Tag: Folk Metal

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 …

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Album Review: Falkenbach – Asa

Falkenbach [Germany]
Asa
2013
Full Length
Prophecy Productions
Black/Folk/Viking Metal

As a long time listener of Falkenbach, I was thrilled to hear the news of a new album – “Asa”, its answer to the 2011 studio effort “Tiurida”. Falkenbach is known for its consistently glorious and epic repertoire of …

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Album Review: AlNamrood – Kitab Al-Awthan

AlNamrood [Saudi Arabia]
Kitab Al-Awathan
2012
Full Length
Shaytan Productions
Black/Folk Metal

With the recent surge of Eastern-influenced extreme metal and the brand new Rudra release, the interest in such unique form of music is still rather fresh. Despite hearing AlNamrood‘s name being thrown around for a couple of years …

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Heavy Metal Tribune #009 (April 2013)

OUT NOW: Heavy Metal Tribune #009

Rotting Christ graces our cover this month, with mainman Sakis telling us more about the process behind their new full length release, Kata Ton Daimona Eaftou. We then have Nader Sadek talk to us about his fascination about petroleum on his project, In the Flesh, and how the …

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Album Review: Munruthel – CREEDamage

Munruthel [Ukraine]
CREEDamage
2012
Full Length
Svarga Music
Black/Folk Metal

Released late last November, less than a year after its predecessor The Dark Saga (2011), CREEDamage represents the solidification of Munruthel’s lyrical and musical identity. Founded in 1988 by the eponymous Munruthel (Vladislav Redkin) as a Dark Ambient outfit, …

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