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Veracs
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:15 pm 
 

I genuinely don't have any idea what bands have ever used harps, so I can't post any starting points besides maybe very early Hellenic black metal that used harps as an instrument. What are bands that used harps in their albums either prominently or to get effect in songs, I'm interested in all styles of metal it doesn't matter.
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DoomMetalAlchemist
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:00 pm 
 

Some folk metal bands use what's called a "Celtic harp." Furor Gallico does in their self titled album.

Furor Gallico - Venti Di Imbolc

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Hani
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:46 pm 
 

Lacrimas Profundere had a guest playing the harp in 'Memorandum' album.

The Crown of Leaving
http://youtu.be/vHeAXX2iDMk (intro/outro and middle parts)

All Your Radiance
http://youtu.be/R2Mk3SVn-5M (around 2:10)

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balbulus
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:52 am 
 

Funeral/ambient Doom band Celestiial use a harp on their albums, but it's mainly reserved for interludes rather than integrated into the Metal songs.
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