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Exploring the World of Folk Metal

Some of my favorite folk metal artists

Folk Metal is perhaps one of my top three favorite metal sub-genres. Why? I’m glad you asked! Acoustic interludes are what pulled me into the metal realm in the first place. There’s something about the juxtaposition of aggression and clean melodies that really enhances the music for me.

The genre doesn’t seem to get nearly as much attention as it deserves. These artists are a mix of established and fresh on the scene, and long beloved by me and newly discovered. Many of them have…




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