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Folkstone

Formed: 2005
From: Bergamo, Italy
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Folkstone News

Below is our complete Folkstone 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.

Elvenking Announces Guest Musicians

Italy's Elvenking has issued the following update about releasing a new album and recruiting guest musicians:

"This summer is magical boys and girls! We hope you are already enjoying your summer holidays or that you planning your trips and your relax time.

"As you know the new Elvenking album is ready and it will be hopefully released inSeptember 2012. We will inform you about the final release date as soon as we'll have more news about it. We'll try to give you some updates about the new album every week. In the meantime we are preparing things around the new video clip shooting and we will film it while you'll have a swim at your favourite pool or a good hot night at the seaside!

"You already know that the Mountain King himself, Mr. Jon Oliva, will be guest on the new album leading his voice on two tracks. But we have also other great guest performance on the album. Wintersun’s guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari laid down an Incredible guitar solo on a track called 'Walking Dead' (oh yes, this is the very first new title revealed! …cool as the tv series at least!!). You will hear it.

"Also Maurizio Cardullo from our dear fellows Folkstone has taken care of all the folk instruments in the album. So you will hear a lot of bagpipes, tin whistles, low whistlesthrough the songs. What do you think about that?And last but not least the gorgeous and amazing Finnish singer Netta Dahlberg performed some female vocals. If you have the lastAmorphis album, well she IS that amazing voice! More...

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Folkstone Posts New Music Video

Italian folk band Folkstone posted a new music video for the track "Nebbie." The track appears on the band's forthcoming third LP will be "Il Confine" which is scheduled for release on March 16, 2012 through the band at its official website.

Check out the video for "Nebbie" here:

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Folkstone Announces New LP "Il Confine"

Italian folk band Folkstone announced that the title of the band's forthcoming third LP will be "Il Confine" and is scheduled for release on March 16, 2012 through the band at its official website. In December, the band announced that they will not use a record label for the new album, stating: "This is why we want to be free from any obligation…and basically to make 'what we like'. Our real producers are our fans!"

In addition, the band announced a string of live dates in Italy for the new album. For dates and venues, check out the tour poster here:

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Folkstone Posts Studio Report #3

Italian folk band Folkstone has posted its third studio report on the acoustic and vocal recordings of the band's forthcoming untitled release, which is due out on March 16, 2012. It was previously announced that the album will be self-released. The band is recording the new album at Bohus Sound Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Yonatan Rukhman.

Check out the studio report here:

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Folkstone Posts Second Video Studio Report

Italian folk band Folkstone has posted the second studio report on the recording of the band's forthcoming untitled release, which is due out on March 16, 2012. It was previously announced that the album will be self-released. The band is recording the new album at Bohus Sound Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Yonatan Rukhman.

Check out the studio report here:

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Folkstone To Self-Release New Studio Album

Italian folk metal band Folkstone announced that they will self-release the band's forthcoming LP, yet untitled, on March 16, 2012. In an announcement on the band's official website, Folkstone stated:

"We Folkstone and our sound engineer/producer Yonatan Rukhman chose to have no label and no intermediary for printing and production of the next album. This is why we want to be free from any obligation…and basically to make 'what we like'. Our real producers are our fans!"

In 2011, the band self-released the compilation of acoustic material entitled "Sgangogatt."

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Folkstone Looking To Book Shows For 2009

Italian medieval metal band Folkstone is planning the 2009 tour and is evaluating all the possibilities available. If you are interested in booking them for a show or festival anywhere in Europe, contact the band at leparc@tiscali.it by the end of the year.

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