Following the release of Cruachan’s new album we reached out to the band about their new release, and the information about their current works, stories about their collaborations, and side efforts followed.
Rating: 9.6/10 Release: 24 March 2023 Label: Despotz Records Cruachan, the pioneering Folk Metal band from Ireland have returned to the studio with their first offering since Nine Years of Blood in 2018. Even though they weren’t actively in the studio, they had been active on social media with what can …Continue reading →
Rating: 9.1/10 Release: 27 April 2018 Label: Trollzorn Cruachan is a band that has been around since the founding years of folk metal. They themselves arguably defined the genre of Celtic Metal. Nine Years of Blood is a concept album about the eponymous war of independence released for the 25th …Continue reading →
Cruachan, a real Treat Next year marks the 25th anniversary of the legendary folk metal band Cruachan! We were fortunate enough to have Keith Fay answer some questions about this milestone achievement, as well as talk about the new record and a few other insightful things regarding the bands longevity …Continue reading →
22 Februari 2015 @ La Machine du Moulin Rouge, Paris Photography: psychopathia-melomania.com On a rainy weekend in February, Folk-metal.nl travels to France for the annual Parisian festival Cernunnos Paganfest. The 8th edition of the festival, that also happens to be a medieval fair, is held in the venue ‘La Machine …Continue reading →
Rating: 9,5/10 Release: 5 December 2014 Label: Trollzorn Records What can you say about Cruachan that hasn’t already been said? They have created the template for 20+ years for all other folk metal bands to follow and this latest album is no exception. While other bands still try to follow …Continue reading →
Photography by: Toni B. Gunner – www.mondkringel-photography.de It has become some sort of tradition, the last weekend of June is, as every year, reserved for the best festival of the summer. Somewhere in a small town just passed Hamburg. As every year this small festival forms the missing link between …Continue reading →