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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Skálmöld releases fourth single and live video “Að Vetri”

Icelandic Viking Metal giants Skálmöld will release their second live album and their first as a solo band “10 Year Anniversary – Live In Reykjavík” on October 23rd, 2020 via Napalm Records. Taken from this exciting ride through the band’s discography, Skálmöld have just unveiled the fourth single “Að Vetri” (eng: In Winter).

The fast and driving live version of “Að Vetri” is putting heat on the crowd at that unforgettable evening in Reykjavík’s sold out Gamla Bíó, while the song’s protagonist Þórunn’s fight against Iceland’s harsh winters of ice and snow. Unrelenting driving drums and guitar riffs create a tight and oppressive atmosphere and underline Skálmöld’s versatility!

Three consecutive sold-out shows at the Gamla Bíó in their hometown Reykjavík were the adequate setting to celebrate the 10th anniversary together with their devotees. “10 Year Anniversary – Live In Reykjavík” transports the mythical atmosphere directly into their fan’s homes.

Skálmöld on “10 Year Anniversary – Live In Reykjavík”:

“In late 2009 we started Skálmöld. Nothing serious. Was just supposed for the pure fun of meeting up once in a while to play some metal music. Fast forward 10 years and we are celebrating the release of “10 Year Anniversary – Live In Reykjavík”. Recorded in the heart of Iceland’s capital at one of our 3 amazing sold-out shows. Here is Skálmöld in its purest form – on stage, feeding on the energy of our beloved fans. We feel really proud and happy to present this to you. Enjoy!”