Tag Archive: Oriental Metal

Jul 15

Kobi Farhi of Orphaned Land discussed 25th year anniversary & Hellfest

Few bands get respect and admiration from the get go because of the importance of their lyrics, Orphaned Land is one of those bands. They are a unique band that besides mixing progressive metal with middle eastern folk music and a splash of growling vocals, They have approached the tension in the Middle East with …

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Jul 29

Doris Yeh of Chthonic talked about Bú-Tik with The Age Of Metal

Chthonic is a Taiwanese extreme metal band that combines the elements of traditional oriental folk music with metal music. The result is a delicate and destructive musical force that will blow your mind. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jul 01

Orphaned land – All Is One (2013)

Orphaned Land is a band that since their conception in the early 90’s has brought a new concept to the table of metal, as not other band has approached the problems of their very own geographical region like they have done it. Their message is simple and easy to understand: ‘No matter what religion, race, …

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Jun 24

Chthonic – Bú-Tik (2013)

Taiwanese extreme metal demons Chthonic had returned to the metal spotlight with a new album titled Bú-Tik, which is a high contender to be on my top 15 albums of 2013. If Takasago Army catapulted the band to a higher ground in the metal scene, Bú-Tik will consolidate the band as one of the best metal acts …

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Oct 02

Freddy Lim of ChThonic talked about Takasago Army with The Age Of Metal

ChThonic (Thonic) is a Taiwanese band of “Orient Metal” that has been revolutionizing the metal scene since their beginnings back in 1995. Their music takes roots from black and death metal with a highly influence of  traditional oriental sounds. The band recently released their 6th studio album, Takasago Army, the last part of a trilogy of …

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Aug 06

Chthonic – Takasago Army (2011)

Taiwan black metal geniuses Chthonic released their sixth studio album Takasago Army. An album more full of folk Chinese melodies, and is not that they haven’t done it before, but in this case the result is just astonish, not everyday we can listen to oriental melodies mixed with black metal, The album concept is the …

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