• CD Review 2018
  • Arkona – Krahm

    Arkona Khram

    A black and white album cover showing three hooded figures, two with knives. On the background a starry sky or maybe eyes in the darkness. A gateway to another world and ravens to show the way. These elements can be seen on the appealing contemporary artwork that is the album cover of Krahm, the eight […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Heidevolk – Vuur van Verzet

    If you have any familiarity with the folk metal genre, you will know Heidevolk. The Dutch band has been active in the scene for roughly 16 years and conquered its rightful place on countless tour posters and festival line-ups. Although the band’s own lineup has changed over the years, two pillars – drummer Joost and […]

  • Interviews
  • Tengger Cavalry Interview

    Interview Tengger Cavalry

    It’s not an everyday thing to find a Mongolian metal band performing at a mainly viking themed festival. So at Midgardsblot 2017 (Horten, Norway) Metal-Exposure talked to Nature Ganganbaigal from Tengger Cavalry about culture, the band as a community and more. Read the interview here!

  • Interviews
  • Eluveitie Interview: “It feels like an Indian summer”

    Swiss folk metallers Eluveitie haven’t had the easiest of years. Three of the band’s long-time members – hurdy-gurdy player/vocalist Anna Murphy, guitarist Ivo Henzi, and drummer Merlin Sutter – departed the band last summer, leaving behind some pretty big shoes to fill. Eluveitie frontman and mastermind Chrigel Glanzmann spoke to Metal Exposure interviewer Sam about […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Black Messiah – Walls Of Vanaheim

    With a career starting in the early nineties, German folk/pagan metal band Black Messiah can be seen as a part of one of the ‘older generation’ the genre. Any fan of the genre probably knows at least the live ‘hit’ songs ‘Irminsul‘ and ‘Sauflied‘. The band’s masterpiece however, is the record First War Of The […]

  • Concerts 2015
  • Heidevolk Straalschijfontketenfeest

    It was time again for the famous Straalschijfontketenfeest that is held every time Heidevolk releases a new album. This time for their brand new full-length Velua, which was released a month prior to the show. But before Heidevolk would hit the stage, a full Luxor Live would get warmed up by two supports. Rhovanion from […]

  • Interviews
  • Interview with Abinchova

    28-12-2014 – The fine folks of Switzerland’s Abinchova released their second full-length album “Wegweiser” this past July. Sam sat down with Arnaud (vocals) and Patricia (keyboard) in the folk metal band’s home town of Lucerne the day after their performance at the 2014 Eluveitie & Friends Festival.. Read all!