Tag: Folk metal

Aug 13

Liv Kristine of Leaves Eyes discussed the new album King Of Kings.

Leaves Eyes has become a reckoning force within the symphonic/folk metal genre, and this year they are releasing their 6th studio album titled King Of Kings. The concept of the album is based on the story of ‘Harald Fairhair’ the first king of Norway, and the different sagas that tell the story of how he consolidated …

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Jun 02

Ensiferum and Korpiklaani visit the Baltimore Soundstage with very special guest TrollfesT

A few short days ago Ensiferum and Korpiklaani visited the Baltimore Soundstage with very special guest TrollfesT on May 27, 2015. Well I definitely am going to admit that is Baltimore was a good place to be a metalhead the last week of May. The city was host to Maryland Deathfest, but Finnish folkmasters Korpiklaani …

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May 05

Korpiklaani – Noita (2015)

I will say openly to begin with that this girl has a pretty big bias for folk music, so it will be rather hard for me not to enjoy the new Korpiklaani release. Either way, Nuclear Blast and Korpiklaani have come together again after a three-year wait to release the band’s ninth and one of their best albums …

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Mar 31

Ensiferum – One Man Army (2015)

Ensiferum - One Man Army

Ensiferum has spent the better part of the last two decades establishing themselves as one of the top folk metal bands to grace the earth.  They have achieved this with catchy songwriting infused with folk elements that avoid coming across as campy and gimmicky.  Now in their 20th year, the band has forged another chapter …

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Mar 07

Enslaved- In Times (2015)

“Broken through the silk skin that separate the times…” Norwegian Black Metal visionaries, Enslaved, unleash their thirteenth full-length release, In Times,  to the world this March. With fans waiting three years since the band’s previous release (RIITIIR), it is needless to say that this is a highly anticipated release. As always, Enslaved did not conform to their …

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Feb 20

Petri Lindroos of Ensiferum discussed with us the new album One Man Army

Ensiferum is one of the pioneers on folk/pagan metal, a genre of metal that had become a quite big all over the world, after almost three years, these Finnish metal warriors are coming back with a whole new album titled One Man Army. an album that will take you back to their early days, and that …

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Dec 02

Lyriel – Skin and Bones (2014)

After 10 years of musical career and 6 albums under their belt. German folk/symphonic metallers Lyriel returned a new album titled Skin And Bones, The album reflects not only the maturity and artistic development of Lyriel, but shows a more melodic side of them, which was not present on their latest album Leverage (2012).  Use …

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Aug 21

Anna Murphy of Eluveitie talked to us about Origins and her solo career.

Photo by: 1073 Studio Eluveitie recently released their 6th studio album titled, Origins. The album takes the band further into the art of blending folk music and metal, an art that Eluveitie has flawlessly perfected since the band’s first album back in 2006. This time around, the band goes deep into Celtic mythology, as the album explores …

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Jul 10

Eluveitie – Origins (2014)

Eluveitie is one of the most significative folk metal bands out there, since their inception back in 2002 they had defined the folk metal sound one album at the time. This year, they are releasing their new album Origins. This album picks up where Helvetios (2012) left off, as their sound got more mature and …

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Jun 11

Stefan Weinerhall of Falconer talked to us about Black Moon rising

  Falconer returns to the spotlight with a shiny new album titled Black Moon Rising, that also marks the return of the band to their basic form. The album itself has the potential to be the considered the power metal record of the year. The guitar riffs on it are amazingly heavy and melodic, but they also are really fresh …

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Jun 02

Falconer – Black Moon Rising (2014)

Three years have passed since Swedish folk/power metallers Falconer released their album Armod. After that, they disappeared from the metal radar, everything from a hiatus, to rumors that the band had broken up appeared everywhere. Well, it seems that Falconer was just gaining strength to release their new album Black Moon Rising. Use Facebook to Comment on …

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