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A Quick Chat With Moonsorrow Guitarist Mitja Harvilahti

Moonsorrow has become one of the most popular names in pagan metal over the past sixteen years, developing an epic sound that practically brings the bloodthirsty Vikings back from the grave. Their music has become beloved not just by metal fans, but by lovers of classic rock and indeed history buffs, fascinated with the research that goes into every song.

During their recent tour with Korpiklaani, (see review here,) I was able to fleetingly sit down and speak with the band's guitarist Mitja Harvilahti, who discussed the group's new album, "Jumalten Aika," it's cover artwork and how it feels to top the charts in their native Finland. You can watch the interview below.

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Ollie Hynes has been a writer for Metal Underground.com for four years and has been a metal fan for ten years, going so far as to travel abroad for metal shows.

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