Top 10 East European Metal BandsMetal_Treasure Obviously Poland takes the cake - their bands are heavy and musicians are very proficient.
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One of the heaviest bands I've ever heard - black metal from Poland, formed in 1997. They were originally known as Infernal SS.
I remember in 2016 and 2015 Encyclopaedia Metallum, aka Metal Archives, labeled them as "brutal black metal", which describes them best. Sometime in 2017 Encyclopaedia Metallum changed it to "black metal" - I guess they did it because officially there's no subgenre "brutal black metal".
Infernal War sound like black metal with drumming from technical death metal which creates a more brutal sound.
Their song Spill The Dirty Blood Of Jesus is one of the heaviest songs ever written. - Metal_Treasure
A Hungarian metal band formed in 2009 that incorporates tunes, instruments and lyrics from The Balkans although Hungary isn't a Balkan country. Genres - folk metal, death metal, metalcore. I think their folk metal is the most interesting part.
The band have both male and female lead singers. The male provides harsh vocals and growls in English while the female provides angelic clean vocals in a language that is neither Hungarian nor English. She sings in some South Slavic language from a Balkan country - most probably Bulgarian, or Macedonian, or Serbian/ Serbo-Croatian (something like that but I don't know what language is this exactly).
All this sounds very interesting.
Songs I liked: Balkanic Heart, Što Imala Kăsmet, Forebears' Dance, Mašala - Metal_Treasure
One of the first Hungarian metal bands, formed in 1981. Genres - Power/Speed Metal.
They sing in Hungarian. They are still active and in 2016 released a new album (Metalbomb). - Metal_Treasure
A black metal band from Czech Republic. They sing in Czech.
Their die hard fans believe their best albums were 'Rituál' - 1991, and its follow up - Jilemnický okultista. But later the band released songs with a more updated sound. I liked their videoclips. They are still active.
Songs: Vracejte konve na místo (2012), Cerna Svatozar, Mezi kopci cesta je klikatá. - Metal_Treasure
They are a folk metal band from Romania and sing in Romanian.
Songs I think are interesting: Mestecanis; Ultima Iarna; Spune tu, Vant - Metal_Treasure
Atmospheric Black Metal/Avant-garde band from Czech Republic, formed in 2000. Their songs are in Czech.
Šedesátiny is probably their most popular song. - Metal_Treasure
Hungarian folk metal band with male and female vocals, both can growl. The titles of their albums are ancient Hungarian names of months.
Songs: Hajdútánc, A Dudás, Áldás - Metal_Treasure
A pagan/black metal band. I don't support the NSBM themes. - IronSabbathPriest
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