Themes: Norse Paganism, Spirituality, Runes
Genre: Folk Ambient
Wardruna is a popular musical projects among Heathens, Asatru, Odinists and Norse Pagans. The instruments used by this band are handmade and traditionally Scandinavian. The music itself captures an intense and ritualistic atmosphere. Each album is based on 8 of the runes of the Elder Futhark.
The project began in 2003 and since then one album has been released – two more albums are expected in the future, 8 runes on each album. Their first album, released in 2009, was “Gap Var Ginnunga.” Their second album, “Yggdrasil”, will be released March 15th in Norway, March 25th in the rest of Europe and April 2nd in North America. The date and information about the third album has not been announced yet.
Kvitrafn: Vocals, All Instruments (except fiddle)
Lindy Fay Hella: Vocals
Gaahl: Vocals (From Gorgoroth)
Hallvard Kleiveland: Norwegian Fiddle
“Gap Var Ginnunga” Album on You Tube
(I still encourage you to buy the album to support the artist, it is on You Tube to sample and promote the artist.)