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Release date: 18 September 2001
Style: Extreme folk metal

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8.5 | 377 votes

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01. Krig
02. Födosagan
03. Slaget Vid Blodsälv
04. Skogens Hämnd
05. Jaktens Tid
06. Bakom Varje Fura
07. Kitteldags
08. Krigsmjöd
09. Vargtimmen [Hedningarna cover]
10. Kyrkovisan
11. Den Hornkrönte Konungen (Rivfaders Tron)
12. Aldhissla
13. Tomhet Och Tystnad Härska

Review
Lyrics (11)


Line-up
Jan "Katla" Jämsen - vocals
Henri Urponpoika "Trollhorn" Sorvali - keyboards
Teemu "Somnium" Raimoranta - lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars, choirs
Samuli "Skrymer" Ponsimaa - rhythm guitars
Samu "Beast Dominator" Ruotsalainen - drums, percussions and choirs
Sami "Tundra" Uusitalo - bass and choirs

Guest musicians
Jonne Järvelä - joik-singing and choirs
Hanky Bannister - banjo
Tapio Wilska - Latin mumblings


Additional info
Recorded and mixed in December 2000 - January 2001 by Mr. Tuomo Valtonen at Sundicoop Studios.
Mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studios.
Band photos by Toni Härkönen.
Cover and booklet paintings by Skrymer.
Layout and designs by Skrymer.

Guest review by
Doc Godin

Rating:
8.2
So here it is, Finntroll's sophomore effort, considered by many to be Finntroll's greatest work to date, from a band which always has a special place in my heart. There later album "Nattfodd" along with Opeth's "Still Life" are the albums that got me accustomed to harsh vocals, which in turn opened the doors for alot of musical enjoyment in the extreme metal side of things.

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published 09.09.2007 | Comments (11)

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BeastOfMetal456 - 21.08.2011 at 04:00  
  Great album! Humppa is very metal!
kaspair - 25.07.2012 at 09:30  
  Krigsmjöd \m/
musicalkaratekid - 06.10.2012 at 19:47  
Rating: 8 This album is a great example of Finntroll's trademark sound, and although some songs aren't necessary to be on the album, there is a lot of diverse musicianship on offer here.
NocturnalStalker - 18.01.2013 at 16:38  
Rating: 9 If I'd have to choose my absolute favourite folk metal album I think this album would have the biggest chance to win. It has nice folk melodies, some pretty wicked riffs, pounding rhythm section and troll-like vocals of Katla.

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