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Moonsorrow - Voimasta Ja Kunniasta

8.9 | 644 votes |
Release date: 26 November 2001
Style: Viking folk metal


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01. Tyven
02. Sankarihauta
03. Kylän Päässä
04. Hiidenpelto incl. Häpeän Hiljaiset Vedet
05. Aurinko Ja Kuu
06. Sankaritarina

Top 20 albums of 2001: 4
Top 200 albums of all time: 57

Ville Seponpoika Sorvali - vocals, bass
Markus Eurén - keyboards
Henri Sorvali - guitars, keyboards
Mitja Harvilahti - guitars
Marko Tarvonen - drums

Guest musicians
Janne Perttilä - vocals, handclaps

Additional info
Song titles in English:
01 - Serene
02 - Warrior's Grave
03 - A Village Away
04 - Field of the Devil
05 - The Sun and the Moon
06 - Warrior's Tale

The album title means ''Of Strength and Honour''.

Recorded and mixed at Tico Tico Studio by Ahti "Witikaisen Ruletti" Kortelainen (30.07.2001-10.8.2001).
Mastered at Finnvox by Mika Jussila (28.08.2001).

Cover art by Skrymer.

Guest review by
To truly understand the rating I give to this album you must listen to the music; but don't listen to see if the vocals are good, or the drums, guitar or keyboard. Ok, you may say that this is a Viking metal album and metal is about... NO. This is a very atmospheric album, more than metal, and that is what it counts here. This album makes you travel through space and time to where Vikings live in wartime. And you are there. This is my feeling when listening to this. And you know what? I love Vikings!

published 01.06.2006 | Comments (19)

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11.10.2012 - 04:16
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It's good. I think I still prefere Suden Uni though.
26.03.2013 - 16:59
Rating: 9
Metal Addict
One of my favourite Moonsorrow albums.
"And we are not who we think we are
We are who we're afraid to be"
- Lux Occulta "The Opening of Eleventh Sephirah"
20.05.2013 - 13:18
Rating: 10

The best album of moonsorrow
11.08.2013 - 01:46

05.06.2016 - 23:32
Rating: 8
"The Quaker"
It's clearly a great record, but I don't think it's THAT great. I had a hard time getting used to the sound of the vocals. The songs get repetitive sometimes. "Kylän Päässä" and the closer "Sankaritarina" are absolute favourites, and "Hiidenpelto" from its middle to the ending.
14.05.2019 - 00:48
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I have cum in my ears. Eargasm.
17.10.2019 - 15:54
Bad English
Tage Westerlund
This is amazing,m another briliant, album from this band. Good MBM ABM band
Life is to short for LOVE, there is many great things to do online !!!

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I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
20.05.2020 - 19:32
Rating: 8

Their best IMO
23.04.2021 - 13:44
Rating: 9

Slightly more consistent in quality than Kivenkantaja and their best album IMO.

9.5/10 leaning slightly towards a 9 for me - 'Sankarihauta' is the best song and 'Sankaritarina' isn't quite as strong as the others.
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17.12.2021 - 19:04
Rating: 10
Metal Rabotnik

All killer, no filler. I remembered this album was good, but only later when I got it myself and gave it few spins I found out how incredible it really is. It's not just a great viking metal album, but one of the best Finnish albums and metal albums ever made. This stuff is even better if you can actually understand the epic lyrics, I think they even make references to some classic Finnish poetic works here and there.
You've got a lot of guts. Let's see what they look like!
13.04.2022 - 00:41
Rating: 9
A Nice Guy
Still my favourite Moonsorrow album, it's amazing, and every song is good, but "Sankaritarina" is just sheer epic brilliance!

Edit: I honestly can't find fault whatsoever with this album, it's absolutely flawless
14.04.2022 - 16:13
Rating: 10
Jared Archon

Masterpiece. Their shining star in a bulletproof discography.

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