Týr [FO]

  Profession of the Christian Faith or Decapitation: This was the choice given by Sigmundur to his Faroese Viking compatriot Tróndur í Gøtu. And so it was that in 999 A.D., the Christianization of the small “Faeroe Islands” began, casting a veil of oblivion over the ancient Scandinavian gods and only leaving the relics of…

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GusGus [IS]

  GusGus are one of the most sought after and longstanding electronic acts from Iceland. Armed with a legendary, must-see live show that encompasses all the elements that they are known for, on stage Gusgus extend their tracks and warp their soundscapes in a way that is unique to each performance. World-renowned for their genre-defying…

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Morpholith [IS]

  Morpholith is a 5 piece doom metal band formed in 2016. After refining the fuzz and building a wall of amplifiers the band met up with Bjarni Jóhannes of Churchhouse Creepers and recorded their first EP in the spring of 2017. After numerous delays and unforeseen circumstances the EP was finally released in April…

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Une Misère [IS]

Formed in 2017, the group made its presence known with the release of its first music video “Overlooked / Disregarded”, which was premiered through Heavyblogisheavy. A few months later they released 070717, a mixtape featuring remixes from prominent Icelandic electronic artists such as SEINT, SiGRÚN and Kuldaboli. Following the release, they branched out and played…

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Tappi Tíkarrass [IS]

  Hljómsveitinn Tappi Tíkarrass var stofnuð árið 1981 af fjórum strákum í Reykjavík. Í upphafi skipuðu hljómsveitina þeir Eyþór Arnalds söngvari, Jakob Smári Magnússon bassaleikari, Eyjólfur Jóhannsson gítarleikari og Oddur Sigurbjörnsson trommuleikari. Seinna bættist við söngkonan Björk Guðmundsdóttir og Guðmundur Þór Gunnarsson trommuleikari tók við kjuðunum. Hljómsveitin var áberandi í tónlistarlífinu í Reykjavík frá 1981…

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Orbit [IS]

  Orbit á Facebook   Hljómsveitin var stofnuð árið 2007 undir nafninu Hubris, en árið 2017 fær hún svo nafnið Orbit. Hljómsveitin, sem er aðallega þekkt fyrir að spila sjaldan, er atmopsheric dauðarokks kvartett frá Hveragerði og meðlimir hennar eru Hjalti Sveinsson söngvari, Aðalsteinn Magnússon á gítar, Matthías Mogensen á bassa og Sigurður Kjartan Pálsson…

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Agent Fresco [IS]

“Iceland’s award winning Agent Fresco are a genre-defying troupe of highly ecclectic and talented musicians, bringing back what’s missing into contemporary music: Elan, verve, emotion and a bold take on elaborately crafted progressive tunes. A true phenomenon within Iceland’s phenomenal music scene, a band as untamed, graceful, momentous, dangerous and unpredictable as their country. Rock,…

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The Vintage Caravan [IS]

https://www.facebook.com/vintagecaravan/ With an average age of nearly 24 years old Icelandic Rockers THE VINTAGE CARAVAN show a maturity worthy of any band that has been on the road for decades. When the band got on stage at the 2012 edition of the Icelandic Eistnaflug festival, the trio was only allowed to enter the venue accompanied…

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Coney Island Babies [IS]

https://www.facebook.com/coneyislandbabies/ Strákarnir í Coney Island Babies hittust fyrst 7. febrúar 2004. Einu mennirnir í bænum sem allir áttu snjáð eintak af Ocean Rain með Echo and the Bunnymen í plötuskápnum. Undir þokumettuðum himni, í kjallara í Neskaupstað, hófu þeir æfingar, hafa ekki enn hætt og hafa fengið byr undir báða vængi – eru byrjaðir að…

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Mantar [DE]

https://www.facebook.com/MantarBand/   Ever since their inception in early 2013, Northern Germany’s two-piece monster, MANTAR, has been recognized as one of the hardest working bands in the extreme metal underground. Melting the most sinister elements of black metal, doom and punk through an unfiltered lens of pure primal rage, MANTAR have quickly proven to be louder…

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