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