A quick rundown of some upcoming tour news that has come our way. Start blocking out those 2018 dates... Omnium Gatherum / Skálmöld Funnily enough, I was thinking earlier today about the last time Skálmöld hit Glasgow and that they really ought to get back to town... and then James put these dates on his timeline! … Continue reading Tour News: Omnium Gatherum / Skalmold, Skid Row, Ramblin’ Man Fair, The Fallen State
Omnium Gatherum and Skálmöld are currently gearing up to tour throughout Europe in support of their latest albums, Grey Heavens & Vögguvísur Yggdrasils respectively, and will be hitting the Underworld in London on the 27th October. Support comes from Finnish prog metallers Stam1na and it's sure to be a good night. We are offering the chance for one … Continue reading WIN – Meet and Greet + tickets for Omnium Gatherum & Skálmöld in London!
I have to confess that the arrival of this new Skálmöld album caught me unawares and was quite the pleasant surprise. I had been thinking recently that maybe it was about time for something new from Iceland's great export and then Vögguvísur Yggdrasils dropped through the electronic letterbox. Obviously, it went on the mp3 player right away. … Continue reading Review: Skálmöld – Vögguvísur Yggdrasils
Some big news from Iceland, and a ton of other rocking new releases to look forward to. Skálmöld 2014's Með vættum is a personal favourite of your editor's so we're very excited to hear that the follow-up Vögguvísur Yggdrasils is due out on September 30th. The Icelandic six-piece will explore the Nine Worlds, from the fiery Muspellsheim … Continue reading Album News: Skálmöld, Somnium Nox, Sonata Arctica, S u r v i v e
Something a little different for you today. Rather than the usual "tail end of an album" cover, or "seasonal release", or even "we play this one live sometimes" adaptation of a classic... here's Baldur of Iceland's Skálmöld singing The Beatles' "Hey Jude". At a karaoke bar. At 6am. In Latvia. With Eluveitie. And by "singing" we … Continue reading Classic Cover: Skálmöld – Hey Jude (kind of)
Iceland's mighty SKALMÖLD have decided to create a very special T-shirt with the back-print saying "You can never go wrong in this world when it comes to sexuality, gender, belief, skin colour, nationality, taste in music or pretty much anything else, as long as you are being yourself. You are only wrong when you are … Continue reading Skálmöld release “tolerance” t-shirt