Brymir - Breathe Fire To The Sun


8.3 | 128 votes |
Release date: 6 April 2011
Style: Extreme folk metal

Owners:

122 have it
15 want it


Chapter I: The Dream
01. Intro
02. Unconquerable
03. In Silence

Chapter II: A Path For Truth
04. A Free Man's Path
05. Burning Within

Chapter III: Remembrance
06. Withering Past
07. Cycle Of Flame
08. Ragnarök

Chapter IV: The Ravages Of An End
09. Retribution
10. Breathe Fire To The Sun

Additional info
Choirs by Joona Björkroth, Janne Björkroth, Markus Toivonen, Lari Takala & Lauri Hongisto
Flute & Clarinet on track 4 by Jussi-Pekka Björkroth & Eerik Hippi
Additional vocals on track 2 by Elmer Gullichsen

All orchestral arrangements and programming by Janne Björkroth
Concepts, chapter introductions, poems and texts by Jarkko Niemi
Arrangements by Brymir

Recorded, engineered and mixed at Rockstar Productions -studio by Lauri Takala
Mastered at Finnvox-Studios by Mika Jussila

Cover artwork by Kris Verwimp, photos by Terhi Ylimäinen
Logo designs by Christophe Szpajdel & Kris Verwimp
Layout by Janne Peltonen

Spinefarm Records

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06.08.2011 - 21:01
psykometal
A staff guy...
Fantastic album. A must have for all folk fans especially if you like Ensiferum, Tyr and Turisas...
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09.08.2011 - 22:08
Rating: 9
Wes
Better than new Ensiferum in my opinion. Same genre for sure.
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10.08.2011 - 12:45
Rating: 8
qlacs
"The Quaker"
Great album, though it's just too much Ensiferum imitation for me.
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12.08.2011 - 10:08
Rating: 9
R'Vannith
ghedengi
Now this is a refreshing album, wouldn't say its derivative of Ensiferum at all. In fact I'd take this over Ensiferum any time.
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27.08.2011 - 08:36
Rating: 10
SMAX
Was looking around for a while for some fucking awesome folk metal similar to Ensiferum and I found it, this album is amazing and a much have for any metalhead.
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28.08.2011 - 09:13
Rating: 9
Garth Vader
Innovative, forward looking yet contemporary. Similarities to Ensiferum are definitely there, but a little more symphonic. I really enjoy the video for Retribution. Nicely done, Brymir!
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Now I so clearly see how I have murdered me
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02.09.2011 - 16:58
Baz Anderson
Well, after all the Ensiferum references I was a little disappointed... but I'll give it another go later.
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27.09.2011 - 00:39
Rating: 9
Death
Very good album. One of my recent favorites!
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11.10.2011 - 08:33
Rating: 10
patrickmetal12
For me, the best this year
and the best ive heard in a looooooooooong time \,,/
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25.12.2011 - 20:25
Fredd
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Written by R'Vannith on 12.08.2011 at 10:08

Now this is a refreshing album, wouldn't say its derivative of Ensiferum at all. In fact I'd take this over Ensiferum any time.

me too
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05.01.2012 - 23:55
Rating: 8
Susan
Smeghead
Can't believe this is a debut. Sweeeeeeeeeet.
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"A life all mine
Is what I choose
At the end of my days"
--The Gathering "A Life All Mine" from Souvenirs
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10.01.2012 - 23:20
Skøllgrim
Northern
I know their former drummer, really great guy. Wanted to do his own shit tho'
These guys are pretty much copy cats from the sound laid down by Ensiferum, they started out as a Ensiferum cover band after all.
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"Popbutikk med platt lyrikk
Skit vil ingen hava"
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17.02.2012 - 15:07
Rating: 8
Bugman
Quite a nice album actually if you're into the whole "northern" metal scene. Has moments reminding heavily of Ensiferum and the likes.
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24.02.2012 - 12:45
Rating: 7
Draugen
Fuck originality!

Seriously though, despite the obvious comparisons to Ensiferum and Turisas, I still think that Brymir manages to make thier own little twist to the subgenre. I especially like the more symphonic approach and the catchiness which made me headbang franticly at more than one occasion.
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02.06.2012 - 06:03
ThunderAxe1989
Irreligious
One of the best debut albums I've ever heard! I'm loving the orchestrations, they make the music sound so epic!
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09.07.2012 - 22:15
Rating: 10
Yavanna
I loooooove this album
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Carry me to the shoreline
Bury me in the sand
Walk me across the water
And maybe you'll understand
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20.08.2012 - 21:53
Ellrohir
Heaven Knight
Definitely a brilliant debut album...found them randomly through the song "Ragnarök"
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So behold the flight of the sapphire dragon
soaring through the skies once again


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21.09.2012 - 07:23
After reading all the comments about Ensiferum I was really hoping not to hear these orchestrations :p I really can't get into the whole orchestra thing! I was expecting something like Falchion. Oh well the search continues
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26.01.2013 - 22:16
nille
It was a good album ......
Very good composition ....
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19.08.2013 - 02:33
Stunning Cactus
Some great music here. I feel as though the mixing isn't just right, which maybe it's just me, but I listened through some really nice headphones.

I enjoy the writing and the performance. I'd adore a sophomore album!
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"I always knew metal would live on. I was right."
~Me, 2013
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