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Event Archive - Paganfest America 2013 with: ENSIFERUM, Tyr, HEIDEVOLK, TROLLFEST, HELSÓTT

Sun. April 7th 2013 Rickshaw Theatre (No Minors)
$30 presale / $35 door


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Tyr (Folk Metal)

Týr is a folk metal band from the Faroe Islands. Their subject matter revolves almost entirely around old Nordic lore, mythology, and history, taking their name from a Norse god of war. They signed a worldwide deal with Austria's Napalm Records in early 2006, while signed to the Faroese record label Tutl. They performed at the Ragnarök Festival ... more info

HEIDEVOLK (Folk/Viking Metal)

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Heidevolk is a folk/viking metal band from the Netherlands. The lyrical themes of their music are inspired by nature, the history of Gelderland, and the history of Germanic mythology. All of their lyrics are in Dutch. more info


How would anyone, in their right mind, or otherwise, dare to define TrollfesT? The closest you would come is probably True Norwegian Balkan Black Metal, but even then you would need to include influences from lots more genres. The best way to put it is that this band is all about alcohol, joy and music, three subjects that draw in fans from all age... more info

HELSÓTT (Pagan Metal)

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Formed Feb 1st 2010 Helsótt is a melding of American Thrash/Death and Pagan Metal. Very melodic and very brutal music sets the pace for a high energy live act that can only be described as crushing. Helsótt has supported national and international acts such as: Finntroll, Ensiferum, Moonsorrow, Turisas, Nile, Ex Deo, Dio's Disciples, Tyr, Korp... more info