By: Michel Rating: 9/10 Release: 7 October 2016 Label: Sony Music ‘Strzyga’ (Vampire) is the title of the new Percival Schuttenbach album. In my previous review, on Svantevit in 2013, I mentioned I wondered why this band didn’t have a label. This seems to be fixed now, Sony Music has …Continue reading →
Percival Schuttenbach may not have a recordlabel, but they released a very very nice album Svantevit recently. About time to give them our compliments on this masterpiece and have a nice chat with Polish folk-metallers. Mikolaj: ‘Thank you very much :) This album cost a lot of our work and we’re really proud of it.’ We at Folk-metal.nl think it’s a shame a lot people don’t know about Percival Schuttenbach, so can you tell us a bit about the band. ‘We started in 1999 and we’re probably the first folk-metal band that appeared in Poland. Plenty of shows, many albums and demo-CDs and a lot of various projects. During those years our music has been changing but always contained two elements – folk and metal.
By: Michel Score: 9,5/10 Release: 21-8-2013 Label: Independent Last year Percival Schuttenbach released a very nice album ‘Postrzysyny’. A good reason to get excited about a new album from these Polish folk-metallers. The cover-art is in the typical Percival Schuttenbach one. I don’t think they have the most beautiful covers, …Continue reading →
By: Michel Score: 8,5/10 Release: 21-12-2012 Label: Independent It took about seven years before Percival Schuttenbach released a second full length, the EP Postrzyżyny was a quick one, it took only three years. Their previous album was a really nice one, with al lot of Slavic influences, mainly caused by …Continue reading →
By: Michel Release: 21-12-2012 Label: Independent The Polish band Percival is one of those bands who have a split personality. Percival plays acoustic medieval folk and as Percival Schuttenbach they play folk-metal. It’s a kind of method we see with more bands, especially in Germany. So we got not only …Continue reading →
By: Michel Score: 7,5/10 Release: 2009 Label: Independent Percival Schuttenbach is the folk-metal version of Percival. Reakcja pogańska is their second full length album, their first album was released about seven years earlier. With cello, lyre, flutes and other authentic instruments they create Polish folk-metal. Their metal is the heavy …Continue reading →