Tag: Folk metal

Apr 25

The Return To Music- A Conversation With Carmen Elise Espenæs of Savn

When I heard of Savn last year, I was instantly excited. This not only meant the return of two members of symphonic gothic metal legendary band The Sins Of Thy Beloved to the music spectrum, but it also meant hearing something new from Carmen Elise Espenæs of Midnattsol, who has been in a semi-dormant state since …

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Dec 02

Vreth of Finntroll checked in with The Age Of Metal

Is not doubt that Finntroll was one of those bands the metal heads here in AZ has been waiting for, and since the moment their show was announced, the expectations for the return of the Finnish trolls to the valley were big. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Nov 30

Leaves’ Eyes – Symphonies Of The Night (2013)

A Symphonies Of The Night kicks off with beautiful, enchanting music and vocals. After a few seconds it kicks off into a heavier sound which seems to draw more influence than previous albums. I have once album by Leaves Eyes that I went to sleep to every night….Symphonies of the Night is not that album. The …

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Nov 26

Trollmannen & Mr. Seidel of Trollfest checked in with The Age Of Metal

We safely can say that since 2009 folk metal has conquered the heart of thousands of American fans across the country with their epic songs, unusual instruments, and party animal attitude. This movement which lately has grown out of European shores, is one that has kept the metal party going for a while. Last week …

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Nov 15

Alex Krull of Leaves Eyes/Atrocity talked to The Age Of Metal at Metal Female Voices Fest XI

German folk metal pioneers Leaves Eyes are about to unleash their 5th studio album titled Symphonies Of The Night via Napalm Records this November 26th in US. (November 15th in Europe). Leaves Eyes goes back to their roots on this record, which can only be categorized as heavenly epic. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Sep 11

Týr – Valkyrja (2013)

Everyone can agree that Týr has a very original one of a kind sound.  Hard to categorize but over all amazing from its melodies and powerful vocals.    Known for their amazing concept albums the bands latest release Valkyrja takes you on an incredible viking journey.  Stemming hundreds of years ago the story behind the songs are …

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Jul 16

Månegarm – Legions Of The North (2013)

After I listened Månegarm‘s new album Legions Of The North it is my belief that this band along with Amon Amarth and TYR should be included on the soundtrack of the series Vikings. The sensation of being on a Viking quest flows naturally on this album; the melodies, the lyrics, the intensity and level of rage made …

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Jul 12

Fejd – Nagelfar (2013)

Sweden’s neofolk or medieval folk “metal” band, Fejd, have released their third full length album, Nagelfar. Fejd have once again composed an album that will put a smile on your face and put a shuffle in your step, even if you are in the worst of moods. Although there are some similarities with all bands confined to the folk …

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Apr 09

Sami Hinkka of Ensiferum checks in with The Age Of Metal

Ensiferum is without doubt one of the pioneer bands in the folk/pagan metal genre, many bands wants to sound, look, and be like them. But truth to be told, they are unique as they carry that trademark that they created many years ago. They are currently touring North America on the Paganfest America Tour 2013 …

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Apr 06

Rowan and Reamon of Heidevolk talked with The Age Of Metal

Dutch pagan metal horde Heidevolk is on this year’s edition of the Paganfest America tour that is rumbling cities around North America. So if you are up to the challenge to see a good band that during the last 10 years has been spreading the pagan word around Europe, and now just crossed the Atlantic …

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Apr 05

Mr. Seidel & Trollmannen of Trollfest checked in with The Age Of Metal

Trolls are going to troll, and Norwegian Balkan Metal band Trollfest is not the exception to that rule. These trolls are on the American roads as part of the line up for Paganfest America 2013. So most likely they might be playing in a city near you right at this moment, or at your favorite bar …

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