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Genre: viking metal

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Viking metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that incorporates elements of Nordic mythology and folklore. The music often features aggressive guitar riffs, thundering drums, and epic vocals that tell tales of battles, gods, and legendary heroes. The lyrics are typically sung in English or Scandinavian languages and are heavily influenced by Viking culture. The genre has gained popularity in recent years with bands blending traditional folk instruments like the accordion and fiddle with heavy metal instrumentation.


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Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, Vocals, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Double Bass, Keyboard/Piano, Synthesizer

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List of viking metal artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 27 70021
2 42 310558
3 45 313933
4 27 91277
5 39 202780
6 37 211849
7 28 88981
8 46 180593
9 50 406165
10 33 97299
11 31 100867
12 42 217583
13 29 71394
14 40 198176
15 19 34808
16 48 507867
17 15 14179
18 23 21218
19 30 47774
20 19 17646
21 29 47314
22 19 16109
23 20 34779
24 31 76631
25 29 40636
26 22 7412
27 10 12131
28 24 15297
29 27 33162
30 20 34209
31 35 113687
32 24 16915
33 21 44211
34 19 7387
35 27 76125
36 28 44668
37 28 42935
38 21 16396
39 16 11740
40 37 72464
41 15 15191
42 28 45990
43 7 8058
44 22 37280
45 17 22374
46 25 33022
47 16 10934
48 11 11885
49 20 21124
50 22 32453
51 18 15931
52 15 18933
53 19 30861
54 18 20323
55 16 23213
56 29 62545
57 20 14165
58 12 9371
59 56 1112488
60 35 31373
61 11 13612
62 13 11183
63 10 14561
64 10 8177
65 9 7370
66 33 118118
67 34 157057
68 8 9506
69 27 25772
70 24 27960
71 8 3407
72 24 26640
73 8 7980
74 43 387166
75 21 22499
76 47 362354
77 23 51286
78 9 13411
79 12 13344
80 20 17977
81 16 22536
82 14 13982
83 13 5303
84 44 239802
85 12 6759
86 10 6462
87 11 7783
88 11 10963
89 9 8069
90 44 173607
91 27 33499
92 33 126252
93 11 18263
94 19 31601
95 25 23632
96 27 33757
97 17 20268
98 7 6895
99 9 3155
100 8 4042

viking metal playlist created by Chosic

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