symphonic folk metal

Sirenia - Arcane Astral Aeons

Sirenia, a shining star in the Nordic symphonic gothic metal world, released their ninth album “Arcane Astral Aeons” through Napalm Records. I fell in love with this album when I first listened to it before interviewing Morten, on their latest tour. The dark fantasy style lyrics were brought to life by beautiful vocalist Emmanuelle Zoldan, complementing the rhythm and symphonic guitars and mystical keyboard.

Alestorm to release “Captain Morgan’s Revenge” – 10th Anniversary Edition – on January 26th 2018

Oh wow! Back in 2008, Alestorm were mere newcomers and beginners - and yet they created a modern metal classic and a completely new subgenre.

Captain Morgan’s Revenge” marks the birth of Pirate Metal as we know it today and turned a couple of young Scotsmen into the hottest band the modern metal scene has to offer! Ten years later and sold-out shows all over the world, their boozy debut gets its well-deserved anniversary treatment and will be re-released on January 26th, 2018, with Napalm Records!

Alestorm - No Grave but the Sea

Alestorm must be one of the worst bands that came out in the last few years. Keyboard laden “metal” with very average vocals that hardly register as proper singing. Pseudo folk aspirations, stolen from shanties and jigs, turned into simple songs with no real choruses.
 

Alestorm to release new studio album “No Grave But the Sea” on May 26th 2017

Aarrrrrrrr, the one and only heavy metal pirates of Alestorm are back, and they've brought with them their 5th full length album titled “No Grave But the Sea”!

Time to put on your eyepatch and let the rum flow freely for the unstoppable international party machine, as Alestorm have finally announced first and hotly anticipated details on their brand new album!

“No Grave But the Sea” will be released on May 26th, 2017, on Napalm Records, now the band, fronted by Captain Chris Bowes, unveiled their upcoming album cover art as well as track listing.

Captain Christopher Bowes commented on the album: