They sing about fantasy and mystic stories and though present themselves extremely tight and real: already with their 2001 debut "Heathenreel" the Italians around Elven king could show Middle Earth what she was needing. Fresh, 1ree and withouth any (musical) borders they have started working, and presented themselves as true pioneers with going their very own way from the beginning on. Faster than fire their message made of epic Power metal and romantic Folk has spread in the underground scene. Quicker than the wind the band developed as one of the very big hopes in the metal, world. And all that without forcing something. And if you Iisten to it carefully you can hear it clearer than ever before nowadays: The Winter wake" also seems to whisper. And which will bring some fire into the cold season. "The Winter Wake" will be the best and strongest Elven king work so far. And it will lead them on tour and to some summer festival, among others in Scotland and Estonia. So be prepared for a very unique band with a inuqe charmer giving the music something that it has been waiting for since ages: enchanting melodies, freshness, heavy metal groove and catchy choruses. And all of them in harmonic mixture that you can only experience with Elven king. Afmcd111. 2006.