Tag: Týr

Feb 17

70000 Tons Of Metal 2016 – Day 1 Recap

Pre-board day & 70k pre-party Coming from the west coast for a cruise departing from Florida could be a bit tedious, in this case, tedious implies a 7-hour trip which was split in two with a two-hour layover in St Louis, MS. But once I reached Fort Lauderdale, and I got to met up with …

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Mar 08

Terji & Gunnar of TYR checked in with The Age Of Metal

The live essence of a band like TYR is their unique music style, their mix of traditional Faroese melodies with metal is what catapulted their career since their very beginning. However, in their new album Valkyrja they twist things up a little as their tryout a more personal songwriting and a different melodic approach, which resulted …

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Sep 11

Týr – Valkyrja (2013)

Everyone can agree that Týr has a very original one of a kind sound.  Hard to categorize but over all amazing from its melodies and powerful vocals.    Known for their amazing concept albums the bands latest release Valkyrja takes you on an incredible viking journey.  Stemming hundreds of years ago the story behind the songs are …

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Oct 04

Gunnar H. Thomsen of TYR chats with The Age of Metal

You would think that the Faroe Islands are too small of a place for metal to brew. TYR, however, has been playing their Faroese brand of Viking metal since 1998. TYR is composed of Heri Joensen, Terji Skibenæs, Gunnar H. Thomsen, and Kári Streymoy. Their newest album on Napalm records The Lay of Thrym was …

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Sep 23

Korpiklaani, TYR, Moonsorrow & Metsatoll at Rocky Point Cantina. Tempe, AZ (09/15/12)

Since the early 1990’s, Korpiklaani has been writing, touring, and drinking themselves to their place as one of the biggest Folk Metal bands in existence. But as of late, they are bringing one of the best Folk lineups they could have chosen to tour the states with them. The alliance of Korpiklaani, Moonsorrow, TYR, and …

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Sep 01

Interview with Terji Skibenæs guitarist of Týr

  A couple days ago The Age Of Metal had the chance to talk with Terji Skibenæs guitar player of the faroese viking metal band Týr about their latest album The Lay of Thrym, touring and future plans. This is what he told us. The Age Of Metal: What can you tell us about your latest …

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