folk metal

La Breiche: Le Rite

La Breiche's new album is a force of nature, immersive and carefully constructed, combining unorthodox elements but retaining a careful touch....

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Nomadic music and the convergence of style – Tengger Cavalry

Sometimes, the tropes of contemporary Western culture can combine with the music of other eras and nations to turn up unexpected results....

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Clever, Inventive, Versatile… and Dull: Vozrozhdeniye (Arkona)

Accomplished and precise, Arkona's rework of Vozrozhdeniye nevertheless fails to ignite...

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A folksy bagpipe-led interlude unexpectedly sweeps in [Skyforger]

Their use of a jaw harp is perhaps unique in metal....

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