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Genre: tolkien metal

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Tolkien metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that draws inspiration from the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, particularly The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The music often features epic, symphonic arrangements, with lyrics that tell stories of battles, quests, and mythical creatures. The genre is characterized by its use of folk instruments, such as flutes and bagpipes, and its incorporation of elements of Nordic and Viking metal.


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Drum Kit, Double Bass, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Vocals, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Saxophone, Trumpet, Piano, Trombone, Clarinet

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List of tolkien metal artists

Here is a list of tolkien metal artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the tolkien metal genre. You can find out what tolkien metal genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 46 419420
2 33 110976
3 22 37313
4 57 1113355
5 52 341054
6 43 111063
7 31 100867
8 13 9703
9 36 298929
10 20 21124
11 17 11989
12 12 4696
13 17 4366
14 19 17646
15 8 6084
16 21 50478
17 5 5089
18 25 42289
19 18 14667
20 15 3526
21 5 2381
22 21 4200
23 19 37838
24 10 1689
25 16 28692
26 4 5677
27 1 458
28 15 16774
29 6 975
30 3 1042
31 8 9076
32 15 6650
33 6 6073
34 1 360
35 2 2038
36 3 1214
37 2 949
38 1 270
39 5 3032
40 8 4690
41 11 1435
42 6 2385
43 7 9868
44 11 1605
45 9 1907
46 5 7179
47 1 572
48 7 3241
49 2 2957
50 8 872
51 2 1656
52 7 1072
53 1 279
54 1 433
55 4 2606
56 3 2500
57 6 1305
58 1 440
59 2 1646
60 3 2085
61 4 291
62 3 1734
63 1 886
64 3 392
65 1 582
66 1 432
67 2 884
68 1 941
69 2 692
70 2 1585
71 2 490
72 1 554
73 3 877
74 1 1137
75 1 292
76 2 434
77 1 500
78 2 1151
79 1 4362
80 1 1166
81 1 451
82 1 424
83 1 562
84 1 254
85 1 394
86 1 889
87 1 306
88 1 704
89 1 876

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