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Wardruna to release new album, announce tour

Posted by on February 12, 2020

Norwegian folk outfit Wardruna has announced that they will be releasing a new album this year. Titled Kvitravn (which translates to White Raven), the album is set to hit shelves on June 5 By Norse Music (USA) and Sony/Columbia (worldwide).  Kvitravin picks up where the band’s Runaljod trilogy left off musically, while also showcasing an […]

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Ivar Bjørnson & Einar Selvik’s Skuggsjá stream debut album in its entirety

Posted by on March 2, 2016

If you like progressive black metal or know your Norwegian black metal history, you’re familiar with Enslaved, and if you like ambient folk of the highest quality, you have heard of Wardruna. We reported about the collaboration band the mastermind of both bands Ivar Bjørnson & Einar Selvik were working on called Skuggsjá and gave […]

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Enslaved and Wardruna join forces to form Skuggsjá, release new track

Posted by on January 13, 2016

A few months ago, one of the most exciting collaborations in Norway emerged, consisting of Enslaved’s Ivar Bjørnson and Wardruna’s Einar Selvik who gave birth to Skuggsjá. The collaboration was conceived as a commissioned musical work written by both musicians as a concert piece in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian constitution at the Eidsivablot festival in Eidsvoll, […]

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Top 10s of the year from Gypsyhawk, Skeletonwitch, Black Water Rising, Saxon & more

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. In the latest installment, members of Gypsyhawk, […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 2nd – Starting Over

Posted by on April 2, 2013

The greatest display of how metal bands differ from the rest of the musical world occurs when a former member is welcomed back into the fold with open arms and no questions asked. In so many other genres, band members that leave are ostracized and are barely ever mentioned by the other band members, for […]

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