Trollfest

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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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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NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL RETURNS – FIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED!

Well, well, well, the NEMHF returns this year with an amazing lineup!  On April 19th, 20th & 21st, Worcester, MA will once again be brought to its knees by an onslaught of amazing metal talent including the likes of Anthrax, Hatebreed, Opeth, Suicidal Tendencies, Exodus, Municipal Waste, Shadows Fall& Ensiferum!  And that’s just the beginning! New England Metal & Hardcore

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NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL LINEUP REVEALED

The 15th annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has announced their full lineup, and girl oh girl is it a good ‘un. If you’re like me and you waited too long to buy MDF passes, and you live too far south for Heavy TO/MTL, the NE Metal & Hardcore Fest might be just the way to spruce up your

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PAGANFEST IS BACK IN PART FOUR OF THEIR ATTEMPT TO KEEP THE SHTICK ALIVE!

Yes, Paganfest is back and it is once again being graced by the presence of Ensiferum.  Backing them up will by the familiar, TYR, and three bands I’ve never heard of; Heidevolk, Trollfest and HELSÓTT who apparently hail from the Viking laden lands of… Los Angeles? Well, anyway, the lineup is not enough to get me interested personally.  I’m a fan of

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – SATANAKOZEL

SatanaKozel are (in no particular order): Dmitry Dobrynin (keyboard, vocals), Nickolay Kuskov (drums), Vasiliy Kuzkov (guitar, vocals), Mr. Magister (bass), Vladimir Savvateev (guitar). One of these people is not pictured, and I am not sure who. Sorry. Back when I was but a wee folk metal fan, I always wondered why the bands rarely wrote lyrics in their own language.

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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

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 – SATANAKOZEL

SatanaKozel are (in no particular order): Dmitry Dobrynin (keyboard, vocals), Nickolay Kuskov (drums), Vasiliy Kuzkov (guitar, vocals), Mr. Magister (bass), Vladimir Savvateev (guitar). One of