Holy Blood

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Holy Blood is a Christian Fowk metal baund frae Kiev in Ukraine. They stairtit out in 1999 an haes set furth thrie albums syne than.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Holy Blood wis stairtit in 1999 bi Fedir Buzylevych (guitar an vocals), Myhailo Rodionov (bass guitar) an Dmytro Titorenko (drums). At the stairt their style wis bruital haurdcore, but suin chynged tae a mair hivy soondin deid/grind metal style. Efter eikin mair muisikers tae the line-up (Yevhen Tsesarev replacin Rodionov on bass, Oleksiy Furman jyned as lead guiarist an Vira Knyazeva wis eikit tae play keybuirds) their style chynged ance mair tae a mair melodic deid metal. Vira Knyazeva an Fedir Buzylevych wis mairiet in 2001. It wis wi this line-up that the baund recordit their first album, cried The Wanderer in 2002. Whan guitarist Oleksiy Furman quat the baund in 2002, he wis replaced bi Artem Stupak, an Buzylevych eikit the block flute tae the baund's soond. Wi thir chynges, the baund teuk a mair Fowk metal approach. They stairted scrievin wi a wheen mair fowk influences for their seicont album that wis cried Waves Are Dancing, released on the Christian Metal label Bombworks Records in 2004 (efter some mair line-up chynges).

Muisical chairactereestics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The fowk elements o Holy Blood's muisic is taen frae Ukranian fowk tradeetions an a tait Celtic muisic an aw. Flutes an bagpipes aften gies the sang its main fowk style melody wi black or deid metal guitars an drums gien the backin. The metal elements is taen frae black metal an deid metal. Their vocals is for ordinar black metal style harsk vocals (baith hie an law pitched), but they uise a tait operatic female vocals an queirs in some o thier sangs an aw. They scrieve their sangs in the Ukrainian leid an aye scrieve anent their Christian faith, heiven, God etc.

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The Wanderer (2002)
  • Waves Are Dancing (2004)
  • The Patriot (2007)
  • Shining Sun (2010)

Compilations[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Total Armageddon (2004)
  • Smashed Ground (2005)

Videos[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The Spring (2004)
  • The Patriot (2006)

Line-Up[eedit | eedit soorce]

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