folk metal

Vintersorg - Orkan (Napalm Records)

Here's yet another great offering from the land of Sweden. Don't let the "folk" metal classification throw you off. Orkan is a pure progressive metal album with loads of surprises.
Release Date: 
29 Jun 2012 (All day)

Vintersorg is Andreas Hedlund. Vintersorg is from Sweden. Orkan is all in the Swedish language.

Ancient VVisdom - A Godlike Inferno (Prosthetic Records)

Intriguing Satanic reissue...
Release Date: 
23 Apr 2012 - 11:30pm

Look, we know this has been out for over a year but it seems to be getting something of a reactivation in Australia through Prosthetic Records; We didn’t review it last year

Windfaerer: New EP On the Way

'The sound of a band gaining in confidence'...

American blackened metal warriors Windfaerer will unleash their new EP entitled Solar within the coming weeks.

Borknagar – Urd (Century Media)

Following the classic Universal, this time Borknagar is back to Earth and to its natural microcosmos with Urd.
Release Date: 
26 Mar 2012 - 1:30pm

Borknagar and its team of stars - (David Kinkade (Drums - Soulfly) – no more in the band, has been substituted by Baard Kolstad

Hexentanz - Nekrokrafte (Agonia)

Welcome to the real Sabbath

Don't bother trying to find out anything about Hexentanz, because even that miraculous modern tool of the 21st Century, the Internet, will not reveal too much about them.

Claim the Throne 'Triumph and Beyond' Raid 2011

Lock your cellars and hide your wenches! Ale-guzzling Australian warriors Claim the Throne are set to ransack taverns far and wide with the announcement of this August and Septembers Triumph and Beyond Australian and New Zealand Raid!

Riding on the success of the latest album and huge national tours with Alestorm and Fintroll, Claim the Throne are ready to bring their pummelling

Falconer - Armrod (Metal Blade/Riot)

Long-running Swedes finally hit the target by returning to their native tongue
Release Date: 
7 Jun 2011 (All day)

For me, Swedish act Falconer have always seemed like well-meaning no-hopers, also rans in a race they couldn’t hope to win when lined up against the real heavyweights of the