Viking metal

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Blood Fire Death by Bathory.

Viking metal is a heavy metal music subgenre inspired by Norse mythology.[1] Swedish metal band Bathory's fourth album, released in 1988 and called Blood Fire Death, was the first Viking metal album.[2]

Viking metal bands[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The 10 Best Viking Metal Bands". OC Weekly. Archived from the original on 22 June 2015. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
  2. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Blood Fire Death - Bathory : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 August 2012.