Album Reviews

TýR – Hel

15th March 2019 Reinier de Vries

Catchy, a word that describes their music for a very big part. Traditional folk elements, sing a long refrains combined with power metal riffs and melodic twin guitar pieces are the main ingredients again.  TýR did [Read »]

Album Reviews

Gwydion – Thirteen

4th August 2018 Chris Galea

Despite “Thirteen” being the band’s 4th album, it’s only my first opportunity to uncover Gwydion’s music. The band is from Portugal, and their songs speak of Vikings, Celtic mythology and Pagan lore, particularly in relation [Read »]

Album Reviews

Vinterblot – Realms Of The Untold

26th March 2016 Liam Savage

The whole Viking metal scene has really swelled into a large pool of talent in the last decade.  Front-runners like Amon Amarth have stayed tried-and-true in their quest for a vision that is more about [Read »]

Album Reviews

Vanir – Aldar Rök

26th February 2016 Thomas Nielsen

This is an album that has grown constantly on me. Where Danish folk/death metal/slightly black metal outfit from the outset have been following in the footsteps of their countrymen in Svartsot, this their fourth release [Read »]

Album Reviews

Vesperia – The Iron Tempests EP

15th July 2015 Sophie Ruhnke

When I read the words “Epic Metal”, my mind creates a whole movie soundtrack. There is a big orchestra playing… well, epic melodies, and I imagine massive fight scenes involving vikings, knights and something like that. And [Read »]