medieval metal

Obsequiae to release new studio album “The Palms of Sorrowed Kings” on November 22nd 2019

20 Buck Spin presents the third full-length album by beloved Minnesota-based castle metal act Obsequiae, announcing “The Palms of Sorrowed Kings” for November release. Alongside its artwork and details, the LP’s first two songs “L’autrier M’en Aloie” and “Ceres in Emerald Streams” have been posted.

Kanseil to release new studio album “Fulìsche” on May 25th 2018

Rockshots Records is proud to announce the signing of Italian folk metal Kanseil.
Formed in 2010, the band are a 21st century version of their land's rich-story telling tapestry, they are bards with instruments, musical archaeologists, excavating the sounds and stories of their country's past to create something new, beguiling and beautiful.

Scythia announces Fall 2016 North American Tour

Canadian progressive/power folklore metallers Scythia recently released their newest full-length offering, “Lineage”.

You can order your digital or physical copy of “Lineage” now via the band's Bandcamp page, here.

Today, the band is pleased to announce their upcoming conquest of North America, beginning on October 26th in Regina, SK and hitting several major U.S. and Canadian cities, coming to a close on November 19th in Edmonton, AB.

Scythia to release new album “Lineage” on May 4th 2016

The winter of 2013/2014 was a busy one for progressive power metal band Scythia. The Canadian quartet's lead single and music video from their previous album “...Of Conquest”, entitled “Bear Claw Tavern”, was first featured via and instantly hit the web like wildfire. The video - described as a truly uproarious three-minute scorcher featuring Scythia rocking out in a medieval tavern filled with hooligans and mysterious characters - garnered over 50,000 views in less than a few days, inciting io9 to dub it “20 times better than The Hobbit”.

Gwar - Tour Dates 2013

Masters of medieval metal, the mighty GWAR, are poised to return to the world of man as today they announced the first leg of their massive “Madness at the Core of Time” world tour, in support of their new album, "Battle Maximus", which is out September 17th on Metal Blade Records. The tour, which features a completely brand-new show full of slavering creatures and deserving victims, is set to kick off October 2nd in Columbus, Ohio and runs through November 17th in Washington, DC. Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 2nd.