Moonsorrow - Metsä [Demo]

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Release date: 1997
Style: Viking folk metal


34 have it
6 want it

01. Jo Pimeys Saa
02. Fimbulvetr Frost
03. Hvergelmir
04. Elivagar (Pakanavedet)

Additional info
Recorded in Candle in May 1997 and additionally in summer 2001
Produced, mixed and mastered by Henri Sorvali

A reissue of the 1st demo with various improvements was made available in the internet only in 2001.
Note: original version did not include bass.

Additional instruments recorded for the internet-release in Candle, June 2001. Reissue (re)mastered by Marko Tarvonen.

The original release was sold out at 215 copies.
The reissue was taken offline after a number of downloads.

The demo was reissued in 2002 with different cover art. Also, the music on the reissue was remastered and modified. Bass was added, along with samples and some additional synth and vocal overdubs. The original version is used as a 'backing track' on the reissue. Tracklenghts on the remastered edition are also slightly different:
1. Jo Pimeys Saa (02:01)
2. Fumbulvetr Frost (06:56)
3. Hvergelmir (07:51)
4. Elivagar (Pakanvedet) (02:33)

This is the band's 1st officially released demo.

The track 'Hvergelmir' was re-recorded in 2008 and used on the "Tulimyrsky" EP.

Both the original and the remastered version of this demo have track 3 and 4 attached to eachother.

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