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Open-air metal festival "Carpathian Alliance" in Ukraine
2014-05-08
The traditional open-air metal festival "Carpatian Alliance" will take place in Ukraine, in territory of “Zakhar Berkut” tourist centre in Volosyanka village, 6 km from Slavske village, Lviv Oblast on July 25-27, 2014.
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JUODVARNIS to represent Lithuania in Wacken Metal Battle 2014 in Germany
2014-05-03
The pagan heavy metal band from Dusetos JUODVARNIS has won the Lithuanian stage of the competition “Wacken Metal Battle” and will perform in the competition “Wacken Metal Battle” along with other finalists from other countries in the largest metal music festival “Wacken Open Air” in Germany on August 1-3, 2014.
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AMŽIUS presented audiovisual release
2014-04-21
Kaunas black metal act AMŽIUS presented their audiovisual release “When All The Lights Will Wane And All The Eyes Gaze Blinded”. It is the audiovisual experience that wraps up and concludes the songs the band recorded some time ago at Ophys Studio in Kaunas, Lithuania, with the mastering work done by the founder of legendary Lithuanian black metal band NAHASH Xe Xe Chax Heyatha Zhaiyrhous.
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SISYPHEAN presented EP “Perpetual Cycle Of Absolution” in March
2014-03-21
The black/death metal band from Vilnius SISYPHEAN existing from 2012 released its new conceptual EP “Perpetual Cycle Of Absolution” on March 1, 2014. “Perpetual Cycle Of Absolution“ is a mini album of 20:22 minutes that explores the theme of subconscious human self-destruction.
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Concert album “Gyvas” of ŽALVARINIS
2014-03-07
Listeners may already buy the concert album “Gyvas” of Vilnius folk/rock band ŽALVARINIS, which was recorded during the live concert of the band on November, 2013 at St. Catherine Church in Vilnius. The album was released by Robertas Semeniukas.
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First album of NYKSTA “Lieka tik Sienos” – on February 22
2014-02-20
The first album of Vilnius experimental black metal/rock band NYKSTA “Lieka tik Sienos” will be released on February 22, 2014 through Inferna Profundus Records. It is an album of 49 minutes of surreal madness and decadence born from urbanism and post-modern monotony.
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STONE WINGS: “We were lazy, we could have achieved a lot more”
2013-02-24
A conversation with the leader of the Australian doom band STONE WINGS Stuart Prickett – about the past, present and future.
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Interview with HELEVORN from Mallorca
2012-05-10
The guitar player Sandro from the Spanish doom dark metal band HELEVORN spoke about the band’s music, activity and upcoming release for Ferrum.lt readers.
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Interview with REVIOLENCE guys Edson and Guilherme: when Brazilians trade football for heavy music
2010-09-19
The World Cup 2010 reserved great disappointment to Brazilian fans and to national team as well. Looking forward to the final match and nothing else, the team of football country stumbled in the quarter-final. Anyway, Brazil is great not only due to heights of famous game. There are a lot of metal acts in the depths of underground in this large country.
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Review: REVIOLENCE “Modern Beast" – modern beasts bubble hot tar
2010-07-12
What kind of association could arise for an ordinary man when considering Brazil? Well, worldwide famous carnivals have origins from this country. Also, one should know that Brazilians use the Portuguese language.
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Conversation with ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffman
2010-07-12
ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffman gave an interview for Ferrum.lt before the concert of ACCEPT in Lithuania.
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Review: SHADOWDANCES “Misery Loves My Company” – a step away from metal
2009-09-06
Initially, album can fascinate with its high production quality. Indeed, this recording can claim for the best recording status in all Baltic and Eastern Europe just for its perfect quality of sound.
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Interview with the Lithuanian band SHADOWDANCES
2009-09-06
The written interview with the Lithuanian atmospheric doom metal band SHADOWDANCES was made by a member of P3LICAN team Ivita in May, 2009.
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Conversation with Jacobo Córdova, leader of MAJESTIC DOWNFALL project
2009-08-29
MAJESTIC DOWNFALL is a one-man project of Jacobo Córdova. After playing in ANTIQUA (Mexico) for ten years until 2006, the musician decided to start creating music on his own.
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Review: NOFUCK “Existenzminimum” – minimal existence and maximal continence?
2008-11-05
The core of NOFUCK, the erotic, ironic and angry Italian band was rallied by love to thrash metal eleven years ago. The four guys materialized their ideas in the release titled “Existenzminimum” last year.
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MOURNING BELOVETH: “If people don’t hear the difference between us and ANATHEMA or MY DYING BRIDE, then they should not be listening to us”.
2008-09-04
The interview of Darren Moore, vocalist of MOURNING BELOVETH, was taken prior to their show in “Ferrum Rust” fest in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 6, 2008.
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Review: XTRUNK “Not In Vain” – why French metalheads feel no envy to other metal stages?
2008-08-03
These guys say they are not jealous to foreign metal stages simply because there are enough good bands in their homeland. Here is a team joining musicians who are experienced in other formations for about 15 years so far.
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Review: COLLIDE “All That Oppress” – is the Life Oppressing us?
2008-06-17
It is not only beer and grind that Latvians love. I found out this when received a promo version of the new COLLIDE album “All That Oppress”. The disc was kindly provided by our neighbours when I met a lot of them in the festival Kilkim Žaibu.
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Review: FRAILTY “Lost Lifeless Lights” – When the Lights Fade Away...
2008-05-27
I listen to FRAILTY album “Lost Lifeless Lights” on this thick and dismal sprig day. However, it does not bring “sunlight”, not only due to the title.
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John Tardy from OBITUARY: “We are proud that we stamped our style in the metal world”
2008-05-27
No secret that one of the most prominent bands of the metal stage – death metal legends OBITUARY – will give a show in Vilnius on July 25. It is a perfect occasion to speak with the band about Lithuania, death metal and future plans of the band. The interview is taken from the vocalist of the band John Tardy.
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Edson Graseffi and REVIOLENCE: “Thrash is growing again!”
2008-05-19
The reunion of brothers Cavalera drew the attention to the Brazilian metal stage, SEPULTURA and SOULFLY once again. But you can be sure heavy depths of this South American land are full of various other acts. Thrashers REVIOLENCE are those who arise and keep old sound bringing it to new dimensions.
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Oddleif Stensland and COMMUNIC: “We have no boundaries in our music…”
2008-05-19
On the occasion that one of the most interesting Norwegian heavy and progressive bands COMMUNIC will perform in the local festival “Be2gether”, we have a direct and warm interview with the band vocalist and guitar player Oddleif Stensland.
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Review: REVIOLENCE “Violent Phoenix” – Brazilian Phoenix Raised from Ashes
2008-04-30
While we are waiting for the recording of full-length album of Brazilian thrash metallers REVIOLENCE, here is the review of their EP “Violent Phoenix”. You are encouraged to pay special attention to this band and their potential.
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NOVEMBRE: “It’s such a crap to be labeled as one of the many”
2008-02-27
There are just too many good interviews with NOVEMBRE’s leader Carmelo so when you are thinking about original questions to him you more or less come to a dead end.
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Review: CHAIN REACTION “Vicious Circle” – in Search of True Road
2008-02-19
CHAIN REACTION is a rather young Polish thrash/hardcore metal band formed in 2002. The actively playing band had only one EP album called “id” in its discography up till now, which received good evaluations according to the musicians. The LP album “Vicious Circle” released by the band in 2007 is reviewed here, on ferrum.lt.
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Review: SEBORRHEA “Different Segments of Human Life” – Protect your Hair and Ears
2008-02-06
Latvians seem to enjoy beer and ...grind! That was what I found out when I visited “Baltic Bizarre Fest” in Riga: two local acts sounded true and nasty grind style. However, in fact, the present review will be not about the event.
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Peter from SKYFORGER: “it’s better to follow your inner feelings”
2008-02-04
The Latvian pagan metal band SKYFORGER will be performing in Vilnius on February 8. On this occasion the leader of the band Peter speaks about the return to our country after two years, past experience and future plans.
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Report: “Hole in the Sky Festival 2007” - Return of the Kings
2008-01-29
Bergen is known as the cradle of Norwegian culture and music. Either you like Grieg or GORGOROTH, you can find both of them here. But let’s leave the great composer behind focusing on metal music events in this city.
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Interview with ENSIFERUM bass player Sami Hinkka
2008-01-14
The headliners of the festival Ferrum Frost 2008 ENSIFERUM shared their thoughts on their music, future plans and surely drinking habits before their show in Vilnius.
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Andreas Kisser: ‘The spirit of SEPULTURA is still very alive’
2007-06-08
On July 20th Brazilian metal legends SEPULTURA are coming to Lithuanian capital Vilnius. This is going to be their second show here after 15 years. Bands guitarist Andreas Kisser shared some thoughts regarding ‘Dante XXI’ tour and other SEPULTURA matters.
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Alex Krull from ATROCITY: “Artists Should Break all Boundaries”
2007-05-11
Here is an interview with Alex Krull from ATROCITY. The leader with the band and his wife Liv Kristine are presently participating in a joint tour of ATROCITY and LEAVES‘ EYES in Europe, and the last concert will be given in Vilnius on May 12.
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Forn from BLACK CRUCIFIXION: “Darkness can be Found in Many Forms of Music…”
2007-01-09
We began in 1991 listening to bands like SARCOFAGO, BATHORY, BLASPHEMY, VENOM and SODOM. And you can tell that by listening to “The Fallen One of Flames”, our debut mini-album. In 1993 we released our second mini-album “Promethean Gift”.
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Leader of CRAFT Joakim: “People Should Focus Less of Their Attention on Musical Idols”
2006-12-28
The webzine www.gilus-pogrindis.net, which stopped its activity for a while, presents an interview with the leader of the Swedish deep underground back metal act CRAFT Joakim.
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