Known as Battleheart until 2007
Alestorm is a heavy metal band from Perth, Scotland. Their music is characterized by a pirate theme, and as a result they have been dubbed a "pirate metal" band by many critics and their fanbase. They refer to their genre as "Bacon Powered Pirate Core".
The band formed under the name Battleheart in 2004. After releasing two demos, they were signed by Napalm Records in 2007 and renamed themselves Alestorm. Their debut album was released on 25 January 2008. The band's third album, Back Through Time, was released in June 2011, with a follow-up scheduled for 2014.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license