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Týr - To Tour With Orphaned Land, New Album In 2018

This May, Týr will headline a North American tour with Orphaned Land, Ghost Ship Octavius, and Aeternam. See below for all confirmed dates, with more to be added soon. The other good news is that the band is releasing a new album this year! The folk metal group is currently finishing work on their eighth studio album, due out fall 2018 via Metal Blade Records. This upcoming record will be the follow-up to the band's critically claimed full-length, Valkyrja, which was released in 2013.

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Posted: 26.03.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Orphaned Land - Full Documentary Available Online

Israeli band Orphaned Land just shared new a documentary online. Germany's "Rockpalast" has produced a one-hour documentary called "All Is One" on the progressive folk metallers. "All Is One" is more than the name of one of Orphaned Land's albums. It is the quintet's philosophy claiming that all three big religious groups - Christians, Muslims and Jews - are coming from the same origin. German filmmakers Ingo Schmoll and Conny Schiffbauer visited Israel to follow the band's path and to get a personal insight view into the musician's life by visiting the band members at home, getting to know their families and learning about their daily lives. It's worth watching below.

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Posted: 14.03.2018 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Orphaned Land - Launch New Single And Lyric Video

More fresh music today but from Orphaned Land. The Israeli metal band has released the second single off of Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs, their new opus, set to drop on January 26th, 2018 via Century Media. They just shared a video and digital single for the new song "We Do Not Resist". The growls are back, as promised. Don't forget to tell us what you think about the new track.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Orphaned Land
Posted: 05.01.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Orphaned Land - Release Video For New Song Feat. Hansi Kürsch

The first full song from Orphaned Land in a few years has been released today! The exciting news arrived via their label Century Media which shared a video and digital single for their new song "Like Orpheus", taken from their upcoming album, Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs, due to be released on January 26th, 2018. "Like Orpheus" features guest vocals by no other than Blind Guardian's Hansi Kürsch! See if you like it below.

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Posted: 08.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Orphaned Land - Share New Album Preview

Progressive metallers Orphaned Land have recently shared a small clip of the first sounds from the impending offering, Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs. The three-minute clip includes the promised return of growls, as well as a taste of guest vocal contributions by Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) and Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates). While you wait to hear more, enjoy it below!

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Band profile: Orphaned Land
Posted: 23.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Orphaned Land - Reveal New Album Cover Art, Tracklist

Oriental metal pioneers Orphaned Land will release their new 64-minute studio album, Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs, on January 26th, 2018 via Century Media Records. Jens Bogren once again took over mixing and mastering duties of what turned out to be the band's biggest production so far. The album will feature a guest appearance by guitar virtuoso Steve Hackett as well as guest vocal appearances by no other than Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) and Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates). The album artwork was created by Valnoir and you can feast your eyes on it below, where you also find the tracklist.

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Posted: 27.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Orphaned Land - New Studio Album In 2018

Progressive folk metal pioneers Orphaned Land just announced that they will release a new studio album on January 26th, 2018 via Century Media Records. Most parts of the album, which will be entitled Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs, have already been recorded and Jens Bogren will once again take over mixing and mastering duties. What are your expectations for the album after the side project release with Amaseffer, Kna'an?

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Orphaned Land
Posted: 06.07.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Orphaned Land - To Tour N. America With Pain

Orphaned Land are finally returning to North American for a full tour. It will happen in September with Pain, the Swedish industrial-metal force led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren, which will make their first ever North American appearance. Check out the exclusive dates below.

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Posted: 11.06.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


ProgPower USA XVIII - Haken, Orphaned Land, Vanden Plas And More Confirmed

The ProgPower USA XVIII in Atlanta is already sold out for the September 8-9, 2017 days. However, the organizers just started announcing the bands that will perform on Days 1 & 2, between September 6-7, 2017 and so far, it's looking good! Between The Buried And Me, Haken, Metal Church, Orphaned Land, Power Quest, Serenity, Twilight Force and Vanden Plas have all been confirmed.

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Source: progpowerusa.com
Event: ProgPower USA 2017
Posted: 18.10.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Orphaned Land - Share First Kna'an Album Teaser

As of now, you can check out the first sounds (and a first look) from the Orphaned Land and Amaseffer all new side project, concept album, Kna'an. The album is being released on August 26th via Century Media Records and covers the biblical story of Kna'an, in the eyes of Walter Wayers, after he wrote a modern-perspective play about the story of Abraham in the land of Kna'an. Furthermore, Orphaned Land are also writing their next album to follow All Is One.

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Posted: 07.07.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Orphaned Land - Announce New Concept Album, 25th Anniversary Tour

Century Media Records just confirmed the upcoming concept album by Oriental metal masters Orphaned Land, Kna'an! It is a side project album with Amaseffer's Erez Yohanan, which covers up the biblical story of Kna'an, in the eyes of Walter Wayers, after he wrote a modern-perspective play about the story of Abraham in the land of Kna'an.

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Posted: 07.06.2016 by Kais | Comments (12)


Orphaned Land - Announce European Unplugged Tour

Orphaned Land are embarking on a European unplugged tour. The progressive folk metallers from Israel will take to the stage in September/October for their first ever acoustic tour accompanied by the Stimmgewalt male/female choir and supported by Molllust. If you don't want to miss these shows, see the dates below.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Orphaned Land
Posted: 11.06.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Orphaned Land - New Video Released

Orphaned Land, one of Israel's most successful musical exports, have recently premiered their new video for "Let The Truce Be Known" taken from the actual album All Is One. The video can be seen here now. The video was directed and edited by Vadim Mechona and produced by Yan Lubin. "Let The Truce Be Known" is one of the band's favourite songs ever. The lyrics and the story are based on the World War I's "Christmas Truce".

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Orphaned Land
Posted: 10.08.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Orphaned Land - Announce 'Mabool' 10th Anniversary Tour

Progressive folk metallers Orphaned Land, now without guitarist and one of the band's founding members Yossi "Sassi" Saharon, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their masterpiece Mabool this year. Released in 2004, Mabool is a fan favourite and will also be re-released as a remastered 10th anniversary limited edition including a 5-track, 27 minute acoustic live show as bonus CD. This limited edition will be available all across Europe in August. As for the dates of the tour, check them out below.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Orphaned Land
Posted: 20.05.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Orphaned Land - Guitarist Yossi Sassi Quits Band

Orphaned Land and Yossi Sassi have parted ways. Yossi Sassi, founding member and key composer of the folk metallers, has announced his departure from the band. Not a great start of the day. Guitarist Matti Svatitzki had already left the band back in 2012 as well. Yossi Sassi is now focusing on his new solo album Desert Butterflies. What could this mean for the band?

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Source: orphaned-land.com
Band profile: Orphaned Land
Posted: 07.01.2014 by HaaskAksaaH | Comments (12)