Suidakra To Release Acoustic Album, “Cimbric Yarns”

German folk metal veterans Suidakra has announced that they will be releasing an acoustic album entitled, “Cimbric Yarns.” The album will be released on November 16th through AFM Records and you can check out a video teaser for the record below. The band has also revealed the cover artwork for the album, which can also be seen below. Despite the acoustic release, Suidakra are also working on a new album in their usual style, which is expected to be released next year.

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Stone Sour Posts “Zzyzx Rd” Video

Roadrunner recording group Stone Sour just released an official music video for the acoustic version of “Zzyzx Rd” that appears on the deluxe 10th anniversary edition of “Come What(Ever) May.” This new edition drops December 16th as a digital download and 2LP vinyl edition.

“Come What(Ever) May: Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition” has been remastered and appended by an array of bonus material including rare tracks, B-sides, and never-before-heard versions of “Through Glass,” “Zzyzx Rd.,” and “Cardiff,” as well as an electrifying acoustic cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Wild Horses.”

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Eluveitie Working On Acoustic Album “Evocation II”

Following a major lineup schism back in May, folk metal group Eluveitie is now working on a new album.

This one will the second part of the acoustic concept release “Evocation.” The band plans to start the studio recording at the end of the year and to release the album next spring. Mastermind Chrigel Glanzmann comments:

“We’re looking forward to ‘Evocation II!’ The concept of the album sticks in our head already for years and it has matured a lot. Our second acoustic-album will continue the tradition of the first one but it will be even more rough, folk and mystic! It will be the celtic mythology in its pure culture, formed into music!”

Guitar player Rafael Salzmann adds: “Exactly! We’re really motivated and creative as well. ‘Evocation II’ will become definitely a folk-album filed in details!”

The band has also announced a Swiss acoustic tour, delivering an exclusive taste of what fans can expect from the new record:

23.09. CH DAS ZELT – Chapiteau PostFinance, Brig – Rhonesandterrain
07.10. CH DAS ZELT – Chapiteau PostFinance, Solothurn – Pier 11
05.11. CH DAS ZELT – Chapiteau PostFinance, Luzern – Alpenquai

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New Music Video For Acoustic Version Of “Frozen Rainbow” Released By Saxon

Saxon released a new music video for the acoustic version of the classic debut album track “Frozen Rainbow” (originally released in 1979). The song appears on the latest release “Unplugged And Strung Up,” the compilation of unplugged and orchestrated versions of previously released tracks, which is available now via UDR Music.

Check out “Frozen Rainbow” here:

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New Music Video “Beyond Illusions” Posted By Valfreya

Montreal’s blackened folk act Valfreya posted a new music video for the acoustic version of the track “Beyond Illusions.” The track originally appeared on the band’s debut LP “Path to Eternity,” which was issued in 2012 via Maple Metal Records.

Check out “Beyond Illusions” here:

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Stroszek Streaming "A Break In The Day"

Stroszek, the acoustic project of Claudio Alcara – guitarist and founder of Frostmoon Eclipse (Italy), released its album “A Break in the Day” late in 2012 via Pest Productions. Several of the tracks have been uploaded to YouTube, such as “Green Jade.”

The full nine-song album is playing over at bandcamp and below in the widget. As well as the 2007 debut album “Songs of Remorse” and 2009’s “Life’s Failures Made Music,” Stroszek also released the “Wild Hunt” EP in 2009, which sold out within days of it having been announced.

A Break In the Day by STROSZEK

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