Trollfest

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Trollfest
OriginOslo, Norway
GenresFolk metal, black metal
Years active2003–present
LabelsNoiseArt Records
Websitehttp://www.trollfest.com/
Members
Jostvein Trollmannen Austvik (vocals)
John Mr. Seidel Sagstad (guitars)
Per Spelemann(guitars/backing vocals)
Psychotroll (bass/backing vocals)
Eirik Trollbank Rebnton (drums)
Øyvind Manskow (accordion/banjo/backing vocals)
Drekkadag (saxophone)
 
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Trollfest
OriginOslo, Norway
GenresFolk metal, black metal
Years active2003–present
LabelsNoiseArt Records
Websitehttp://www.trollfest.com/
Members
Jostvein Trollmannen Austvik (vocals)
John Mr. Seidel Sagstad (guitars)
Per Spelemann(guitars/backing vocals)
Psychotroll (bass/backing vocals)
Eirik Trollbank Rebnton (drums)
Øyvind Manskow (accordion/banjo/backing vocals)
Drekkadag (saxophone)

Trollfest (sometimes written TrollfesT) are a Norwegian folk metal band.

The band released their first full-length album, Willkommen Folk Tell Drekka Fest, on the Solistitium Records label on 15 March 2005. The album name translates roughly to "Welcome Folk To The Drinking Feast" in English. Their second album, Brakebein (2006), was released by Omvina on 24 May 2006. The band performed at the 2007 Barther Metal Openair festival in Germany, which was their first ever live appearance; in 2008 they played at the pagan metal Ragnarök Festival.[1]


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Biography

Trollfest was formed in 2003 by John Sagstad, Eirik Renton, and Austvik. During the first years, TrollfesT never actually played live, and the first foray beyond the planning stage occurred in 2007 as one of the headlining bands at the Ninth Barther Metal Open Air Festival. TrollfesT then went on to headline and play various festivals and concerts around Europe during 2007/08 including the Ragnarök and Riedfest festivals.

Trollfest's third studio album, Villanden, was published in January 2009. In 2011 Trollfest signed with NoiseArt Records, and later that year En Kvest For Den Hellige Gral, the band's fourth studio album was released. Trollfest announced their new album, Brumlebassen, which will come out 24th August 2012.

Musical Style

Most of Trollfest's lyrics are written in the fictional Trollspråk, which is a mixture of Norwegian and German. The band is also known for their use of saxophones and accordions in their songs.

Discography

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