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Trollband

Formed: 2007
From: Vancouver, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Background

Trollband was formed in 2007 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. After releasing one demo and opening for bands such as Finntroll, Tyr, Swashbuckle and Korpiklaani they are currently preparing to release their debut full length.

Trollband Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Trollband.

Interview

Trollband Talks Sophomore Album

Following "In The Shadow of a Mountain" (reviewed here), Canadian folk metal outfit Trollband has now released sophomore full-length "Samsara" (review forthcoming).

With the album out now, all the members of Trollband - including new recruits Dan and Nick Wilberg - caught up with us to discuss how the band has changed inbetween the releases. Check out the full interview below, along with a stream of "Samsara." More...

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Interview

Trollband On "In The Shadow Of A Mountain"

With album sales on the decline and illegal torrent downloads the rule rather than the exception, what's a folk black metal band to do to get metal heads to listen to the music? Why, offer the songs for free of course! And that's what Trollband has done with debut full-length album "In The Shadow of a Mountain" (reviewed here), which is a release that should be on the radar of anyone who digs the more folk leaning bands like Finntroll or Equilibrium.

Trollband members Sam Levitt and Matt Courtemanche have taken out some time to discuss the album with Metalunderground.com, sharing their thoughts on offering the album for free, discussing material for a follow-up album, and sharing tales of live shows that include a distractingly fornicating couple at a Devin Townsend concert. More...

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