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Eluveitie “Helvetios”

Eluveitie - Helvetios

Folk metal is a genre that seems to be getting more and more attention, and for good reason. Even being classified as folk metal, nearly all the bands have their own unique sound, due to either the instruments involved, or simply the other genres of music that play a special …

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Suidakra “Book of Dowth”

Suidakra is the name of the founding member, Arkadius Antonik, spelled backwards. They are a melodic folk death metal band from Germany with a very strong Celtic theme. Lyrically and musically that should tell you what to expect, the important part here is how well they pull it off. Generally, …

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Best of 2010 – DonnieCake Style

Alcest - Ecailles de Lune

This was a surprisingly good year in metal. The metalcore and deathcore scenes became completely overrun and ruined, but that’s ok because we don’t care about them anymore anyways. We, or at least I, saw a huge resurgence in straight up metal, and black metal didn’t have a bad year …

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