Thursday, 31 March 2016
Mongolian Folk Metal Quintet TENGGER CAVALRY Streaming New 'Mountain Side EP' in Full Now
Mountain Side EP Out Tomorrow, April 1st
It was recently announced that Mongolian folk metal group TENGGER CAVALRY will unleash their new Mountain Side EP tomorrow, April 1st.
In celebration of tomorrow's release, Loudwire is exclusively streaming the entire Mountain Side EP now. Listen HERE.
Stay tuned for a music video for the track 'Mountain Side' coming next week!
The Mountain Side EP features re-orchestrated versions of popular TENGGER CAVALRY tracks, as well as completely new music accented by acoustic, instrumental and remix versions. The EP also features bonus live tracks and folk recordings. In particular, the re-recording of "War Horse" still features the traditional Mongolian throat-singing that TENGGER CAVALRY is known for, but has now been completely re-composed and re-recorded to include influences such as Mongolian traditional folk, Native American tribal music, and cinematic film landscapes.
Mountain Side EP track listing:
1. Intro 2. Mountain Side 3. War Horse (2016 version) 4. Mountain Side (acoustic) 5. Interlude 6. Mountain Side (Club Mix) 7. Krutaya Gora 8. Mountain Side (Instrumental) 9. Bonus-Tengger Cavalry (live) 10. Bonus-Folk Jam 01 11. Bonus-Folk Jam 02
Keep an eye on www.tengger-cavalry.com for more show information and updates.
Nature Ganganbaigal and TENGGER CAVALRY have been turning heads in the music world since the band's inception in 2010. In 2014, Ganganbaigal released his Mongolian New Age album To Where Tengger Leads Me. The album won a bronze medal from Global Music Awards and a nomination from Hollywood Music in Media Awards. In 2015, Nature moved to New York City from China and re-located the band with brand new American members. Last year, the band released a new album, Blood Sacrifice Shaman, out via Metal Hell Records.
TENGGER CAVALRY blends the nomadic music tradition of Central Asia with heavy metal music, creating the unique music genre mentioned above, Mongolian folk metal. Nature Ganganbaigal performs multiple Mongolian nomadic instruments including Mongolian horse-head fiddle Morin Khuur, Mongolian flute, Tibetan horn, Mongolian guitar (Tovshuur) and other instruments native to the region. He is also able to sing using the ancient Mongolian singing tradition of Khoomei, also known as throat singing or overtone singing. After the release of four studio albums in Europe and United States, TENGGER CAVALRY has become known as one of the most unique, innovative and exciting metal bands in Asia.