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TROLLFEST – KAPTEIN KAOS

TrollfesT are slowly morphing into Diablo Swing Orchestra and here I am, not complaining one bit. The band is back with their sixth full-length album Kaptein Kaos, and it seems they’ve ramped up all the elements that make their music great. Where there was folkish glee in albums past, there is MORE folkish glee in Kaptein Kaos. Where there were

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2014 PAGANFEST WILL FEATURE TURISAS, KORPIKLAANI, CHTHONIC, VARG AND MORE!

Paganfest is back with another impressive lineup for 2014! The fifth installment of the Paganfest America Tour will feature Turisas, Korpiklaani, Chthonic, Varg and Winterhymn! With this lineup, you are set for an epic night of all types of metal, and will surely leave some cities destroyed! The dates are below! BE THERE! 4/25 Springfield, VA @ Empire 4/26 Baltimore,

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HAPPY RAGNARÖK (AND NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY)!

Photo credit: The Independent. Are you prepared for the world to end today? Maybe it’s because you don’t have a margarita in your hand, silly goose! Everyone knows that the best beverage with which to await the demise of all life on earth is a grim and frostbitten blood (of thine enemies) orange marg — no salt. Sit back and

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PAGANFEST USA 2014: MY IDEAL LINE-UP

As you folkheads know, the Paganfest USA promoters have delayed the announcement of the 2014 line-up — again — much to everyone’s chagrin. Since they’re taking their sweet time (they just posted on their Facebook page that announcements will be made tomorrow at noon EST), I figure they’re probably still open to suggestions.

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – HEIDRA

Photo credit: Vibek Raj Maurya. On Heidra’s Facebook page, the band’s interests are listed as “Drinking.” I should have known right then that I’d like these fellas. That, and the folk/Viking metal orientation, of course. Heidra was formed in Copenhagen in 2006, just as I was cutting my little n00b teeth on Finntroll rips across the ocean. By 2008, after

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Spreading the Disease 2

TOP TEN SONGS ABOUT THE APOCALYPSE

Photo credit: TheTruthseeker.co.uk. 10. GWAR, “Ragnarok” Sinning feels so fine, you’re running out of time It’s always one hell of a party, when Ragnarok rolls around Ragnarok n’ roll, Ragnarok n’ roll It’s time to trash the planet, Ragnarok battleground GWAR are always good for a good time, to the point that they make the end of the world sound

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TROLLFEST – KAPTEIN KAOS

TrollfesT are slowly morphing into Diablo Swing Orchestra and here I am, not complaining one bit. The band is back with their sixth full-length album

PAGANFEST USA 2014: MY IDEAL LINE-UP

As you folkheads know, the Paganfest USA promoters have delayed the announcement of the 2014 line-up — again — much to everyone’s chagrin. Since they’re

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, FINLAND!

On this day in 1917, Finland declared its independence from Soviet Russia. Let’s celebrate by jamming out to our favorite Finnish bands!

HAIL OF THE WEEK – HEIDRA

Photo credit: Vibek Raj Maurya. On Heidra’s Facebook page, the band’s interests are listed as “Drinking.” I should have known right then that I’d like

Spreading the Disease 2

TOP TEN SONGS ABOUT THE APOCALYPSE

Photo credit: TheTruthseeker.co.uk. 10. GWAR, “Ragnarok” Sinning feels so fine, you’re running out of time It’s always one hell of a party, when Ragnarok rolls