Estonian Artist Turns Ancient Instruments into Heavy Metal

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"Lauri Õunapuu, an Estonian musician, plays tra­di­tional folk instru­ments in a heavy metal band, Met­satöll – the ancient Eston­ian word for what you should call a wolf if you don’t want him to hear you, Õuna­puu explained.This is just one of the ancient tra­di­tions of Esto­nia Õuna­puu shared as a guest lec­turer in Dr. Gun­tis Šmid­chens’ intro­duc­tion to folk­lore class," written by Indra Ekmanis, a former student, in her blog.