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