1. MuppetInvasion

    OP MuppetInvasion Banned
    Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2008
    Messages:
    145
    Country:
    For all fans of Alestorm, can you suggest some similar pirate metal bands? Ones with a similar play style and not just thrash and use of alternate instruments. kthxbai

     
  2. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer
    Reporter

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2005
    Messages:
    31,938
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Hmm tough one.

    I will note most bands that call themselves pirate metal will be closer to thrash (maybe psychobilly) or even death metal than alestorm.

    Depending on how far you wish to go from "pirate" metal (themes. lyrics,, instruments) my suggestions-
    head on over to either some of the faux/American Irish bands, not a lot of their songs are similar but stuff like http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSwaVvF7rdU&fmt=18 is quite close in my opinion.

    Folk metal- there is a reason these guys tour with bands that classify themselves folk metal. While I like it if you want more like alestorm steer away from the epic/power/heroic stuff.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWJbggA8t3E&fmt=18
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOKbhQbvpPA&fmt=18

    Also while it might have looked like I dismissed psychobilly earlier on that could also be worth a look.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XwXrB6z0JY&fmt=18
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrL455ClTro&fmt=18
     
  3. NeSchn

    NeSchn Swag.
    Member

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    Messages:
    3,559
    Country:
    United States
    I love Alestorm but I don't know any other bands like them unfortunately :\
     
  4. BionicC

    BionicC GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2006
    Messages:
    241
    Country:
  5. Danny Tanner

    Danny Tanner GBAtemp Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2009
    Messages:
    361
    Country:
    United States
    I've never ever heard of this genre (at least the pirate motif part of it). That's pretty cool though, not a huge music fan, but they pull it off without seeming gimmicky.
     
  6. MuppetInvasion

    OP MuppetInvasion Banned
    Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2008
    Messages:
    145
    Country:
    Thanks for the links guys, I've been going through a bit of a 'Pirate phase' xD
     
Draft saved Draft deleted