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.
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Alestorm is generally classified as pirate metal, folk metal, power metal, heavy metal, hard rock, folk, and thrash metal. The band refer to themselves as "True Scottish Pirate Metal" and are identifiable by the pirate-themed lyrics in their songs. Alestorm's music utilizes the upbeat epic style of Scottish folk metal and power metal.
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.
This is a list of known pirates, buccaneers, corsairs, privateers, river pirates, and others involved in piracy and piracy-related activities. This list includes both captains and prominent crew members. For a list of female pirates, see women in piracy. For pirates of fiction or myth, see list of fictional pirates .
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