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Albumreview: Wardruna – Kvitravn

“We come from the land of the ice and snow From the midnight sun where the hot springs flow” Vikingen en harde muziek. Een match made in heaven, of walhalla, vanaf het moment dat Robert Plant in 1970 bovenstaande tekst zong in Immigrant Song. Het stoere, woeste imago van de Noormannen sprak bij hardrockers en metalheads tot de verbeelding en de Viking-thematiek vond navolging bij bands als Manowar, Saxon en

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Interview: Wardruna’s Einar Selvik on Kvitravn and rediscovering the sacred earth

For those eagerly awaiting the release of Wardruna’s Kvitravn, it’s not merely a record on the purchase list for this year. There’s a significance to Wardruna’s music to its listeners that borders on the spiritual. It makes sense, as that is where the music by Einar Selvik comes from. It hails from a deeper place, where we reconnect with nature, our past and the sanctity of the earth. And through

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