Tag: Folk Metal

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 2012 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 wearing his major influence on his …

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Mar 13 2014

Album Review: Panychida – Grief for an Idol

Panychida [Czech Republic] Grief for an Idol 2013 Full Length Paragon Records Pagan Metal Czech Republic has surprised me quite a bit last year, with the release of Cult of Fire‘s newest Vedic-inspired sophomore album, easily rivalling gods of Vedic metal, Rudra and their experimental release RTA. Along with my recent obsession over Nokturnal Mortum‘s last release, The Voice of …

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