Posts Tagged ‘Ensiferum’

COMPETITION: Win a huge Christmas giveaway of CDs, vinyl, merch, etc!

Christmas is a time for giving, so we thought we’d show you all our Christmas spirit by once again building up a massive annual giveaway to really get into the festive mood and, most likely, give one of you one of the greatest gifts you’ll get this year.

A bunch of bands, record labels, and other friends in the industry have kindly donated an array of merchandise towards out Christmas giveaway pack this year, including t-shirts, CDs, vinyl, posters, and a whole lot more. Want to know exactly what’s on offer? You can find all of the competition contributions you can win listed below:

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NEWS: Ensiferum announce February 2016 UK tour!

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Finnish folk legends Ensiferum have announced that they will be touring the UK next year as part of ‘Burden Of The Fallen’ tour. Support will come from Metsatoll, and you can find the dates below:

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ALBUM: Ensiferum – One Man Army

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Release Date: February 24th 2015
Label: Metal Blade Records
Website: www.ensiferum.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ensiferum
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ensiferummetal

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Finnish folk metallers Ensiferum return with another melody-tinged display of heroic grandeur on ‘One Man Army’. Spreading epic tales of warriors and battle is the bread and butter for Ensiferum, and they certainly haven’t diverged from that niche on album number six.

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NEWS: Overkill, Ensiferum & Belphegor confirmed for Bloodstock Festival 2015!

Thrash veterans Overkill, Finnish folkers Ensiferum and blackened death metallers Belphegor have been confirmed to appear at 2015’s Bloodstock Festival. You can check out the full lineup so far below:

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ALBUM: Ensiferum – Unsung Heroes

Release Date: August 27th, 2012
Label: Spinefarm Records
Website: www.ensiferum.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ensiferum
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ensiferummetal

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There are simply some types of music which remain popular in certain parts of the world and don’t ever make as much of an impact elsewhere. You’d have to say that Finnish folk/Viking metal music is one of those genres. It’s hard to tell why, but for some reason the music fails to resonate on any level. The cultural differences might play a part, and the fact the album cover looks so outdated it’s almost laughable. However, in reviewing the album, you have to take it on its own merits and not the genre that it comes from.

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