I Listen to Folk Metal

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    About 2 or 3 years ago,

    I was looking for high energy music to listen to on headphones while exercising, something to really get me pumped up. Of course, anything with pagan themes would suit my preference. So, when I stumbled upon Eluveitie and Arkona, naturally I was blown away by both bands. I...
    UFOsR4real UFOsR4real
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 9, 2014

    My Ex Boyfriend's Legacy

    I don't like thinking or talking about my ex boyfriend, and after we broke up I did everything I could to banish everything that reminded me of him out of my life. But folk metal wasn't something I was willing to give up over his stupid a.ss. I love it too much, so I will listen...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 3, 2012

    I Just Discovered I Love This!

    I ask everyone to forgive me, but I'm a US-ian whose lived in areas where Metallica and Pantera are thought to the the last words in metal.  (*yawn*).  Some decent stuff, but didn't hit the spot. Several years ago, I was introduced to Deicide, Slayer, etc. ...
    ShaneC ShaneC
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2010

    Happiness Is!

    I think of a number of reasons why I like folk metal. Firstly Its drinking music... Korpiklaani make a number of songs about drinking/merrymaking. I like that and I often drink listening to them. Its party music. Its informal... its like I can imagine folk metal bands...
    Sabi87 Sabi87
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 20, 2009

    Like Folk Metal

    Elventie, Turias, Moonsorrow are quite good, iv seen these live, its so alien to traditional metal
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Sep 18, 2008

    I just love the combination,

    especially if they used enough instruments that as associated with folk.
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84
    31-35, M
    Feb 20, 2015
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