VIKING RAIDS: 1991-2004-BEST OF UNLEASHED captures the majestic aggression of one of the founding fathers of Scandinavian death metal. Viking Raids - 1991-2004: Best of Unleashed songs Culling songs from seven studio albums spanning the band's 13-year career with Century Media Records, VIKING RAIDS is a testament to the power and unabashed musical freedom that Unleashed represents. Viking Raids - 1991-2004: Best of Unleashed album for sale One of the first bands to incorporate Scandinavian folk elements within the context of death metal, Unleashed composed music that could easily herald a Viking invasion. Viking Raids - 1991-2004: Best of Unleashed CD music Coarse, brutal, and melodic, Unleashed pioneered and perfected a sound that is still mimicked by scores of Scandinavian metal bands.
Most excellent tribute band (to Papa Bue, R.I.P.) which includes jazz veterans such as Fessor, Krolle Erik, Jack Anderson, Per Jacobsen, Jens Solund og Henrik Simonsen. This is Denmark's most busy trad./swing jazz band. Listen to this album and you'll understand why!
Bathory was essentially a one-man band, fronted by Quorthon and filled out with an endless string of session players who usually only lasted one album. Based in Sweden, Bathory is widely regarded as a pioneer of the modern black metal sound, and everybody who is anybody in black metal likes to quote Bathory as a big influence…
“landawarijaR” contains seven tracks, all of which bear the hallmarks of HELHEIM’s traditional Norse heritage. A Heritage of which they are rightly proud and to which they have remained true, eschewing the temptation to turn themselves into the Viking parodies that so many bands have espoused. With “landawarijaR” HELHEIM use their lyrics to express the need to include the Norse Heritage into modern life by emphasizing the importance, mystery and never-changing wonder of the Runes.
Spectral are a band from Germany that plays a mixture of black, viking, thrash and power metal and this is a review of their album "Artic Sunrise" which will be released in 2017 by Boersma Records. Spectral plays a musical style that takes melodic black, viking, thrash and power metal and mixes them together to create a sound of their own, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover Norse Mythology, Vikings and Epic themes.