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“NORRØNE SPOR” kommer 9. november og vi tar en liten signingsferd rundt om landet. Slegest​ blir med som support på alle konsertene, og Uburen​ blir med i Stavanger.
Vi gleder oss til å se mange av dere der ute!

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9. NOV // Stavanger // Folken
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10. NOV // Haugesund // Flytten
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16. NOV // Bergen // Hulen
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17. NOV // Oslo // John Dee
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Ukategorisert - posted on August 9, 2018 by




The legendary pioneers of Viking Metal, Einherjer, have carried out their vision for more than two decades. The band was there when Norwegian extreme metal grew forth and took shape as an enormous cultural export. Only 4 years after their Norwegian Grammy-nominated masterpiece “Av Oss, For Oss” and 2 years after “Dragons Of The North XX”, the band comes back with a smasher! The band will release their ninth full-length titled “Norrøne Spor” on November 9, and the record’s first single and music video “Spre Vingene” is already available today!





Einherjer’s Norse heritage is a phenomenon that reaches far beyond what one can hear alone. It is an amalgamation of the mystique and sagas of old, of songs and poems, of woodcutting and sword grinding and the vikings merciless way of life. It’s a cultural patchwork that fills the consciousness with the brutal majesty of the Nordic nature, the elemental strain, of mighty longships plowing the black seas to reach unknown shores. The wisdom of the gods and their Valhalla. Of cultural encounters and trade. Of violence and brutality. Of tough men in a tough time. Their hometown Haugesund also rings with historic sound, and from their own shores on the west coast of Norway the influence of the Vikings stretched towards the sea and the world beyond. The adventurers, pioneers, poets and craftsmen have inspired Einherjer to go their own way. The Vikings’ courage and boldness have inspired us to never compromise Einherjer’s vision: A vision that is a unique, self-made, original and modern interpretation of our mighty Nordic heritage.


The band’s vocalist & bassist, Frode Glesnes, has commented their upcoming album: “Classic  Einherjer  meets the future and the past! No, we have not returned to our roots! That’s a way overused cliche and it always calls for bullshit! We have simply written and arranged more stuff together. On our last few albums we have written songs separately, this time we’ve looked at what happens when Gerhard & me are in a room together. We still have a firm grip on what Einherjer is all about. That will never change! Here is 10 new songs that any heathen metalhead should be able to love and appreciate. No bullshit, just 10 great metal songs!“, and has continued about the single: “New Einherjer single! It always feels good to release something new, but this time we’ve fuckin’ nailed it! Can’t wait to present the whole album!”




  1. The Spirit of a Thousand Years
  2. Mine Våpen Mine Ord
  3. Fra Konge Te Narr
  4. Kill the Flame
  5. Mot Vest
  6. Spre Vingene
  7. The Blood Song
  8. Døden Tar Ingen Fangar
  9. Tapt Uskyld
  10. Av Djupare Røtter



Band members:
Frode Glesnes – guitar, bass & vocals

Gerhard Storesund – drums & samples

Aksel Herløe – guitar & backing vocals

Ole Sønstabø – lead guitar


Pre-order on iTunes



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News - posted on January 17, 2017 by


We’re happy to announce that we will return to the beautiful madness called 70 000 Tons of Metal next month. A metal cruise from Miami to Haiti!

70K announcement

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News - posted on November 10, 2016 by

BALLAD OF THE SWORDS – Video & Single release



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News, Ukategorisert - posted on October 13, 2016 by

DREAMSTORM – New live video!

“Dreamstorm” live at this years Karmøygeddon festival.
An excellent take on our 20 year old classic and a superb display of new lead guitarist, Ole Sønstabø.
Enjoy & feel free to share!

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News - posted on October 5, 2016 by

DRAGONS OF THE NORTH – Video & Single release

New single & music video “Dragons Of The North” by Einherjer exclusively available via:

Metal Hammer Norway

Legacy – The Voice From The Dark Side (DE)

Friedhof Magazine (ESP) (ITA) (GR)

Kvlt (PL) (SWE)

Kaaoszine (FI)

Andfari (IS)

Pre-order CD/LP here

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News - posted on September 18, 2016 by


“Dragons of the North” was originally released in 1996, the golden era for Norwegian extreme metal. As one of the pioneers, Einherjer have been in the forefront of an exploding genre for more than two decades. 20 years later, Einherjer presents you “Dragons of The North XX”, re-recorded version of a cult classic for the older generation, and a hidden gem for new fans of Viking Metal.

“Dragons of The North XX” out on November 25!

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News - posted on January 30, 2016 by

New Blood!

A new page has been turned. In our continuous effort to renew ourselves, we
have decided to invite into our midst a new member. Ole Sønstabø from the local
metal band Fear Theories will be performing with Einherjer as lead guitarist in the
future, and we welcome him. The epic quest for a bass player has also come to an
end in the form of Frode Glesnes. Ricken Roll all nite!


Photo by Jørgen Freim

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Ukategorisert - posted on September 25, 2015 by

Wacken Open Air 2016

Einherjer was there during the birth of Viking Metal. Over two decades ago a ripple was made.
The ripple expanded, and a wave were put in motion. In 1996 Einherjer released their first full-length album «Dragons of the North». An album which still today stands as a milestone in the genre. A genre that has exploded in recent years.

2016 also marks the 20th anniversary for their debut album. In that respect, Einherjer will take «Dragons of the North» to the stage on a few selected shows. 20 years and many releases later, Einherjer have proven that they are relentless in carrying out their unique vision. And now, after their critically acclaimed last album «Av Oss, For Oss», Einherjer is once again ready to take on the world.

Now the horn of war sound again.
And Einherjer is there.
The dragons has returned…!

WOA 2015

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