Falls of Rauros is a Black/Folk metal band from Maine, US formed in 2005. The band describes their music as "North Appalachian Heathen Black Folk Metal," exhibited by their firm beliefs in returning the world to a pre-Christian time, as well as their appreciation for nature. The name Falls of Rauros is from J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings". Their lyrical themes range from Nature to misanthropy and anarchism. Their first release was a demo entitled "Window of the Eye" in 2006 which opened to quite positive reviews in the metal scene. They have released 3 full-length albums up to now. Their latest album is "The Light That Dwells in Rotten Wood" released in 2011 through Bindrune Recordings.