The Barbarian Pipe Band

Band Profile: The Barbarian Pipe Band Sep 2010 in Chanter 2010 Autumn

This is another of those ‘tribal’ type pipe bands very much in the image of, for example, Saor Patrol, as reviewed in the last edition of Chanter. They are all cast very much in the mould created by such bands as Corvus Corax and Schelmish - a kind of heavy metal mock medieval style almost certainly with very few authentic early music credentials but with a power, enthusiasm and dramaticisation very appealing to twenty first century popular notions of medieval times.

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