Tag: Morgarten

September 17, 2021

Song of the Day: Morgarten - To Victory

Swiss band Morgarten are back with a new full-length album, this time on Inner Wound Recordings. The album is called Cry of the Lost and was released in June. While the band still plays in the folk metal genre overall, the new material is heavier than their debut, and features more prominently the elements of black metal and some of the fantasy/epic battle elements of power metal, as evidenced by the accompanying music video. Slight warning: while the band’s lyrics clearly use battle stories to paint an allegorical picture of spiritual warfare and Christian spirituality, there are some moderately graphic fight scenes in the video.… Continued →

December 14, 2016

Slechtvalk to Release "Where Wandering Shadows and Mists Collide"

The unblack metal band, Slechtvalk are about to release the album, Where Wandering Shadows and Mists Collide on December 20th. The band will be following up with a mini-tour of the album alongside Morgarten and Nightland. The band formed in 1999¬†with Shamgar, the only founding member, performing as a solo project called Dommer until 2000, when he changed the name to Slechtvalk. Shamgar remained the only member until 2002 when a full lineup was added on. With a few minor changes, that lineup remains primarily intact.… Continued →