Folk Metal

After Eight Years West Virginia Folk/Black Duo NECHOCHWEN Release “Kanawha Black,” The Title Track for Their New Album Coming Spring/Summer 2022

After nearly 8 years since the release of Heart of Akamon, West Virginia’s Nechochwen return, unveiling the title track from their impending album, Kanawha Black! Fierce melodies and heartfelt composition/riff stylings further cement the rich and powerful legacy that Nechochwen has nurtured since their inception. Kanawha Black is a vibrant…

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Out Now! Italian Symphonic Folk Metal AEXYLIUM New Album “The Fifth Season”

New Music Video “Mountains” Italian symphonic folk metallers Aexylium have a new album “The Fifth Season” out now as of October 29th via Rockshots Records. For the full-length’s release day, they are unveiling their new music video “Mountains”, a track the celebrates the feeling of lightness and freedom that only the mountains can give. Visually spectacular with the…

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Andrea Meyer of HAGALAZ RUNEDANCE Reported Among the Five Dead in the Kongsberg Bow and Arrow Attack

Andrea Meyer, best known in the metal community as Andrea Meyer Haugen, former wife of Emperor Guitarist Tomas Thormodsæter “Samoth” Haugen, as well as for her own Ambient Folk projects Hagalaz Runedance, Nebelhexë, and Andrea Nebel was revealed to have been one of the victims of the senseless Kongsberg Bow…

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Sólstafir and Vreid Stream Cinematic Mountaintop Concert Today

Icelandic atmospheric rock ‘n’ rollers SÓLSTAFIR and Norwegian Sognametal brigade VREID have joined forces for a unique and spectacular event! Airing today, October 15, these legendary performers will unveil a collaborative concert stream in which they will transport viewers right from their living rooms to the breath-taking mountaintops of the…

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BORKNAGAR Announces a Special 25th Anniversary Edition of their Highly Influential Debut

From the Borknagar Facebook Page…. We are stoked to announce a very special 25th Anniversary reissue of our debut album “Borknagar” that will be out on Century Media Records on November 12, 2021. Øystein comments: “Throughout the years I have received countless requests for a re-release of this album, but…

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Italian Symphonic Folk Metal AEXYLIUM Release Video For Title Track Off Upcoming Album “The Fifth Season”

New Album “The Fifth Season” Out October 29th Italian symphonic folk metallers Aexylium have unleashed their latest video for the title track from their forthcoming album “The Fifth Season” due out October 29th, 2021 via Rockshots Records. The title track tells through the lyrics and the music an initial restlessness, which leads to a feeling of…

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Sound The Drums! Italian Symphonic Folk Metal AEXYLIUM First Single “The Bridge” Off Upcoming New Album “The Fifth Season”

New Album “The Fifth Season” Out October 29th Italian symphonic folk metallers Aexylium are sharing their first single “The Bridge” from their forthcoming album “The Fifth Season” due out October 29th, 2021 via Rockshots Records. The opening track of the full length, “The Bridge” is an instant war call, a powerful rush of drums, symphonic speed, and heaviness to…

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Thrash La Reine Releases Cover Of Traditional French Canadian Singalong “Au Chant de l’Alouette”

Montreal, Canada’s Thrash La Reine, is coming at you hard and fast in their usual manner, but they take a hard turn into folk metal territory with their forthcoming album “Notre-Dame-de-l’Enfer”, which will be a compendium of French Canadian/ Quebec folk tales. The first single off this album is “Au Chant de L’Alouette”,…

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DUSKMOURN Release “Deathless,” The First Single From Their Upcoming Album, Fallen Kings and Rusted Crowns, To Drop June 19

East Coast Epic Folk Metal duo DUSKMOURN have released the first single, “Deathless,” from their upcoming third album, FALLEN KINGS AND RUSTED CROWNS, due to drop June 19. This album was released totally by the band through a Kickstarter campaign. The single is streaming everywhere! Somewhere between the mountainous landscapes…

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