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Noctalis

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LOCATION : Giessen, Hesse, Germany

Status : Active
Music : Black Metal


MEMBERS :
Frederick : vocals, guitar
Felix : guitar
Sebastian : bass
Joni : keyboard
Dennis : vocals
Hannes : drums

HISTORY :
Formed in 2008, the German band Noctalis started as folk/black metal.
Later, the band became closer to black metal.


RECORDINGS :
Weinfest, demo 2008
Mondfest, demo 2010


WEBSITES :
https://www.facebook.com/Noctalis.X
https://www.youtube.com/user/NoctalisHessen

Contact :noctalis@web.de

Annwn (UK)

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LOCATION : Wales, UK

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Paul Templing : guitar
The Bearer : bass
James Radcliffe : keyboards
The Dreamer : drums
Aled "Owain ap Arawn" Pashley (ex-Siluria, ex-Hildr Valkyrie) : vocals, guitar, programming

Battlelore

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LOCATION : Lappeenranta, Finland

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Kaisa Jouhki : vocals
Tomi Mykkänen : vocals
Jussi Rautio : lead guitar
Jyri Vahvanen : rhythm guitar
Maria Honkanen : keyboards, flute
Timo Honkanen : bass
Henri Vahvanen : drums, percussions

Past members : Miika Kokkola : bass
Gorthaur : drums

HISTORY :
Battlelore is a finnish Symphonic Folk Metal band from Lappeenranta, Finland. They were formed in the year 1999 by Jyri Vahvanen and Miika Kokkola. The same year their first demo named « Warriors Tale » was released. October 2011, the band goes on hold and then, comes back early 2016.


RECORDINGS :
Warriors Tale, demo 1999
Dark Fantasy, demo 2000
...Where the Shadows Lie, album 2002
Sword's Song, album 2003
The Journey, DVD 2004
Third Age of the Sun, album 2005
Evernight, album 2007
The Last Alliance, album 2008
Doombound, album 2011


WEBSITES :
http://www.battlelore.net/
http://www.facebook.com/BattleloreOfficial
http://www.reverbnation.com/battlelore
http://www.yo…

Baldrs Draumar

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LOCATION : Dokkum, The Netherlands

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Wildgeraesch : vocals
Vuurschpuwer : guitar
Zuypschuyt : bass
Dondervuyscht : drums

Past members : Roodstaal : guitars
Schaduwlied : keyboard

Neun Welten

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LOCATION : Leipzig, Germany

Status : Active
Music : Neofolk


MEMBERS :
Aline Deinert : violin, piano
David Zaubitzer : guitar, cello, bass
Meinolf Müller : guitar, Vocals
Tim Lehnert : drums

Former members :
Anja Hoevelmann : recorder, clarinette, vocals
Marek Mahn: recorder, clarinette
Marten Winter : drums, percussions


HISTORY :
The band founded to show black metal songs from the former band for some members of the Insomnia Astrorum band in an acoustic setting. This idea came up in 2001 and the proper line-up was found in 2002. Their music is imbued with references to nature and mystic worlds. Melancholic and mysterious, but also dynamic and intense moods.


RECORDINGS :
Valg, MCD 2004
Vergessene Pfade, album 2006
Dämmerung - Die Destrunken Demos, demo 2009
Destrunken, album 2009


WEBSITES :
http://www.neunwelten.com/
https://www.facebook.com/neunwelten
http://neun-welten.bandcamp.com/

Contact :neunwelten@googlemail.com

Vanir (NL)

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LOCATION : Houten/Nieuwegein, Utrecht Province, The Netherlands

Status : Split-up
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Mitch : vocals
Timo : keyboards, backing vocals
Bart : bass
Matthias : lead guitars
Pascal : guitars

Past members :
Rick Willems : guitar
Jordy Oostrom : bass
Myron Janssen : guitar
Antonio Wijma : lead guitar
Martijn : drums, backing vocals


HISTORY :

The band was founded in 2007 by Martijn and Mitch due to their interest in metal but also Norse and Germanic mythology. Vanir split-up in 2010.


RECORDINGS :

Zwaard En Volk, demo 2008


WEBSITES :

https://www.youtube.com/user/Vanirofficial

Contact :
N/A

Furor Gallico

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LOCATION : Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Davide "Pagan" Cicalese : vocals
Gabriel "Gabri" Consiglio : guitar
Marco Ballabio : bass
Mirko Fustinoni : drums
Elisabetta "Becky" Rossi (ex-Folkstone, ex-Folkearth) : celtic harp

Les Bâtards Du Nord

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LOCATION : Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Status : Split-up
Music : Medieval Folk


MEMBERS :
Mortaok (Olivier Hudon) : vocals, cittern, mouth harp, tin whistle
Olwen (Dominique Côté) : vocals, tambourine, oak stick
Frak (Francis Grangé) : backing vocals, bass
Osrick (Olivier Corbeil) : backing vocals, western concert flute
Croak (Benoit Lavallée) : drums
Murdok : bass drum
Friga (Julie Bélanger) : backing vocals, Violin
Émilie Livernois (ex-Profugus Mortis) : violin


HISTORY :
Les Bâtards Du Nord is a Folk /Medieval band from Canada (Ste Rose Du Nord/Ste Hyacinthe/Montreal, Quebec) formed in 2003 with viking influence in their lyrics. April 19th of 2013 was the last concert of the split-up band.

RECORDINGS :
Le Fer, la Mer et la Bière, album 2005
La Terre Nous Appelle 2008, album 2008
Levons La Corne, album 2010


WEBSITES :
https://www.facebook.com/Les-B%C3%A2tards-du-nord-191218844228282/

Contact : N/A