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There are various '''bands''' who make music inspired by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] and his works. Below you can find more information about these.
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{{quote|Every damn black metal band out there sounds like it was taken from Middle Earth and it seems like there is a band for every character in the writings of JRR Tolkien.|Jason Fisher<ref>Jason Fisher, "[http://www.thegauntlet.com/article/1225/15327/Top-10-Metal-Bands-With-Names-Taken-From-JRR-Tolkien-Characters.html Top 10 Metal Bands With Names Taken From JRR Tolkien Characters]", at ''[http://www.thegauntlet.com/ The Gauntlet]'' ([[24 February|February 24]], [[2009]])</ref>}}
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There are various '''bands''' who make music inspired by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] and his works. For the complete list of them, see the '''[[:Category:Bands|Bands Category]]'''.
  
==Genres==
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==Major Tolkien-themed bands by Genre==
* [[Heavy Metal|Metal]]; the most typical genre to draw inspiration from Tolkien.  Examples include  [[Blind Guardian]] or [[Battlelore]].
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===Metal===
* Folk/filk music, for example [[Renee Alper]]
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*[[Summoning]]
* Electronic music
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*[[Blind Guardian]]
* Rock music
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*[[Battlelore]]
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*[[Gandalf (band)]]
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*[[Rivendell (band)]]
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*[[Amon Amarth (band)]]
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*[[Falls of Rauros (band)]]
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===Folk/Filk===
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*[[Renee Alper]]
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* [[Colin Rudd]]
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*[[Brobdingnagian Bards]]
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===Rock===
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* [[Led Zeppelin]]
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* [[The Beatles]]
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* [[Soundestiny]]
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
* [[:Category:Bands|A list of Bands]]
 
* [[:Category:Bands|A list of Bands]]
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* [[Music]]
  
[[Category:Bands]]
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{{references}}
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==External links==
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* Alexander Melzer, "[http://www.metal-observer.com/articles.php?lid=1&sid=8&id=5159 JRR Tolkien - A Metal-pioneer?]", at ''[http://www.metal-observer.com/home.php?lid=1 The Metal Observer]''
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* [http://www.tolkien-music.com/ Tolkien-Music.com]
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* Amy H. Sturgis, "[http://www.popthought.com/display_column.asp?DAID=282 Lord of the Rings, Rock On! A music consideration of Lord of the Rings]", at ''[http://www.popthought.com/ PopThought]''
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[[Category:Bands| Bands]]

Latest revision as of 14:45, 9 June 2011

"Every damn black metal band out there sounds like it was taken from Middle Earth and it seems like there is a band for every character in the writings of JRR Tolkien."
― Jason Fisher[1]

There are various bands who make music inspired by Tolkien and his works. For the complete list of them, see the Bands Category.

Contents

[edit] Major Tolkien-themed bands by Genre

[edit] Metal

[edit] Folk/Filk

[edit] Rock

[edit] See Also

References

  1. Jason Fisher, "Top 10 Metal Bands With Names Taken From JRR Tolkien Characters", at The Gauntlet (February 24, 2009)

[edit] External links