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Release date: 30 April 2008
Style: Viking folk metal

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01. Tulimyrsky
02. For Whom The Bell Tolls [Metallica cover]
03. Taistelu Pohjolasta [2008 version]
04. Hvergelmir [2008 version]
05. Back To North [Merciless cover]

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Line-up
Henri Urponpoika "Trollhorn" Sorvali - guitars, keyboards, 6-stringed acoustic guitar, banjo, mouth harp, backing vocals, lead vocals on "For Whom The Bell Tolls"
Marko "Omega Meggadeath" Tarvonen - drums, 12-stringed acoustic guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
Mitja Harvilahti - guitars, slide guitar, backing vocals
Ville Seponpoika Sorvali - vocals, bass, fretless bass
Markus Eurén - keyboards

Guest musicians
Turkka Mastomäki - narration on "Tulimyrsky"
Tomi "Samuel Lempo" Koivusaari - vocals on "Tulimyrsky"
Olav Eira - narration, vocal coaching on "Hvergelmir"
Olli-Pekka Laine - backing vocals
Janne Perttilä - backing vocals
Jakke Viitala - backing vocals


Additional info
"Tulimyrsky" means "Firestorm".
'Taistelu Pohjolasta' was on the "Tämä Ikuinen Talvi" demo and 'Hvergelmir' was on the "Metsä" demo; both tracks were re-recorded for Tulimyrsky EP

Recorded in JiVe Studio by Jukka "Editor Jursinov" Varmo in January '08 ("For Whom The Bell Tolls" recorded in September '05).
Mixed by Jukka Varmo and Henri "Upottaja" Sorvali.
Mastered by Mika "Count" Jussila at Finnvox Studios.
Produced by Henri Sorvali and Moonsorrow.

Cover art by Kris Verwimp. Photo by Terhi Ylimäinen. Layout by Janne Peltonen.

This EP sees a set of visitors in form of actor Turkka Mastomäki, Olav Eira (Áigi), Tomi Koivusaari (Amorphis), Oppu Laine (Mannhai) and Janne Perttilä (Rytmihäiriö/Moonsorrow), all of whom contributed vocals.

Guest review by
Carl Berg

Rating:
9.5
Well, here we are, the legendary Tulimyrsky by Moonsorrow. Yes, it might be an "EP", but it hugely surpasses the concept of an EP. Here, ladies and gentlemen, we have over 1 hour of folk metal, with very unique, mysterious, and epic atmospheres. Despite the fact that Tulimyrsky only has one original composition (2 out of the 5 songs are re-recorded versions of old demo songs and 2 are covers of other bands' songs), it is one of the best Moonsorrow have released. Why? The answer is simple, yet inconceivably complex: the title track "Tulimyrsky", clocking in at 30 minutes.

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Northern Danger - 15.11.2013 at 15:49  
Rating: 8 Good ep,but I still prefer more demo version of Taistelu Pohjolasta.
God Buster 鬼 - 02.05.2014 at 13:56  
Rating: 4 All Moonsorrow's releases are excellent, except this one, bad to the core.

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