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Valkyrie

Country of origin:
Japan
Location:
N/A
Status:
Unknown
Formed in:
1993
Genre:
Melodic Progressive Heavy Metal
Lyrical themes:
N/A
Last label:
Unsigned/independent
Years active:
1993-?
The Valkyrjar (Old Icelandic for "Those who choose the slain") are, according to the Poetic Edda, supernatural female warriors that do the biding of the Norse god Óðinn on the battlefield by either influencing the outcome of a fight or bringing a dead warrior's soul to Óðinn in Valhalla.

Not to be confused with:
Valkyrie (Thrash Metal from Osaka)
Valkyrie (Black/Doom Metal from Tokyo)
Added by: wojty666 Modified by: dantes
Added on: 2006-04-04 13:57:05 Last modified on: 2014-10-13 05:54:05
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