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New Single "Elvenlegions" Streaming From Elvenking

Italian folk metal act Elvenking is streaming the new single "Elvenlegions" from the upcoming new release "Pagan Manifesto." The album is the follow up to the 2012 release "Era" (see review here). The album is set for release on May 9th via AFM Records.

The track list for "Pagan Manifesto" is:

1. The Manifesto
2. King of the Elves
3. Elvenlegions
4. The Druid Ritual of Oak
5. Moonbeam Stone Circle
6. The Solitaire
7. Towards the Shores
8. Pagan Revolution
9. Grandier's Funeral Pyre
10. Twilight of Magic
11. Black Roses for the Wicked One
12. Witches Gather

Check out "Elvenlegions" here:

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1. Tamara writes:

omfg i love the new song, i can't wait for the album!!!! <;3

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2. REC writes:

Great song! This time a little more power metal leaning, but that is one of the things I love about this band. At their core they're folk/metal fusion, but they shake up the formula and bend a little in different directions each album. After the trio of mostly straight folk metal albums (Winter Wake being my favorite), Scythe was a little heavier/flirting with melodeath, Caravan, acoustic, RS Tides, a little more modern and classic rock influences, Era, perhaps a little more rootsy, but I think it kind of encapsulated all their leanings. By this track, the next one sounds like another winner.

A lot of people have issues with Damnagoras' voice, but I think it's one of things that makes them not sound like every other folk or power metal band. He's got enough of the chops and range you want in a power metal singer, but then he's got his own signature sound that sometime delves into Robert Smith of the Cure territory, sometimes has a punk rock twinge, and on Era you could hear a little Jeff Keith from Tesla. Great passion and versatility overall, and they would not be as distinctive without him IMO.

Criminally under-recognized and under-appreciated for a band with such consistently strong songwriting. It's a shame, as I think they're a band that fans of mainstream acts like Dropkick Murphys (though I'm personally not a fan of DM) or even Flogging Molly would appreciate---if they ever heard them.

Really hope they can get on a US tour some time. Would love to see them live.

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