The 2018 Ukrainian Ukrainian Wacken Metal Battle winners Motanka, have announced that they will release their self-titled debut album on June 7, 2019 via Napalm Records. the band is influenced by traditional Ukrainian folk music, as well as blending metal tunes and modern electronica, which the band refers to as “Mystical Metal.”
The band says the following about their upcoming release:
For the album we recorded ancient instruments: dulcimer, ocarina and throat singing, combined with modern technologies, new instruments and analog sound. This album is like our child, it grew, it learnt and became stronger and stronger. Every piece of the album is saturated with the mystical nature of Ukraine. We wrote most of the songs in our hometown Lutsk – the mystical center of Ukraine. The power of the region remained and still is the same for ages. We have prepared the album for many years and are very excited to finally present it via Napalm Records.
Preorders for the album, as well as various packages are now available.
- Alatyr 2. Fire Burns
- Des’ u horakh
- Oy ty moya zemle
- Bosymy nizhkamy
- Berehynya 9. Horizon
- Pace of the space
- What are you living for?