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A melodic power/death/folk metal band delving in Viking legends for lyrical inspiration, Helsinki, Finland's Ensiferum (Latin for "sword bearer") had to continually coexist with various simultaneous metal projects undertaken by its members. Founded in 1995 by guitarist Markus Toivonen, Ensiferum worked up a number of demo tapes before finally attracting the attention of Finland's powerhouse metal label, Spinefarm, which released their eponymous debut in 2001. The sophomore Iron followed in 2004, and both albums featured vocalist Jari Mäenpää, bassist Jukka-Pekka Miettinen, keyboardist Meiju Enho, drummer Oliver Fokin, and of course Toivonen. Many of these were active in black/dark metal act Arthemesia at the same time, and Mäenpää subsequently announced his departure to start a new band called Wintersun. More lineup changes occurred before the release of the band's third LP, Victory Songs, in 2007. The following year saw Ensiferum headlining the Paganfest tour in Europe and North America, and in 2009 they released a new album, From Afar. 2012 saw the release of the group's fifth studio long player, Unsung Heroes, and in 2015 the band issued their Metal Blade debut, One Man Army. ~ Eduardo Rivadavia
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  1.   Song
  2.   Last Breath
  3.   Victory Song
  4.   Old Man (Väinämöinen, Pt. 1)
  5.   Unsung Heroes
  6.   Into Hiding
  7.   My Ancestors' Blood
  8.   In My Sword I Trust
  9.   Little Dreamer (Väinämöinen,Pt. 2)
  10.   Two of Spades
  11.   Intro
  12.   Rawhide
  13.   Warrior Without a War
  14.   Burden of the Fallen
  15.   Celestial Bond
  16.   Burning Leaves
  17.   Twilight Tavern
  18.   The Longest Journey (Heathen Throne Part Ii)
  19.   Heathen Throne
  20.   Mourning Heart - Interlude
  21.   Wanderer
  22.   Ahti
  23.   Ad Victoriam
  24.   Battle Song
  25.   Into Battle
  26.   White Storm
  27.   Lai Lai Hei
  28.   Windrider
  29.   Tale of Revenge
  30.   Hero in a Dream
  31.   Bonus Song
  32.   Candour And Lies
  33.   Warmetal
  34.   Neito Pohjolan
  35.   Cry for the Earth Bounds
  36.   One Man Army
  37.   Heathen Horde
  38.   Star Queen (Celestial Bond, Pt. 2)
  39.   Symbols
  40.   Stone Cold Metal
  41.   Smoking Ruins
  42.   Elusive Reaches
  43.   By the Dividing Stream
  44.   Lady in Black
  45.   Battery
  46.   Sword Chant
  47.   Ferrum Aeternum
  48.   The New Dawn
  49.   Raised by the Sword
  50.   One More Magic Potion
  51.   Deathbringer from the Sky
  52.   Blood Is the Price of Glory
  53.   Goblin's Dance
  54.   Eternal Wait
  55.   Treacherous Gods
  56.   Iron
  57.   Tears
  58.   Slayer of Light
  59.   Warrior's Quest
  60.   Guardians of Fate
  61.   Axe of Judgement
  62.   March of War
  63.   Token of Time
  64.   Descendants, Defiance, Domination
  65.   Abandoned
  66.   Pohjola
  67.   Kalevala-Melody
  68.   Lost in Despair
  69.   Passion Proof Power
  70.   From Afar
  71.   Tumman Virran Taa
  72.   Retribution Shall Be Mine
  73.   Dragonheads
  74.   Old Man
  75.   Finnish Medley: Karjalan Kunnailla/ Myrskyluodon Maija/ Metsamiehen Laulo
  76.   Näitä Polkuja Tallaan
  77.   [Untitled Track] by Finntroll
  78.   Ors Man: Väinämöinen
  79.   Finnish Medley: Karjalan Kûnnailla/Myrskylûodon Maija/Metsämeihen Laûlû by Dragonheads
  80.   Into the Battle
  81.   Morning Heart (Interlude)
  82.   Dragonheads by Dragonheads
  83.   Warrior's Quest by Dragonheads
  84.   White Storm by Dragonheads
  85.   Tokens of Time
  86.   Kalebala Melody
  87.   The Longest Journey (Heathen Throne, Pt. 2]
  88.   Unsung Hereos
  89.   Bamboleo
  90.   Star Queen (Celestial Bond, Pt. II)
  91.   [Bonus Material]
  92.   Little Dreamer
  93.   Two Off Spades