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Battlelore

Formed: 1999
From: Lappeenranta, Finland
Last Known Status: Active

Battlelore Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Battlelore.

Interview

Interview with Battlelore's Jyri Vahvanen

Momentous battles. Dragons. Epic journeys spanning across the Kingdom of Rhovanian and beyond. And no, we’re not talking about a certain Hollywood adaptation slated for a two-part release in 2011 and 2012, respectively.

This year’s Tolkien fix is from Battlelore on their latest full-length album, "The Last Alliance," their fifth through the Napalm Records label.

Hailing from Lappeenranta, Finland, Battlelore has stockpiled their own musical quest with lyrical imagery invoked by the many detailed works of a literary giant, while offering both a whistful and dramatic plain of fantasy metal.

Since their inception in 1999 and their 2002 major label debut "... Where the Shadows Lie," Battlelore has always been a band for the fans, whilst luring a steadily increasing number of would-be critics through sweeping soundscapes and atmospheric rhythms. More...

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