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So I herd of these guys awhile back and just now getting into their music, love the shit out of it. To me they combine epic Viking metal with NWOBHM melodies and vocal harmonies that would make Thor drool. Whish I could find more bands like this, I love the guitar work and the melodies.

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I haven't heard their last few albums, but I love Eric the Red and Ragnarok. I hear more prog than NWOBHM, especially in the scales and chord progressions they use. Heri's voice is awesome, and they were great live when I saw them years ago too. Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk

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It breaks my heart to see Tyr in this forum because for me, when they first came out, they were a really important part of the folk metal experience. Their first two albums 'How Far to Asgaard' and 'Eric the Red' are masterpieces of metal. 

I find the last couple of albums just way too thin and fickle. Those trebly guitar licks really irritate my ears. 

Sorry to put a downer on a great band's thread, and it's great that they are pursuing their passion in making music. They have a lot of fans now playing more power metal styles.

For those who didn't know their earlier folk metal days, check out 'Regin Smidur' from 'Eric the Red', their second album. This just seeps into my core. Old Faroese lyrics, traditional melodies etc. 

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