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  • The Ultimate List Series: Epic/Fantasy/Pagan/Symphonic/Viking Folk Metal

    2 Oct 2010, 18:37 by TheArtistBox

    Welcome

    Welcome to the first installment of the Folk Metal Ultimate List featuring, , , , and themes. All of which are twisted and adjoined to this very unknown wierd but fantastic genre.

    The term '' derived from Skyclad where then vocalist Martin Walkyier created a new 'groundbreaking' sound for . Critics and Fans alike proclaim the first 'folk metal' appearence in The Wayward Sons of Mother Earth with a fiddle and other traditional music following in intermissions during the songs or in interludes.

    Of course, fast forward to today you have many conflicting genres, making fusion quite possibly the word for all of them. (As seen in the title i picked out the words mostly fit with the journal but of course forgotten most) Many Folk Metal bands split off into many different subettes like , and becoming the global terms of a new direction for this kind of music.

  • 2008: Best Metal Releases

    26 Jun 2008, 16:41 by Obi99

    The year 2008 was pretty full of awesome releases. This list shows my favorites and will be actualized. I will also make changes if I change my mind about a release.

    1. Amon Amarth- Twilight of the Thunder God 9.25/10
    1. Cor Scorpii- Monument 9.25/10
    3. Moonsorrow- Tulimyrsky 9/10
    3. Diablo- Icaros 9/10
    5. Creature- Feindbildt 8.5/10
    5. Taake- Taake 8.5/10
    5. Eluveitie- Slania 8.5/10
    5. Dornenreich- In Luft Geritzt 8.5/10
    9. Enslaved- Vertebrae 8.25/10
    10. Keep of Kalessin- Kolossus 8/10
    10. Hate- Morphosis- 8/10
    10. Helheim- KaosKult 8/10
    13. Dark Fortress- Eidolon 7.5/10
    13. Falchion- Chronicle of the Dead 7.5/10
    13. Kalmah- For the Revolution 7.5/10
    13. Satyricon- The Age of Nero 7.5/10
    13. Belphegor- Bondage Goat Zombie 7.5/10
    13. Unleashed- Hammer Batallion 7.5/10
    13. Zonaria- The Cancer Empire 7.510
    13. Lord Belial- The Black Curse 7.5/10
    13. Kampfar- Heimgang 7.5/10
    22. Týr- Land 7.25/10
    22. Thyrfing- Hels Vite 7.25/10
    24. Norther- N 7/10
    24. Draugnim- Northwinds Ire 7/10
  • Bands I have seen live

    31 Mar 2008, 11:28 by Paganforest