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Heidevolk at Metal Frenzy Festival 2017 in Gardelegen
Background information
OreiginArnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
GenresFowk metal, Viking metal, Hivy metal
Years active2002–present
LabelsNapalm Records
Associate actsArkona
MembersRowan Roodbaert
Lars Nachtbraecker
Jacco de Wijs
Joost den Vellenknotscher
Kevin Storm
Past membersReamon Bomenbreker
Mark Splintervuyst
Joris Boghtdrincker
Jesse Vuerbaert
Niels Beenkerver
Paul Braadvraat
Stefanie Speervrouw

Heidevolk is a folk/viking metal baund frae the Netherlands. The leerical themes o their muisic ar inspired bi nature, the history o Gelderland, an the history o Germanic meethology. Aw o their leerics ar in their native leid, Dutch. Heidevolk's name translates in Scots as "fowk o the heath land".

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Heidevolk wis foondit unner the name Hymir in 2002 bi sax men inspired bi nature, Germanic meethology, folklore an the history o Gelderland. They haed a common desire tae create muisic that intended tae capture their fascination for these subjects. They came up wi the name Heidevolk while walkin through the Veluwe. The baund started performin live in 2003. Ever since 2003, the baund haes released ane demo, three full-length studio albums, an ane EP.

Their third album, Uit oude Grond, wis released tae generally positive critical acclaim, wi Ane writer callin the album "A hugely enjoyable release combinin aggressive metallic riffage with tastefully-entwined traditional fowk instrumentation an melody".

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