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Oh hell...where do I start?

(For the record, I'm mixing folk stuff in here too)

Manegarm

Bran Barr

Primordial

Nokturnal Mortum

Waylander

Winterfylleth

Suidakra

White Medal

Arckanum (even though he rejects being put in this category)

Havukruunu

Heimdalls Wacht

Thyrfing

Horn

Heidevolk

Kampfar

Kroda

Menhir

Wodensthrone

Sacrilegium

Windir

Festung Nebelburg

Kvaen

Macabre Omen

Oakhelm

Sivyj Yar

Dark Forest (Canadian one)

Graveland

Bornholm

Saor

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On 9/3/2022 at 9:28 PM, SurgicalBrute said:

Oh hell...where do I start?

(For the record, I'm mixing folk stuff in here too)

Manegarm

Bran Barr

Primordial

Nokturnal Mortum

Waylander

Winterfylleth

Suidakra

White Medal

Arckanum (even though he rejects being put in this category)

Havukruunu

Heimdalls Wacht

Thyrfing

Horn

Heidevolk

Kampfar

Kroda

Menhir

Wodensthrone

Sacrilegium

Windir

Festung Nebelburg

Kvaen

Macabre Omen

Oakhelm

Sivyj Yar

Dark Forest (Canadian one)

Graveland

Bornholm

Saor

thanks for advice i didnt know that much my favs are

moonsorrow

valkyjra

primodrial

arckanum

nalgfar(swedish)

 

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Valkyrja and Naglfar are good Swedish black metal bands but they're not pagan or folk metal.

But try some of these guys, they're all Swedish too:

 

Wormwood - Nattarvet

 

Kvaen - The Great Below

 

Månegarm - Dödsfärd

 

And let us not forget about the grandfather of Swedish pagan/viking metal:

Bathory - Hammerheart, this album is amazing

 

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10 hours ago, helvete said:

thanks for advice i didnt know that much my favs are

moonsorrow

valkyjra

primodrial

arckanum

nalgfar(swedish)

 

No problem...I used to have a massive list of these kinds of bands, but I lost it somewhere along the way. I'll have to dig back through and try to recreate it.

Primordial and Arckanum are some of my favorites.

Naglfar is one I haven't spent much time with beyond their Vittra album, but that was a great release, and it's been awhile since i sat down with any Moonsorrow. I should get on that today.

I've never been a huge fan of Valkyrja. The Invocation of Demise was solid enough, but I haven't cared for anything after that. I've also had to sit through their live set a couple of times to see the band Archgoat, and they really weren't all that great.

 

A couple more you may enjoy

Panphage 

(Album - Storm)

 

Falkenbach

(Album - ...magni blandinn ok megintíri...)

 

Forefather

(Album - Steadfast)

 

Arkona

(Album - Vozrozhdenie)

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1 hour ago, SurgicalBrute said:

No problem...I used to have a massive list of these kinds of bands, but I lost it somewhere along the way. I'll have to dig back through and try to recreate it.

Primordial and Arckanum are some of my favorites.

Naglfar is one I haven't spent much time with beyond their Vittra album, but that was a great release, and it's been awhile since i sat down with any Moonsorrow. I should get on that today.

I've never been a huge fan of Valkyrja. The Invocation of Demise was solid enough, but I haven't cared for anything after that. I've also had to sit through their live set a couple of times to see the band Archgoat, and they really weren't all that great.

 

A couple more you may enjoy

Panphage 

(Album - Storm)

 

Falkenbach

(Album - ...magni blandinn ok megintíri...)

 

Forefather

(Album - Steadfast)

 

Arkona

(Album - Vozrozhdenie)

 About moonsorrow you should listen jotunheim, non-serviam and pakanjhula

Nalgfar- Harvest album is so good. 

Just now, helvete said:

 About moonsorrow you should listen jotunheim, non-serviam and pakanjhula

Nalgfar- Harvest album is so good. 

aboıt valkjyra- The agonist’s fire is good

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Saor was my first experience with Pagan Metal and I find I always go back to him (Andy Marshall). Recently I have been listening to Ildaruni. I think Saor is more Folk but I honestly do not know where the line is drawn between folk/pagan

Saor - Guardians (2016)

 

Ildaruni - Beyond Unseen Gateways

 

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Funny thing about Saor, and don't misunderstand because I love dudes stuff (except the new one), is that I'd have a hard time even really labeling it metal. Those albums lean very heavily on the pure folk side of things, with just a bit of black metal mixed in, as opposed to the typical black metal music with some folk elements mixed in. I actually like it better than his Askival project

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