Utrecht – 13th of March 2019 Sometimes bands take a little bit of extra effort to deliver something special. Sòlstafir brought a string quartet to bring their already melodic music that extra dimension. There was no band as support act, so people had to be in time not to miss anything. Singing along isn’t easy […]
Icelandic black metallers AUÐN have released a new track from the upcoming record ““. Listen to ‘Skuggar’ (Shadows) right here! The album will be released on November 10th, 2017 by Season Of Mist. Pre-order Farvegir Fyrndar here! AUÐN comment: “We are proud to present the second track taken from our forthcoming album, ‘Farvegir Fyrndar’. ‘Skuggar’ […]
SÓLSTAFIR have announced their first European tour in support of their forthcoming full-length ‘Beyrdreyminn’ (out May 26th) in June. The tour will kick off at the Download Festival in Paris on June 10th and afterwards the enigmatic Icelandic rockers will continue to perform in England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and France before a final show […]
The Icelandic pagans of Skálmöld are back with their 4th studio record Vögguvísur Yggdrasils (translated as Yggdrasil’s lullabies/songs). The previous record Með vættum – read the review here – (and the albums before) were much appreciated among different reviewers on our site and thus the expectations about Vögguvísur Yggdrasils were high.. Read all!
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again:Skálmöld are a breath of fresh air in a sometimes-stale folk metal scene. If you’ve listened to the band, then you know what I’m talking about (and if you haven’t, go do it. Right now. I’ll wait). The sextet’s first two albums, Baldur and Börn Loka, debuted […]
It has been three years since the brilliant release of Sólstafir’s album Svartir Sandar, which continued the musical line from Masterpiece of Bitterness and Köld. When I heard a new album was coming this year, I couldn’t be more excited. The result is Ótta. Like Svartir Sandar, all the lyrics on the album are Icelandic. […]