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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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DEAR PAGANFEST, NEWS THAT YOU HAVE NEWS IS NOT NEWS

Seriously, how many times are the Paganfest organizers going to announce that they have news? No shit they have news — they’re organizing a popular event that thousands of people are looking forward to. We don’t need to know that news is coming. If we don’t have all the details yet, WE KNOW THAT THEY WILL COME. Am I the

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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 – FORODWAITH

Much like previous Hail Of The Week recipients The Last Alliance, Forodwaith named themselves after a Lord Of The Rings reference. Not only is Forodwaith from LOTR, the band’s previous name — Minas Morgul — is a reference to the fortified city in the series. I like Lord Of The Rings (the movies, at least), I like metal, and I’m

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KÁRI STREYMOY AND TÝR PART WAYS

Earlier today, folk metal band Týr announced that they and drummer Kári Streymoy have split. Streymoy had been in the band for 15 years, but experienced back problems that sidelined him for much of 2008 and ultimately led to his departure from the band. Týr’s official statement reads as follows: We regret to inform you that Kári Streymoy and the

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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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2013 PAGANFEST AMERICA TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED!

As we learned a few weeks ago, the 2013 Paganfest America tour will feature Ensiferum, Tyr, Heidevolk, Trollfest, and Helsott! The headliners from Finland said this on the trek: “So finally, Ensiferum will to return to North America. It’s been way too long since we shared wild Paganfest nights with our brothers and sisters across the ocean. We will not

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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

HAIL OF THE WEEK – FORODWAITH

Much like previous Hail Of The Week recipients The Last Alliance, Forodwaith named themselves after a Lord Of The Rings reference. Not only is Forodwaith

KÁRI STREYMOY AND TÝR PART WAYS

Earlier today, folk metal band Týr announced that they and drummer Kári Streymoy have split. Streymoy had been in the band for 15 years, but

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

2013 PAGANFEST AMERICA TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED!

As we learned a few weeks ago, the 2013 Paganfest America tour will feature Ensiferum, Tyr, Heidevolk, Trollfest, and Helsott! The headliners from Finland said