Category Archives: folk metal

Amorphis – “Queen of Time”

Amorphis are one of my favorite bands. While that might make this seem like a bias review, the truth is I hold my favorite bands to a very high standard. With Amorphis, I keep waiting for them to release a … Continue reading

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Winterfylleth – “The Hallowing Of Heirdom”

Winterfylleth are one of my favorite atmospheric black metal bands. Their approach to their music and their concepts are all quite progressive. Their new album “The Hallowing Of Heirdom” shows that the band are willing to explore the more mellow, … Continue reading

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Wintersun – “The Forest Seasons”

Wintersun are a band that you could write a book about. They’ve had an interesting career to this point which includes a brilliant debut album, an 8 year span between albums, a second album “Time” that was split into two … Continue reading

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Vintersorg – “Till Fjälls del II”

For those who don’t know, Vintersorg is both a band and the alias of band leader Andreas Hedlund. Hedlund is also a member of Borknagar (one of my favorite bands) and Cronian (with Øystein Brun of Borknagar) among many other … Continue reading

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