I’m Taking Metal Back

Due to circumstances I don’t want to go into, concerning people I don’t want to talk about – I’ve already put hexes on their heads anyway – I've been doubting my place in the metal scene. I've found it impossible to wear my band shirts, I've found it impossible to listen to my favourite bands,… Continue reading I’m Taking Metal Back

Wyrd Words & Effigies Playlist 2 : In Memory Of Valfar

In 2004 we lost one of the most innovative Black Metal musicians to have ever breathed... And I am not saying this lightly. Terje "Valfar" Bakken, the founder of Norwegian band Windir spawned an entirely new sub-genre of BM known as Sognametal. Today would have been Valfar's 39th birthday, and in his honour I've put… Continue reading Wyrd Words & Effigies Playlist 2 : In Memory Of Valfar

Sound Of The Day : Windir

Today, we remember Terje "Valfar" Bakken of Windir, who passed to the other side on this day in 2004 at the age of 25. Below you can find the four monumental albums he released before his untimely death at the hands of winter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khXynWMMwLQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6GWdwkXqhw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW6h0lhXW3Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0v805xBELTs