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78 bands
Rank Image Band / Formed / Genres Albums
1
Equilibrium
2001, Germany
Folk Metal, Viking Metal, Symphonic Metal
Sagas (2008)  #396
Waldschrein (2013)  [EP]  #1259
Rekreatur (2010)  #1737
2
Agalloch
1995, United States
Atmospheric Black Metal, Folk Metal
The Mantle (2002)  #453
Pale Folklore (1999)  #756
3
Ensiferum
1995, Finland
Viking Metal, Folk Metal
Thalassic (2020)  #1486
Victory Songs (2007)  #1519
Ensiferum (2001)  #1858
4
Amorphis
1990, Finland
Progressive Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Progressive Rock
Halo (2022)  #403
Live at Helsinki Ice Hall (2021)  [Live]  #504
Queen of Time (2018)  #516
5
Moonsorrow
1995, Finland
Folk Metal, Viking Metal, Black Metal
Voimasta Ja Kunniasta (2001)  #742
Suden Uni (2001)  #1475
Kivenkantaja (2003)  #1760
6
Empyrium
1994, Germany
Dark Folk, Neofolk, Folk Metal, Doom Metal, Symphonic Metal, Neoclassical Darkwave, Gothic Metal
7
Korpiklaani
2003, Finland
Folk Metal
Ukon Wacka (2011)  #4382
Tales Along This Road (2006)  #4825
8
Falkenbach
1989, Germany
Viking Metal, Black Metal, Folk Metal
9
Alestorm
2007, United Kingdom
Folk Metal, Power Metal
No Grave but the Sea (2017)  #3476
10
Skyclad
United Kingdom
Folk Metal
11
Elvenking
1997, Italy
Power Metal, Folk Metal
12
Eluveitie
2002, Switzerland
Melodic Death Metal, Folk Metal
Slania (2008)  #1407
Origins (2014)  #2602
13
Orphaned Land
1992, Israel
Middle Eastern Folk Metal
14
Аркона
2002, Russia
Folk Metal, Pagan Black Metal
Goi, Rode, goi! (2009)  #3685
Slovo (2011)  #4451
15
Ulver
1993, Norway
Black Metal, Ambient, Electronic
16
Nightwish
1996, Finland
Symphonic Metal, Power Metal
Oceanborn (1998)  #38
Once (2004)  #271
Dark Passion Play (2007)  #335
17
Uaral
Chile
Folk Metal, Doom Metal
Sounds of Pain (2005)  #1894
Laments (1998)  [EP]
18
Melechesh
1993, Israel
Melodic Black Metal, Folk Metal
Enki (2015)  #3302
The Epigenesis (2010)  #4423
Emissaries (2006)  #5586
19
Nokturnal Mortum
1994, Ukraine
Pagan Black Metal, Symphonic Black Metal, Folk Metal
20
Wuthering Heights
1989, Denmark
Progressive Power Metal, Folk Metal
The Shadow Cabinet (2006)  #1800
Salt (2010)  #7444
21
Bathory
1983, Sweden
Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Viking Metal
Blood Fire Death (1988)  #509
Hammerheart (1990)  #1297
22
Finsterforst
2004, Germany
Viking Metal, Folk Metal
...zum Tode hin (2009)  #3149
Jenseits (2023)  [EP]
Zerfall (2019)
23
Turisas
1999, Finland
Folk Metal, Symphonic Metal
The Varangian Way (2007)  #3019
Stand Up and Fight (2011)  #4856
Battle Metal (2004)  #6074
24
Finntroll
1997, Finland
Folk Metal, Dungeon Synth
Jaktens Tid (2001)  #4052
Nattfodd (2004)  #5826
25
Amiensus
2010, United States
Progressive Black Metal, Atmospheric Folk Metal, Black Metal, Post-Rock
Ascension (2015)  #2450
Restoration (2012)  #3576
Abreaction (2020)
26
Månegarm
1995, Sweden
Viking Metal, Black Metal, Folk Metal
27
Panopticon
2007, United States
Atmospheric Black Metal
28
Saor
2013, United Kingdom
Atmospheric Black Metal, Pagan Black Metal
Origins (2022)  #789
Aura (2014)  #848
Forgotten Paths (2019)  #1284
29
Blackguard
2008, Canada
Melodic Death Metal
Storm (2020)
Firefight (2011)  #5370
Profugus Mortis (2009)  #8368
30
Primordial
1993, Ireland
Folk Metal, Pagan Black Metal
31
Gaia
Korea
Gothic Metal, Folk Metal
Nostalgia (2004)  #4187
32
Mithotyn
1993, Sweden
Viking Metal, Black Metal
33
Gallowbraid
2006, United States
Melodic Black Metal, Folk Metal
Ashen Eidolon (2010)  [EP]  #3687
34
Elffor
1995, Spain
Symphonic Black Metal, Atmospheric Black Metal
35
Gostwind
2004, Korea
Progressive Heavy Metal, Folk Metal
Korean Rd. (2006)  #5476
10,000 Years Ago (2005)  #7388
36
Myrkgrav
2003, Norway
Blackened Folk Metal, Viking Metal
37
Glittertind
2001, Norway
Viking Metal, Folk Metal, Folk Rock
38
Heidevolk
2002, Netherlands
Folk Metal, Viking Metal
Batavi (2012)
Velua (2015)
39
Thyrfing
1995, Sweden
Black Metal, Viking Metal
Thyrfing (1998)  #7369
40
Cadacross
Finland
Melodic Death Metal, Power Metal, Folk Metal
41
Falloch
2010, United Kingdom
Post-Rock, Folk Metal
42
October Falls
2001, Finland
Folk Metal, Ambient, Dark Metal
Tuoni (2003)  [EP]
Marras (2005)
43
Au Revoir Michelle
2009, Korea
Progressive Metal, Avant-garde Metal, Folk Metal
Les Cris De La Nuit (2012)  #4960
님의 찬미 (2012)  [Single]
흥보가 기가막혀 (2012)  [Single]
44
Темнозорь
1996, Russia
Folk Metal, Black Metal
45
Trollfest
2003, Norway
Folk Metal
46
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
1995, Germany
Death Metal, Folk Metal, Heavy Metal
Soft and Stronger (1997)  #6400
Have a Nice Trip (2003)  #6719
All You Need Is Love (2000)  #7315
47
Falls of Rauros
2005, United States
Atmospheric Black Metal, Folk Metal
48
Irminsul
Sweden
Pagan Black Metal, Viking Metal, Folk Metal
Irminsul (2009)  #5445
Fäder (2013)
49
The Hu
2016, Mongolia
Folk Metal, Heavy Metal
The Gereg (2019)  #5142
Yuve Yuve Yu (2018)  [Single]
50
Fjoergyn
2003, Germany
Black Metal
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Info / Statistics
Artists : 46,076
Reviews : 10,026
Albums : 165,310
Lyrics : 216,820