viking metal

Amon Amarth to release new studio album “Berserker” on May 3rd 2019

On May 3rd, 2019, Amon Amarth will release their 11th full-length album, “Berserker”, via Metal Blade Records (North America) / Sony Music (International).

Frontman Johan Hegg, together with Dr Chris Tuckley from the Jorvik Viking Centre in York, England, explains the legend of the “Berserker” in this short clip here.

Týr - Hel

Týr returns after a six year hiatus, that some festivals “sold” as a farewell, with a new album for Metal Blade Records along with a couple of new members in the form of a new drummer Tadeusz Rieckmann and guitarist Attila Vörös (who most might remember from his Nevermore/Sanctuary live sessions) both from Hungary, thus breaking the tradition of the band of featuring Faroesian musicians only.

Týr launches music video for new single “Ragnars Kvæði”

This Friday (March 8th), the Faroe Islands’ Týr will release their eighth full-length, “Hel”, via Metal Blade Records.

“Hel” is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal that will immediately resonate with any who have followed the band at any point over the two decades of their storied career.

Månegarm to release new studio album “Fornaldarsagor” on April 26th 2019

Månegarm’s new album “Fornaldarsagor” will be released on April 26th, 2019, via Napalm Records

The album will contain eight furious tracks, that breathe new life into sagas and tales from a pre-christianized, pagan era that made Scandinavia into what it is today – and those sagas have now been wrapped in exciting viking metal.

Ensiferum live in Tampa, FL, 2019

As Ensiferum took to the stage, to the cheers of the crowd, they were decked out in their trademark face paint and bassist Sami Hinkka was even wearing a kilt! They kicked off their set with “For Those about to Fight” off of their 2017 release “Two Paths”. Wow! Right from the start they sounded great.
 

Týr release music video for new single “Sunset Shore”

On March 8th, 2019, the Faroe Islands’ Týr will release their eighth full-length, “Hel”, via Metal Blade Records. “Hel” is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal that will immediately resonate with any who have followed the band at any point over the two decades of their storied career.

Watch the video for the new single, “Sunset Shore” (directed by Mihaszna Film), below.
 

Norvhar release new single “Fest in Midgard”

About a month before the official release of their debut effort and after already sharing the single “Of Stone, Gold & Blood” on the digital platforms, Swiss Pagan/Folk-metal band Norvhar just unveiled another track from this upcoming effort with “Fest in Midgard” available right now below.

The song will feature on “Kauna”, the band’s first album coming out on February 16th, 2019, for physical and digital formats.