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Tengger Cavalry Announces More U.S. Shows

Following a sold out, two hour unplugged Christmas Eve performance at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, the Mongolian folk metal group Tengger Cavalry is pleased to announce three new headlining performances coming soon to the New York tri-state area.

For these shows, the golden horde is joined by a new member, Mongolian fiddle player Uljmuren. In addition, the Mongolian dancing group featured at the band's last Saint Vitus performance, Altan Seseg, will dance at all of the upcoming shows.

1/27 - Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus Bar
2/06 - Clifton, NJ @ Clash Bar
3/09 - New York, NY @ Joe's Pub

This winter marks another celebration for Tengger Cavalary. As our country battles the topic of immigration, frontman Nature Ganganbaigal has been officially approved for his green card, allowing the group to continue performing in the United States.

"I am excited to announce that my green card application for Extraordinary Ability just got approved by USCIS. This is amazing, because my application title is literally 'Mongolian Folk Heavy Metal Musician.' This will be very beneficial to the band, and perhaps the genre, as I could continue developing our career stateside and do more US and EU tours in the future," states Ganganbaigal. More...

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Tengger Cavalry Uploads Performance Footage

New York City-based Mongolian folk metal group Tengger Cavalry - lead by folk musician and Recording Academy voting member Nature Ganganbaigal - performed a sold out, two hour unplugged set at New York City's Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Christmas Eve. Check out three performance videos from the event below.

Nature Ganganbaigal reflects on the performance's success: "The concert was entirely sold out... lesson learned... next time we'll do this at a bigger venue! It was so fun to see both fine-suited grandpas and tattooed metalheads stand in the same line, everyone there to enjoy music together. We are so humbled to know that fans from as far as DC and even California flew here to see us. It was beyond all of our expectations. Thanks again to all of our fans and friends who came out to support Tengger Cavalry and our brand of music." More...

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Tengger Cavalry Posts More Live Video

Rising New York City-based Mongolian folk metal group Tengger Cavalry will perform a two-hour unplugged set at New York City's Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on December 24th, 2015. This performance is the band's first unplugged concert. portraying strong metal rhythms and riff-weaving in the midst of folk tunes.

Earlier this month, Tengger Cavalry invited Metal Injection and Gear Gods to the studio to witness some live performances. Last week "Hymn of the Earth" came online and now you can see Expedition" below. The band also treated Artisan News Service to an exclusive improvised acoustic performance before a Saint Vitus show, with that clip available after the jump. More...

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Tengger Cavalry Posts "Hymn Of The Earth" Video

New York City-based Mongolian folk metal group Tengger Cavalry will perform a two-hour unplugged set at the Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall on December 24th, 2015. This performance is the band's first unplugged concert, portraying strong metal rhythms and riff-weaving in the midst of folk tunes.

In anticipation of the event, Tengger Cavalry invited Gear Gods to the studio to witness a unique (plugged) performance of the track "Hymn of the Earth" accented by Altan Seseg, a Mongolian dancing group formed in New York who perform the traditional dance of Buryat Mongol. This is one of the more entertaining thing you'll see all day, and it's available below.

""Hymn of the Earth" is one of the most folky pieces that Tengger Cavalry has ever composed. It incorporates Mongolian dancing music grooves with hard rock beats," states bandleader Nature Ganganbaigal. "In this video, you'll see dancing by Altan Seseg, a Mongolian dancing group formed in NYC. We really enjoy working with them. They arranged a new set of dance based on this metal song we wrote and it was really cool, conveying the culture and emotion behind the music perfectly." More...

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Unearthing The Chinese Metal Underground Pt. 2

Despite misconceptions, how could the huge country of China not have a big metal scene? It most certainly does. Even though social media, ISPs, chat rooms, forums and much of the internet is highly state regulated in China, there are enough ways for Chinese metal bands and fans to communicate out there. Like Deng Xiaoping once famously said - "If you open the window for fresh air, you have to expect some flies to blow in." More...

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