Pirate metal is style of heavy metal characterized by its incorporation of pirate mythology within the music and sometimes in stage performances. Lyrics often use piratical jargon  and various musical genres, such as thrash metal ,  speed metal ,  and folk metal ,  may be combined with traditional-sounding songs like sea shanties . 
Alestorm is a Scottish heavy metal band formed in Perth, Scotland. Their music is characterised by a pirate theme, and as a result, they have been dubbed a "pirate metal" band by many critics and their fanbase.
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"Uaschitschun" tells about the pollution of nature through a Native American's perspective. "Uaschitschun" is a word that the Native Americans used for white males; the nearest translation is "ghost." The ending words were originally spoken by filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin in 1972 and were probably inspired by a famous speech made by Chief Seattle to the whites when they came to buy the lands of Seattle. A music video was made for "Conquistadores" which had some air play on MTV's Headbangers Ball. It is also the first to use a 5-string bass in a metal context. "Warchild" is not the same song that appeared in the band's early demos. "Calico Jack" is about an English pirate of the 18th century. He designed the skull-and-bones pirate flag that was later named the Jolly Roger, which gave the title to the previous album.The 1st press CD release has no barcode. There were two variants of the backcover, one with yellow and one with white Noise logo. SID Codes refer to the French press which has the white Noise logoThe Japanese CD release contains the 1987 album Under Jolly Roger
Another "pirate" metal band Alestorm also uses Jolly Roger and other pirate related themes in their music. The Pirates, a spinoff of the band Johnny Kidd & the Pirates , released an album called Out of their Skulls featuring a skull with crossed guitars below it.
Sep 19, 2017 · Yes, Pirate Metal Is A Real Thing And Here Are 5 Of The Best Bands. By Sam Valorose. September 19, 2017. In the long-running tradition of made-up holidays, September 19th marks 'International Talk Like a Pirate Day,' an excuse to annoy everyone in your office with agonizing pirate puns and harass Kathy from the H-Arrrrr department.
The release of their latest album in 2016 was followed by a European tour, where they played 50 shows in two months in twenty countries. They toured the UK alongside pirate metal band Red Rum. In early 2017 they played for the first time in Japan, sharing three shows with German bands Equilibrium and Suidakra
Lagerstein - Australian Pirate Metal Band. All the latest news, tour dates, music, videos, merchandise and more.
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