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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.   Unsung Heroes
  4.   Victory Song
  5.   Smoking Ruins
  6.   Heathen Horde
  7.   In My Sword I Trust
  8.   Lai Lai Hei
  9.   Two of Spades
  10.   One Man Army
  11.   Passion Proof Power
  12.   Symbols
  13.   Elusive Reaches
  14.   Into Hiding
  15.   Neito Pohjolan
  16.   Axe of Judgement
  17.   Celestial Bond
  18.   Burning Leaves
  19.   Twilight Tavern
  20.   Mourning Heart - Interlude
  21.   The New Dawn
  22.   Eternal Wait
  23.   Battle Song
  24.   Iron
  25.   Intro
  26.   Bonus Song
  27.   Candour And Lies
  28.   Warmetal
  29.   Rawhide
  30.   Descendants, Defiance, Domination
  31.   Cry for the Earth Bounds
  32.   Warrior Without a War
  33.   Burden of the Fallen
  34.   March of War
  35.   Pohjola
  36.   Star Queen (Celestial Bond, Pt. 2)
  37.   Retribution Shall Be Mine
  38.   Tumman Virran Taa
  39.   The Longest Journey (Heathen Throne Part Ii)
  40.   Stone Cold Metal
  41.   From Afar
  42.   By the Dividing Stream
  43.   Lady in Black
  44.   Battery
  45.   Lost in Despair
  46.   Ferrum Aeternum
  47.   Raised by the Sword
  48.   Wanderer
  49.   One More Magic Potion
  50.   Ahti
  51.   Deathbringer from the Sky
  52.   Goblin's Dance
  53.   Treacherous Gods
  54.   Kalevala-Melody
  55.   Token of Time
  56.   Tears
  57.   Slayer of Light
  58.   Warrior's Quest
  59.   Windrider
  60.   Hero in a Dream
  61.   Guardians of Fate
  62.   Tale of Revenge
  63.   Dragonheads
  64.   Into Battle
  65.   Little Dreamer (Väinämöinen,Pt. 2)
  66.   My Ancestors' Blood
  67.   Sword Chant
  68.   Ad Victoriam
  69.   White Storm
  70.   Abandoned
  71.   Blood Is the Price of Glory
  72.   Heathen Throne
  73.   Old Man (Väinämöinen, Pt. 1)
  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.   [Bonus Material]
  91.   Little Dreamer
  92.   Two Off Spades