Tag Archive: Viking Metal

Apr 28

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.

Nov 14

Album Review: Sons of Crom – Riddle of Steel

Sons of Crom [Sweden]
Riddle of Steel
2014
Full Length
Debemur Morti Productions
Heavy/Viking Metal

10 years on, Quorthon‘s legacy lives on in the many black and viking metal bands that have quoted him and his musical projects as an influence, with bands such as Bloodshed Walhalla even outright proclaiming …

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Nov 11

Album Review: Darkenhöld – Castellum

Darkenhöld [France]
Castellum
2014
Full Length
Those Opposed Records
Black Metal

Claiming to play “authentic middle age black metal”, French black metal band Darkenhöld this year releases their brand new full length album, Castellum, presenting a style that is vastly different than the what has become the known as the French style of …

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Mar 29

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 …

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Jan 07

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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