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Altan

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LOCATION : Donegal, Ireland

Status : Active
Music : Celtic Folk


MEMBERS :
Mairéad Ni Mhaonaigh : fiddle, vocal
Ciaran Tourish : fiddle, vocal
Mark Kelly : guitar, bouzouki, vocal
Ciaran Curran : bouzouki, mandolin
Dermot Byrne : accordion
Daithi Sproule : guitar, vocal

Guthrum

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LOCATION : Hull, UK

Status : Split-up
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Mark Wood : all instruments

Live :
Phil Wilkinson : lead vocals
Mark Wood : rhythm guitar, backing Vocals
Richard Hurst : bass guitar, backing Vocals
Jonny Hirons : lead guitar, backing Vocals
Alexander Pentecost : drums

Past members :
Richard Hurst : bass
Jonny Hirons : guitars
Phil Wilkinson : vocals
Bruno Almeida : drums


HISTORY :
Guthrum is a British viking/black metal band formed in 2008. The band's name is based on the Danish viking king Guthrum, who invaded Britain in the 9th century. At first, the band started as the solo project of Mark Wood, later it became a whole band and today, it seems they have split-up since no activity for years and dead bandpages.

RECORDINGS :
The First Ode To Many, demo 2009


WEBSITES :
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Contact : N/A

Virrasztók

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LOCATION : Pécs, Hungary

Status : Active
Music : Folk Metal


MEMBERS :
Scrofa : vocals, hurdy gurdy
Lianna : vocals
Tomusin : guitar
Szkrobek : bass, programming
Tiberius : drums
Sophie : violin, backing vocals

Past members :
Balázs Szende : drums
Bálint Mester : drums
Péter Kovács : keyboard
Gergely Bencsik : violin
Zsolt Bánhalmi : drums
Dave : dums : vocals
Angelina Csilla B. : vocals
Heniel : vocals


HISTORY :
Founded in 2008, Virrasztók means "the vigilants". Their lyrics deal with history, death and remembrance while their music is a mix of dark, gothic, industrial metal with Hungarian folk music as the band concept is based on the folklore of the vigilance. In folk tradition, the vigilance is the watch of the dead at night in case of home catafalque; it lasts till the funeral, usually for one or two nights. Its reason is the respect towards the dead, the remembrance, but it is also an occasion of social gathering. It was a common custom throughout the entire country of Hunga…