MUNRUTHEL – Epoch Of Aquarius

Friday, May 10, 2013 : 0 Comments

MUNRUTHEL is the solo project of THUNDERKRAFT (see my review of their latest album here) drummer… Munruthel. Everything started around 1995, when the debut album of SILENTIUM was released. It was a CDemo titled “The Ancients’ Wisdom”, containing 18 electronic … continue reading

VEXILLUM – The Bivouac

Saturday, January 5, 2013 : 0 Comments

VEXILLUM, the name for the legionary banner of the Roman army which, carried before the troops, proudly bore the legion’s name. The band itself hails from Pisa in Italy and was formed in 2004 as SHADOW VEXILLUM. The following year, … continue reading


Wednesday, August 1, 2012 : 0 Comments

THUNDERKRAFT is another Ukrainian Death/Black Metal band that is signed to Svarga Music. As I said in SVYATOGOR’s review (see here), this band features some of those members. The music, however, is different, in that THUNDERKRAFT’s is labelled as, according … continue reading

BLACK MESSIAH – The Final Journey

Sunday, April 15, 2012 : 0 Comments

Three years after the exceptionally well-written album “First War Of The World” (see my review here), the German Black/Folk/Power Metal band returns with a new album: “The Final Journey”. This is their fifth full-length since the band’s founding in 1992, … continue reading

ARKONA – Slovo

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 : 0 Comments

Back in May the Russian Folk Metal band ARKONA released the EP “Stenka Na Stenku” (see the review here) as pre-taste for the next studio full-length “Slovo”, which means “Word” in English. “Slovo” is the follow-up to the band’s very … continue reading

SVARTSOT – Maledictus Eris

Saturday, September 10, 2011 : 0 Comments

With the renewed line-up the Danish Folk Metal band SVARTSOT released its second album, “Mulmets Viser”, in 2010. See the review here). This was not a bad album, but to me it wasn’t as good as the debut, “Ravnenes Saga” (2007, see the review here). … continue reading


Friday, August 26, 2011 : 0 Comments

Pagan Metal bands are legio out there, from ENSIFERUM over AMON AMARTH to ARKONA and TÝR, to name just these. But Iceland also has its bands in this lyrical genre, as SKÁLMÖLD proves. The debut album, “Baldur”, was originally released … continue reading
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