ARKONA returns after three long years and is finally ready to release its new album, "Yav". The Russian warriors revolving around the impressive frontwoman Masha "Scream" Arkhipova have perfected their unique style. Like never before, the band interweaves brutal metal riffs, pounding drums and folk melodies, the latter played mostly on authentic and medieval instruments. Sweeping and profound songs, epic compositions and dream-like atmospheres create the distinctive and enthralling sound of ARKONA.
According to a press release, "Yav" "offers 70 minutes of original, majestic and unique pagan folk metal" and will be released through Napalm Records on the following dates:
April 25: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
April 28: France
Apri; 30: Spain, Sweden, Norway
May 2: Finland, Benelux
May 5: Rest of Europe
May 6: USA/Canada
"Yav" track listing:
02. Na strazhe novyh let
04. Zov pustyh dereven'
05. Gorod snov
07. Chado indigo
09. V ob'jat'jah kramoly
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