Release date: 30 May 2008
Style: Folk metal

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01. Gandkvæði Tróndar
02. Sinklars Vísa
03. Ocean
04. Gátu Ríma
05. Brennivín
06. Fípan Fagra
07. Valkyrjan
08. Lokka Táttur
09. Land
10. Hail To The Hammer

[Live At Wacken 2007 DVD - Limited Edition Digipack]
01. The Edge
02. Regin Smiður
03. Lord Of Lies
04. Hail To The Hammer
05. Ragnarok
06. Wings Of Time
07. Ramund Hin Unge

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Music Video: Sinklars Vísa

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The Massenger

Rating:
9.2
Dark indigo sky. Fiery arrows. Viking longship with dragons on the prow. It seems all is ready for another onslaught - an attack of the Northern Pagans. Actually, this Northern Pagan uprising already took place in 2008, in the form of Land, but all is different from before. Týr has always been loyal to its pedigree, and by association, to the northern mythological themes to which metal bands like Amon Amarth are indebted. Land is Týr's fourth album and shows the full atmosphere of Viking culture and mores. After Ragnarok, I did not expect such a powerful album, but Heri Joensen and his friends returned with another great effort.

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HeathenHeart - 03.07.2013 at 11:33  
Rating: 9 I honestly don't understand why metalstormers are giving this album such a low rating (low for a Tyr album, that is). This is the epitome of progressive, the epitome of epic and the title track 'Land' (16 minutes of intensity) is amongst the greatest progressive songs of all time! The title track is the highlight for me, Sinklars Visa is an instant classic, and i really enjoy the re-make of Hail to the Hammer. MUCH better than the old version of the song. I admit, that this album is an acquired taste even for a seasoned progressive metal fan such as as myself. It took me severl listens to fully appreciate some of the songs that don't jump out at you straight away.
jafewohag - 26.10.2015 at 03:45  
 
Written by HeathenHeart on 03.07.2013 at 11:33

I honestly don't understand why metalstormers are giving this album such a low rating (low for a Tyr album, that is). This is the epitome of progressive, the epitome of epic and the title track 'Land' (16 minutes of intensity) is amongst the greatest progressive songs of all time! The title track is the highlight for me, Sinklars Visa is an instant classic, and i really enjoy the re-make of Hail to the Hammer. MUCH better than the old version of the song. I admit, that this album is an acquired taste even for a seasoned progressive metal fan such as as myself. It took me severl listens to fully appreciate some of the songs that don't jump out at you straight away.


I just started listening and I totally get the ratings. I think you hit all the best points of this album, but beyond that it is really underwhelming. On the other hand, sometimes MS ratings don't line up with how we see things. There are a couple bands ratings on here I don't understand. It really does give you an "average" sense of things and coming in out of nothing I hit that average. But if you're someone following along over time or really into prog metal it may hit you different.

Sinklars Visa is one of their best songs though.

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