KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI Mixing Sophomore Album
Finnish symphonic folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI is currently mixing its second album for an April release via Century Media Records. The group states, "it will most certainly surprise many of [our fans]!"
KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI's video for the song "Jäässä Varttunut" can be viewed below. The track comes off the band's's debut CD, "Shadowheart", which was released in October 2008 via Century Media Records. According to a press release, KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI's sound is "heavy, drivingly fast, but due to its epic atmosphere, and melancholic, highly catchy overtones marks a stunning amalgamation of Celtic folklore and vast extreme metal influences. By utilizing lyrics in their native Finnish tongue as well as the English language, KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI are also highly diverse when it comes to their lyrical content."
Formed in 2002 in Kouvola, Finland by brothers Joni (growls, guitar) and Antti Koskinen (keyboards, backing vocals), KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI previously recorded three demos: "Kristallivuoren Maa" (2002), "Taival" (2004) and "The New Chapter" (2007) and one EP called "Mustan Valtikan Aika" (2006).
KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI is:
Leeni-Maria Hovila - Vocals
Joni Koskinen - Growls, Guitar
Antti Rinkinen - Lead Guitar
Antti Koskinen - Keyboards, Backing Vocals
Simo Lehtonen - Bass, Backing Vocals
Atte Marttinen - Drums
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