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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>}}  
{{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]'' ([[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]]'''.
There are various '''bands''' who make music inspired by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] and his works.  
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==Genres==
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==Major Tolkien-themed bands by Genre==
 
===Metal===
 
===Metal===
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*[[Summoning]]
 
*[[Blind Guardian]]
 
*[[Blind Guardian]]
 
*[[Battlelore]]
 
*[[Battlelore]]
*[[Balrog (band)]] - both of them
 
*[[Summoning]]
 
 
*[[Gandalf (band)]]
 
*[[Gandalf (band)]]
* [[Rivendell (band)]]
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*[[Rivendell (band)]]
 
*[[Amon Amarth (band)]]
 
*[[Amon Amarth (band)]]
*[[Gorgoroth (band)]]
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*[[Falls of Rauros (band)]]
*[[Cirith Gorgor (band)]]
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===Folk/Filk===
 
===Folk/Filk===
 
*[[Renee Alper]]
 
*[[Renee Alper]]
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* [[Led Zeppelin]]
 
* [[Led Zeppelin]]
 
* [[The Beatles]]
 
* [[The Beatles]]
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* [[Soundestiny]]
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* 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]''
 
* 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]''
[[Category:Bands]]
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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

[edit] References

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

[edit] External links