Release date: 13 September 2013
Style: Folk metal


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01. Blood Of Heroes
02. Mare Of My Night
03. Hel Hath No Fury
04. The Lay Of Our Love [Feat. Liv Kristine]
05. Nation
06. Another Fallen Brother
07. Grindavísan
08. Into The Sky
09. Fánar Burtur Brandaljóð
10. Lady Of The Slain
11. Valkyrja
12. Where Eagles Dare [Iron Maiden cover] [bonus]
13. Cemetery Gates [Pantera cover] [bonus]

Lyrics (13)

Heri Joensen - guitar, vocals
Terji Skibenæs - guitar
Gunnar H. Thomsen - bass

Session musicians
George Kollias - drums

Guest musicians
Liv Kristine Espenæs Krull - vocals

Additional info
Produced, recorded, mixed, and mastered at Hansen Studios, Ribe, Denmark.

Staff review by
R Lewis

So, the Faroese Vikings are docking again on our shores. In the last years, their raids have become slightly less exciting, more easily predictable and pretty much similar from one to the other. Did the Valkyries bring a breath of fresh air?

published 19.09.2013 | Comments (4)

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svartberger - 22.07.2013 at 18:59  
Rating: 8 Amazing cover
Rulatore - 11.09.2013 at 00:12  
Rating: 7 Well... it ain't Eric the Red or Ragnarok, so...
Fredd - 13.09.2013 at 00:03  
  I'm in love with that Pantera cover.
jesterhead57 - 15.09.2013 at 02:42  
Rating: 8 Great album. Love the Pantera cover also.
musclassia - 16.09.2013 at 01:26  
  Can't claim to be all that fussed by the original songs, or at least the 3 or 4 I checked out, but the covers, especially Where Eagles Dare, are very good; the main guy has a cracking voice for this kinda thing and really shows it off on the covers
HeathenHeart - 20.09.2013 at 09:35  
Rating: 8 I'm the biggest Tyr fan. But i don't like the direction theyre going. Honestly i don't see how Metalstorm still classes them as "Folk Metal". Their album Land, was almost completely progressive. From Valkyria, i really enjoy Hel Hath no Fury, Nation, Cemetery Gates and Another Fallen Brother. I'm still a fan after hearing this album, but it was, for me the biggest letdown of the year. Even though i couldn't expect much after seeing the direction they were going with The Lay of Thrym. Also being the first album without Kari, you just know that it won't hold up to the others. I'm still hopeful though, for the next Heljareyga album
Doge of Venice - 24.09.2013 at 17:25  
Rating: 6 Judging by the ratings on MS, their next album will be another 8.4!
Vikcen - 16.11.2013 at 15:59  
Rating: 8 The song Valkyrja is

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