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52 minutes ago, Sheol said:

Never heard Groupa, sounds like a Polish anarchopunk collective :)

A true Swedish classic is Jan Johanson's "Jazz på svenska". As you might have guessed it's jazz renditions of folk music. Incredibly soothing. Trivia, Jan's sons Anders and Jens has played in Stratovarius, HammerFall, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Manowar.

Jan Johanson - Visa från Utanmyra


If you like the more mashed up types of Scandinavian folk Hoven Droven  has a solid rock bottom with folk melodies on top:

Hoven Droven - Köttpolska



More "contemporary" sound from Big Fish.

Big Fish - De krossade skallarnas tid



I'm not too well-versed in the really traditional folk music, even if I enjoy it. But I know that Folk och Rackare is considered one of the "classics" from the 70's


There's a girl on YouTube called Elina that has done some lovely recordings of traditional folk music.

Elina - Playlist



Thanks so much for all the links, this stuff is great. I love the melodies, and hearing them woven through these different styles is a lot of fun. Here's the first song off of Groupa's "Lavalek", which always makes me wish I was drinking beer around a bonfire.

Groupa - Ludgo-Johan:


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10 minutes ago, JohanV said:

Many meh moments - very little metal to be found here. I guess I am not ready for this yet. When the metal kicks in I dig it. It is sparse though.

krallice demonic wealth



I'm a big fan of Krallice but I didn't get a lot out of this one. It felt kind of half-baked or rushed when I listened to it, somehow more like a demo. I only listened to it once, so maybe I'm missing something. My favorite of theirs is Ygg Huur.

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3 hours ago, MarkhantonioYeatts said:

GOODBYE WORLD - At Death's Door

.......sweet violence from Youth Attack.....

BLACK CURSE - Endless Wound

......still like this a lot....nice cross of AUTOPSY and REVENGE.....


Yeah man, that Black Curse full length was my #3 album of last year, edged out by Ordinance and Utzalu at the wire by a nose in a three-way photo finish after getting out in front early and leading the pack most of the year. Every time I listen to it I think fuck, I should really listen to this more often.


Tried getting into that Midnight Odyssey one man band from Brizzy you like so much but the albums are almost 2 hours long. I'm not feeling so hot today after getting my second Moderna shot yesterday, so a few minutes into the most recent one I figured I'd probably just fall asleep before it ended. I'm gonna try to make time to listen to both of the Biolumes between tomorrow and over the weekend. That Summoning-esque kind of atmospheric ambient-ish stuff is something I have learned to enjoy now and then but I have to be in just the right mood to stay with it and pay attention for 2 hours.  

But - in watching the 12 minute review of their most recent Golden Orb by that chick on Banger TV she mentioned this little 30 minute album at the end and this is hitting the spot tonight, as well as that Lucifuge you posted the other night. That one really bangs.

Black Knife - Murder Season


Lucifuge - Infernal Power


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....WhiteNoise....I listen to MIDNIGHT ODYSSEY regularly....fortunately, I have several releases on vinyl and they are amazing sounding on a tube system...the ones I have on CD, I ripped to FLAC and play those on my A&K 500N music system that I can run through my Martin Logans....sounds quite warm...perfect night time listening.....

...BLACK KNIFE is definitely fire....I got into them a couple of years ago from their first record...can't remember the name off the top of my head....this new one is even better....I'd like to get some of the splits they have if I can find them....

...I also figured you would dig that LUCIFUGE record....it was a nice surprise when I came upon that one....



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This is my Greg Biehl goat metal filth roundup for spring. The only YouTube channel I have ever subscribed to. Don't know why, I ignore all the notifications and then just go through his shit every so often.


Cadaveric Incubator - Nightmare Necropolis, Finnish Deathgrind


Zigota - Providence of Death, Lithuanian black/death filth


Phantasmagore - Insurrection or Submission, Chilean death


Fossilization - He Whose Name Was Long Forgotten, Brazilian death


Hinterkaifeck - Iniquitous Foul, rough 2 piece black metal outfit from Brizzy, this was a real grower


Gruesome Altar - Cold Reflection of Two Truths, demo of barbaric filth


Oppressive Descent - Winter Grave EP, raw bm from Portland Oregon, this dude puts out a ton of EP's & splits like this with 2 or 3 tracks each, all good.


Hinthial - 𐌀𐌍𐌔𐌀𐌓 demo, Italian black, 2 tracks 14 min wish it was longer


Níðstöng  - The Essence of Eternity, punky black metal from Iceland


Black Spirit - El Sueño De La Razón Produce Monstruos, Spanish blackened filth, I need this but there's no digital


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