Celtic metal

SuidAkrA release lyric video for first single “Snakehenge”

AFM announce the new album of the mighty SuidAkrA: “Cimbric Yarns”, which will be released on November 16th, 2018, and is the thirteenth studio after 24 years of band history.

The official lyric video for “Snakehenge” has just been released and you can check it out below.

Instead of their characteristic bombastic melodic death metal, the musicians impress with an acoustic, ambient masterpiece that takes the audience into a mystical land far before time.

SuidAkrA to release new studio album “Cimbric Yarns” on November 16th 2018

After 24 years of band history and 12 studio albums SuidAkrA has become a flagship in the Celtic-Metal scene.

During this time they toured around the globe, played any number of shows, mastermind Arkadius Antonik even spent a week on behalf of the German Goethe Institute to support regional musical projects in India and SuidAkrA has been the first metal band ever that performed six shows there.

Eluveitie re-sign to Nuclear Blast Records

Nuclear Blast Records is proud to anounce, that the Swiss folk metal stars Eluveitie have signed a new record deal with the German based label.

Over ten years ago, in November 2007, the unknown Swiss folk-metal newcomers Eluveitie signed their first contract with Nuclear Blast and became an internationally successful act, with the release of their label debut “Slania”.

Five more incredibly successful studio albums followed and now the band have signed a new deal with the label so that the formidable pairing can continue to produce even more greatness.

Mastermind Chrigel Glanzmann states:

Skálmöld present lyric video for second single “Móri”

The Icelandic Viking Metal Heroes Skálmöld present a lyric video for their second single “Móri”, taken for their upcoming album “Sorgir” (eng.: “sorrow”).

Check out the lyric video below.

Once again the video was created by the amazing Kristjan Lyngmo.

Skálmöld on the new video:
“We now present to you the second track from our upcoming album "Sorgir", which will be released on October 12th via Napalm Records.

Leah releases lyric video for new track “Edge of Your Sword”

Symphonic/Celtic vocalist Leah - described affectionately by her fans as “the metal Enya” - recently announced the release of her upcoming full-length album, “The Quest”, out on Friday, October 5th.

The album features a stronger Celtic and Fantasy connection in comparison to her previous release, “Kings & Queens”, as well as prog rock elements and ethereal ambiance, combined with traditional symphonic metal elements.

The album is available for pre-order here.

Eluveitie to release “Slania - 10 Years” anniversary edition on November 16th 2018

In February 2008 the, then rather unknown, Swiss folk-metal newcomers Eluveitie published an album which would later be heralded as one of the most important reasons for the band's break-through: “Slania”.

What Eluveitie achieved with that album is not something you could call a phenomena. It's much more the product of hard, passionate work; the kind of work you put into something you love with all your heart.

Skálmöld reveal lyric video for first single “Sverðið”

The Icelandic Viking Metal Heroes Skálmöld present the very first video for their upcoming album “Sorgir” (eng.: “sorrow”).

Skálmöld, known for their unique sound, taking you with “Sverðið” (eng.: “sword”) right into one of the four stories full of tragedy and death. But beware, there are two sides! As every story is told from two perspectives, first called “Sagnir” (tales) and second “Svipir” (ghosts), the last four songs of “Sorgir” will give you a different view of the previous experience.

Leah to release new studio album “The Quest” on October 5th 2018

The Celtic metal songstress Leah will release her new album “The Quest” on October 5th, 2018, in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings.

The album was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Amaranthe, Evergrey) and musicians on the album includes Troy Donockley (Nightwish), Timo Somers (Delain), Chen Balbus (Orphaned Land), Barend Courbois (Blind Guardian) and Sander Zoer (ex. Delain).

Skálmöld to release new studio album “Sorgir” on October 12th 2018

The Icelandic Viking Metal Heroes Skálmöld strike back with their 5th full length album “Sorgir”.

“Sorgir” will be released on October 12th, 2018, via Napalm Records.

The album title (eng.: sorrows) gives the headline for this concept album that is divided in two parts: The first four songs tell four short stories about tragedies and death. It is called Sagnir (tales). The second chapter called Svipir (ghosts) thickens the plot by telling the same four stories from a different perspective.

Evilon to release debut full-length album “Leviathan” on September 28th 2018

Swedish Melodic Folk-Death Metal act Evilon are pleased to announce that they have signed with WormHoleDeath for the release of their debut album “Leviathan”.

“Leviathan” will be out on September 28th, 2018, via Wormholedeath / Aural Music Group / The Orchard.

Check out the lyric video for the title track, “Leviathan”, below.

1. Eye of the Storm
2. Sound of the Tombs
3. Leviathan
4. Souldrainer
5. The King of a Thousand Suns
6. In the Shadow of My Grief
7. Welcome home
8. The Sacred
9. Serpent Eye