Viking metal

Viking metal is a subgenre of black metal characterized by its chaotic and noisy sound, slow pace, use of keyboards, dark and violent imagery, and, primarily, lyrical themes of Norse mythology, Norse paganism, and the Viking Age. A lot of people mistake Viking metal for any metal with lyrical themes about Viking or Finno-Ugric mythology, heathenism etc. However, this is a completely different musical style. The most important bands to the Viking metal genre are Enslaved and Bathory. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Ásmegin

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Thursday 7 May 2015
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Korpiklaani, EnsiferumConcert
Slim's
San Francisco CA, United States
37.771491 -122.413241

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Saturday 16 May 2015
Ensiferum
Korpiklaani, TrollfesTConcert
Bourbon Theater
Lincoln, NE, United States

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Sunday 17 May 2015
Korpiklaani
Ensiferum, TrollfesTConcert
Mill City Nights
Minneapolis, United States
44.980297 -93.271842

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Monday 18 May 2015
Ensiferum
Korpiklaani, TrollfesTConcert
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, United States
41.885417 -87.661743
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Tuesday 19 May 2015
Ensiferum & Korpiklaani
Ensiferum, Korpiklaani, TrollfesTConcert
Agora Theatre & Ballroom
Cleveland OH, United States
41.503917 -81.653942

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Wednesday 27 May 2015
Ensiferum
Korpiklaani, TrollfesTConcert
Baltimore SoundStage
Baltimore, United States
39.287579 -76.607435

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  • Porpse

    Amon Amarth is viking metal. Don`t pay attention to fuckin black metal whores.

    December 2014
  • truth_in_chains

    radiohead

    December 2014
  • Eliallday

    how is korpiklanni is viking metal all they talk about is drinking and going to hunt until their latest album came out but still someone tell how are they viking metal?

    September 2014
  • s_mars

    there's no viking metal [5]

    August 2014
  • nazihexsatan

    666

    August 2014
  • SASATANIC

    .................................*

    June 2014
  • FolkBlackDoom

    I wouldn't consider Amon Amarth brutal death metal, but melodic death metal, yes.

    June 2014
  • Sith_Lord3330

    Slipknot is viking metal

    June 2014
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