It is going to be a hell of a summer for Hungarian folk metallers, Dalriada. At the moment, the band has about 18 gigs scheduled in 6 different countries. In July and September, Dalriada will bring out two new albums! The first one will be only available as an addition to the July/August issue of the Hungarian Metal Hammer. This will be a "best of" album, entitled Mesék, Álmok, Regék ("Tales, Dreams, Legends") with acoustic versions of older songs, guest singers, and other interesting treats. In September, the band's new album will be out, entitled Áldás ("Blessing") with 10 songs, on which they are currently working on at the Denevér Stúdió in Szolnok, Hungary.
The most popular Hungarian folk metal band, Dalriada, announced that they have a new keyboard player: Gergely "Szög" Szabó. After a long time, Dalriada will be on a massive Hungarian tour alongside Wisdom and Tales Of Evening under the name Metal.hu Tour 2014.
Hungarian folk metal act Dalriada present the first video from their upcoming album Napisten Hava (Season of the Sungod). The song is called "A Dudás" and the video can be viewed below. The video was produced by Mihaszna Film. The album Napisten Hava is scheduled for release on September 28th, 2012 through Nail Records.
Hungarian extreme folk metal band Dalriada have recently finished recording their new studio album Igéret; which is pegged for a release date of February 11th, 2011 through AFM Records.
Fronted by vocalist Laura Binder, Dalriada are known for their use of poetry and European folktales in their lyrics; along with their incorpation of traditional Hungarian melodies and instruments into their sound.
Igéret, which is the seventh full-length in their discography; is said to feature not only feature instruments like the kobza and doublebass but also include appearances from fellow countrymen Fajkusz Band and Korpiklanni's Jonne Järvelä. In an official press statement on their website, the band have added that his guest performance shall be to sing sections of the epic "Kalevala" in Finnish; which compliments Dalriada's own choice to sing in Hungarian.
Hungarian folk metallers, Dalriada have announced the cover artwork and song titles of their upcoming album "Arany-Album". The album contains poems of János Arany (one of the greatest Hungarian poets) and will be released at the end of September via Hammer Records.
"Arany-Album" cover art] tracklist:
01. Ágnes Asszony (Part 1-2)
02. Bor Vitéz
03. János Pap Országa
04. Szent László (Part 1-2)
05. Zách Klára
06. A Rab Gólya
07. A Walesi Bárdok (Part 1-3)
08. Szondi Két Apródja (Part 1-2)
Hungarian Folk metal band Dalriada have announced their line up is complete again. According to a posting on the band's official website, Imre Cserdi was already replacing György Varga (former bassist) as a tour musician in Autumn. Now the band has found a permanent bassist in Istvan Molnar, a friend of the band from the village Sopron. From now on he's a full-time member and new bass player of Dalriada.
More info about the band on http://www.myspace.com/dalriadahu.