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The three-day Folk Madness from Troll Gnet El

February 19 2007

23, 24, 25 February in Moscow will be the largest folk festival of folk madness. This is nothing like three days merry dances, round dances, excellent mood, friendly atmosphere and thousands of liters of beer and ale.

The nearest weekend, which begins Friday with a festive St. Petersburg group "Troll Gnet El will present their new album" konung Hop. For every day "TGE" prepared a special program for the discerning audience.

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All the previous autumn band recorded new material, only occasionally getting out of the studio, and then because of another meeting with fans. After the last public speech of the most popular "beer Volker" Russia, took place almost three and a half months ago at a concert of Irish Cruachan.

With the first two albums ("Troll Gnet El" and "Holiday Pohmelyaynen") group has become mega popular in St. Petersburg and Moscow. Their songs are a synthesis of the northern dancing songs and heavy riffs, whose brutal sound of a violin and tin whistle diluted (wind instrument). An important factor in the success group was the brightest charisma Bones Troll. Kostya pot-bellied with a huge wooden cup for eight years inspires people to rush into a dance, drive a huge dances and participate in the endless snake ...

Since this time the festival of folk Madness comes three days, then you have a real choice in what exactly the day to go. In TGE the festival will be attended by seven other great folk groups. Most interesting, we present to you.


This team organized a half years ago by former musicians of "Windmills". Creative team to keep the previous academic quality in an old "mill" - the same folk motifs with elements of classical music and rock. Of the tools in "Sylph" presents flute, violin, cello, acoustic and bass guitar, percussion. Executable songs are lyrically and melancholy ballads and heroic-epic epic, and simply beautiful songs outside the genre.


The star team from Kazan, will speak at the festival on Friday 23 February. The music group intertwined Russian and Volga folk motifs in fatal processing. "Bear Corner" as TGE will present the Moscow public material from the first two albums, and played several songs from the upcoming third.

DoM Winds

The group describes its style as "adventure rock and roll." A mixture of hard rock and traditional Folk tunes with lyrics reminiscent of pirates and robbers, ancient myths and legends, fairy tales and just unheard stories. All this mixed with the powerful Energy and heavy sounding.

February 23.
Club PLAN_B.
Sylph, Bear Corner (Kazan), House of the Winds, TGE
February 24
CASTLE Rock Club
The Hobbit Shire, Heritage Vagant, Resuscitation (Odessa), TGE
February 25
double solo album - OSIMIRA (Belarus) and TGE

Alex Vitvitskiy


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