1. A 2004 debut album by metal band Turisas
2. A sub-genre of black metal
created by the above band.
Fast, fast, fast, fast, faster than the lightning strikes!
Battle Metal is amazing, I can't wait to hear the next Turisas album!
1. I loves me some Battle Metal
2. Me:I was listening to the Scandinavian Folk Metal band turisas yesterday
Friend: Really? which Album?
Me: Battle Metal, it's fucking epic
Battle metal is the name of two similar, but distinct forms of heavy metal
By one definition, battle metal is a fusion
of melodic death metal
and Power Metal
. The guitar parts are reminiscent of Iron Maiden's harmonizing
, rhythmically complex duets, which took on a new meaning with bands like Carcass, In Flames, Arch Enemy, At The Gates, and Dark Tranquillity. The vocals and song arrangements, on the other hand, are more akin to Stradivarius
and Sonata Arctica.
By the other definition, battle metal is a subgenre
of black metal
, closely related to epic metal
and drawing on themes of medieval
battle and fighting, and in the opinion of some would be suitable for the soundtrack for a Role Playing Game
. Battle metal bands like Summoning were (falsely) rumored to be possible contributors to the soundtrack of the Lord of the Rings
movies, but this was mainly bec...