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Shaman

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There are at least nine artists known under this name:

- Finnish Folk Metal band (later changed their name to Korpiklaani),
- Brazilian Power Metal band (known as Shaaman, but has since reformed as Shaman),
- German Progressive Trance Producer,
- Russian rapper and beatmaker from group “Район Моей Мечты”,
- South Korean brutal death metal band,
- US Folk group.
- Hungarian demoscene musician.
- Andreas Henning, a Swedish progressive psytrance producer.
- Canadian Doom/Noise/Drone project from Vancouver Island

1) Shaman was the former name of the Finnish Folk Metal band called Korpiklaani. Shaman is heavy music with yoik singing, shaman drum and lyrics in Northern Samí language (an endangered Finno-Ugric language). For a person unknown to Samí music features it perhaps sounds like it has a bit of an indian sound, the chanting and the drums make it sound like native American music mixed with metal. When Shaman decided to turn in a different direction with their music, they decided to change their name to Korpiklaani (meaning forestclan) though you can still hear things reminding of Shaman. The song “Beer Beer” by Korpiklaani is just a revised version of Shaman’s song “Vuola lavilla”.

2) Shaman is the name of a Brazilian Power Metal band, who had changed their name to Shaaman before the release of their second album Reason due to copyright issues. Shaman formed on 2000 by three Angra ex-members - André Matos, Luis Mariutti and Ricardo Confessori. Some time later, Luis’ brother Hugo Mariutti (guitars) joined the band, and completed the original line-up. Shaaman split up due to ‘musicial differences’ in October 2006.

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  • minnolyn

    Brazilian Shaman does it better.

    9 Sep 9:46pm Reply
  • jaquedickinson

    Finnish Shaman isn't even called Shaman anymore, so go fuck yourselves. The BRAZILIAN Shaman is the REAL Shaman, dumbasses. [2]

    26 Jul 3:25pm Reply
  • jaquedickinson

    Finish Shaman is Korpiklaani Stop changing the bio and the main picture. You are fans of Korpiklaani and do not know the correct name, what a stupidity. This page is of the Brazilian Shaman.

    26 Jul 3:23pm Reply
  • KarolinaDeath

    Queria ter tido a sorte de ter ido a um show do Shaman na época do Andre Matos. [15]

    1 Jun 11:15pm Reply
  • nikvt

    Shaman B....Shaman B....

    28 May 1:00am Reply
  • netlexer

    Finnish Shaman!![2]

    27 May 11:30am Reply
  • raphaelmg94

    Fairy Tale é linda *-*

    15 Feb 3:10am Reply
  • orangexlemon

    finnish shaman is Korpiklaani

    24 Jan 6:38am Reply
  • MetalBlackRose

    Finnish Shaman!!

    30 Dec 2013 Reply
  • JohnnyMath

    Life is good :D

    28 Sep 2013 Reply
  • SaphyBlack

    I'm here for Finnish Shaman too :(

    29 Jul 2013 Reply
  • fromdark

    I ask myself: how many Shamans there in this world?

    13 May 2013 Reply
  • alicaborz

    Finnish Shaman made a shamanistic music in my opinion. The name of 'Shaman' shouldn't be take by a ordinary power metal band..

    12 May 2013 Reply
  • zalrya

    why are the lumping two bands into one here?

    11 May 2013 Reply
  • ikd-sj

    "RITUAL" TIGHT!!!!!! (^ω^ )

    13 Apr 2013 Reply
  • IgorDetoni

    Finnish Shaman isn't even called Shaman anymore, so go fuck yourselves. The BRAZILIAN Shaman is the REAL Shaman, dumbasses.

    12 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Ranunculus

    I'm here for Finnish Shaman, not for Russian (с)rap or something.

    10 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Rackeeel

    Queria ter tido a sorte de ter ido a um show do Shaman na época do André Matos. [14]

    7 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Ricardo-Oliveir

    HAIL ANDRE MATOS

    6 Apr 2013 Reply
  • shamann58

    ITs nice!!!!!

    10 Mar 2013 Reply
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