HAVAMAL - Berserker [Viking Metal / Death Metal] Official Video
Rise to Åsgard (Epic viking metal)
MANEGARM - Odin Owns Ye All (Official Video) | Napalm Records
SKÁLD - Rún
Viking metal is a style of heavy metal music characterized by a lyrical and thematic focus on Norse mythology, Norse paganism, and the Viking Age. Viking metal is quite diverse as a musical style, to the point where some consider it more a cross-genre term than a genre, but it is typically seen as black metal with influences from Nordic folk music. Common traits include a slow-paced and heavy riffing style, anthemic choruses, use of both sung and harsh vocals, a reliance on folk instrumentation, and often the use of keyboards for atmospheric effect.