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Anaria: Fantasy, Metal, and Epic Cover Songs

Anaria:Fantasy, Metal, and Epic Cover Songs by Robyn Stone-Kraft Metal music and fantasy have a long history together. Bands like Led Zeppelin, Rush, Styx, Black Sabbath, and Blind Guardian, among many others, have all released songs, or entire albums, drawing inspiration from high fantasy, especially The Lord of the Rings. Even Saruman himself, the indomitable Christopher Lee, has felt the ...

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Tolkien’s Road Goes Ever On and On: The Unlikely Influences of the Lord of the Rings

Sure, we all know that The Lord of the Rings changed the face of literature forever. We all know that Tolkien’s influence can be found in almost every fantasy novel written after 1954, but the professor’s work is a tricksy little hobbit and creeps into the most unlikely of places. io9.com has compiled a list of ten surprising places where the ...

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Cheddar Sage Scones: Fantasy Treat Idea for Mother's Day

Cheddar Sage Scones: Fantasy Treat Idea for Mother’s Day by Astrid Tuttle Winegar Some of the Dwarves demolish Bilbo’s beautiful round seed-cakes (see my previous post) and are now “starting on a round of buttered scones.” The furious and “altogether bewildered and bewuthered” Bilbo now takes requests from all the Dwarves and Gandalf, who, Bilbo suspects, “Seems to know as ...

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Arwen to Eldarion: A Mother's Prayer

Arwen to Eldarion: A Mother’s Prayer by John Evans My brave child, Be at peace, And grow. Do not be afraid to dream, Though dreams come hard, For with every breath you take, A new reality is born. My brave child, Learn to love, And hope. Never forget who you are, No matter what they tell you, For with every ...

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Hobbit Baking: "Beautiful Round Seed-Cake"

“Beautiful Round Seed-Cake” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar “Rifflo,” a.k.a. Mr. Steve Fitch, asked me (very nicely) to contribute the occasional recipe to Legendarium. So I would like to follow the story of The Hobbit first, then eventually get around to The Lord of the Rings. I may take detours to Narnia, Westeros, or maybe Hogwarts; I may even dally in ...

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HobbitCon 2: "Ask a Dwarf" Contest from Legendarium!

Jay Johnstone, Legendarium’s Head of European Media Operations, has the EXCLUSIVE sit down interviews at the upcoming Hobbit Con 2 with the Dwarven cast of the Hobbit movies. Jay has created and signed Limited Edition hand tinted prints of each Dwarf. The prints are also signed by each actor! HOW TO WIN Ask YOUR favorite Dwarf from the Hobbit movies ...

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John Rhys-Davies: A Legendarium Interview

Jay Johnstone, Legendarium’s Head of European Media Operations, talks with legendary actor, John Rhys-Davies at the Newcastle Film & ComicCon. Jay gets some amazing insider information in this fun interview with the Lord of the Rings star! We learn that, only under pressure from his agent and son, that he accepted the role of Gimli in Lord of the Rings,“I ...

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Amory Lovins on Tolkien

Amory Lovins on Tolkien by Noble Smith “J.R.R. Tolkien was just a delightful old gentleman, interested in a lot of things, with a lively curiosity and a deep knowledge of philology; a love of words and language and a masterly storyteller. He had a well-ripened personality, like a wrinkly old apple full of flavor. And he had the Hobbit virtues ...

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"Let it Go": Gollum Cover from the Movie Frozen

Co-Founder of Legendarium Media, Tyler Michael Jonsson aka: “The American Gollum”, performs an adaptation of the award winning song from the Disney hit, Frozen as sung by Gollum. You can support future videos by purchasing the song HERE. Lyrics: (Contributions to the revised lyrics by: James Michael Spahn) Nasty Elf bread takes flight down the mountain tonight Now just crumbses to ...

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Lord of the Rings Medley from "The Harp Twins"

Camille and Kennerly, also known as the “Harp Twins”, have created a wonderful video featuring music from the The Lord of the Rings soundtrack in a duet of harps. Their melody rivals that of the Elves themselves! “Identical twins Camille and Kennerly Kitt are multi-talented professional duet harpists and Film/TV/Commercial actors. Known as the “Harp Twins”, Camille and Kennerly perform ...

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