Tag: Folk Metal

Album Review: Falls of Rauros – The Light That Dwells in Rotten Wood

Falls of Rauros [USA]
The Light that Dwells in Rotten Wood
2011
Full Length
Bindrune Recordings
Black/Folk Metal
8.5/10

Folk metal is a hit-or-miss genre for me. While most folk metal bands that have incorporated melodic death metal influences in them have largely been personally enjoyable, bands and albums …

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Interview with Bolero

Folk metal generally brings one’s mind to countries of the Scandinavian region, with hardly any folk metal bands out of Scandinavian countries catching my attention. However, Bolero was one such band that managed to capture my attention. Having recently released their debut full length album, Voyage From Vinland, we talk to the band to learn …

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Album Review: Bolero – Voyage from Vinland

Bolero [Canada]
Voyage from Vinland
2011
Full Length
Independent
Folk Metal
7.0/10

Having heard folk metal that originates mostly from scandinavia (bands such as Ensiferum, Moonsorrow, etc.), it was interesting to hear what folk metal from these “non-native” countries sound like. Bands such as Eluveitie and Equilibrium instantly come …

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Interview with Moonreich

Moonreich released their debut album, Loi Martiale, earlier this year after their formation in 2008 and reaching a final lineup in 2010. Sounding similar to Swedish black metal bands such as Watain and Marduk, Loi Martiale is certainly an early contender for album of the year so far. We talk to Weddir, guitarist and founder …

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Album Review: Falkenbach – Tiurida

Falkenbach [Germany]
Tiurida
2011
Full Length
Napalm Records
Black/Folk Metal
8/10

After an excruciating and sometimes bleak wait of 5 to 6 long years for the new album of Falkenbach after Heralding The Fireblade, I finally got my hands on Tiurida.

I think it is ample enough to conclude …

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