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Elvenking‘s DVD/live album “The Night of Nights” is OUT NOW!
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Watch the lively and catchy “Pagan Revolution” clip! We dare you not to feel those “woaaaahhhh” parts.

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Video: Elvenking – “Era” Track-By-Track Breakdown Pt.1 & 2

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:00 AM (PST)

Italian folk/power metal band Elvenking have released a two part track-by-track breakdown of their upcoming album titled Era.  The record is slated for release September 14, 2012 on AFM Records.  Recording was handled by Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne who also helped with the band’s The Winter Wake and The Scythe records.

You can click right here to check out the videos.

Era is the follow up to Elvenking’s 2012 AFM release titled Red Silent Tides.

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Congratulations to February’s Cover Art of the Week Winner, Elvenking. “Red Silent Tides” (AFM Records) quickly gained the lead and never gave it up, as they finished with a dominating 59% of the vote.

Elvenking had this to say about their win: “We are very honoured the fans of metalriot.com chose “Red Silent Tides” cover as best cover of the month. As a band we have always been very focused on creating covers in order to fully represent the musical contents of the albums. ”Red Silent Tides” shows all the passion and emotions described in the album music and lyrical poetry. Samuel Araya did a marvelous job bringing on colours and images the romanticism and struggling of the album.”

The polls are now open for this week’s Cover Art of the Week featuring Iron Maiden, Gravehill, and others.

Voting is now open for March’s Cover Art of the Month where  Across The Sun, Amon Amarth, Born Of Osiris, Children Of Bodom, and Grayceon are going at it.

For a complete list of all the winners  and nominees so far, head on over here.

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How many of you Metal Rioters out there have gone to your local record store of choice and picked up a new metal album solely based on the art that graces its cover? I have found many a hidden gems and a few utter disappointments but there are few things greater in this world than gently cracking open the liner notes for the first time as the smell of ink and paper washes over you.

In the world of iTunes and Pandora, the art form that is the album cover is slowly dying. But we’re here to remind  you that in the world of heavy metal, the art of the album cover is alive and well! So each Tuesday we’ll present to you the best album covers of the week to declare what we all already know – Heavy Metal is art.

So welcome to another episode of: KICK ASS ALBUM COVERS OF THE MONTH!!! (insert blistering guitar shred here). It was an interesting week watching Stratovarius “Elysium” (Edel Music) battling it out with Defiled “In Crisis” (Season of Mist) but ultimately Stratovarius came out on top.

We missed the first few months of 2011 so we are now giving you the opportunity to let us know what the Album Covers of the Month should be. This week we’re heading back to February. For a look at the Top 4, head on over here and make sure to VOTE.

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Elvenking departs with drummer

Posted by Ehrila on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 8:26 AM (PST)

Drummer Zender has left the Italian folk power metallers Elvenking for “personal” reasons and has been replaced by Symohn.

The band comments the news:

“We had a wonderful journey with Zender in these long 12 years.  Thinking about where we started together back in the time and what we have achieved along the path, it really looks incredible. We were a bunch of kids when we started together with nothing but a dream, and now we are here. We cannot feel anything but proud and we are sure Zender feels exactly the same.

“Being in a band like Elvenking it is not the easiest thing in the world, since you are not that big to live out of your passion, but you’re big enough to have a lot of stress, busy days, lots of things to do and manage, long travels, flights, etc. etc.  The split has been in total friendship and with no bad blood at all.”

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