Tag: Folk Metal

Feb 05 2018

HMT Interviews: Orphaned Land

Orphaned Land made a name of themselves with their messages of peace into their folk-infused metal, something that is rarely seen in the genre. They release their brand new album, Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs this year, and we got the opportunity to talk to them to learn more about their inspirations.

Dec 31 2017

RUDRA Unveils Entrancing, Crushing Video of “Ancient Fourth”

Local Vedic metal pioneers Rudra has just released a brand new, haunting, crushing music video to Ancient Fourth, taken off their last album, Enemy of Duality. Ancient Fourth was directed and produced by Arvind Thevaraju and Simon Mariadoss, and was filmed and produced in Singapore.

Apr 23 2017

Blast from the Past: Wintersun – Wintersun

Despite being 13 years old, Wintersun’s self-titled debut remains one of my personal favourite melodic death metal releases, bringing together a balance of speed, intensity, melody, and raw emotions in under 55 minutes. This is melodic death metal done right.

Apr 28 2016

Moonsorrow – Jumalten aika

Moonsorrow returns after 5 years with their seventh full length album, Jumalten aika. The band’s brand of epic black/pagan metal proves that the long wait is well worth it, as they put out what is possibly their best work in their careers thus far.

Mar 29 2014

Album Review: Bloodshed Walhalla – The Battle Will Never End

Bloodshed Walhalla [Italy]
The Battle will Never End
Full Length
Fog Foundation
Viking Metal

With a name like Bloodshed Walhalla, anyone familiar with the history of extreme metal would already know what to expect from this Italian viking metal horde. Band mastermind Drakhen also doesn’t shy away from proudly …

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