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Music Review: Tengger Cavalry CD: Blood Sacrifice Shaman

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By: Scott Foster

Label: Metal Hell Records

Available:  May 18, 2015

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http://tengger-cavalry.com/

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In 1206 Temujin successfully unified the tribes of people that are now known as the Mongols. He immediately changed his name to Ghengis Khan and assembled the best horse-head fiddlers, percussionists, and bass players and partied on. They rocked so mightily that they shook the walls of the yurts four towns over. Continue reading Music Review: Tengger Cavalry CD: Blood Sacrifice Shaman

Album Review: Tengger Cavalry CD: Ancient Call

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By: Alex Phillips

Label: Metal Hell Records

Available: February 1, 2014

Official Website: http://tengger-cavalry.com/

 

 

The Mongol hordes built one the greatest land empires the world has ever known. They conquered vast swathes of central Asia, from the Caspian Sea to the Pacific Ocean, and countless peoples who dwelt in-between. They inspired the Great Wall. Millions of men living today share a chromosome from a common ancestor, believed to be Genghis Khan. In his magnificent book Travels in Siberia, Ian Frazier spends a good thirteen pages describing how the Mongol hordes under Khan and his direct descendants not only united more than half of Asia under one ruler, but also exerted a profound and lasting influence on the development of Russian culture, literature, religion, and identity. On Ancient Call, the sixth full-length album in five years from China’s Tengger Cavalry (铁骑), you get a sense of just how great the vanished empire of the Mongols truly was. Continue reading Album Review: Tengger Cavalry CD: Ancient Call