Lumsk is a folk metal band from Trondheim, Norway. It combines traditional Norwegian folk music and folklore with rock, progressive rock and metal. The group has both male and female vocals with violin, guitar and drums.
After having released a self-produced demo, the band released an EP called Åsmund Frægdegjevar in 2001 under contract with the record company Spinefarm Records. The next year, the band moved to Tabu Recordings and released their debut album, which had the same title as the previously released EP. The album was characterized by its blend of classical instruments and heavy metal. The songs make up a narrative about the saga of Åsmund, who in Lumsk's interpretation sails from Ireland to rescue a king's daughter from a group of trolls.
Several years later, and with a new vocalist, the band released its second album, called Troll. The album was a departure in many ways from its predecessorЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Åsmund Frægdegjevar [25.08.2003, альбом]
- Troll [25.04.2005, альбом]
- Nidvisa [03.10.2005, сингл]
- Det Vilde Kor [26.02.2007, альбом]
- Åsmund Frægdagjevar: Promo [2001, прочее]