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Walls Of Vanaheim


Distribution: Soulfood & AFM Records


Anyone who has closely followed the lively development of this Ruhrpott legend since the founding, knows exactly about the always upright and loyal attitude of the inflexible legation. When Germany’s BLACK MESSIAH came to the public in 1992, the Metal world was still quite different from what it currently is. But to this day, the singing leader Zagan with his guitar, violin and titanic passion held fast to his immovable ideals. And what began courageous as an innovative-folkish Pagan Black Metal and then, over the years, led more and more into classic, highly epic Pagan Metal with a Power Metal flair, now flows into „Walls Of Vanaheim“.

On this seventh album, the six-headed formation celebrates all the characteristics and, above all, the virtues of its very own, atmospherically style. And this is done with exceptionally sublime songwriting, which is combined with pure power, biting endurance and many original ideas. „Walls Of Vanaheim“ marks the second part of the exciting story, which was first told with the 2009 longplayer „First War Of The World“. Thematic is all about the second war of the mythological vanir tribe. Triggered by the murder of Odin's friend, the giant Mime, the Ases moved from Valhalla to Vanheim to lay the city in ruins. Black Messiah stage this exciting spectacle with their martial-brave, unmistakably melodic soundtrack. Masculine, but thoroughly thought-out music, which is just as inevitable as it often drives under the skin: Martial stirring, uniquely rough, touching emotionally and full of individual beauty - BLACK MESSIAH at their very best! The triumphant „Walls Of Vanaheim“ shows very impressively, that these fighter souls still have an extrastrong Pagan breath!


1. Prologue - A New Threat
2. Mimir's Head
3. Father's Magic
4. Mime's Tod
5. Call To Battle
6. Die Bürde des Njörd
7. Satisfaction And Revenge
8. The March
9. The Walls Of Vanaheim
10. Decisions
11. Mit Blitz Und Donner
12. The Ritual
13. Kvasir
14. A Feast Of Unity
15. Epilogue: Farewell


ZAGAN – Vox, Guitars, Violin, Accoustic-Guitars
PETE – Vox, Guitars
DONAR – Vox, Guitars
GARM – Bass
ASK – Keys & Synths
SURTR – Drums & Percussions

Narrator / Erzähler – TOM ZAHNER


1995: Southside Golgotha
1998: Sceptre of Black Knowledge
2005: Oath of a Warrior (Einheit Productions)
2006: Of Myths and Legends (AFM)
2009: First War of the World (AFM)
2012: The Final Journey (AFM)
2013: Heimweh (AFM)
2017: Walls Of Vanaheim (Trollzorn)

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