Jump to content


Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
OreiginTrondheim, Norway
GenresFolk metal, folk rock, progressive rock
Years active1999 - present
LabelsTabu Recordings
MembersAnnelise Ofstad Aar
Vidar Berg
Ketil Sæther
Espen Warankov Godø
Eystein Garberg
Jenny Gustafsson
Espen Hammer

Lumsk is a Fowk metal baund frae Norawa. They jyne thegithir progresive metal an Norse fowk muisic. Aw their sangs is in Norse.

Owerview[eedit | eedit soorce]

Efter ae sel-producit demo, Lumsk set furth an EP cried Åsmund Frægdegjevar in 2001 wi Spikefarm Records. This got guid publicity in the Norrowegian muisic press, an won the baund the attention o the mair muckle label Tabu Recordings, wi wham they signed the neist year an set furth their debut album, also cried Åsmund Frægdegjevar. The album's sangs thegither mak a saga-nairrative ament the auld Norse hero Åsmund that sailed frae Ireland tae lowse a king's bonnie dochter frae a curn o scunnersome trowes.

Wi a new lilter at the mic, the baund pit furth their seicond album, Troll in 2005. This wes deifferent in twa-thrie weys frae the debut: muicically it wesna sae heivy or daurk; an leirically it didna mak ae storie, raither ilka sang wes a wee storie in itsel. The stories wes taen frae Norse Meethology an the leirics wes screived by Birger Sivertsen an his guidwife Kristin. Also in 2005, the baund pit out a single cried Nidvisa, that also haed the sang Allvis frae the album Troll. The single wes scrieved fer Norse action curn Gi oss jula tilbake (Gie us back Christenmas) tae prostest agin depairtment stores pittin out their Christenmas buntin ower early an spulyin the blytheness an special feelin o Christenmas. The profits frae the sale o the single gaed tae the action curn.

The baund's third fou-length album, Det Vilde Kor wes set furth in 2007. Wi this record, the baund eikied muisic tae Det Vilde Kor - a gaitherin o musardrie by the kenspeckle Norrowegian makar Knut Hamsun (1859-1959), that wes a gey important chiel in the biggin o modren Norrowegian leeteratur an cultur (atweil, he wes a muckle influence on monie modren scrievers).

In July 2007, the band announcit that Ketil an Siv Lena (that's mairriet on ilk ithir) wad be qauttin the baund due tae haen a bairn due. As o February 2008, replacements hae been funnd fer baith o thaim in the form o twa instrumental leirers frae Swaden (tho their names haena been announcit yet), the baund is reingin fer a new lilter and a new album is bein warked on.

Line-up[eedit | eedit soorce]

Members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Espen Warankov Godø - Piano, Hammond, Synthesizer
  • Eystein Garberg - Guitar
  • Haakan Lundqvist - Guitar
  • Jenny Gustafson - Violin
  • Espen Hammer - Bass Guitar
  • Vidar Berg - Drums

Umwhile Members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Siv Lena Waterloo Laugtug - Violin
  • Ketil Sæther - Guitar
  • Alf Helge Lund - Drums
  • Bjørnar Selsbak - Guitar
  • Vibeke Arntzen - Liltin

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Demos[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Demo 2001 (2001)

Albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Åsmund Frægdegjevar (2003)
  • Troll (2005)
  • Det Vilde Kor (2007)

Singles/ EPs[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Åsmund Fraægdagjevar (2001)
  • Nidvisa (2005)

Fremmit Airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]