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Skálmöld

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Skálmöld is a metal band from Reykjavík, Iceland. The band was formed in August 2009 and originally had 5 members, all of whom had been formerly active in other bands, but not all metal. From day one the band started to lay the groundwork to what would become the band's debut album.

After a couple of months a new member joined the band, a keyboard player, and thus it stands today. The sixth member's classical background brought a new dimension to the band's songwriting and various classical Read more on Last.fm

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Live & Photos: Eistnaflug Festival @ Neskaupstaður, Iceland – 12-14 July 2012

August 6th, 2012

You probably reckon you know about all the best metal festivals but you’ve almost certainly never heard of Eistnaflug. No, that wasn’t a sneeze. Vasilis Panagiotopoulos travelled to the east of Iceland to witness the eighth installment of this awesome festival.

Beneath @ Eistnaflug 2012 c/o Vasilis Panagiotopoulos

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Neskaupstaður is a small town built on the fringes of an isolated fjord that lies 700km from Reykjavík. Steep mountains, endless green valleys, persistent fog and inhospitable seashores complete the imposing Icelandic scenery. The 24-hour daylight adds to the location’s mesmerising wilderness. Such an unconventional and extreme destination is home to a fittingly extreme event: Eistnaflug – Iceland’s prime heavy rock and metal festival.

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