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INTERVIEW: Ensiferum


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Finnish folk metal trailblazers Ensiferum are releasing their eighth album ‘Thalassic’ on July 10th 2020 via Metal Blade Records which is their first themed album and first to feature new member, keyboard player/lead clean vocalist Pekka Montin, both of which pave the way to this being their most ambitious and exciting release yet.

We had a chat with guitarist and vocalist Petri Lindroos to find out more about the upcoming release, what it is like to release a new album during the Covid 19 crisis and the uncertain times and future of live shows and music…

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REVIEW: Ensiferum – ‘Thalassic’


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REVIEW: Ensiferum – ‘Thalassic’ by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

Ensiferum are pioneers in melodic folk metal and their new eighth album ‘Thalassic’ which is released July 10th 2020 via Metal Blade Records asserts this yet again. The album’s title translates from ancient Greek as “of or relating to seas” and this theme is strong throughout and the mythology touched upon in the album helps take the bands sound to another level being their most forceful offering yet.

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Ensiferum releases video for new single, “Andromeda”


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On July 10th, Ensiferum will release their new album, Thalassic, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Thalassic, a video for the new single, “Andromeda” (directed by Vesa Ranta and recorded on Rankki Island, Finland), can be seen at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgF38ZQJAPU
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Ensiferum reveals details for new album, ‘Thalassic’; launches lyric video for new single, “Rum, Women, Victory”


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On July 10th, Ensiferum will release their new album, Thalassic, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Thalassic, a lyric video for the first single, “Rum, Women, Victory”, can be viewed at: metalblade.com/ensiferum

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Cattle Decapitation launches video for “Bring Back The Plague”


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After releasing their latest record, Death Atlas, last year to critical acclaim, Cattle Decapitation are now launching a video for one of the album tracks, “Bring Back The Plague”.

Watch the clip at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXGSLKWeVwE

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Sacred Reich launches video for “Salvation”


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Today, Sacred Reich has launched their new video for “Salvation”. Front-man and bassist Phil Rind comments: “We want to put something positive out there right now. ‘Salvation’ is about music’s ability to encourage and inspire us and bring us together.”
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