Tag Archives: folk metal

Album review: ALESTORM – No Grave But The Sea

ALESTORM - No Grave But The Sea

Napalm Records [Release date 26.05.17] Pirate metal heroes Alestorm are back to wreck havoc! If you have not heard the folk metal shenanigans of Alestorm you really are missing out. They weave many a piratical and sea faring tale, taking … Continue reading

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Gig review: HAMMERFEST VII – Pwllheli, Wales, 12 March 2015 (Day 1)

HAMMERFEST - Pwllheli, Wales, 12 March 2015 (Day 1)

So once again it’s time for the Pirate hordes to invade and take over the Hafan-Y-Mor site and by the amount of water falling out of the sky arriving on the Black Pearl wouldn’t have been out of place. This … Continue reading

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Album review: LYRIEL – Skin And Bones

Lyriel - Skin And Bones

AFM Records [Release date 26.09.14] Lyriel are another one of AFM’s roster that has totally passed me by until now. This German band formed way back in 2003 and debut “Prisonworld” was released in 2005. “Autumntales”, “Paranoid Circus” and “Leverage” … Continue reading

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Gig review: FINNTROLL – Classic Grand, Glasgow, 1 October 2013

On a wet Tuesday night what better way to pass the evening than in the company of three top Viking metal bands? I wasn’t sure how big a crowd would venture out on a school night for an evening of … Continue reading

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LYRIEL ‘Leverage’

AFM Records (2012) www.afm-records.de Folk metal band Lyriel returns with their new album a follow-up to the highly enjoyable ‘Paranoid Circus’ and it also marks the band’s debut on AFM Records. Overall the band has added a commercial sheen to … Continue reading

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