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Below is our complete Hammer Horde news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Heathen Crusade Metalfest 4 Canceled

The Heathen Crusade Metalfest 4, which was scheduled for Saturday, March 9th at Station 4 in St. Paul, MN has been canceled.

The following statement was issued by the organizers of the fest:

Do to unforeseen issues on both sides, the Heathen Crusade Metalfest is canceled. We are extremely sorry for any in convinces this may have caused. For those who have purchased tickets, please email info@vitaltickets.com or log into the vitaltickets.com website and cancel your order. We wish you all the best and all the bands that were supposed to be on the bill. For those who already bought tickets, I will be sending out CDs that we have received from labels and bands personally. Again if you have any questions for me personally you may email me at: contact@heathencrusadefest.com.

The 2013 edition fo the Viking/Folk/Pagan metal festival was announced almost a year ago to feature bands including EINHERJER (Norway), VANIR (Denmark), ASHAENA (Romania), TRELLEBORG (RUSSIA), VESPERIA (formerly BOLEROS) (Canada), MINOS (U.S.) among others, some of whom had canceled and been replaced in the months leading up to the festival date.

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Hammer Horde Drops Off Heathen Crusade

Hammer Horde has checked in with the following announcement about canceling the band's previously scheduled appearance at the Heathen Crusade Metalfest 2013:

"It is with great disappointment that we have to make this announcement. Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, Hammer Horde will be canceling their appearance at this year's Heathen Crusade Metalfest in St. Paul, MN on March 9th.

"We are very sorry for this situation and deeply apologize to all of our fans who were looking forward to seeing us play at this event, but at this point we regrettably have no choice. We hope to be able to make up the opportunity as soon as possible."

More info on the festival can be found at Facebook here.

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Heathen Crusade Confirms Three More Bands

The organizers of Heathen Crusade have announced three more acts for the event, which will take place on March 9th, 2013 at Station 4 in St Paul, MN. Newly confirmed acts include Canadian acoustic folk metal act SIG:AR:TYR (making a rare live appearance), Celtic thrashers Battlesoul (Canada) and Winterhymn (U.S).

This newly announced trio of bands will join Norwegian Viking Gods Einherjer (making its first appearance since 2001), Vanir (Denmark), Ashaena (Romania), Trelleborg (Russia), Hammer Horde (U.S.), Vesperia (formerly Bolero, Canada), and Minos (U.S.) for the United States' premier viking/folk/pagan metal festival.

This is the fourth installment of the Heathen Crusade Festival. Past years events have seen the likes of Primordial, Moonsorrow, Thyrfing, Bal-Sagoth, Vreid, Metsatoll, Skyforger, Rudra, Meal Mordha, Obtest and Manegarm all making their US debuts. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements on additional confirmations, which can be obtained by going to the Heathen Crusade website.


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Heathen Crusade 2013 Announces First Bands

The organizers of the Unites States' premier Viking/Folk/Pagan Metal festival Heathen Crusade have announced the first bands slated for the event, which will take place on March 9, 2013 at Station 4 in St Paul, MN. Confirmed acts thus far include the following bands we have posted below. For more information, visit Heathen Crusade's website.

EINHERJER (Norway - first appearance since 2001)
VANIR (Denmark)
ASHAENA (Romania)
TRELLEBORG (RUSSIA)
HAMMER HORDE (U.S.)
BOLEROS (Canada)
MINOS (U.S.)


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Hammer Horde Releases New Video

Hammer Horde has posted a new video clip online for "Midgårdian Revelry," which you can check out below. The band commented on the clip:

"Brothers and sisters of the Horde! The time has finally arrived! Check out our new music video for 'Midgårdian Revelry' and share it with your friends! We would like to once again thank our cast and crew for an outstanding job. Also, don't forget that you can now pre-order our new album 'Vinlander' starting TODAY! Now let's drink!!" More...

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Hammer Horde Streaming "Riders Of Annihilation"

Hammer Horde has posted a new song online titled "Riders of Annihilation," which is available in the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the upcoming "Vinlander" album, with pre-orders for the release beginning on February 1st, 2012.

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Infinite Warthirst
2. Vinlander
3. Hero's Heart
4. Oathkeeper
5. Hymn of the Fjords
6. Riders of Annihilation
7. Archaic Offerings
8. Led by the Ancient Light
9. Midgårdian Revelry
10. Hoddmímir's Holt
11. The Curse of Andvari More...

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Hammer Horde Posts "Vinlander" Teaser

Hammer Horde has posted the first official preview trailer for the forthcoming release "Vinlander," which can be found below. Preorders for the album begin on February 1st, 2012.

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Infinite Warthirst
2. Vinlander
3. Hero's Heart
4. Oathkeeper
5. Hymn of the Fjords
6. Riders of Annihilation
7. Archaic Offerings
8. Led by the Ancient Light
9. Midgårdian Revelry
10. Hoddmímir's Holt
11. The Curse of Andvari

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Hammer Horde Reveals "Vinlander" Art

Viking metal act Hammer Horde has revealed the artwork for the band's new album "Vinlander," which can be viewed below. The band commented:

"We are extremely proud to reveal the cover artwork from our forthcoming album Vinlander. The concept is based on the album’s title track, and was created by the hand of legendary Belgian artist Kris Verwimp (Arkona, Månegarm, Suidakra). The release date is planned for early 2012 via Storm Surge Records and will be announced soon."

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Infinite Warthirst
2. Vinlander
3. Hero's Heart
4. Oathkeeper
5. Hymn of the Fjords
6. Riders of Annihilation
7. Archaic Offerings
8. Led by the Ancient Light
9. Midgårdian Revelry
10. Hoddmímir's Holt
11. The Curse of Andvari

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Hammer Horde Finishes New Album

Viking metal act Hammer Horde has checked in with the following update about finishing the band's new album:

"Greetings, everyone! After endless hours mixing, re-mixing, and mixing again, we’re proud to say that the final touches for 'Vinlander' are at last complete. We’ll be sending the tracks off to Finnvox once again to be mastered by the almighty Mika Jussila!

"We've just receieved a master sample and have been completely blown away by how incredible things are sounding. A release date for 2012 is to be expected and will be announced soon!"

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Infinite Warthirst
2. Vinlander
3. Hero's Heart
4. Oathkeeper
5. Hymn of the Fjords
6. Riders of Annihilation
7. Archaic Offerings
8. Led by the Ancient Light
9. Midgårdian Revelry
10. Hoddmímir's Holt
11. The Curse of Andvari

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Hammer Horde Reveals New Album Details

Hammer Horde has checked in with the following announcement about the band's upcoming "Vinlander" album:

"Greetings, everyone! Please pardon our recent silence, we've had our hands full with a few things recently and an update is long overdue. We will be returning to Dimmworks Studios in a few weeks to get started on the mixing of our new album. As we said before, even with our preliminary mixdowns, things are already sounding great and we can't wait for all of our friends and fans to finally hear what we've been working so hard on. So, without further ado, here is the official track listing to our new full-length album:

1. Infinite Warthirst
2. Vinlander
3. Hero's Heart
4. Oathkeeper
5. Hymn of the Fjords
6. Riders of Annihilation
7. Archaic Offerings
8. Led by the Ancient Light
9. Midgårdian Revelry
10. Hoddmímir's Holt
11. The Curse of Andvari

"At this point, an official release date still remains uncertain, but the closer we get to completion the more we'll know for sure. We hope to unveil the album artwork soon as well, so stay tuned! Next update from the studio in just a few weeks. Cheers!"

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