MÅNEGARM – Legions of the North

Manegarm - Legions of the North

The fusion of black metal and folk metal has always struck me as a little odd since the two styles of music seem at odds with each other with regards to attitude. Black metal was born from the misanthropic fringes of society while folk music tends to celebrate cultural unity. Clearly there’s something to it, though, because there are many bands that have dabbled in this fusion of disparate styles — which, in certain incarnations is known as Viking Metal — including Bathory, Windir, Finntroll, Moonsorrow, and Sweden’s Månegarm, who…

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