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Viking metal pioneers Einherjer announce first live album

Norse metal legends Einherjer proudly announce the upcoming release of their first live album, “Norse And Dangerous (Live… From The Land Of Legends)”, out August 5, 2022 via Napalm Records in vinyl (strictly limited to 300 copies) and digital formats! “Norse And Dangerous (Live… From The Land Of Legends)” was recorded in the band’s hometown of Haugesund in February of last year at their North Star (2021) album release shows, and follows the release of said full length, which was acclaimed both by fans and media alike (Spark 5/5 [CZ], Deaf Forever 8/10 [DE], Hardline 8.5/10 [DE], Metal Hammer 8/10 [UK]).

“Norse And Dangerous (Live… From The Land Of Legends)” not only includes songs from “North Star”, but beautifully sums up Einherjer’s discography, offering a live gem satisfying both new and current fans and Viking metal legions beyond!

To give a first glimpse of what can be expected of the live album, Einherjer have released the new live version of their single “West Coast Groove”, originally on North Star, along with a music video. Riddled with even huskier live vocals, the powerful track combines old school vibes with dark Viking metal atmosphere that brings the tension of a live concert into your living room.

Einherjer on the live version of “West Coast Groove”:

“With no gigs in a year and new blood in our ranks, we recorded the two hometown release shows just to get an idea of what we sounded like live in 2021. It only took one listen to realize that our fans would appreciate this as much as we did. Einherjer live is an energetic experience. We want to let everyone hear that, so here’s our first live album, recorded live on our home turf in front of many familiar faces. The document of a great evening!”

Photo Credit: Jørgen Freim