Tag Archives: folk metal

VETTEN ÄPÄRÄT – Syntyi Talven Kyynelistä

June 3, 2016

Inverse 2016 Fierce filigree from Finland: richly wrought metal saga about hero below zero. Working on a debut album for a decade may be a long story in itself, but this Helsinki sextet took their time wisely, and this album … Continue reading

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81dB – A Blind Man’s Dream

August 17, 2014

Bakerteam 2013 Fervent reveries raving: Italian noise-makers let their hair loose and their imagination run wild. Given the abundance of folk-influenced metal it comes as a surprise that traditional rhythms very rarely affect rock tempos, so you’re in for a … Continue reading

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SORRONIA – Words Of Silence

March 6, 2014

Bakerteam 2013 Cinematic sway from Hungarian metallurgists shines a light into the future. In order to stand out on today’s female-fronted folk metal scene a band must have something special about them, and that’s surely not symphonic orchestra which by … Continue reading

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