This is a list of folk metal bands. The genre of folk metal is a fusion of heavy metal music with folk music. This includes the widespread use of folk instruments and to a lesser extent traditional singing styles.
Folk metal artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes.
TURISAS - Stand Up And Fight (OFFICIAL VIDEO). Taken from the album "Stand Up And Fight". Century Media 2011.
Turisas is a Finnish folk metal band that has been active since 1997.
A distinct subgenre of heavy metal called "folk metal" has developed over the past few decades. Spawning from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal in the mid '80s in Europe, the harmonies and melodies of power metal, were combined with traditional instrumental folk music to create a visceral, nature-based sound.
Ensiferum - "One Man Army" video from the album "One Man Army".
Ensiferum is a Finnish folk metal band that has been active since 1995.
Best Folk Metal Bands interactive top ten list at TheTopTens. Vote, add to, or comment on the Best Folk Metal Bands.
The Scottish buccaneers stand ready to capture the wealth of the Seven Seas.
Alestorm is a Scottish folk/pirate metal band that has been active since 2004.
Folk metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal music that developed in Europe during the 1990s. As the name suggests, the genre is a fusion of heavy metal with traditional folk music. This includes the widespread use of folk instruments and, to a lesser extent, traditional singing styles.