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Moonsorrow

"Moonsorrow is a folk/viking metal influenced "Epic Heathen" dark metal band formed in Helsinki, Finland in 1995. Thegroup'searliestformationconsisted of cousins Ville Sorvali (vocals and bass) and Henri Sorvali (guitar and keyboards) whoreleasedvarious demos that were muchmorecharacteristic as being Melodic black metal, musically, than future releases.

Their debut album, Suden Uni, recorded in the early 2000, was released in 2001, along with Tämä Ikuinen Talvi(ThisEverlasting Winter), are-release of a 1999 demo. Suden Uni (translated as "A Wolf's Dream") was acclaimed by ...read more

"Moonsorrow is a folk/viking metal influenced "Epic Heathen" dark metal band formed in Helsinki, Finland in 1995. Thegroup'searliestformationconsisted of cousins Ville Sorvali (vocals and bass) and Henri Sorvali (guitar and keyboards) whoreleasedvarious demos that were muchmorecharacteristic as being Melodic black metal, musically, than future releases.

Their debut album, Suden Uni, recorded in the early 2000, was released in 2001, along with Tämä Ikuinen Talvi(ThisEverlasting Winter), are-release of a 1999 demo. Suden Uni (translated as "A Wolf's Dream") was acclaimed by the fansandthe reviews with its epic combination ofFinnish paganism and folk elements. After recruiting Mitja Harvilahti and MarkusEurén,Moonsorrow started their first shows, releasingVoimastaJa Kunniasta (Of Strength and Honour) in the late 2001. Butthe realtakeoff for the band was the 2003 release Kivenkantaja (Stonebearer).In2005 the band released their fifth album,Verisäkeet(Blood Verses).

In January 2006 the band played their first US show at the Heathen Crusade metalfest in Columbia Heights, MN.

Henri is also the keyboardist for Finntroll and a former session member of Ensiferum.

On the 7 March 2006, Moonsorrow announced on their official website that they have signed a 2-album contractwithSpinefarm Records,and thattheir next album is slated for release in late 2006. On June 19 it was revealed that theupcomingalbum will feature guest vocals by ThomasVäänänen, the vocalist of Thyrfing. Sometime thereafterward there wasanannouncement that the release of the album, titled Viides Luku -Hävitetty, was being delayed until January 10, 2007;thealbum leaked to the Internet sometime around December 11, 2006..

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Varjoina Kuljemme Kuolleiden Maassa
2011

3.8
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V: Havitetty
2007

4.2
293 Votes
Verisakeet
2005

4.3
262 Votes
Kivenkantaja
2003

4.3
250 Votes
Voimasta Ja Kunniasta
2001

4.1
179 Votes
Suden Uni
2001

3.7
111 Votes
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2008

3.8
107 Votes
Tämä Ikuinen Talvi
1999

3.9
21 Votes
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1997

3.1
11 Votes

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