Van Canto is an a cappella metal band from Germany formed in 2006. It is comprised of five singers and a drummer. In 2006, the band released its debut album, A Storm to Come, through General Schallplatten. It features seven original tracks, as well as cover versions of Metallica's Battery and Stora Rövardansen from the movie Ronja Rövardotter. In 2008 the band released its second album, Hero which got re-released once in 2008 and then again in 2010. That latter features 10 tracks and was distributed through gun records.