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Nerthus

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LOCATION : Hohenems,Vorarlberg, Austria

Status : Unknown
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Mirko B. : vocals
Clemens J. Hiebaum : keyboard, backing vocals
Alexander K. Hiebaum : guitars, bass, jew's harp, drum programming, backing vocals

Past members :
D. Rutem : drums


HISTORY :
Nerthus is a folk/black metal band with lyrics about medieval, history and nature, The band was founded in 1999.


RECORDINGS :
Escape from Suction, album 2000
Scattered to the Four Wainds, album 2002
Black Medieval Art, album 2004
The Crowned's Reunion, album 2007


WEBSITES :
N/A

Contact : N/A

Fimbulthier

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LOCATION : Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

Status : Split-Up
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Marc Mühlhausen : bass, vocals
Yves : guitars, vocals
Bert : guitars
Philipp 'Nafta' Dießl : drums


HISTORY :
Fimbulthier founded in 2004 with lyrics about the Nordic gods, mythology and war.


RECORDINGS :
Demo 2005
Promo 2006
The Battle Begins, album 2007
Rise, single 2009
Rise, album 2010


WEBSITES :
N/A

Contact : N/A

Strydegor

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LOCATION : Hagenow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Clemens Thieke : bass
Florian Kunde : guitars, vocals
Daniel Hausschild : guitar
Immanuel Promnitz : drums

Past members :
Slava Giebel : guitars (R.I.P. May 23, 2009, car accident)
Sven Martinek : drums
Simon Dierkes : drums
David Holst : guitar
Christian Eggers : drums

Ivan Tzarevich

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LOCATION : Moscow, Russia

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Elena Veresk : vocals, psaltery
Valeriy Naumov : vocals, guitars
Dmitriy Pryakhin : guitar
Alexandr Myslivchuk : bass
Maxim Oleynik : drums
Morwenn : recorder
Galaad : diatonic accordion

Darkest Era

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LOCATION : Enniskillen/Belfast, Ireland

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Krum : vocals
Ade Mulgrew : guitar
Sarah Wieghell : guitar
Daniel O'Toole : bass
Cameron Glass : drums

Past members :
David Lindsay : bass
Lisa Howe : drums

Žrec

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LOCATION : Vysočina, Czech Republic

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Soulburner : harsh vocals, bass
Torham : guitars
Týna : clean vocals, flutes, keyboards
Sarapis : drums


HISTORY :
The band founded in 2004. Their lyrics deal with Slavonic Paganism. Nebeské Stríbro Perunovo' is a cover of Nokturnal Mortum's 'Perun's Celestial Silver' with poeticized lyrics in Czech language but Žrec lyrics doesn't deal with politic as I asked them on december 28th, 2008 :

Nebelung

LOCATION : Bonn, Germany

Status : Active
Music : Neofolk


MEMBERS :
Stefan Otto : classical guitar, voice
Thomas List : steel-string acoustic guitar
Katharina Hoffmann : cello


HISTORY :
Nebelung is an old german name for November, the month of melancholy and herald of forthcoming winter. The band founded during autumn 2004 got several guest musicians. Their lyrics deal with nature, especally autumn ; and philosophy.


RECORDINGS :
Mistelteinn, album 2005
Reigen, single 2006
Vigil, album 2008


WEBSITES :
https://www.facebook.com/nebelungofficial/
https://soundcloud.com/nebelung
http://nebelung.bandcamp.com/

Contact :woodsandsilence@gmail.com

Trollfest

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LOCATION : Oslo, Norway

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Trollmannen : vocals
Mr. Seidel : guitar
Lodd Bolt : bass
Trollbank : drums
DrekkaDag : saxophone

Past members :
Per Spelemann : guitar
Manskow : accordion, Greek bouzouki, banjo
Dr. Leif Kjønnsfleis : guitar, vocals
Psychotroll : bass
St Beinhard : guitar


HISTORY :
Trollfest was founded in 2003. For their lyrics, they use a troll language that is a mix of different languages without grammar, and tell about drinks and trolls.


RECORDINGS :
Promo, demo 2004
Willkommen Folk Tell Drekka Fest!, album 2005
Brakebein, album 2006
Villanden, album 2009
Uraltes Elemente, EP 2009
En Kvest For Den Hellige Gral, album 2011
Brumlebassen, album 2012
A Decade of Drekkadence, compilation 2013 [ details ]
Ave Maria, single 2014 [ details ]
Kaptein Kaos, album 2014 [ details ]
Helluva, album 2017 [ details ]
Espen Bin Askeladden, single 2018 [ details ]
Norwegian Fairytales, album 2019 [ details ]


WEBSITES :
http://www.trollfest.com/
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Sturmpercht

LOCATION : Austria

Status : Active
Music : Neofolk


MEMBERS :
M. Percht : vocals, lyrics, percussions, bells, images, clothes
Hajü : vocals, accordeon, Shruti, percussions
Hanns Aufschring : guitars, e-guitars, flutes, whistles, harmonica
Herr Wind : vocals, guitars, drums, lyrics
Der Einsiedler : bass, violin, e-violin
Dimo : drums, percussions



HISTORY :
Sturmpercht is an Austrian Neofolk band. A 'Percht' is a mythological creature from Austria. Sturmpercht's music is deeply rooted in Austian folk music. Their lyrics are mostly Austrian and alpine tales or poems by (nowadays more or less) well known German speaking poets, like Ludwig Uhland ('Was rauschet und was brauset') or Friedrich Hielscher ('Wir rufen Deine Wölfe').

RECORDINGS :
Tanz des Tatzelwurms, single 2003
Stürm ins Leben wild hinein!, maxi single 2004
Wilde Gesellen, single 2004
Der Marsch der Wampelreiter, single 2005
Geister im Waldgebirg, album2006
Stürm ins Leben wild hinein!, album 2007
A wilde…

Altvater

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LOCATION : Dresden, Germany

Status : Split-up
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Sören : composing
Pether : vocals, lyricist

Past members :
Martin : guitars


HISTORY :
October 2007, Sören and Pether wrote lyrics for a song titled "Jumper" that lead them to found a new project firstly named "Nordheim" and then, "Altvater" Martin joined the combo a bit before the new name and left the band later. Altvater split-up during 2009.


RECORDINGS :
Chroniken, album 2009


WEBSITES :
N/A

Contact : N/A

Wardruna

LOCATION : Norway

Status : Active
Music : Pagan Folk


MEMBERS :
Einar Selvik ; lyrics, composing, lyrics, most of the instruments
Lindy Fay Hella : vocals
Gaahl : composing, concept, some additional vocals
Hallvard Kleiveland : hardanger fiddle