The Most Heavy Metal Harp: 14 Songs Featuring a Harp

Heavy Metal with harp? Hell yeah!!! Musicngear presents 14 of our favorite heavy metal bands with a harp integrated into their songs. The list is not in hierarchical order. Enjoy!

By Eugenia RoditisMusicngear Editor

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Furor Gallico - "Canto d'Inverno"

Furor Gallico is an Italian celtic folk metal band formed in 2007. Band consists of Becky Rossi - Celtic harp, Davide Cicalese - Vocals, Mirko Fustinoni - Drums, Marco Ballabio - Bass, Gabriel Consiglio - Guitars, Vocals.

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Lacrimas Profundere - "The Crown of Leaving"

Lacrimas Profundere is a gothic metal band from Germany formed in 1993. The current lineup consists of Julian Larre - vocals, Oliver Nikolas Schmid - guitars, keyboard, Dominik Scholz - drums, Ilker Ersin - bass.

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Eluveitie - "The Call Of The Mountains"

Eluveitie is a Swiss folk metal band from Winterthur, Zürich, founded in 2002 by Chrigel Glanzmann. Current band members are Chrigel Glanzmann – harsh vocals, mandola, whistles, pipes, Gaita, acoustic guitar, bodhrán, harp, sitar, Kay Brem – bass, Rafael Salzmann – lead guitar, Nicole Ansperger violin, backing vocals, Matteo Sisti – bagpipes, tin whistles, Jonas Wolf – rhythm guitar, Alain Ackermann – drums, Michalina Malisz – hurdy-gurdy, Fabienne Erni – clean vocals, Celtic harp.

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Nokturnal Mortum - "Veles' Scrolls"

(The instrument used is not exactly a harp but a Ukrainian Bandura that sounds similar to a harp)

Nokturnal Mortum is a Ukrainian black metal band formed in 1994 in Kharkiv. Wortherax -Guitars, Knjaz Varggoth - Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Weellyre, Drymba, Telynka, Kobza, Percussion, Bass, Karpath - Guitars, Bass, Surm - Keyboards, Dulcimer, Pipes, Kubrakh - Drums.

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Celestiial - "Hinterland"

Celestiial is a funeral doom metal band formed in 2004 in Minnesota. Band members are Jason William Walton - Bass, Timothy Glenn - Drums, Tanner Reed Anderson - Vocals, Guitars, Harp.

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Corrupted - "El Mundo Frio"

Corrupted is a Japanese doom/sludge metal band formed in 1994 in Osaka. The current lineup is Chew Hasegawa - drums, Yokota - guitar, Talbot - guitar, Takehito Miyagi - vocals.

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In Extremo - "Küss Mich"

In Extremo is a German medieval folk metal band formed in 1995. Band members are Michael Robert Rhein (Das Letzte Einhorn) - vocals, bagpipes, cister, guitars, Marco Ernst-Felix Zorzytzky (Flex Der Biegsame) - German bagpipes, shawm, flute, uilleann pipes, hurdy-gurdy, Kay Lutter (Die Lutter) - bass, marine trumpet, timpani, André Strugala (Dr. Pymonte) – German bagpipes, shawm, flute, harp, marine trumpet, tsymbaly, sampler, FX, Boris Pfeiffer (Yellow Pfeiffer/Yellow Piper) – German bagpipes, shawm, flute, nyckelharpa, Sebastian Oliver Lange (Van Lange) – guitar, cittern, Florian Speckardt (Specki T.D.) – drums, percussion.

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Obsequiae - "Quant Voi La Flor Novele"

Obsequiae is an American melodic black metal band formed in 2007 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Members are Tanner Anderson – vocals, guitar, bass, Vicente La Camera Mariño – harp, Eoghan McCloskey – drums.

Subway to Sally - "Wenn Engel Hassen"

Subway to Sally is a folk metal band that was founded in Potsdam, Germany, in the early 1990s. The band consists of Michael "Bodenski" Boden - acoustic guitar, vocals, hurdy-gurdy, Ingo Hampf - guitar, lute, mandoline, Michael "Simon" Simon - acoustic guitar, vocals, Eric "Fish" Hecht - vocals, bagpipes, shawm, flute, Almut "Ally" Storch - violin, Silvio "Sugar Ray" Runge - bass, Simon Michael Schmitt - drums, percussions.

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ERRA - "Dementia"

Erra is an American progressive metalcore band formed in 2009 in Birmingham, Alabama. The current lineup consists of Alex Ballew - drums, Jesse Cash -  guitars, vocals, Sean Price - guitars,  J.T. Cavey - vocals, Conor Hesse - bass.

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DragonHarp - "Let The Dragon Fly"

DragonHarp is a power metal formed in 2011 in Milan, Lombardy. Band members are Nicole Maselli - Vocals, Rossana Monico - Harp, Roberto Como - Bass, Andrea Lentini - Drums, Paolo Albergoni - Guitars.

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Folkstone - "Nebbie"

Folkstone was an Italian Folk Metal, Medieval/Folk band formed in 2005. The band split up after a farewell tour in 2019.

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Saor - "Exile"

Saor is an Atmospheric Folk/Black Metal band from Glasgow, Scotland formed in 2013 by Andy Marshall (all instruments, vocals).

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Ceridwen - "Life After Moonrise"

Ceridwen is a folk Metal band from Lombardy, Italy formed in 2009. Current band members are: Valentyn Koval - Guitars, Filippo Galiero - Vocals, Sabina Vercesi - Flute, Gianluca Odelli - Guitars, Alice Vecchio - Harp, Robin Zacconi - Bass, Patrick Miracola - Drums.

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About Eugenia Roditis

Eugenia's passion for music was ignited from an early age as she grew up in a family of musicians. She loves attending concerts and festivals, while constantly seeking fresh and exciting new artists across diverse genres. Eugenia joined the MusicnGear team in 2012.

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