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

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