Tengger is the name of the sky god of Mongolian grassland. Created in 2009 by the bandleader Nature Ganganbaigal, Tengger Cavalry blends overtone throat singing, Mongolian horse-head fiddle and other nomadic music tradition of Central Asia with heavy metal music, creating a unique music genre – Mongolian Folk Metal.

In 2015, Tengger Cavalry’s bandleader Nature moved to New York City from China and relocated the band with brand new American members. That same year the band released the album Blood Sacrifice Shaman, which received attention from many notable metal opinions including Metal Hammer, Revolver, Legacy, Noisey, and Chicago Reader.


TENGGER CALVARY – Blood Sacrifice Shaman


TENGGER CALVARY – Overture for Carnegie Unplugged

Additional Discography

“Ancient Call”  – 2014

“The Expedition”  – 2013

“Sunesu Cavalry”  – 2012

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. Be sure to quest for some of this killer music so you can raid along side Tengger Cavalry and crush your foes with some true Mongolian Folk Metal!


Nature Ganganbaigal – Guitar, Vocals

Alex Abayev – Bass

Yuri Liak – Drum

Robert McLaughlin – Fiddle


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