By the Sword of My Father

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By the Sword of My Father
By the Sword of My Father.jpg
Studio album by Folkearth
Released August 1, 2006[1]
Genre Folk metal, viking metal
Length 72:23
Label Stygian Crypt Productions
Folkearth chronology
A Nordic Poem
(2004)
By the Sword of My Father
(2006)
Drakkars in the Mist
(2007)

By the Sword of My Father is the second studio album of the musical project Folkearth.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Introduction" — 4:24
  2. "The Lady's Gift" — 3:48
  3. "By the Sword of My Father" — 5:26
  4. "Naglfar Sets Sail" — 5:18
  5. "The Death of Beowulf" — 6:04
  6. "Instrumental" — 4:24
  7. "Skaldic Art" — 4:04
  8. "Domain of Darksome Ravens" — 5:39
  9. "Returne to Waelhalle" — 4:41
  10. "Heathenpride" — 8:43[I]
  11. "Elves" — 1:29
  12. "Invictus" — 6:08
  13. "Wisdom of Wolves" — 2:50
  14. "Sailing A'Viking" — 2:08
  15. "Tribute to Viking Gods" — 4:04
  16. "Journey Ends (outro)" — 3:23
I^ :"Heathenpride" is Falkenbach cover recorded for tribute album An Hommage to Falkenbach, Part I[2]

Personnel[edit]

Greece

  • Marios "Prince Imrahil" Koutsoukos (Dol Amroth) - vocal, keyboard
  • Stefanos Koutsoukos (Dol Amroth) - bass
  • Nikos Nezeritis (Dol Amroth) - acoustic guitar
  • Hildr Valkyrie (Hildr Valkyrie) - vocal, keyboard

Lithuania

  • Ruslanas - spoken vocal

Austria

  • Alex "Hugin" Wieser (Uruk-Hai) - keyboard

United Kingdom

Sweden

  • Magnus Wohlfart (Nae'blis) - electric guitar, keyboard, vocal
  • Jeremy Child (Yggdrasil) - drums
  • Niklas Olausson (Broken Dagger) - vocal
  • Daniel Fredriksson (Otyg) - medieval lute, jaw harp
  • Simon Frodeberg - bass
  • Kristofer Janiec - violin
  • Michelle Maas - vocal
  • Daniel Pettersson (Pettersson & Fredriksson) - keyed fiddle

Germany

  • Tobias Andrelang - bass
  • Achim Eberle - percussion
  • Ralf Gruber - drums, percussion
  • Bernd Intveen (Van Lagen) - electric guitar
  • Sabine Stelzer (Van Lagen) - bagpipes, flute, schalmey, percussion
  • Marcus Van Langen (Van Lagen) - acoustic guitar, saz, bass, percussion, Viking flute, vocal
  • André Groschopp (Thiasos Dionysos) - electric guitar, keyboard, vocal, tin whistle, violin, drums

United States

Italy

  • Axel (Death Army) - electric guitar, bass, vocals
  • Becky - Celtic harp
  • Alessandro Caruso (Hysterya) - drums, percussion
  • Francesca Crotti - violin
  • Igor Saviola - vocals
  • Raven - Celtic harp
  • Ulven (Draugen) - acoustic guitar

Production[edit]

  • all lyrics except "The Lady's Gift" and "A Tribute to Viking Gods" by Marios Koutsoukos
  • lyrics for "The Lady's Gift" by Wulfstan
  • lyrics for "A Tribute to Viking Gods" by Marcus Van Langen
  • music on "Returne to Waelhalle" by Hildr Valkyrie
  • artwork and cd design by Mark Riddick

See also[edit]

References[edit]