Ensiferum

Ensiferum, Turisas, Thaurorod, The Circus, Helsinki, 20/04/14

Helsinki raised its drinking horns and pumped its fists to a rousing night of folk, battle and symphonic power metal on Easter Sunday. Long time friends Ensiferum and Turisas joined forces with locals Thaurorod to deliver a night of tribute to swords, beer, historical battles, fantastical journeys and leather skirts... erm.. kilts.

Every time I have seen Ensiferum and Turisas live, there have been intricately costumed and painted fans carrying drinking horns.

Ensiferum, Turisas and Thaurorod - The Circus, Helsinki, 20/04/14

Chainmail, warpaint and drinking horns were once again the business of the evening in Helsinki as Ensiferum, Turisas and Thaurorod shared the stage on Easter Sunday. A passionate crowd of local fans and visitors from all over Europe drank, moshed and raised their fists to an evening of anthemic metal.

Heidenfest 2013 - Bataclan, Paris, 23/09/13

Last Monday the Bataclan in Paris was rocked by the travelling Folk Metal Festival Heidenfest 2013. On the line-up were Ensiferum, Turisas, Equilibrium, SuidAkrA and Frosttide.

Nummirock Metal Festival 20-21-22 June 2013, Kauhajoki, Finland

Held yearly over three days of midnight sun during the Finnish midsummer, the Nummirock Metal festival summons pilgrims from all over the world to three days of music, camping and partying in the wilderness. With a Finnish-band heavy line-up, this festival delivers lasting memories and is well worth the trip if you find yourself in the Nordic region one summer.

"You're so damn far away!" - Sami Hinkka of Ensiferum

Metal as Fuck catch up with Ensiferum on 70000tons of Metal to talk about their upcoming tour of Australia, what drives the music of the Finnish Heroic Folk Metallers and Bamboleo, bambolea, porque mi vida, yo la prefiero vivir asi!

Under high demand, I find my interview on 70000tons of Metal with Sami Hinkka of

Ensiferum confirmed for 70000 Tons of Metal *Updates!*

The worlds largest floating metal festival proudly welcomes Finnish metallers Ensiferum to their cruise

70000 Tons of Metal will sail Monday, January 24, 2011 aboard the Royal Caribbean 'Majesty of the Seas' from Miami FL to Cozumel, Mexico and will not return you to the real world for four days unti

Edguy, Cynic, Ensiferum @ Club Capitol (Perth), 7 Jan 2010

A mishmash of genres makes for an interesting and, to some, rather confusing, night out.

Sydney’s Screamfest on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day brought nine international and ten local bands together in a two-day festival, the likes of which had not

Sonata Arctica and Ensiferum with Vanishing Point @ Billboard (Melbourne), 5 Jan 2010

Ripping down the trendy techno club from the walls, the all Finnish (well, almost) power metal extravaganza kicked its way around Melbourne, leaving Aussie metal punters craving more.

On the weekends, Billboard the Venue turns into Billboard the horrible dance party.