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Heidevolk - To Play At Zobens Un Lemess 2017

A few months ago, Latvian pagan metal and folk festival Zobens Un Lemess announced the first band of the line-up: Finnish metal legends Amorphis. Now the festival has added a few more bands to their line-up, as Dutch folk metallers Heidevolk and Polish black metal blasphemers Batushka.

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Posted: 14.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Heidevolk - Line-Up Announcement

Last year, Heidevolk faced a line-up change after guitarist Reamon Bomenbreker and vocalist Mark Splintervuyscht departed. Now, after touring with the group as live members for more than a year, both Kevin Storm and Jacco de Wijs have joined the ranks of Heidevolk as permanent members.

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Posted: 12.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Equilibrium - To Tour Europe With Heidevolk, Finsterforst

Equilibrium just announced an European folk party, or tour rather, in support of their upcoming album, Armageddon. The band will tour Europe this autumn to present the new material to the fans with support from Dutch folk metallers Heidevolk. Finsterforst and epic virtuosos Nothgard, featuring guitarist Dom R. Crey in their ranks, will be playing as opening acts. Find the dates to this folk metal galore below.

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Band profile: Equilibrium
Posted: 21.05.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Heidevolk - Guitarist And Vocalist Leave

Sad and rather sudden news arrive from the Heidevolk camp. With less than 2 weeks to their new album's release show, the band announced the departure of their long time guitarist Reamon Bomenbreker and vocalist Mark Splintervuyscht. Despite their departures, the band promises to continue to perform live and work on new songs. All upcoming shows after May 2nd will be played with session members Kevin Storm (guitars) and Jacco (vocals).

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Band profile: Heidevolk
Posted: 22.04.2015 by Gothmog_Motsham | Comments (1)


Heidevolk - Premiere New Video Clip

Dutch folk metal sextet Heidevolk have new video for the tune "Urth" online just in time for the weekend. You can watch it in YouTube player below. You might recognize the song from Velua, if you have heard the band's latest creation. In the video, the band is playing in a forest and it intercuts with scenes of espionage in a village.

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Posted: 18.04.2015 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Heidevolk - Release New Lyric Video

As their new album is about to be released in North America, Heidevolk have released a lyric video for one of their new songs. Velua is already out in Europe but only drops in North America this next week (April 7th). The folk metallers just wrapped up an intensive Paganfest tour that included a broken foot and a laceration. Now you can get lost in "Vinland" by listening to the closing track right here. It is their first song in English.

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Band profile: Heidevolk
Posted: 05.04.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Heidevolk - Bassist Breaks Bone In The Foot

Dutch folk metallers Heidevolk are facing a string of bad luck lately. After their guitarist Kevin Vruchtbaard got hospitalized following an accidental blow to his head, now bassist Rowan Roodbaert broke a bone in his foot. The band just finished their Paganfest Tour with Wintersun and Turisas with some war scars.

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Posted: 01.04.2015 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Heidevolk - New Music Video Released

Here is some folk metal for you courtesy of Heidevolk. The Dutch group just debuted the first video for a song taken from their new opus, Velua. The tune is "Winter Woede" and it's also the album opener. So, don't waste more time and watch the video below. Then tell us if you liked it or not. Was it a good introduction to the new album?

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Posted: 12.02.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Heidevolk - Unveil New Album Cover, Tracklist And More

Heidevolk have just revealed everything about their new album. It will be called Velua and it is coming out via Napalm Records in March. The pre-orders will go live next week and the record will be available as a limited first edition 6-page digipak and 3 bonus tracks and a limited Deluxe Box (limited digipak and Heidevolk logo pendant and Vinland flag). Soon, you will probably be able to hear some of the new material.

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Posted: 14.01.2015 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Heidevolk - Complete New Album Recordings

Good news for Heidevolk fans. Their new album is one step closer to completion as they have finished the recordings. The folk metal unit is preparing the successor to 2012's Batavi album that will drop via Napalm Records. What are your expectations for the new record?

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Posted: 26.11.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Heidevolk - New Vocalist Revealed, New Album In 2014

Folk metallers Heidevolk have found the replacement for Joris Boghtdrincker, who left the band earlier this year after more than ten years in the group. His name is Lars (Bláhrafn) and he is involved in the projects Lost Lament, Godenbloed, Valhaz and Cut Deeper. With their line-up now complete, you can expect a new album next year to follow Batavi.

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Posted: 24.11.2013 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Heidevolk - Singer Joris Boghtdrincker Quits Band

Joris Boghtdrincker has left folk metallers Heidevolk. His last show was the Paganfest gig in New York. The band will soon start the search for a suitable replacement for the low vocal parts of their characteristic dual clean vocals. No live shows will be affected or cancelled by this and stand-in vocalist Mickael will take care of the vocal parts for the live shows to come until a new vocalist has been found.

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Posted: 10.05.2013 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


70000 Tons Of Metal 2013 - Confirm Delain, Heidevolk And All-Star Jam

Barge To Hell may be over but there's always 70000 Tons Of Metal next January, exactly in 40 days. The world's biggest floating heavy metal festival has announced the addition of Dutch symphonic metallers Delain, folk dudes Heidevolk, and an All-Star Jam hosted by Canadian guitar mastermind Jeff Waters (Annihilator) to the cruise.

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Event: 70000 Tons Of Metal 2013
Posted: 19.12.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Heidevolk - New Video Online

"Als De Dood Weer Naar Ons Lacht", the new video from Dutch metallers Heidevolk, can be viewed at this location. The video clip was directed and written by Awik Balaian who also was in charge of animation and graphics.

"Als De Dood Weer Naar Ons Lacht" comes off the band's forthcoming album, entitled Batavi, which will be released on March 2 via Napalm Records.

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Band profile: Heidevolk
Posted: 20.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (2)


Heidevolk - Working On New Album

Dutch folk metallers Heidevolk will start working on a new concept album in summer, slated for an early 2012 release.

The band released the following statement: "This summer we will record our fourth opus. The new, as-of-yet untitled CD will be a concept album, featuring nine songs based on the early history of the Batavian tribe. It will be recorded in Nico van Montforts's XPZ studio in Oppidum Batavorum, Gelderland, and the Abyss Studio in Pärlby, Sweden. Peter Tägtgren will take care of drum production and mixing. We expect to release it in early 2012."

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Band profile: Heidevolk
Posted: 06.07.2011 by BudDa | Comments (1)