Arkona (band)

__FORCETOC__Infobox musical artist
Name = Arkona


Img_capt = Masha "Scream" of Arkona
Img_size =
Landscape =
Background = group_or_band
Origin = Moscow, Russia
Genre = Folk metal
Pagan metal
Black metal
Years_active = 2002—present
Label = Napalm Records
Associated_acts =
URL = [http://www.arkona-russia.com www.arkona-russia.com]
Current_members = Masha "Scream"
Sergei "Lazar"
Ruslan "Kniaz"
Vlad "Artist"
Past_members =

Arkona ( _ru. Аркона) is a Russian pagan metal band. Their lyrics are heavily influenced by Russian folklore, and Slavic mythology, and their music incorporates several traditional Russian musical instruments. The name of the band "Arkona" was the last pagan Slavic city-castle.

The band was founded in 2002 and as of January 2007 they have published four albums, one demo, one compilation and one concert DVD.

Members

*Masha "Scream" – vocals
*Alexei "Lesiar" Agafonov – vocals, guitars
*Sergei "Lazar" – guitars
*Ruslan "Kniaz" – bass
*Vlad "Artist" – synths, drums

Discography

Albums

* "Vozrozhdeniye" - 2004
* "Lepta" - 2004
* "Vo Slavu Velikim!" - 2005
* "Ot Serdtsa K Nebu" - 2007

Live albums / DVDs

* Zhizn Vo Slavu - 2006
* Noch Velesova - 2008

Demos

* Rus - 2002

External links

* [http://www.arkona-russia.com Offical Page]
* [http://www.myspace.com/arkonarussia Myspace Page]
* [http://www.arkona-russia.com/en/epress/339.html Review at www.arkona-russia.com]
* [http://www.exclaim.ca/musicreviews/generalreview.aspx?csid1=124&csid2=846&fid1=32422 Review at www.exclaim.ca]


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