Korpiklaani – Ukon Wacka (2011)

Album Review

Ukon Wacka is the seventh album by the Finnish folk metal band Korpiklaani, released on February 4, 2011 through Nuclear Blast.[1] The title refers to an ancient pagan sacrificial feast, dedicated to Ukko… Read more on wikipedia.org

About the Band

Finnish folk-metal ensemble Korpiklaani (Forest Clan) formed in 2002 after the members of Shaman decided to update both their sound and name. Taking cues from both the Scandinavian metal scene and the burgeoning progressive folk movement, vocalist/guitarist Jonne Järvelä, violinist Jaakko Lemmetty, drummer Matti “Matson” Johansson, bass player Arto Tissari, guitarist Toni Honkanen, and percussionist Ali Määttä released their debut, Spirit of the Forest, on Napalm Records in 2003. The group gained a new member, accordion player Juho Kauppinen, in 2004, but lost Määttä, Honkanen, and Tissari after 2005’s Voice of Wilderness… Read more on allmusic.com


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