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Event
Heri Joensen: Nordic folk melodies in Heavy Metal
Start
19th February 2020
Time
7:30pm
Cost
£5 - tickets available in store
Venue
Asgard
Address
Asgard, 14 Little Stonegate, York YO18AX

Nordic folk melodies in Heavy Metal - a metalhead’s talk about the use of Nordic folk melodies dating back centuries.

Heri will discuss his introduction to Faroese and Nordic folk music, and to Heavy Metal, and how he goes about combining the two.

Heri grew up in the Faroe Islands, and has played Heavy Metal (on guitar) since he was 14 years old. he has had a passion for Faroese balladry for as long as he can remember.

Heri has released 10 albums with various bands and toured internationally for 20 years.

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