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BY THE LIGHT OF THE NORTHERN STAR

Týr

 

Progressive Metal

2.77 | 20 ratings

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snobb
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2 stars Folk-metal band from Faroe Islands. Melodic combination of simple power metal and Nordic folk songs. Sounds unusual at the beginning, but very soon you will be bored. Musical formula isn't very complex, and musicians just use it again and again for each their song.

All album sounds as Helloween work, placed on Vikings land and reworked for local listeners. Each song is short metal folk ballade ( with great energy but very repetitive musical sound), or war song, adapted for metal heads. Possibly, could be a great soundtrack for pseudo-historical Viking battles movie. In all cases, Helloween (or Manowar, in US version) do it better.

snobb | 2/5 |

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