Album Review: Silent Stream Of Godless Elegy – Smutnice (Redblack)

Silent Stream of Godless Elegy have been pioneering their own way in folk metal since their founding in 1995. They are now about to release their latest album entitled ‘Smutnice’ out on December 7th 2018 via Redblack.

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Single Slam – Juniper by Myrkur (Juniper)

Danish composer, vocalist and classically trained multi-instrumentalist, Myrkur, has released a new single called Juniper.

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Album Review – Sorgir by Skálmöld (Napalm Records)

Icelandic folk/Viking metal band have released Skálmöld have released their 5th studio album titled Sorgir via Napalm Records. Sorgir was released on the 12th of October and it is one of the finest folk metal album you will hear in 2018.

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Live Review – Wind Rose at The Black Heart, Camden (21/09/2018)

Italian folk/symphonic/dwarven metal band, Wind Rose, have recently finished a short tour of the UK with just three dates. GBHBL caught them live in London. Specifically at The Black Heart in Camden.

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EP Review: Breaky Boxes – From the Shelter (Self Released)

Breaky Boxes are an indie folk band hailing from Rouen, France. Founded in 2014 and with more than 150 shows under their belt they draw inspiration from American and Irish folk culture. Their debut EP entitled ‘From the Shelter’ was released on March 28th 2018.

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Single Slam – Old Friends by Riverman (Something This Way Comes)

Here is a bit of new music from a brand new band for you. Riverman hail from Finland, the land that just keeps giving when it comes to rock and metal. Riverman aim to add to the mix with a fresh and folkish take on dark rock.

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Album Review – Queen of Time by Amorphis (Nuclear Blast)

Finnish heavy metallers, Amorphis, have released their latest and 13th studio album, called Queen of Time. Having originally formed as a death metal band, Amorphis are now a glorious mix of power, prog, folk, rock, symphonic and death metal and Queen of Time is a shining example of genre mixing perfected.

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