Release date: 10 January 2007
Style: Viking folk metal


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01. Jäästä Syntynyt / Varjojen Virta
02. Tuleen Ajettu Maa

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Additional info
Total playing time 56 minutes

Recorded in Tico Tico Studio and The Stable, May-August 2006
Mixed by Ahti Kortelainen and Henri Sorvali
Mastered by Mika Jussila

Song titles in English: 01. Born Of Ice / Stream Of Shadows 02. A Land Driven To Fire
Full album title: "Viides Luku: Hävitetty"
Album title translation: 'Chapter V: Ravaged'

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Well well well, how does one begin to review an EPIC of these proportions? Let me start by saying this: Moonsorrow is one of my top favorite bands, so this review is probably a bit biased. I will do my best to describe it objectively though!

Those who know Moonsorrow have already probably noticed that over the course of their albums, their songs have been getting longer, more epic, less "catchy" and with much more time given to stretched-out beginnings and endings. Well, with only 2 tracks for the whole album, you might guess that this record is a definite continuation of that trend! Each of these 2 tracks is almost half an hour long. V. Havitetty (full name Viides Luku - Havitetty which means Chapter 5: Ravaged) very much continues where Verisakeet left off.

published 03.06.2007 | Comments (12)

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patrickmetal12 - 20.04.2010 at 03:45  
Rating: 10 2 songs, 1 hour. XD m/
Irinel - 13.05.2010 at 13:08  
  A hiper quality album !
Carl Berg - 15.06.2010 at 14:08  
Rating: 10 Great review too!
essbee - 13.09.2011 at 03:50  
Rating: 10 Posting to say that this is still my favorite album ever. So damn epic, it's beautiful.
Vikingr - 14.10.2011 at 20:51  
  Man I cannot wait to check this out, I've listened to their latest album and fell in love so with this much epicness it should be amazing
ThunderAxe1989 - 12.04.2012 at 05:18  
Rating: 8 It took me a while to fully appreciate this release, But now I understand it.
Very epic, very atmospheric!
Rulatore - 17.08.2014 at 19:36  
Rating: 10 Their very best and my first Moonsorrow album, still love it since the first listen.
Frudd - 08.09.2014 at 16:02  
Rating: 8 One of the main reasons I love this album is that its title sounds like "heavy titty".
wormdrink414 - 09.01.2015 at 13:29  
Rating: 9 First 20 mins or so always bring the chills, great stuff
Erik M. - 02.03.2015 at 22:21  
Rating: 7 Yeah, I'm totally not impressed by this album. I really hope it's a grower like Kivenkantaja (which is pretty damn awesome).

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