Is there any folk metal yet?

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Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby Cerpin_Taxt » Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:41 pm

I might post this every year, but yet again I don't recognise at least half the bands on the line up.

Whilst I slowly but surely make my way through them all, can someone tell me... Is there any folk metal on the lineup yet?

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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby Leemanruss » Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:36 am

Im sad to say that there isn't a single folk metal band - or a band from Finland - for the first time since I started going in 2008. I can't imagine at this late a stage announcing either...
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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby asmodaii » Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:47 pm

This makes me sad, folk metal is so good to party to!
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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby Daedalus87 » Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:43 am

Ask and ye shall receive: https://www.facebook.com/Isarnos/
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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby fearoftheduck » Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:41 am

Do Whispered count? They've got a bit of folk to them, if it's the right Whispered I'm thinking of.

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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby keera_envenomed » Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:52 am

fearoftheduck wrote:Do Whispered count? They've got a bit of folk to them, if it's the right Whispered I'm thinking of.


I wouldn't class them as folk. They have folkish elements with all the Japanese stuff but they mostly just sound like Children of Bodom.
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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby fearoftheduck » Tue Jul 26, 2016 5:15 pm

keera_envenomed wrote:
fearoftheduck wrote:Do Whispered count? They've got a bit of folk to them, if it's the right Whispered I'm thinking of.


I wouldn't class them as folk. They have folkish elements with all the Japanese stuff but they mostly just sound like Children of Bodom.


True, though a tiny folkish element is better than no folk so I'll grasp at that bizarre Finnish Samurai straw and investigate the unsigned bands!

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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby asmodaii » Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:51 am

Myrath are kinda folk power metal, but of the Arabic folk variety! Really dig it though.
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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby i0th » Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:51 am

Have fallen in love with Myrath, had never heard of them til they got announced and they're now one of the bands I'm most looking forward to seeing.
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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby Gandalf the Red » Wed Jul 27, 2016 12:16 pm

Aklash?

They certainly have folkish elements. Although not quite in a Hey Nonny Nonny way. :lol:
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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby asmodaii » Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:32 am

i0th wrote:Have fallen in love with Myrath, had never heard of them til they got announced and they're now one of the bands I'm most looking forward to seeing.


Exactly the same here!
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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby Cerpin_Taxt » Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:11 pm

I was so happy when Isarnos were added to the line up. Any band with a hurdy-gurdy is alright by me.

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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby Green Man III » Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:01 am

Gandalf the Red wrote:Aklash?



Funny enough, them and Isarnos are right there near the top of my Must See List.

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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby Bizza » Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:22 am

asmodaii wrote:
i0th wrote:Have fallen in love with Myrath, had never heard of them til they got announced and they're now one of the bands I'm most looking forward to seeing.


Exactly the same here!


They seem to have gone AWOL from the lineup page, pretty sure they were on there before :?
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Re: Is there any folk metal yet?

Postby i0th » Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:48 pm

Please be just a glitch, please be just a glitch, please be just a glitch, please be just a glitch.....
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