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It recently ocurred to me that I really don't have too many viking
metal albums. These are my five favorites that I own, please
I just got this today, and I can already say that this album is incredible. Maybe my favorite Enslaved
album I have. Unlike their more recent stuff, this album is mure, heavy, straight forward black/viking
metal with a bit of a thrash touch. The title track and "An Eye For Mimir" or some fantastic cuts. Will
review this within the week btw.
Blood Fire Death
Perhaps the pioneer of the genre, despite horrible production, this album paints fantastic scenery and has
some inanse shredding.
With Oden on Our Side
Maybe the ban'ds best album. Not much to complain about here, everything is very solid. The first two
tracks are my personal favorites.
Versus the World
Rivals the previous album for the band's best. It has their best song imo, "Thousand Years of Oppression."
Once again, fantastic death metal.
Back in the band's faster, more technical era, this album is definately the best. It's 35 minutes of intensity,
and never really lets up.
|No Ensiferum... :(|
|Yeah, I don't have any of their albums. I've been meaning to look into them cuz I love wintersun. Whicha blum would you recommend?|
|After the review of the play... Pirate Metal owns Viking Metal First down and 10 on the 40 yard line. I still enjoy viking metal though, I havent heard 1 but 2,3,and 4 slay. WINDIR bro???????|
|Buy Ensiferum.... either their self-titled or Victory Songs... Iron is great too, oh fuck it, buy em all. Iron has my favorite song by them though, "Into The Battle".|
|Okay, so i'll look into ensiferum when my bday comes then I guess.|
I'm listening to 5 now, I forgot how awesome it was, might actually be better than the rest of Amon Amarth's discography, really. I should review that too as it doesnt have any reviews...
|Needs Moonsorrow, Windir, and Catamenia.|
|Yeah basically what Crysis said, though I'd probably go for s/t first.|
|Despite how much effort I put into trying to like Ensiferum, it just didn't happen. Perhaps I listened to the wrong stuff.|
On a side note: Balls, what the hell is pirate metal?
|Dude check out South of heavens journal. He knows some kickass pirate metal.|
|Holy shit and a half, Running Wild is fucking crazy. Dude, check that out.|
|Alestorm, check them out. I already added them on my space. Only 1 song so far but sick.|
|I actually did and I wasn't impressed. Running Wild owns them.|
|I have faith in their new album, just like Soilwork.|
|List lacks Viking Metal. |
|Try Mithotyn, a folk/viking band. Not in the same league as Amarth but you will probably like them. Get ''King Of The Distant Forest''.|
|Cocaine, could you please explain to me how Amon Amarth isn't viking metal? I'm just curious.|
|I'm considering Viking Metal as a genre. Amon Amarth are basically just Death Metal with Viking lyrical themes. It's just a personal preference/interpretation of the genre.|