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  Celtic metal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Celtic metal is a sub-genre of fl metal.
Its focus is on Celtic mythology and instruments mixed with fl metal.
The second largest ancient culture that is integrated with metal is Celtic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Celtic_metal   (424 words)

 Celtic Tattoo Mythology Page #1
Celtic women, upon reaching maturity, adopted a complex braided style for their hair, and wore dyed and embroidered dresses.
Celtic societies, once considered "barbaric" as seen through the lens of classical observers, are now looked upon as advanced cultures networked through the bond of a common linguistic heritage.
Clumping all of the Celtic peoples into one homogeneous family with a single ethnic identity, the Romantics exalted the idea of the "noble savage." The notion of the "romantic highlander" and the modern conception of the druids are based on these romanticized images of Celtic history and culture.
www.tribal-celtic-tattoo.com /MYTHS1.htm   (2153 words)

 Celtic Dreaming - Celtic History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The degree of skills and materials used allowed the Celtic artist to give reality to Her and His imagination's, and leave a legacy rich in visual challenges.
Most Celtic metalwork is assembled from a number of pieces and craftsman were certainly aware of the various techniques such as soldering, riveting, cements and mechanical joints such as folding.
In the 6th-9th centuries the Celtic church and its secular societies managed through hard work, dedication and love to leave a legacy of great magnitude and value, such that the people of the 20th and 21th century can still find spiritual and artistic inspiration and fascination.
www.celticdreaming.com /history.html   (2025 words)

 Celtic battle metal
Celtic battle metal is a mixture of Celtic metal and battle metal.
It has maybe the biggest following of any Celtic metal sub genre, as two of the most well known bands in Celtic metal, Waylander[?] and Bran Barr[?] are two of the founders of this brand.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ce/Celtic_battle_metal.html   (67 words)

 Celtic Pagan Metal
Celtic Pagan Metal is a mixture of Celtic Metal and Pagan Black Metal.
It's music is a mixture of Black Metal instrumentation, and Celtic instrumentation.
The lyrics are about a return to pre-Christian Celtic beliefs, and worshipping Celtic gods.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ce/Celtic_Pagan_Metal.html   (59 words)

 Celtic Frost - Satan Stole My Teddybear
As a teenager eagerly tracking down all things metal, Celtic Frost had been a huge favorite of mine, but I had never truly gotten into To Mega Therion, which is undoubtedly a mile marker in the development of the current death/fl metal scenes.
Celtic Frost, at the time this album originally hit the streets, was certainly pushing the envelope more than nearly any other band of the era, both in musical approach and image and lyrical content.
Regardless, it's good to at least be able to find this album more readily and anyone daring call themselves a fan of fl or death metal should have a copy of this in their deep dark dungeon.
www.ssmt-reviews.com /db/searchrev.php?artistID=197&showReview=true   (1754 words)

 BNR Metal Pages -- Celtic Frost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An enormously influential band in the field of fl/occult metal, Celtic Frost arose from the ashes of Hellhammer, with founder Tom Warrior realizing that his prior band had reached its musical limits and a direction change was necessary.
The essence of Celtic Frost is best captured in the first three albums, with Morbid Tales being the most raw, Pandemonium the most experimental (and BNR favorite), and To Mega Theron being the most consistent and probably the best representation of the band's style.
Despite the rollercoaster waves of popularity, Celtic Frost remains one of the most unique and influential bands of the mid-eighties.
www.bnrmetal.com /groups/cefr.htm   (283 words)

 Folk metal - TheBestLinks.com - Folk Metal, Country, Folk music, Heavy metal music, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Folk metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal that incoporates elements of folk music.
Folk Metal bands often have no commercial success in the country of their origin, whilst at the same time being considered a huge band commercially in other countries.
An example of this is the Celtic Metal band Cruachan, who have had no big successes in Ireland, and yet being a big success in Russia.
www.thebestlinks.com /Folk_Metal.html   (409 words)

 disinformation | celtic frost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Formed from the ashes of fl/death metal band Hellhammer in 1984, the Swiss based Celtic Frost were a pivotal influence on the death, fl, speed, and gloom metal genres, pioneering many of the musical styles and avant-garde elements that have since become synonymous with bands like Sepultura, Emperor, Dark Funeral, and Enslaved.
The first virtually alienated Celtic Frost's fans, whilst the latter - regarded as a strong comeback album featuring Ain returning to the fold - was considered too avant-garde for MTV airplay, sabotaging the potential mainstream appeal of David Bowie ('Heroes') and Bryan Ferry ('This Island Earth') covers.
Celtic Frost co-founder and frontman Thomas Gabriel Fischer regularly sends commentaries on historical issues, and the site's content has many fundamental insights not found elsewhere such as insider coverage of a 1998 New York City reunion.
www.disinfo.com /archive/pages/dossier/id161/pg1   (1252 words)

 Graveland - Black Metal
Their unification of simple fl metal themes with classical structural principles have enabled this band to hold ground with their long and wandering compositions, dreamlike in their simple melody and poetic recombination.
Similarly vocals emulate the Bathory style in that era, as do patterns of cadence emerging in riff and muscular strumming that is strangely precise for a band this early in its growth, but the first four tracks on this release are unusually feral yet ambitiously majestic in their capture of atmosphere and mood.
Vocals are shouted with the rough timbre of death or fl metal vocalization barely inflected in each pronunciation, and drumming is an outline of rock/punk high energy/low complexity styling.
www.anus.com /metal/graveland.html   (2380 words)

 Geasa - TheBestLinks.com - Celtic mythology, Mythology, Celtic metal, Ireland, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There is a considerable similarity between geasa (which are a phenomenon of Irish Celtic mythology) and the foretold deaths of heroes in Welsh mythology.
This is not surprising given the close origins of all the variants of Celtic mythology.
Geasa is also the name of a celtic metal band, see Geasa (band).
www.thebestlinks.com /Geasa.html   (156 words)

 earpollution coolbyproxy - underground metal primer 1Ø1 [page 3] - issue 1.11, november 1999
Probably should be in the fl metal section, but the prime band is Opeth.
Death metal is technically precise, but filled with emotion and energy; it runs a hundred-plus-miles-per-hour with drums and bass flailing away in the storms caused by the speedy guitarists.
Metal World Zine, Chronicles of Chaos and Scream Magazine--Norway's Hard Metal Magazine--are all great webzines that deal with Death and Extreme Metals.
www.earpollution.com /nov99/coolbyproxy/coolbyproxy3.html   (1609 words)

 Celtic -- Viking Metal Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Celtic culture is a rich treasure trove of styles.
Furthermore many secondary cultures have been influenced by them, in many cases the celtic roots are a genetic and cultural foundation for these cultures.
Drawing from the Celtic stylings, and in some cases directly reproducing historical pieces, Viking Metal Works has created a number of items that are bound to stir the Pictish spirit in all of us.
www.vikingmetalworks.com /celtic.html   (586 words)

 Factory Metal Percussion - New Percussive Designs
At Factory Metal Percussion our vision is to create a completely new frame of reference in percussive sound design and rhythm engineering.
At Factory Metal we live for this process of creation, the exploration of the innovative.
Success for us is measured one small step at a time, like the pleasure and surprise on the face of a 10 year old hitting a Celtic Bell for the first time.
www.factorymetalpercussion.com   (246 words)

 Metal Art Celtic Crosses
This Celtic Design cross is done in Tin and Brass on Wood.
The light reflecting off of the metal made photographing the art difficult.
Metal is enhanced by the dark wood background.
www.metal-art.net /glcelticcross.html   (171 words)

 Irish / Celtic gifts - Wholesale gifts and home decor from Old World Creations
All of the hand painted metal pieces from Old World Creations are hand cut from recycled steel 55 gallon drums.
The pattern, created by Mimi, is then drawn onto the metal to be skillfully cut with hammer and chisel into the desired shape.
We strive toward realism and do our best to keep the quality of our designs up to a high level that we are proud to sell, you are proud to present in your shop and your customer is proud to display as a part of their home decor.
www.oldworldcreations.com /Art/Metal-Art-Sculptures/Celtic-Irish-Scottish/Irish-Art-Celtic-Art.htm   (304 words)

 Celtic metal detectors - professional, easy to use - UK manufacturers and suppliers, products overview
The metal detector is essentially a coil of wire with a current flowing through it, the coil acts like a magnet and as the magnetic field passes over a piece of concealed metal the properties of the coil change.
The electric field may be produced, according to Faraday's law of induction in two ways: by the motion of a conductor cutting across the lines of magnetic flux of a magnetic field or by a change in the magnetic flux passing through a coil immersed in a non constant magnetic field.
As the detector passes over a piece of metal then the inductance alters and the frequency alters and you do the rest.
www.celticmd.co.uk /celtic_info.htm   (526 words)

 Lists, rankings, favorites, etc. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I've only included Viking/Folk Metal bands, and names that pertain to Norse Mythology are defined only briefly, as this is not meant to be a lesson on the topic.
Celtic Metal, Heathen Metal, Pagan Metal, Teutonic Metal, Norman Metal, War Metal, Battle Metal, and Assyrian Mesopotamian Metal.
Nu Metal, Gothenburg Metal, Guttural Metal, Grotesque Metal, Goth Metal, Chicken Metal, Aryan Metal, NS Metal, and Rap Metal.
members.aol.com /Einherjer/list.html   (2148 words)

 www.Frizbay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Heavy metal was the sub-genre of rock that spawned from the British Blues music of the late 1960’s.
It was the birth of a new kind of rock and roll, and the beginning of a style that would later generate literally hundreds of subgenres.
The first Ghost metal band was "Eat A Flaming Bag Of The Underworld's Dumpster," and they killed themselves on stage and came back as ghosts and played the ultimate song.
www.frizbay.com   (1560 words)

 ::MetalJet.com:: - Exploration of the Metal World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The genres and sub-genres of heavy metal are a much debated subject.
The lighter side could hardly be considered metal at all, opting for an atmospheric sound.
The main difference is the use of synths to create an air of gothic horror and the generous use of female sopranos and male/female choirs.
www.metaljet.com /genres.htm   (1075 words)

 Metal News - Celtic Frost Completes New Album ( Metal Underground . com )
Seminal avant-garde metal pioneers Celtic Frost have announced the completion of their new studio album, tentatively titled "Dark Matter Manifest", their first in 13 years and the culmination of some three and a half years of songwriting and recording work.
Negotiations with a variety of labels are currently underway, and the album is scheduled for a release in early 2006.
Original Celtic Frost members Tom Gabriel Fischer (voice and guitars) and Martin Eric Ain (bass) are joined by Erol Unala (guitar) and Franco Sesa (drums).
www.metalunderground.com /news/details.cfm?newsid=14935   (426 words)

 Cruachan, The Middle Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As I listened, I was intrigued and impressed both by the quality of the musicianship as well as the unique way the two disciplines of traditional Celtic music and storytelling was melded with heavy metal percussion and attitude.
Most often, however, the melodrama and in-your-face lyricism of metal is inextricably combined with traditional instruments and melodies of all kinds.
The expected bellowing one expects with heavy metal doesn't rear its head until the middle of the album, and by then it suits its situation.
www.rambles.net /cruachan_middle.html   (492 words)

 Celtic Black Metal - Forum
They are by the Celtic Black Metal band Cruachan.
The members of the group came from Britanny and tried (not always successfully) to honour their Celtic culture.
Celtic Rap?! Strange, but not the first time I've seen it (Seanchai).
celtic-lyrics.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=15   (918 words)

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Primordial were categorized as fl metal-influenced Celtic metal, and since that release, they've done some serious growing.
Categorizing Primordial as merely a metal band would be doing these four lads a huge disservice.
Their music is as passionate as it is spiritual, and travels well beyond the boundaries of traditional metal.
www.lollipop.com /archive_temp.php3?content=issue46/46-04e-13.html   (274 words)

 Metal Reviews - Metal Coven Webzine - Metal Reviews - GlenRock - 3 Minutes Of Silence
Granted France is a Celtic country, and I guess they technically would be considered a Celtic Metal band in terms of Geography, but their sound has nothing to do with Celtic metal as most people in the music scene know it.
Hell, "3 Minutes Of Silence" is just barely metal and has more in common with 1970's hard rock than anything else.
They do get a tad metal here and there in a 1980's cock rock sort of way, and they have a heavy blues influence, but they just can't make it come together in any sort of way which is sad because all of the musicians seem very professional.
www.metalcoven.com /review_glenrock_3minutes.html   (828 words)

 Celtic Accents - Hand Painted Metal Shamrock Planter
An attractive hand-painted metal planter with an Irish shamrock accent.
Can be used for silk flowers or is a perfect size for the bathroom to hold an extra roll of toilet paper.
Hand-painted metal decor hand-cut from 55 gallon recycled steel drums.
www.celticaccents.com /P3543.htm   (59 words)

Celtic Assault is a five piece, dual singer, female drummed metal band based in South Wales, UK.
With the sound the band mix old school metal with nu-metal hoping to unite both groups of fans with thier music.
Celtic Assault recently sub-headlined at Afan FMs ''live and loud'' gig a live outdoor gig at the beachfront that was broadcast live on the station.
www.myspace.com /celticassault   (1005 words)

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