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Spellblast

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LOCATION : Bergamo, Italy

Status : Active
Music : Heavy Metal


MEMBERS :
Daniele ''Scavo'' Scavoni : vocals
Luca Arzuffi : guitar
Xavier Rota : bass
Michele ''Mikymetal'' Olmi : drums

Nomans Land

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LOCATION : Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Sigurd : guitars, vocals
Ainar (Troll Bends Fir) : drums
Hjervard : bass
Aleksander "Nevskij" : guitar

Tin' Sontsya

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LOCATION : Kyyiv, Ukraine

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Serhiy Vasyliuk : vocals
Ivan Grygoriak : guitar, bass
Andriy Karmanovich : guitar
Volodymyr Khavruk : drums
Oleh Slobodyan : bandura

Ar Re Yaouank

LOCATION : Donegal, Ireland

Status : Split-up
Music : Celtic Folk


MEMBERS :
Frédéric Guichen : accordion
Jean-Charles Guichen : guitar
Gaël Nicol (Bleizi Ruz) : bombard, biniou
David Pasquet : bombard
Stéphane De Vito : bass


HISTORY :
Brothers Frédéric and Jean-Charles Guichen founded the band in 1986. Ar Re Yaouank is mainly known for their track "Breizh Positive" that was a success. The band split up in 1998.

RECORDINGS :
Sidwel, album 1989
Fest-Noz Still Alive, live album 1992
Breizh Positive, album 1994
Trivet Act, album 1996
L'intégrale Ar Re Yaouank, compilation 2013


WEBSITES :
N/A

Contact : N/A

Clannad

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LOCATION : Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland

Status : Active
Music : Celtic Folk


MEMBERS :
Moya Brennan : vocals, harp
Ciarán Brennan : bass, guitar, keyboards, mandolin, vocals
Noel Duggan : guitar, vocals
Pádraig Duggan : guitar, mandola, mandolin, vocals
Pól Brennan : flute, guitar, percussions, whistles, vocals

Past member :
Enya Brennan : percussion, keyboards, vocals


Black Messiah

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LOCATION : Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Status : Active
Music : Pagan Metal


MEMBERS :
Zagan : vocals, violon, guitar, mandolin
Patrick Donath : lead guitar
Garm : bass
Ymir : guitar
Bröh : drums

Past members : Frangus : lead guitar
Meldric : guitar
Frohnleichnam : guitar
Reverend Heidenbluth : drums
Zoran Novak : guitar
Agnar : keyboards
Hrym : keyboards
Niörd : bass
Drahco : bass
Nabahm : drums

Capercaillie

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LOCATION : Argyll, Scotland

Status : Active
Music : Celtic Folk


MEMBERS :
Karen Matheson : vocals
Donald Shaw : keys
Charlie McKerron : fiddle
Manus Lunny : guitar
Ewen Vernal : bass
Michael McGoldrick : flute, pipes

In Extremo

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LOCATION : Berlin, Germany

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Das letzte Einhorn (Michael Rhein) : vocals, bagpipes
Der Lange (Sebastian van Lange) : guitar
Dr. Pymonte (Andre Strugala) : bagpipes, harp, shawm
Flex der Biegsame (Marco Torzylsky) : bagpipes, shawm
Yellow Pfeiffer (Boris Pfeiffer) : bagpipes, shawm, nyckelharpa
Die Lutter (Kay Lutter) : bass
Specki T.D : drums

Waylander

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LOCATION : Armagh, Northern Ireland

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
ArdChieftain Ciaran O'Hagan : vocals
Saul McMichael : guitars
Tor Dennison : guitars
Michael Proctor : bass
Lee McCartney : drums
Dave Briggs : whistle, mandolin, bodhran

Past members :
Den Ferran : drums
Dermot O'Hagan : guitars
Den Ferran : drums
Jason Barriskill (RIP 2010) : bass
Peter Boylan : guitars
Máirtín Mac Cormaic : tin whistle
Nick Shannon : drums
Gareth Murdock (Alestorm) : guitars
Hugh O'Neill : guitars
Steve Reynold : bass


HISTORY :
Waylander was formed in 1993 by brothers Ciaran and Dermot O'Hagan. Several line-up change since 1995.


RECORDINGS :
Once Upon an Era, demo 1994
Dawning of a New Age, demo 1996
Reawakening Pride Once Lost, album 1998
The Light, The Dark and the Endless Knot, album 2001
Honour Amongst Chaos, album 2008
Kindred Spirits, album 2012
Ériú’s Wheel, album 2019 [ details ]


WEBSITES :
http://www.clanwaylander.com/
https://www.facebook.com/clanwaylander/
https://tw…

Andrea « Nebel » Haugen (Hagalaz' Runedance/Nebelhexë)

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LOCATION : England

Status : Split-up
Music : Pagan Folk


MEMBERS :
Andrea « Nebel » Haugen : everything


Equilibrium

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LOCATION : Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Robert "Robse" Dahn : vocals
René Berthiaume : guitar, keyboards
Dom R. Crey (ex-Wolfchant) : guitar
Tuval "Hati" Refaeli : drums

Butterfly Temple

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LOCATION : Moscow, Russia

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Alexander Ratiyar Bulanov : vocals
Mikhail Shmatko : guitars
Valeri Ostrikov : guitars
Nikolay Korshunov : bass
Sergei Aven Avanesov : keyboards
Alexey Sporyshev : drums


HISTORY :
Butterfly Temple founded in 1995.

RECORDINGS :
Nahaimal, demo, 1996
Black Glory, demo, 1997
Golos Krovi/Kniga Velesa, compilation of the 2 first demos 1998
Ãîëîñ Êðîâè demo, 1998
Êíèãà Âåëåñà demo, 1998
Велес, 1999
Колесо Чернобога, album 2001
Сны Северного Моря, album 2002
Тропою Крови По Воле Рода!, album 2003
Время Мары, album 2005
За Солнцем Вслед, ablum 2006
The Butterfly Effect, split 2009
Земля, album 2010
Солнцестояние, compilation 2010
Смерть Дана Одна на Всех, single 2011
Степная Кобылица, single 2012
Дыхание, album 2012
Неизбежность, single 2013
Останься со мной, single 2014
Дорога домой, single 2014
Вечность, album 2015


WEBSITES :
http://www.butterflytemple.ru/
http://vk.com/butterfly_temple
https://www.facebook.com/ButterflyTemple/

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Ensiferum

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LOCATION : Helsinki, Finland

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Petri Lindroos : lead vocals, guitar
Markus Toivonen : guitar, vocals
Sami Hinkka : bass, vocals
Janne Parviainen : drums

Past members :
Emmi Silvennoinen : keyboard, backing vocals
Jukka-Pekka Miettinen (ex-Cadacross) : bass
Sauli Savolainen : bass
Jari Mäenpää : lead vocals, guitar
Oliver Fokin : drums
Kimmo Miettinen (ex-Cadacross) : drums
Netta Skog (ex-Turisas) : accordion

Sagentoeter

LOCATION : Austria

Status : Split-up
Music : Pagan Folk


MEMBERS :
Mark A. How : vocals, guitars, nyckelharpa, dalslandspipa, flemish bagpipe, flutes, recordes, drums and percussion Steve E.(guest musician) : guitars, flemish bagpipes, recorders, percussions, additional vocals on "bring back the old gods" Riharc.(guest musician) : hurdy-gurdy, flemish bagpipe, nyckelharpa onv on "but warriors are marching", additional vocals at "another friend", "bring back the old gods" and "armageddon is a sunny day"

HISTORY :
The project ended after the release of the debut album in 2005. The lyrics were in English, and dealed with norse/germanic mythology, and life overall.

RECORDINGS :
Prayers To Othinn, album 2005


WEBSITES :
N/A

Contact : N/A

Zpoan Vtenz

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LOCATION : Utena, Lithuania

Status : Split-up
Music : Black Pagan


MEMBERS :
Ramunas "Munis" Pesonis : vocals, guitar
Vilma Ciplyte : vocals
Audrius Simkunas : drums


HISTORY :
Now split-up, this band founded in 1994 by the same members of the Ha Lela band project.


RECORDINGS :
Gimę nugalėt, album 1998


WEBSITES :
N/A

Contact : N/A