‘The Bards’ is the new Single of Gwydion.
The song is taken from their latest self-entitled album.
Rating: 8/10 Release: 6th July 2018 Label: Independent Portugal’s Gwydion are returning to once again raid the Viking metal shores with their 4th full length entitled “Thirteen” this July. Not sure of the reasoning behind the title as it is not their 13th album or number of album tracks but … Continue reading →
The new Gwydion album ‘Veteran’ is out now. This release came after a period in which a lot of things changed for the band. About time for Folk-metal.nl to talk with these guys and ask them about all these changes.
‘Yes you are right, we’ve made a lot of changes since Horn Triskelion, from our Music to all “administrative” method that we were used to work previously.
First of all, we tried to get another contract with Trollzorn, our previous label for a deal on this new album, but unfortunately it was not possible for them, due to the crisis installed on the Music market, and also because Gwydion´s distance from the main, Fests and venues all over Europe. That brings a lot of expenses to the cost of the band, so…. after contacting other labels and getting some very bad deals back, we decided to go on our own.’
‘Fundraising well, I personally found at first it was real strange, but then I started to investigate other bands that use this new platforms, so we thought hell why not man, let’s try and do this, and after all this it makes us very proud to get support from our fans all over the world, it was completely unreal all the support and good feedback we’ve got in all this process.
I tell you man This Album Veteran is not only our work, its birth and creation is from all who supported us and helped us!
So you asked me if Fundraising is worth it, by Odin it is!’
Rating: 7,5/10 Release: 22-11-2013 Label: Independent Gwydion, the Portuguese folk-metalband, is releasing its third full-length. Up until now, the band only released decent records, but could they maintain that quality? The answer is simply ‘yes!’. The band doesn’t surprise, but continues on the same path as their last release. Epic … Continue reading →
Rating: 8/10 Releases: 9 April 2010 Label: Trollzorn Records I wasn’t very interested in Gwydion until now. In the past I had listened to a few songs and the gig in Arnhem in 2008 confirmed my opinion it wasn’t all very strong. But… , sometimes you experience things in life… … Continue reading →
Location: Luxor, Arnhem (NL) 26 Oktober 2008 The beautiful old Theatre in Arnhem was was the battlefield on which this international party got to play. Gwydion The Portuguese band Gwydion kicks of. But not before there was a fire-exercise and we all had to go outside. From what I heard … Continue reading →