Дзесяць Шляхоў Праз Дрыгву

OMUT - Ten Paths Through the Swamp

Дзесяць шляхоў праз дрыгву – Ten Paths Through the Swamp” is the debut full-length album of the Belarusian band Omut from Drahichyn. The album was self-released in the end of 2014, ten years after the band’s foundation back in 2004. It was only after numerous line-up changes, musical experimentation and years of maturity that the band released its first two singles, both in 2014. In the same year the band recorded its debut album, that was finally released Read more…

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VIETAH – Tajemstvy Noczy

VIETAH - Tajemstvy Noczy

Atmospheric pagan black metal band Vietah from Belarus released its third full-length album “Tajemstvy Noczy” in the beginning of 2014. Vietah (old moon in Belarusian) is the solo project of Antarktys from Гомель (Gomel) since 2006. The band released its debut album “Zorny Maroz” in 2008 and the second one “Smalisty žah” in 2010, both via the Russian label Stygian Crypt Productions. Their new album comes as cooperation between Stygian Crypt Productions and Possession Read more…

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WARTHA – Paŭstań

WARTHA - Paustan

Wartha is a Belarusian epic folk pagan metal band from Minsk. They were formed officially in 2008 and the first years of their existence they have tried to find their own personal style and musical direction. Their first 2-track demo “Хороводы” was out in 2009 and it had a melodic folk black metal aesthetic. In 2011 they released the single “Zorny Šlach” redirecting their sound to a more folk pagan metal approach. The band had several Read more…

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FORODWAITH – Nirnaeth Arnediad

FORODWAITH - Nirnaeth Arnediad

A very well hidden treasure of fantasy folk melodic death metal comes from Vitebsk of Belarus. Forodwaith was formed in 2006 as a melodic death metal band inspired by the books of Tolkien, something reflected on their name too. In the end of 2007 their first demo “Nazgul Attack” was out and the band started touring in Belarus and abroad. In 2010 they recorded their debut album “Nirnaeth Arnediad“, but they managed to self-release it no Read more…

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ZAKLON – Сымбалі Нязбытнага

ZAKLON - Symbali Nyazbytnaga

Zaklon return with their third full-length album “Сымбалі Нязбытнага“. This Belarusian band was formed in 1999 by Temnarod, who is their only member since then, composing and performing all instruments and vocals. After 4 demos the band released its debut full-length “Услед Змёрзламу Сонцу” in 2010. Next year “Шэпт Чорнага Лісьця” was out via Temnarod’s own label Forestland Productions and re-released by Gardarika Musikk in 2012. His newest work “Сымбалі Нязбытнага” was Read more…

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ZAKLON – Шэпт Чорнага Лісьця

ZAKLON - Whispers of Black Foliage

Belarusian one-man black metal band Zaklon is back with its second full-length album. Temnarod, who is behind other projects too, formed this band in 1999, but it was only 2010 when he released their debut album “Услед Змёрзламу Сонцу”. His second album was initially released in 2011 by his own label Forestland Productions, but in the end of 2012 Gardarika Musikk re-released it properly…

Услед Змёрзламу Сонцу” begins with a 6 minute ambient atmospheric intro, preparing Read more…

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LUTAVIERJE – Песні Налітых Хмараў

LUTAVIERJE - Songs of Poured Clouds

Belarusian pagan folk metal band from Minsk Лютавер’е (Lutavierje) has just released its debut full-length album “Песні Налітых Хмараў – Songs of Poured Clouds“. The band was formed in 2006 and next year recorded the EP “Рось“, which was released in 2010 as a split tape with Яр (Jar) via A.F.M. Productions and Werewolf Promotion. The band is preparing its debut album since 2009, but due to several line-up changes it was finally released in the Read more…

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KOLO PRAVI – Было. Есть. Будет

KOLO PRAVI - It was. It Exists. It will be

Коло Прави (Kolo Pravi) is a pagan folk Belorussian band that has remained quite unknown so far. The band was formed back in 2006 and released its first demo in 2009! Finally in 2012 they decided to offer us their debut full-length album, the self released “Было. Есть. Будет” (It was. It is. It will be).

The band consists of 3 members and its sound has an underground approach. They play melodic folk pagan metal, with many traditional Read more…

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