Trollfest has released a video of the track ‘Happy Heroes’.Continue reading →
Swedish Trollish Metal band Rådarna released a first full length album ‘The Fomorian Horde’. Tracklist The Beginning of the End of the Beginning 01:38 The House of Banshee 03:34 Show lyrics Woodwose Song 04:20 Beware of Red Cap 04:21 Show lyrics Beyond Pain 03:20 The Fomorian Horde 04:23 Ocean man … Continue reading →
Rating: 8.6/10 Release: 26 March 2021 Label: Independent Vansind is a Danish Folk Metal band out of Denmark which had been established in 2019 and has so far only released a strong single “Valborgsnat” in 2020.On the 26.03.2021 Vansind will release their first EP “MXIII” which title refers to the … Continue reading →
Rating: 9/10 Release: 12 january 2021 Label: Independent When I first started writing reviews for the site, one album I had the privilege of writing a review for was the debut from Skjaldborg. “Todgeweiht” still holds up 7 years (!) later and still gets many a listen to by me. … Continue reading →
Rating: 9/10 Release: 21 December 2020 Label: Independent / Bandcamp One of my favorite releases from 2019 and one that I felt should be required listening was “The Black Tower” from Ukraine’s Gjallarhorn. A very unique release in the form of a concept EP, “The Black Tower” still holds up … Continue reading →
Dordeduh have released a spectacular video for the track ‘Desferecat’ (“Unchained”), which is the first single taken from their sensational forthcoming album “Har” (“Gifted”), which has been scheduled for release on May 14, 2021. The Romanian metal pioneers have based the imagery of their clip on the arcana XII “Le pendue” (“The Hangman”) of the famous Tarot de Marseille.
The album can be pre-ordered at: http://lnk.spkr.media/dordeduh-har
- Timpul întâilor
- În vieliștea uitării
- Calea magilor
- Vraci de nord
- De neam vergur
A year after the release of the single “Valborgsnat” is a new release from Vansind. This time it consists of a three-number long EP with the title “MXIII”. The starting point of Vansinds songwriting is the mythology and legends of the Vikings, this is also present in the title of the EP which refers to the year of the danish king Svend Tveskæg and his looting of England in 1013, and the events following his death.Continue reading →
Bloodshed Walhalla will release a single ‘The Prey’ 1st March. The new album ‘Second Chapter’ will be released 31st March.
If in the Ragnarok album 2018 the theme was the end of the world according to Norse mythology, in this new chapter Bloodshed Walhalla tells how we get to Ragnarok and what happens in the nine worlds after the end of everything.
Lou Quinse: “We have been thinking about a video for our version of Lo Boier for a long time and now, thanks to our friend Marcello Ruvidotti, it is finally a reality.
There is some news about our line-up, some reissues and new songs we are going to record, which we can’t wait to share with you.
In the meantime enjoy this powerful video and let the Cathar spirit touch your dirty souls.”
Interview with Utmarken
2021 is off to an amazing start with the pending release from Sweden’s Utmarken. “Svåra År” will blow you away with it’s mix of soaring vocals, catchy riffs and the unique sound of the nyckelharpa. I sent some questions over to one of my favorite artists, vocalist and nyckelharpist Mathias Gyllengahm. The questions include the new album, the vocals, the pandemic and how it has effected them amongst other things… check it out…Continue reading →