Finntroll - Nifelvind

What's that I hear you say? You want a folk-tinged, black-metal soundtrack to some lost chapter of Lord Of The Rings? Well here Finntroll have done exactly that with their latest full-length, Nifelvind. An epic journey through speedy death-metal guitars, grandiose bursts of keyboard and Swedish-spoken vocals, Finntroll have created a record which takes you right into Middle-Earth and suits and boots you for a brutal orc battle.

From the call-to-arms that is opener 'Blodmarsch', to the mystic, chanting vocals and exotic strings of 'Tiden Utan Tid', the listener is transported to a world of myth and fantasy. Nifelvind doesn't relinquish its grip on the listener till the very end, and by that time it's too late. Like a Scandinavian Second Life, Finntroll's world is one you may never leave again.



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