HAIL OF THE WEEK – CELTIBEERIAN

HAIL OF THE WEEK – CELTIBEERIAN

Celtibeerian, which sounds more like a folk metal subgenre than a band, brings us Celtic folk metal from Spain. The band was founded in late 2010 and by the end of 2011, they’d recorded and released their first album Tirikantam, named for one of the words found...
ELUVEITIE AND MERI TADIC PARTING WAYS

ELUVEITIE AND MERI TADIC PARTING WAYS

After ten years with the band, violinist Meri Tadic and the popular folk metal band Eluveitie are planning an amicable split to coincide with the end of 2013. “I have lived a wonderful and unique time with this band,” stated Tadic in an official statement...

CNOC AN TURSA – THE GIANTS OF AULD

It looks like another Paganfest contender has entered the scene. Scottish blackened folk metal band Cnoc An Tursa recently released their debut album The Giants Of Auld in the UK (don’t worry, it’s coming to North America in late March), and it is quite an...
TOP 12 ALBUMS OF 2012

TOP 12 ALBUMS OF 2012

I’m going to be sad when it’s like, 2041 and lists with titles like this will no longer make sense. In the meantime… 12. Ensiferum – Unsung Heroes Ensiferum took their time with this one, and it shows. 2012 didn’t see a whole lot of folk...