Bands/Musicians Finnish Folk Metal Bands List

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List of Finnish folk metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as folk metal solo artists from Finland are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Finnish music that you've never heard before. The folk metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Finland. If you think the best Finnish folk metal band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List contains bands like Ensiferum, Korpiklaani.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular folk metal bands from Finland?" and "Which folk metal bands started in Finland?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Ensiferum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Viking metal, Black metal

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Wintersun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Viking metal

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Turisas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Black metal, Power metal

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Jari Mäenpää is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Viking metal, Black metal

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Amorphis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Death-doom, Progressive metal

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Finntroll is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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Insomnium is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Melodic death metal, Technical death metal

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Battlelore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Viking metal

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Moonsorrow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Viking metal

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Ville Sorvali is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Technical death metal, Black metal

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Henri Sorvali is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Black metal, Folk metal

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Tapio Wilska is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal

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Mathias Lillmåns is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Black metal, Folk metal, Death metal

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Petri Lindroos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Viking metal, Folk metal

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Olli Vänskä is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Folk metal

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Kai Hahto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Rock music, Melodic death metal, Power metal

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Emmi Silvennoinen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Folk metal

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Kiuas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Sami Hinkka is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Melodic death metal, Viking metal

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Meiju Enho is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Folk metal

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Mathias Nygård is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Folk metal

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Jussi Wickström is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Folk metal

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Samuli Ponsimaa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Folk metal, Death metal

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Sami Uusitalo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Sami Uusitalo Folk metal

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Nest is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Dark ambient, Neofolk, Folk metal

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Aarni is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal

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Cadacross is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Korpiklaani is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Finnish Folk Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal