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Re: Eluveitie Definetly! I think they were mentioned a few times under Good folk metal bands, but they should have their own topic! I love their sound and all their different instruments. I have some friends who are starting to like them aswell but they can't pronounce the name, so they just call them "the Inis Mona band" :roll:

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Never heard of these guys before. Heard a few seconds of Inis Mona and I already love them.
Inis Mona in my opinion is the weakest song they have (still a great tune none the less), kinda like the way Finntroll are known for Trollhammeron, their astest album is amazing but Slainte is by far thier best creation!
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Re: Eluveitie I really like Inis Mona, but I see what you mean. Just as with Finntroll there is one song that is catchy and easy to listen to, and then you get into the band and discover the more awesome stuff. Whenever I've been lucky enough to hear Finntroll in clubs it has always been Trollhammaren :roll:

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I really like Inis Mona' date=' but I see what you mean. Just as with Finntroll there is one song that is catchy and easy to listen to, and then you get into the band and discover the more awesome stuff. Whenever I've been lucky enough to hear Finntroll in clubs it has always been Trollhammaren :roll:[/quote'] yeah I guess them type of songs are very likable and easy for people that are not fans of the genre to listen to, for example some of the best Finntroll songs comes from the first 2 albums Jaktens tid is one of my fav's great album!! But have to say Eluveitie are in a different class :)
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Inis Mona in my opinion is the weakest song they have (still a great tune none the less), kinda like the way Finntroll are known for Trollhammeron, their astest album is amazing but Slainte is by far thier best creation!
Trollhammaren* :P But yeah, I've been to Finntroll for a few years (after hearing Trollhammaren & Jaktens Tid) and I have come to the same realization, most of their other songs are better. But I've only listened to Eluveitie for a day man. :P
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Inis Mona in my opinion is the weakest song they have (still a great tune none the less), kinda like the way Finntroll are known for Trollhammeron, their astest album is amazing but Slainte is by far thier best creation!
I can sort of play the opening to that... Awesome song, hamstrung by awful metalcore vocals.
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Those guys are amazing! I saw them not a very long time ago and I remember that that night was one of the most wonderful times I've ever lived. Ever, ever! About the songs... I do love Inis Mona, as well as I love more songs, like Helvetios —I think it's quite charming, it gets into your mind and never wants to leave it—, Thousandfold, Tegernâko, The Song of Life, etc. I think they're great, indeed, and their live quality is... dude, it feels even more powerful than listening to the album itself (I say this 'cause there are bands that doesn't sound equal in concerts). Also... I want to say that I don't think it's right to promote so much Anna Murphy while Meri Tadic isn't so known... But I guess that's something that happens in all the bands: singers —and sometimes guitarists— tend to be more known. But Meri is an awesome violinist, I don't understand why I always see pictures everywhere telling how amazing Anna is and no-one speaking about Meri. Horns up for her! Uhmmm... That was an stupid meditation of mine, just do as if you hadn't see it, haha. lml

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I don't care for them at all. Bands like Bran Barr, Aes Dana and Belenos play Celtic folk metal far more proficiently in my opinion. As it stands their use of the hurdy-gurdy is interesting but not much of a selling point. Otherwise they really just sound like a partially more dignified version of the Dropkick Murphys.

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I've really gotten back into them recently. Slania is ace. Unfortunately their other albums aren't nearly as good. Everything Remains was kind of a disappointment so I didn't get Helveitos (or however you spell it). Looking at their recent setlists, the band seems to really love the album since their sets are basically that whole album and one song off all the others, plus it was well-received. Maybe i'll end up buying it after all...

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