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Thyrfing

Formed: 1995
From: Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Thyrfing News

Below is our complete Thyrfing news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Paganfest Europe 2013 Trailer Posted

A trailer for the legendary Paganfest was posted for the 2013 tour featuring Alestorm, Arkona, Thyrfing and Ex Deo with Wolfchant and Varg on special extended shows. The confrimed dates are as follows:

28.02.2013 DE - Saarbrücken, Garage
01.03.2013 DE - Wuerzburg, Posthalle *Extended*
02.03.2013 DE - Essen, Weststadthalle *Extended*
03.03.2013 NL - Eindhoven, Effenaar
04.03.2013 DE - Stuttgart, LKA Longhorn
05.03.2013 CH - Solothurn, Kofmehl
06.03.2013 AT - Vienna, Szene
07.03.2013 DE - Berlin, K17
08.03.2013 DE - Leipzig, Hellraiser *Extended*
09.03.2013 DE - Munich, Backstage *Extended*
10.03.2013 DE - Hamburg, Markthalle *Extended*

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Thyrfing Finishes Work On New Album

Thyrfing has checked in with the following announcement about completing work on a new album:

"The album is done! Jens Bogren (Opeth/Paradise Lost/Witchcraft) put the final touches on the upcoming Thyrfing album at Fascination Street in Örebro, Sweden, which is set for release this spring.

"The title of the album will be: DE ÖDESLÖSA (in English, 'The Fateless'). Stay tuned in the coming weeks for complete track listing, cover art, release date and other info!" More...

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Paganfest 2013 Lineup Announced

The legendary Paganfest is ready for the next round in 2013 with headliner Alestorm. Also on the bill will be Arkona, Thyrfing, Ex Deo, Wolfchant, and Varg on special extended shows. The currently announced dates are as follows:

28.02.2013 DE - Saarbrücken, Garage
01.03.2013 DE - Würzburg, Posthalle *Extended*
02.03.2013 DE - Essen, Weststadthalle *Extended*
04.03.2013 DE - Stuttgart, LKA Longhorn
05.03.2013 CH - Solothurn, Kofmehl
07.03.2013 DE - Berlin, K17
08.03.2013 DE - Leipzig, Hellraiser *Extended*
09.03.2013 DE - München, Backstage *Extended*
10.03.2013 DE - Hamburg, Markthalle *Extended* More...

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Thyrfing Checks In From The Studio

Thyrfing signed with NoiseArt Records earlier during the summer, and the band is currently working on an album scheduled for release next year.

Thyrfing has now posted a studio video update online, which can be viewed via the band's Facebook profile. The group also posted the following message online to fans:

"Ok… time for some updates. In the end of August Dennis nailed the drums for the album in SAE Studio, Stockholm – check out the video for a sneak preview. As of today, the guitar recordings will start in Deadbeat Studio, Tyresö. Stay tuned for more updates in the coming weeks!"

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Thyrfing Signs With NoiseArt Records

NoiseArt Records and Rock The Nation are proud to announce the worldwide signing of Swedish viking/black metal band Thyrfing.

The band has signed a deal with Noiseart Records for an upcoming seventh full-length album, scheduled for the spring of 2013. The album – the first Thyrfing release since 2008’s “Hels vite” – will be recorded and mixed during late summer and autumn 2012.

At the same time the band has signed an agreement with concert & artist agency Rock The Nation for future live performances.

Thyrfing commented: “We are really looking forward to this new co-operation and truly believes that Noiseart Records and Rock The Nation are the right channel for bringing our music to the public and fans in the future."

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More Bands Confirmed For Ragnarok Festival

Catamenia, Graveworm, and Wolfchant have now been confirmed in the lineup of the upcoming 2011 Ragarok Festival. The festival takes place on April 29th - 30th, 2011 at the Stadthalle in Lichtenfels, and additional details are available here.

The currently announced lineup is as follows:

Agrypnie
Alcest
Battlelore
Bifröst
BlackShore
Bran Barr
Catamenia
Dalriada
Eis
Graveworm
Enslaved
Ignis Fatuu
Hammer Horde
Månegarm
Kampfar
Odroerir
Negura Bunget
Path Of Golconda
Orphaned Land
Shining
Sahg
Todtgelichter
Thyrfing
Valkyrja
Twilight Of The Gods
Wolfchant
Vrankenvorde

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Thyrfing Confirmed For Ragnarok Festival

Thyrfing has checked in with the following update about appearing at the 8th edition of the Ragnarok Festival:

"Thyrfing will return to Lichtenfels, Germany in April 2011 for the 8th edition of the Ragnarök Festival. Other bands confirmed this far include Enslaved, Shining, Negura Bunget and more. We have nothing but great memories from our appearance in 2009 so this is definitely an event we look forward to. More information at this location."

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Thyrfing Confirmed For Mean Metal Fest

Sweden's Thyrfing has announced an appearance at this year's edition of the Mean Metal Festival, which will take place in Belgium on August 21st, 2010. Additional details on the festival can be found at this location. Other bands confirmed to perform at the festival include Mayhem, Rotting Christ, Macabre, Devourment, Orphaned Land, and Sadist.

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Jotunheim Festival Canceled

The 2010 edition of the Jotunheim festival was scheduled to feature bands such as Thyrfing, Manegarm, Vreid, and more. The Jotunheim organizers have now issued the following statement about canceling the festival:

"We must inform you that we have unfortunately been forced to cancel the first edition of Jotunheim Festival! Jotunheim Festival is canceled due to apparent pressure from Antifa who believed that the line-up included bands that advocated fascism or were affiliated with fascistic political movements. This was completely untrue, with not a single band having ever expressed such political sympathies (if any), only pride in their heritage (though of course, any such display immediately gets Antifa up in arms anyway). Nor was there any statement made on behalf of the festival that specified any particulars about who could and could not attend, certainly not on racial grounds.

"Because of the Antifa groups, Northwind Promotion declines to do concerts and festivals in Croatia, and in the future will be focused on the external market where there are no organizations that will charge based on nonexistent facts. For a refund of the tickets, please contact us by e-mail info@jotunheim-festival.com."

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Thyrfing Guitarist Joins Twilight Of The Gods

Thyrfing has issued the following announcement about guitarist Patrik Lindgren joining a Bathory tribute project:

"Patrik will be a part of the 'Twilight of The Gods' live project, which is a tribute to the epic albums of Bathory and will perform at the Metalfest Festivals in Europe in May. The other members involved are Alan Nemtheanga (Primordial), Blasphemer (Aura Noir/Ava Inferi), Frode Glesnes (Einherjer) and Nick Barker (Lock Up)."

An interview with the group and footage of a rehearsal can be viewed below.

The festival dates are as follows:

13.5 Mining am Inn (AT), Schloß Mamling
14.5 Pratteln (CH), Z7
15.5 Dessau (DE), Flugplatz
21.5 Pilsen (CS), Lochotin Cirque
23.5 Budapest (HU), Csillebérci Szabadidoközpont

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Thyrfing Confirmed For Rock Area Festival

Sweden's Thyrfing has been confirmed to perform at the Rock Area Festival in Sankt Goarshausen, Germany on July 31st. Other confirmed bands so far include Benediction, Gama Bomb, Holey Moses, Mob Rules, Sepultura, Arch Enemy, Ensiferum, Sodom, Napalm Death, and Entombed. Tickets and more info about the festival can be found at this location.

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Thyrfing Clarifies Festival Appearances

Thyrfing have announced they will not be appearing at the Metalfest Open Air festivals in Germany and Austria, as was previously reported. The statement from the band is as follows:

"This is an official statement from Thyrfing regarding some gigs that have been announced (e.g. Metalfest Open Airs in Germany & Austria). Obviously there has been a misunderstanding between promoters and local arrangers confirming these shows. We were in negotiation about them, but had to withdraw and turn down the offers for various reasons. We never confirmed these shows, but obviously they were announced anyway. This is of course very unfortunate, and we are sorry about any inconvenience it might have caused, but also it's something that is totally beyond our control."

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Thyrfing To Headline Jotunheim Festival

Sweden's Thyrfing has issued the following statement about headlining the Jotunheim festival:

"We are glad to announce that Thyrfing is confirmed for it's first appearance ever in Croatia! The band will play at the Jotunheim Festival, taking place on Saturday 19th June in club Mocvara in Zagreb. More info about the festival can be found at this location."

Other confirmed acts for the festival include Vreid, Bornholm, Menhir, and Månegarm.

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Manegarm Announces Album Release Party

Swedish metallers Månegarm have announced that they will be hosting a release party for their upcoming album "Nattväsen" on November 7th with special guests Thyrfing and Skyforger. Thyrfing issued the following statement about the show:

"Swedish Månegarm will host a release party for their upcoming album and Thyrfing will appear as special guest together with Skyforger from Latvia (their first gig ever in Sweden). It will take place at Clustret in Stockholm on Saturday, November 7th. Tickets will be available at Sound Pollution and Repulsive Records."

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Thyrfing Announces New Guitarist Fredrik Jansson

Thyrfing has announced the addition of a new guitarist. The band writes:

"We are glad to welcome Fredrik Jansson (ex-Dysplasia) as new full-time member and guitarist of Thyrfing. Fredrik has been helping us out as session member during the shows we made in 2008 and it has been working out extremely well on all levels. So from today, the band is back as a six-piece again!"

Thyrfing had parted ways with singer Thomas Väänänen and guitarist Henrik Svegsjö and added singer Jens Rydén in 2007.

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Initial Bands, Dates Announced For Ragnarok Fest

The 2009 RAGNARÖK VI FESTIVAL is set to take place on Aril 17 and 18 in Stadthalle Lichtenfels (Oberfranken), Germany. The band announced so far are:

ADORNED BROOD
ALESTORM (UK)
ALKONOST (RUS)
ANDRAS
COR SCORPII (NOR)
DARK FORTRESS
DORNENREICH (AUT) – "Metal Show"
DRAUGNIM (FIN)
EINHERJER (NOR) – Reunion
FALCHION (FIN)
FEJD (SWE)
FINSTERFORST
FJOERGYN – "Jahreszeiten"-Release-Show
IRRBLOSS (SWE)
KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI (FIN)
KORPIKLAANI (FIN)
MANEGARM (SWE)
MELECHESH (NL)
METSATÖLL (EST)
MIDNATTSOL
SARKOM (NOR)
THYRFING (SWE)
TYR (FO)
YGGDRASIL (SWE)

For more information about the festival, check out their website at ragnaroek-festival.com.

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Thyrfing Announces New Album Tracklisting

Swedish Viking metallers, THYRFING, have announced the tracklisting for their new album, which is to be released in October through Regain Records.

The tracklisting for the new album is as follows:

1. En sista litania
2. Från stormens öga
3. Isolation
4. Hels vite
5. Griftefrid
6. Becoming The Eye
7. Tre vintrar – två solar

Click here to watch a teaser of the new album.

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Manegarm Announced As Support On Heidenfest

Manegarm has been announced as support on the Heidenfest tour European tour, featuring Finntroll, Primordial, Eluveitie, Equilibrium and Catamenia. The tour takes place during October and November of 2008. Here are the latest Manegarm tour dates:

15-08-2008 - Summerbreeze Festival, Dinkelsbuhl, DE (w/ Hail of Bullets, Onslaught, Tyr, Rotten Sound, Kataklysm, Heidevolk and many more)
16-08-2008 - Barther Metal Open Air, Barth, DE (w/ Heidevolk, Negura Bunget, Skyforger, Monolith Deathcult and many more)

Heidenfest featuring Finntroll, Primordial, Eluveitie, Equilibrium, Catamenia and Manegarm
31-10-2008 - Hellraiser, Leipzig, DE
01-11-2008 - Backstage, Munchen, DE
02-11-2008 - Z7, Pratteln, CH
03-11-2008 - Orpheum, Graz, AT
04-11-2008 - Masters of Rock cafe, Zlin, CZ
05-11-2008 - Postbahnhof, Berlin, DE
06-11-2008 - Markthalle, Hamburg, DE
07-11-2008 - Waerdse Tempel, Heerhugowaard, NL + Thyrfing
08-11-2008 - Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, DE + Thyrfing, Eisregen, Enslaved
09-11-2008 - Locomotive, Paris, FR
10-11-2008 - Hof ter Loo, Antwerpen, BE
11-11-2008 - Lowensaal, Nurnberg, DE
12-11-2008 - Rockfabrik, Ludwigsburg, DE
13-11-2008 - Batschkapp, Frankfurt, DE
14-11-2008 - Gasometer, Vienna, AT
15-11-2008 - Posthof, Linz, AT
16-11-2008 - Petoefi Hall, Budapest, HU

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Release Date Set For Thyrfing's New Album

Regain Records has announced that THYRFING's currently untitled new album is set for a release date of October 22, 3008.

Few other details have surfaced about their new album. The band has been in the studio since May recording and the cover artwork will be done by Swedish artist Mikael Schelén and layout and photos by Jens Rydén.

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Thyrfing Reveals New Album Details

Swedish vikings THYRFING are currently recording their new untitled studio album. The band have so far layed down drums, guitars and are currently recording synthesizers. The cover artwork will be done by Swedish artist Mikael Schelén and layout and photos by Jens Rydén. The new album is scheduled to be released in late 2008/early 2009.

Their current line-up is as follows:

Jens Rydén - Vocals
Patrik Lindgren - Guitars
Joakim "Jocke" Kristensson - Drums
Kimmy Sjolund - Bass
Peter Lof - Synthesizers

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