.​.​.​Of War

by Scythia

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  • "Odin-approved one-two punch of “Fierce Riders of Scythia” and “The Black Death” that kicks off …Of War," - Decibel Magazine - This Record Rules Feature

    "A brilliant album" - Metal-Revolution.com

    "What sets Scythia apart from the others is its specific attention to quality musicianship. The music is adventurous, creative, and epic." - MetalUnderground.com

    "I really enjoyed the first single, "Fierce Riders Of Scythia" and I found myself immediately drawn into their world and once there, did not want to leave. The fascinating blend of metal and Russian/Middle Eastern folk music is quite surprising and exceptionally good." - PureGrainAudio

    "Tracks like "The Black Death" and "Warrior's Anthem" serve as vast soundscapes versus standard metal tunes, that firmly place Scythia as a band of gypsy minstrels in this renaissance period of swashbuckling tales of swordplay. " - Metal-Rules.com

    "These folks can really shred their instruments...A creamy blend of heavy and melodic puts Scythia on par with contemporaries like Eluveitie and Glittertind...Of War offers plenty of virtue"
    - ChartAttack.com

    "Scythia debut – an epic folk metal tale...most definitely a band that you should have in your private music collection. " - Toronto Metal Examiner

    The music on “...Of War” is uplifting and inspiring: songs primed to make folks want to go in to battle,...a damn fine piece of art." - Canadian CD of the Week - The Argus

    Live Reviews

    “Having already garnered a lot of attention on the local scene for their energetic live show and distinctive take on the folk metal genre, this up and coming 6-piece got the show started right... an entertaining performance and leaving a strong impression.” - ABORT Mag

    "I highly recommend catching them...Scythia’s fun and catchy folk metal, it’s a fantastic show that’s sure to put your fist in the air and a grin on your face." - Hellbound.ca - Live Review

    "Folk-Metal with fiery conviction" - The Argus (Thunder Bay) - Live Review
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credits

released October 5, 2010

• All songs performed by Scythia with guest appearances by Marina Poiret, Céline Derval
• All songs written by: Dave Khan (Except for Adamantium written by Terry Savage and Dave Khan)
• Produced by: Shaun Thingvold & Dave Khan
• Mixed by: Shaun Thingvold
• Mastered by: Paul Silveira at Armoury Studios
• Available on: CD Baby, iTunes
• CD Cover, Album Artwork Céline Derval

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Scythia Calgary, Alberta

“I love the killer guitar work” – Bravewords.com

“Scythia has successfully created what truly is ‘movie score metal’ with a style that is a confluence of Russia’s Beer Bear, Elvenking, and early Uriah Heep.” - MetalUnderground.com

“If you are looking for something a bit different, you might want to give Scythia a listen. 8/10 HardRockHaven
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