To Holmgard and Beyond
"To Holmgard and Beyond" is the first single of the Finnish
Finland , officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden in the west, Norway in the north and Russia in the east, while Estonia lies to its south across the Gulf of Finland.Around 5.4 million people reside...

 Viking metal
Viking metal
Viking metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its galloping pace, keyboard-rich anthemic sound, bleakness and dramatic emphasis on lyrical themes of Norse mythology, Norse paganism, and the Viking Age...

 band Turisas
Turisas is a Finnish folk metal band from Hämeenlinna. It was founded in 1997 by Mathias Nygård and Jussi Wickström and named after an ancient Finnish God of war....

. It was released on May 16, 2007 by Century Media in Finland exclusively.

Track listing

  1. "To Holmgard and Beyond" (edit version)
  2. "A Portage to the Unknown"
  3. "Rex Regi Rebellis" (Finnish
    Finnish language
    Finnish is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland Primarily for use by restaurant menus and by ethnic Finns outside Finland. It is one of the two official languages of Finland and an official minority language in Sweden. In Sweden, both standard Finnish and Meänkieli, a...

  4. "Battle Metal" Live at Party San '06 (video clip)


  • Mathias Nygård
    Mathias Nygård
    Mathias Nygård, also known as his stage name Warlord Nygård, is one of the founders of Finnish Viking metal/folk metal band Turisas, along with Jussi Wickström, in 1997. He is the main vocalist of the band, but also deals with programming and playing keyboards/orchestral elements when performing in...

     – vocals, orchestral programming and keyboards
  • Jussi Wickström
    Jussi Wickström
    Jussi Wickström , is a heavy metal guitarist. He formed the Finnish Viking/Folk metal band Turisas, along with 'Warlord' Mathias Nygård, in 1997. He is the band's only guitarist, and has performed bass guitar, acoustic guitar and double bass on their albums.-Discography:-External links:**]...

     – guitar
  • Tude Lehtonen
    Tude Lehtonen
    Tuomas "Tude" Lehtonen , is the drummer of the Folk metal band Turisas. He lives in Hämeenlinna, Finland.-Discography:-External links:*] profile]*...

     – drums and percussion
  • Olli Vänskä
    Olli Vänskä
    Olli Vänskä is the violinist of Folk metal band Turisas. He lives in Helsinki. Vänskä first appeared on the debut album Battle Metal as a session musician and played as a touring band member until 2007, when he was officially added to the line-up...

     – violin
  • Hannes Horma
    Hannes Horma
    Hannes "Hanu" Horma was the bass guitarist of the folk metal band Turisas. He lives in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Hanu appeared on Turisas' debut album Battle Metal as a backing vocalist - he was known to them as his own band used the same practice studio...

    – bass
  • Lisko – accordion
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