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Tengger Cavalry

From: Mongolia
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Below is our complete Tengger Cavalry 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.

Tengger Cavalry Posts "The Struggle"

Nomadic Mongolian folk metal group Tengger Cavalry is kicking off a North American headline tour with Incite today. In celebration of today's tour start, a brand new single from the band entitled "The Struggle" can be heard below.

Ganganbaigal explains that "The Struggle" is a unique track in the band's catalog, as it does not follow the typical distinctive nomadic songwriting theme. It was written about personal struggle - a subject all listeners can relate to. More...

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Lord Almighty To Play Shadow Woods Metal Fest

Maryland's open air metal camping party Shadow Woods Metal Fest today announces that Boston black metallers Lord Almighty will join the lineup this fall. Other newcomers to the fest include Germany's sludge masters Mantar, North Dakota's eerie Ghost Bath, Canada's frosty Numenorean, and New Jersey's Iberian folk-metalists Windfaerer.

The three-day event continues through the morning of Sunday, September 18th at Camp Hidden Valley, in White Hall, Maryland, about thirty miles north of Baltimore. Now in its second year, Shadow Woods Metal Fest strives to showcase the best in underground metal from diverse subgenres.

"Lord Almighty has a raw, fresh approach to black metal," says festival organizer Mary Spiro. "They display both aggression and beauty when they perform, and we are super stoked to have them!" Lord Almighty replaces Chicago's Empyreus on Saturday night.

Friday night headliners include Brooklyn's post black metal pillagers Tombs, Mongolian folk metal warriors Tengger Cavalry, Detroit's horror-death conjurers Acid Witch, and a special reunion performance from Philly's blackened doom two-piece Sadgiqacea. Saturday headliners include black-thrash alchemists Blood Storm, Pennsylvania death metal stalwarts Sadistic Vision, Maryland's doom metal godfather Scott "Wino" Weinrich with friends from Faith In Jane, and Long Island ritualists Teloch Vovin. The fest will close with the return of Maine's black metal-blues shredders Zud. More...

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Tengger Cavalry Announces North American Tour

Tengger Cavalry is pleased to officially announce North American fall headline tour dates, featuring Incite as special guest. The tour will kick off on September 16th in White Hall, MD, visiting a total of 24 cities and coming to a close in Montreal, QC on October 14th. See below for a full listing of tour dates.

Frontman Nature Ganganbaigal states, "We are super excited to be going out on the road with our brothers in Incite! We will be hitting a lot of new towns on this run and also going back to some of our favorite venues from our last tour. So we ask you: North America, are you ready to raid with us?" More...

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Tengger Cavalry Announces NY Show

Mongolian horse-head fiddle and throat-singing performer Nature Ganganbaigal led his folk rock/metal band Tengger Cavalry to a sold out show at the Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall this past Christmas Eve.

This marked the very first time in Carnegie Hall history that musicians with a strong heavy metal background hold concert at the Carnegie Hall venue. Now this Saturday, June 4th, Tengger Cavalry will again invade Manhattan. Details are as follows:

Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016
Venue: Marlin Room at Webster Hall
Address: 125 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003
Ages 16+
Tickets: $20 GA
Times: Doors: 6:30, Show Time: 7:00 More...

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Tengger Cavalry Gearing Up For U.S. Tour

Mongolian folk metal group Tengger Cavalry recently released the new "Mountain Side" EP (streaming below) and this Sunday, May 15th, the band will kick off a U.S. headline tour in support of the EP.

Beginning in Philadelphia, PA at Kung Fu Necktie, The tour will hit 18 cities, closing at Webster Hall in New York City on June 4th. See below for all currently confirmed tour dates.

5/15 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
5/16 - Huntington, WV @ V Club
5/17 - Indianapolis, IN @ 5th Quarter Lounge
5/18 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
5/19 - Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
5/20 - Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
5/21 - Omaha, NE @ Alchemy
5/22 - Denver, CO @ 3 Kings Tavern
5/24 - Seattle, WA @ Highline
5/25 - Portland, OR @ Ash St. Saloon
5/26 - San Francisco, CA @ Elbo Room
5/27 - San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
5/29 - Los Angeles, CA @ Viper Room
5/31 - Austin, TX @ Grizzly Hall
6/1 - New Orleans, LA @ Siberia
6/2 - Asheville, NC @ Mothlight
6/3 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Belvederes
6/4 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall - Marlin Room More...

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Tengger Cavalry Streaming Full New EP

Mongolian folk metal group Tengger Cavalry will unleash new "Mountain Side" EP tomorrow, April 1st. In celebration of tomorrow's release, you can hear all the tracks below.

The "Mountain Side" EP features re-orchestrated versions of popular Tengger Cavalry tracks, as well as completely new music accented by acoustic, instrumental and remix versions. The EP also features bonus live tracks and folk recordings. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Intro
2. Mountain Side
3. War Horse (2016 version)
4. Mountain Side (acoustic)
5. Interlude
6. Mountain Side (Club Mix)
7. Krutaya Gora
8. Mountain Side (Instrumental)
9. Bonus-Tengger Cavalry (live)
10. Bonus-Folk Jam 01
11. Bonus-Folk Jam 02 More...

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Tengger Cavalary Posts "War Horse" Video

Still riding high from this year's "Winter Raid" tour dates and a sold out, two hour unplugged Christmas Eve performance at Carnegie Hall, New York City-based Mongolian folk metal group Tengger Cavalry is ready to release new music!

The band will unleash the "Mountain Side" EP on April 1st, with pre-orders (including an instant grat track) available here).

In celebration of the EP's release, Tengger Cavalry is sharing a re-recorded version of "War Horse" with fans today. Check it out below. The "Mountain Side" EP features re-orchestrated versions of popular Tengger Cavalary tracks, as well as completely new music accented by acoustic, instrumental and remix versions.

1. Intro
2. Mountain Side
3. War Horse (2016 version)
4. Mountain Side (acoustic)
5. Interlude
6. Mountain Side (Club Mix)
7. Krutaya Gora
8. Mountain Side (Instrumental)
9. Bonus-Tengger Cavalry (live)
10. Bonus-Folk Jam 01
11. Bonus-Folk Jam 02 More...

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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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