14:09 - Zaphod Ok, bad example, but you get the point. Metalcore has metal in it, so it's metal for me.
14:07 - Zaphod Yeah and Ensiferum is metal mixed with Finnish folk music, both genres have metal in them.
14:00 - Hex_Omega Well Metalcore is Metal mixed with Hardcore. It is something different, theoretically.
13:58 - Hex_Omega Nu Metal bands can be controversial for some metalheads and thats why I am not surprised that they don't have Slipknot on their site. However their music is metal.
13:56 - Zaphod Yeah, that's what I meant with 'true metal' (not that I agree with them, for the record) It confuses me how some people don't consider metalcore metal. Sure, you might not like it, but that doesn't mean it's not metal.
The wait is finally over for Dornenreich's new album. In their 18th year of existence, the group releases their eighth studio record Freiheit (English: "freedom"). The new album will be out on May 2nd, 2014 via Prophecy Productions and you can now hear the first sound sample available in the video below. Freiheit marks a period of change and transition, for it will remain the group's last studio album for quite some time.
Says Eviga about the lyrical aspect: "It is a concept album about the development of a human being from its undetached mode of existence towards an adult manchild's conscious internal - and thus also external - freedom. As insinuated by the title and conceptual idea of the album, the music resembles a large river meandering through countless musical styles with vibrance and intensity. Dornenreich's manifestation is indebted to life, stems from and gets drawn towards the whole."
01. Im ersten aller Spiele
02. Von Kraft und Wunsch und jungen Federn
03. Des Meeres Atmen
04. Das Licht vertraut der Nacht
05. Aus Mut gewirkt
06. Im Fluß die Flammen
08. Blume der Stille
Eviga explained on the band's Facebook page: "Freiheit feels like a parting right now. And as much as I feel that we will never stop to create artistically, and as much as it may be possible that this album will be seen as just a departure from a certain artistic evaluation or orientation, there are a lot of indications at this moment that Freiheit is going to be Dornenreich's last studio album for quite some time."