Tag: folk metal

13 July 2022 / Metal
7 July 2022 / Metal

Scotland’s most famous romantic conjurer of Caledonian mysticism is misunderstood in the black metal community. Andy Marshall distances himself from nationalism these days in case it be mistaken for the…

16 June 2022 / Metal

Swedish quartet, Tungsten, are one of the most unique groups in metal. Not because of their sound, but because they started as the brainchild of Hammerfall/Manowar drummer, Anders Johannson, as…

24 February 2022 / Metal

Finnish melodic death metal pioneers, Amorphis, are one of the most imitated bands of the last thirty years. 1994’s Tales from the Thousand Lakes is a masterpiece of the 1990s…

17 January 2022 / Metal

SBR enjoyed Wilderun’s magnificent 2019 album, Veil of Imagination, and described it as akin to walking ‘through golden butterfly meadows and hostile woodland swamps.’ As a re-release on Century Media…

13 January 2022 / Metal

The ex-Soviet Republic of Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia is an unlikely location for a black metal band to emerge, but Darkestrah have six albums to their name since their inception…

4 November 2021 / Metal

Husband and wife duos are not as rare as you think in metal, rock, and dark alternative music. Employed to Serve, Spiritbox and Lycia released three of the best records…

1 February 2021 / Metal
30 December 2020 / Metal

Mallorca, Spain is where working class British people go to party, which means getting shitfaced and behaving like twats. Who’d have thought the island that hosts the notorious Magaluf resort…

10 September 2020 / Metal

Ensiferum have been successful and consistent contributors to the metal scene since forming in 1995. With folk metal gaining in popularity, it’s no surprise this powerful ensemble often lands albums…