Corte di Lunas – Tales from the Brave Lands (2020) – Review

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The RMR deck crew lately came across a score of pretty promising folk bands. All kinda trying to escape the supremacy of outfits that often brandish their Medieval and Pagan Folk like an oversized, sophisticated weapon.

Last year, we enjoyed the Swiss band Kyn and their pretty juicy medieval offering. Those that got – contrary to management’s instructions – a full review on an EP. And that’s proof of quality right there. Or – again – Shadygrove got some attention with a poppier brand of that folk thing back in 2018.

Then, we hear that Kanseil[...] Click to raid more!

Faun – Luna (2014) – Review

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By the salty tongue of Loki, that terrible jester. I am really a happy camper today. Because I almost feared that Faun would suddenly veer away from the path to the right that they took with their 2013 piece Von den Elben.

But luckily, there’s nothing to it. It would have been a real pity, had they tried the old well-known howling again. But hey, I guess that Universal’s fingerprints are all over this particular crime. And those folks calmed Faun‘s worst urges down.

Because one short year after this thunderclap of a totally different and … [...] Click to raid more!

Kyn – Earendel (2019) – Review

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Sigh. I sometimes wonder why some bands just seem to pluck their names out of thin air. Specifically, one that already exists multiple times all across the globe. This spells a wealth of potential troubles and not only for this infamous trademark thing. It is also an SEO nightmare waiting to happen. But hey, who cares as long as we are having fun and you got mead by the barrel, right?

So, lo and behold, whenever I search for Kyn on the mighty net that governs our lives, first I find Cleveland Deathcore, then Electro from Oakland, Alt-Rock from Iceland, … [...] Click to raid more!