Hailing from Italy, Krampus is an 8 piece folk death metal band who has launched themselves to the forefront of the folk metal scene. Krampus offers an eclectic array of folk sounds with the usage of bagpipes, flutes, whistles, violins, and the Irish Bouzouki partnered with the modern metal sounds of heavy guitars, aggressive vocals, and melodic keyboards. In addition to creating a new breed of s…ound, Krampus focus’ on their lyrical content while addressing themes such as issues with humanity and nature, and environmental awareness . In March of 2011, the band released their first full length album, Shadows of Our Time. While playing major festivals in Europe, the band then released their second EP, Kronos’ Heritage in the summer of 2011 to high praise amongst the metal community. Krampus will be releasing a music video for the song "Kronos' Heritage" with director Andrea Guarascio at the helm in the fall of 2011.
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