two years after Runaljod – Ragnarok, Norwegian band Waldruna announced the release of a new album. Skald is out on November 23rd via By Norse. Vocals, poetry and ancient instruments like Kravik-lyre, Taglharpa and Bukkehorn lead the way of the album. About the album Einar Selvik comments:
“Skald was recorded live in the studio with the intention of capturing the raw and uncompromising energy of a live performance rather than aiming for a flawless and polished expression. It sets out to give voice to the ancient craft that once lay at the heart of the Norse oral traditions, presented as it takes shape in the hands of a humble contemporary skald today.”
They shared a new video for the track “Voluspá“. It is a collaboration between Einar and the Finnish company Koski Syvari led by Tuukka Koski and filmed in Finland where Einar spent intense days of training with wild wolves, preparing for the shoot.