|"To Holmgard and Beyond"|
|Single by Turisas|
|from the album The Varangian Way|
|Producer(s)|| Mathias Nygård |
|Turisas singles chronology|
"To Holmgard and Beyond" is the first single of the Finnish Viking metal band Turisas.It was released on May 16, 2007 by Century Media in Finland exclusively.
Folk metal is a fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during the 1990s. It is characterised by the widespread use of folk instruments and, to a lesser extent, traditional singing styles. It also sometimes features soft instrumentation influenced by folk rock.
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Týr is a Faroese folk metal band. They have been characterised as one of "the islands' two most successful metal bands". Their subject matter revolves almost entirely around Viking lore, mythology, and history, taking their name from Týr, the god of war in Norse religion.
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