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Myrkgrav

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LOCATION : Vaasa, Finland

Status : On hold
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Lars Jensen : vocals, guitars, hardanger fiddle, sjøfløyte ("sea flute"), bukkehorn, keyboards.

Past members :
Kenneth Mellum (ex-Mistur) : drums

Dark Forest

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LOCATION : Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Status : Unknown
Music : Black Pagan


MEMBERS :
David Parks : guitar, bass, keyboard, vocals, mouth harp

Live sessions :
Patrick Kiselička : guitar
Theodore MacLean : bass guitar
David Horrocks : drums



HISTORY :
David Parks founded thhis project in 2003. Their lyrics deal with heathenism, and nature.


RECORDINGS :
Demo 2005
Aurora Borealis, album 2006
Land of the Evening Star, album 2012


WEBSITES :
http://www.darkforest.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/darkforestcan
http://www.youtube.com/darkforestcan

Contact : info@bleakartrecords.com
Booking :nathan.renaud@gmail.com

Eluveitie

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LOCATION : Zurich, Switzerland

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Chrigel Glanzmann (ex-Branâ Keternâ) : lead vocals, guitar, mandolin, uillean pipes, bodhrán, tin and low whistles, gaita
Fabienne Erni : vocals, harp, mandola
Rafael Salzmann : guitar
Kay Brem : bass
Matteo Sisti (Krampus) : bagpipes, whistles, guitar
Michalina Malisz : hurdy gurdy

Past members :
Rafi Kirder : bass, vocals
Sevan Kirder : whistles, bagpipes
Dani Fürer : guitar
Meri Tadić : fiddle
Dide Marfurt : bagpipes, hurdy gurdy
Severin "Sevi" Binder : bagpipes, flutes, vocals
Sime Koch : guitar, vocals
Päde Kistler (ex-Branâ Keternâ) : whistles, bagpipes
Nicole Ansperger : fiddle
Merlin Sutter : drums
Anna Murphy : hurdy gurdy, vocals
Ivo Henzi : guitar


HISTORY :
The band founded in 2002 and became one of the most famous folk metal bands since their debut album. Celtic history inspires them.


RECORDINGS :
Vên, demo 2003
Vên, EP 2004
Spirit, album 2006
Slania, album 2008
Live at Metalcamp, live album 20…

Mithotyn

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LOCATION : Mjölby, Sweden

Status : Split-up
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Karl "Kalle" Beckmann (King Of Asgard) : guitar
Stefan Weinerhall : guitar
Rickard Martinsson : bass, vocals
Karsten Larsson (ex-King Of Asgard) : drums

Past members :
Christian "Christer" Schütz : bass, vocals
Heléne Blad : keyboards, vocals


HISTORY :
The band founded in 1993. Their lyrics are about vikings, mythology and legends. Stefan founded the band Falconer once Mithotyn split up in 1999 and Karsten followed.


RECORDINGS :
In the Dead of Night rehearsal, demo 1993
Behold the Shields of Gold, demo 1993
Meadow In Silence, demo 1994
Nidhogg, demo 1995
Promo'96, demo 1996
In the Sign of the Ravens, album 1997
King of the Distant Forest, album 1998
Gathered Around the Oaken Table, album 1999
Carved in Stone - The Discography, compilation 2013


WEBSITES :
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Contact : N/A

Arkona (RUS)

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LOCATION : Moscow, Russia

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Masha "Scream" : vocals
Sergei "Lazar" : guitar
Ruslan "Kniaz" : bass
Andrey Ishchenko : drums
Vladimir "Volk" : wind ethnic instruments

Past members :
Vlad "Artist" : drums

Korpiklaani / Shaman

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LOCATION : Lahti, Finland

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Jonne Järvelä (Jonne) : vocals
Cane : guitar
Jarkko Aaltonen : bass
Matson : drums
Tuomas Rounakari : violin
Sami Perttula : accordion

Finntroll

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LOCATION : Helsinki, Finland

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Mathias "Vreth" Lillmåns : vocals
Sami" Tundra" Uusitalo : bass
Mikael "Routa" karlbom : guitar
Samuli "Skrymer" Ponsimaa : guitars
Henri "Trollhorn" Sorvali : guitar, keyboards
Aleksi Virta : keyboards
MörkÖ : drums