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Below is our complete Emerald Night news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
After announcing a guest spot by Aina of Blackthorn on upcoming album "Sic Luceat Lux," Grailight has now checked in with the following update about another guest vocalist appearance:
"So, our second guest vocalist - gorgeous Rune of Emerald Night and Aura. She performed one song - with very finest epic parties presenting the Princess of Singing! Beautiful, strong, and unique."
The new album "King of Elves" from Moscow symphonic black metal act Emerald Night will be released by year's end through Musica Productions. The following press release was issued about the album:
"The theme for the album's title track served as an old ballad 'Der Erlkonig,' written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in 1782. The plot is familiar to everyone from childhood: in a dark forest at night the galloping horseman's late with a young son and the boy hears the voice of the forest king who wants to kidnap him. In Russia, this work is called - 'Forest King.' The most famous translation is from Vasily Zhukovsky, and there are also versions of Grigoriev, Fet and others. Emerald Night appealed to the source and presented their vision of Goethe's ballad. The song combines bright and impetuous music to create a truly enchanting atmosphere.
"King of Elves is the logical continuation of the predecessor album 'Mirror of Trolls' and full of a mysterious theme of fantasy. Style has not changed - it is the same melodic sympho black with clear influence of folk. There are frequent changes of mood - rapid black metal melodies alternate with crystal tinkling streams and voices of forest fairies. The album has the sounds of luxurious women's voices (Runa and Darrana), complemented by three black metal scream-characters.
"As with the previous album, the vocals are shared between Dismael and Wsegard, also joined by Demether Grail - longtime vocalist and leader of Arcane Grail. The album becomes a real musical theater, where all the images are so realistic that you can even feel their breath! More...
Russian melodic black metal act Emerald Night has released a new single titled "Berserk," and the track is now available for streaming through the player available below. The track includes the vocal talents of Demether Grail (Arcane Grail), Runa (Aura), Wsegard (Atra Mustum) and Dismael (Emerald Night).
Russian melodic black metallers Emerald Night have released the new track "Oboroten-Werewolf," which is taken from their forthcoming new album. The song was written with verses of cult Russian fantasy writer Maria Semenova, author of "Wolfhound."
The band commented, "This song is our archeologic treasure. We carefully excavated a layer of Russian underground and created our own unique version of the famous work. What came out of it - you judge!"