folk metal

Claim The Throne: Celebrating Ten Years

My first thought of reaching ten years, is the amount of partying we've done

Ten years is nothing to sniff at; aside from killer tunes, ten years in  a band takes committment, determination and a superhuman liver.

Prime Cuts Music presents Claim The Throne 10 year anniversary tour

Ladies and gentlemen, raise your mead horns and toast a very big anniversary!

Ten years ago, in a galaxy far far away.... Well, Perth... 5 drunkards with an urge for triumph raided the local scene claiming to play a heavy brand of folk metal.

Canadian Metal Assault - Nordheim

We finish our month-long tour of the Canadian underground in Quebec!

Bonjour mon ami! Er, I’m afraid that’s all the French I’ve got, so for the benefit of our readers, tell us a bit about yourself and your band.

Celtachor prepare to release new album Nuada Of The Silver Arm

Irish blackened folk metal played from the heart with no half measures!

Irish blackened folk metallers Celtachor have revealed the title and artwork for their upcoming second album Nuada Of The Silver Arm.

A Forest Of Stars - Beware The Sword You Cannot See (Lupus Lounge/Prophecy Productions)

Enormous folk/psychedelic/progressive steam punk black metal...
Release Date: 
3 Mar 2015 - 12:30am

Jeebers! How do you sum up an album like this?

Wino & Conny Ochs: Exile On Mainstream confirms details for second collaborative LP

It is with extreme pleasure Germany's Exile On Mainstream announce the label's next priority release!

To backtrack a bit, the union of these two gritty, passionate musicians took place in 2010, as American doom/rock legend, Wino (Saint Vitus, The Obsessed

Primordial: See their new video here first!

And amazingly, it's their first ever!

Yes, that's right! Their first ever video! Comments the band: "It was really about time right? This far down the road that we made our first video, eight albums in.

Northern Oak - Of Roots and Flesh (Own Label)

English black metal with one eye on the past and a bright future...
Release Date: 
3 Oct 2014 - 11:30pm

Northern Oak is not a name that tumbles off the lips when mead lovers gather in their local rock taverns to discuss all things folkish and metallic.

Moonsorrow, Crimfall, Virgin Oil Co,.Helsinki, 13/09/14

Moonsorrow have come from a garage in Pukinmäki, to a worldwide fan base and even an Australian tour. They were one of the Finnish Folk bands that built up their country's reputation. They're even in a museum in Hungary. But they hadn't played a home crowd in two years when they headed back to the Virgin Oil Co in Helsinki.

Epic. Mind-blowing. Ineffable.