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This is the way folk metal should be done, no matter what other genre it's mixed with. Fenriz took part black metal, part folk metal, mixed them together and what we have is a classic album that nobody should be without.
The music, on the tracks that have music, is distinctly black metal in origin, but the folk influences are felt throughout. The guitars aren't as frantic, but rather a little slower and very atmospheric. The bass is pretty audible, which adds a little more to the semi-eerie, semi-folkish atmosphere, and the drums are always the way they should be, it seems. As for Fenriz's vocals, I'm often reminded at times of a wizard's chant. Especially in "Neslepaks" and "Over De Syngende Ode Moer"; I can just picture Saruman from Lord of the Rings, standing atop his tower, chanting to the skies his spells. However, not all the vocals are clearly sung. In "Thornspawn" and "Total Death" we begin to see the true black metal side of Fenriz; harsh, screamed lyrics, frantic guitars, crashing black metal drumming and chaotic basslines. It's a great way to end such an album.
If you're a Darkthrone fan and you haven't heard this release, be ashamed of yourself and then proceed to go find it. Everyone needs to have this; it'll make the black metal kid inside you scream with glee.