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