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Released September 1, 2017
Here comes compilation introducing Chinese metal bands with a focus on folk and oriental metal. It shows a new emerging movement in the metal scene in China with its reworking of the traditional heritage of ancient civilization and the new-found self-esteem of the youngest generation. Eight handpicked bands from the up-and-coming Chinese Folk Metal movement from all corners of China. Festival headliners like Nine Treasures or Dream Spirit but also old veterans like Ritual Day or Evocation (HK) as well as new hopefuls like Mysterain or Suld are part of it.
13 songs with a broad spectrum ranging from melodic Heavy Metal to symphonic Gothic Metal to Taoist Black Magic Pagan Metal and Melodic Oriental Black Metal with lyrics and sung in Mongolian, Mandarin, Canton and partly in Tibetan and Sanskrit. Half of the bands represented in recent years were winners of the WOA Metal Battle China. You participated in the World Final of Metal Battle at the Wacken Open Air in Germany. Nine Treasures were almost winners in 2013 and Evocation (HK) finished fourth in 2014.
All titles were mastered by Andy Classen in Stage One Studio. The contributions of Dream Spirit and Ritual Day were produced and mixed by him.
Digi-CD with 20 pages booklet as a special offer at a low price.
Nine Treasures (Mongolian Gallop Folk Metal)
Dream Spirit (Han Chinese Folk Heavy Metal)
Ritual Day (Oriental / Tibetan Melodic Black Metal)
Evocation (Hong Kong Taoism Black Metal)
Song of Chu (Progressive Modern Metal)
Mysterain (Melodic Symphonic Metal)
Suld (Mongolian Heavy Metal)
Xie Jia (Hongkong Folk Black Metal).