folk-metal

Korpiklaani announce March 2020 UK Tour and release music video for new track “Jägermeister”

Finnish folk metal heroes Korpiklaani who are currently preparing for two Russian shows with Trollfest later this month, are pleased to announce that they will be returning to UK shores in March 2020 for a string of eight headline shows, as part of their ongoing Land Of A Thousand Drinks world tour! The final performance is set to take place at Hammerfest UK. Support on the tour will come from Nuclear Blast label mates Burning Witches

Korpiklaani unveil lyric video for new single “Land of a Thousand Drinks”

The Finnish Folk Metal Superstars Korpiklaani release a lyric video for their new single “Land of a Thousand Drinks” to celebrate the start of their US tour, which kicks off today in Tampa, Florida.

The track will be available digitally next week, on September 27th, but you can already watch the new clip below.

Motanka release mystic video for first single “Verba”

Ukrainian Wacken Metal Battle 2018 winners Motanka release a stunning and dramatic 7 minute official video for their first single “Verba” (Ukrainian for “willow tree”) from their upcoming self-titled debut album. The video underlines the strong connection of the Mystic Metal four-piece to mystical nature and ancient traditions.

Dreadnought announces Summer 2019 US Tour

Denver progressive doom bringers Dreadnought have confirmed a stretch of US live dates to kick off the summer season. Set to commence on June 21st and run through July 7th, the trek includes eight shows supporting Montreal’s Big|Brave, and follows several previously-announced performances this spring including an appearance at Psycho Smokeout in Los Angeles, California alongside Elder, Monolord, Belzebong, Amenra, Uada, and more. See all confirmed dates below.
 

Motanka to release self-titled debut album on June 7th 2019

Ukrainian Wacken Metal Battle 2018 winners Motanka will release their self-titled debut album, “Motanka”, on June 7th, 2019, via Napalm Records.

Influenced by traditional Ukrainian folk music, metal tunes and modern electronica, the band creates a very unique mix that the band refers to as “Mystic Metal”.

Motanka managed to capture the trance-like magic of their live shows on their debut, which leaves each and every stereotype behind and hypnotizes with heavy ethno soundscapes.

Korpiklaani releases lyric video for digital single “Bier Bier”

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars Korpiklaani are currently touring Europe alongside Turisas and Trollfest in support of their latest studio album “Kulkija”.

To celebrate, the band released a special tour edition, which includes the “Beer Beer” CD, featuring 14 different versions of the eponymous track.

Taken from this CD is also “Bier Bier”, sung by Tankard’s Gerre, who even wrote the lyrics for the adaption. Watch the lyric video for the German “Beer Beer” version below.