Heri Joensen of Týr Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Leading up to the end of the year, Revolver has asked some of our favorite artists to pick their Top Albums of 2012 and tell us why each record rules. Here, Heri Joensen (pictured left), vocalist-guitarist of the pagan-metal band Týr, selects his faves.

 

 

 

 

5. Jürghinn, The Proof Is Evidence
“Because they have so much attitude.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Orden Ogan, To the End
“A very good development for this band. Strong melodies, good sound, and good songwriting.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Rage, 21
“Very impressive musicianship and songwriting!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Testament, Dark Roots of Earth
“Even better than its predecessor, and that’s saying a lot.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Wintersun, Time I
“It’s probably the best release ever in any genre. This sort of music has never been done before. Here, it’s done over the top in almost all ways thinkable.”

 

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