Trollfest

Trollfest
STYLE: ORIGIN: NorwayFORMED: 2003LABEL: NoiseArt Records
  • MEMBERS:
  • Trollmannen - Vocals
  • Mr. Seidel - Guitar
  • Drekka Dag - Saxophone
  • Trollbank - Drums
  • Dr.Leif Kjønnsfleis - Guitar
  • Lodd Bolt - Bass
BIOGRAPHY

Trollfest (stylized as 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.

Trollfest was formed in 2003 by John Espen Sagstad (Mr.Seidel) and Jostein Austvik (Trollmannen). First album Willkommen Folk Tell Drekka Fest was released in 2005, and the band followed up with the second album Brakebein in 2006.

During the first years, TrollfesT never 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. From October to November 2012, the band went on tour with WintersunKorpiklaaniKrampus and Varg for Heidenfest 2012 tour.

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 came out 24 August 2012. The band’s sixth studio album Kaptein Kaos was released in April 2014. Following the release of Kaptein Kaos the band embarked on their first European headliner tour.

Their seventh studio album, Helluva was released in 2017.

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.

BAND NEWS

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January 4, 2019 by Tero Tolkki

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI finally kick off their European headline run today, with support coming from Russia’s ARKONA, Dutch men HEIDEVOLK as well as Norwegian Trve Balkan Metallers TROLLFEST. The billing will be completed by EVERTALE,

February 15, 2018 by Kris Murias
DISCOGRAPHY

Norwegian Fairytales / 2019

NorwegianFairytales
  • Album Info
  • 2019
  • NoiseArt Records

Helluva / 2017

Trollfest - Helluva
  • Album Info
  • 2017
  • NoiseArt Records

1. This Is Just The Intro
2. Professor Otto
3. Spelunking Sisters
4. Gigantic Cave
5. Steel Sarah
6. Trollachen
7. Hen Of Hades
8. Reiten Mit Ein Fisch
9. Fräulein Helluva
10. Kabaret
11. La Grande Finale
12. What A Good Idea
13. Don Gnomo Vega
14. Sputnik

 

Helluva, is the seventh full-length album by Norwegian folk metal band, Trollfest. It was released in 2017.

Kaptein Kaos / 2014

Trollfest - Kaptein Kaos
  • Album Info
  • 2014
  • NoiseArt Records

1. Trolltramp
2. Kaptein Kaos
3. Vulkan
4. Ave Maria
5. Filzlaus Verkündiger
6. Die Grosse Echsen
7. Seduction Suite No.21
8. Solskinnsmedisin
9. Troll Gegen Mann
10. Sagn Om Stein
11. Renkespill
12. Kinesisk Alkymi
13. Døden Banker På

 

Kaptein Kaos, is the sixth full-length album by Norwegian folk metal band, Trollfest. It was released in 2014.

Brumlebassen / 2012

Trollfest - Brumlebassen
  • Album Info
  • 2012
  • NoiseArt Records

1. Brumlebassen
2. Böse Tivoli
3. Illsint
4. Hevlette
5. Finsken, Norsken And Presten
6. Mystisk Maskert
7. Apis Mellifera
8. Trinkentroll
9. Verboten Kjærleik
10. Bråk
11. Sellout
12. Rundt Bålet
13. Konterbier

 

Brumlebassen, is the fifth full-length album by Norwegian folk metal band, Trollfest. It was released in 2012.

En Kvest For Den Hellige Gral / 2011

Trollfest - En Kvest For Den Hellige Gral
  • Album Info
  • 2011
  • NoiseArt Records

1. Die Verdammte Hungersnot
2. Karve
3. Die Berüchtiges Bande
4. Gjetord
5. Der Sündenbock Gegalte
6. Korstog
7. Undermålere
8. Jevnes med Jorden
9. En gammel Trollsti
10. Epilog

 

En Kvest For Den Hellige Gral, is the fourth full-length album by Norwegian folk metal band, Trollfest. It was released on April 29, 2011.

Villanden / 2009

Trollfest - Villanden
  • Album Info
  • 2009
  • Twilight

1. Wo Bin Ich Jetz Aufgewacht?
2. Der Jegermeister
3. Uraltes Elemente
4. Villanden
5. Per, Pål Og Brakebeins Abenteuer
6. Der Uhr Ist Skandaløst Schändlich
7. God Fart
8. Festival
9. En Ny Erfaring
10. Trinkenvisen
11. Die Kirche Undt Der Mache

 

Villanden, is the third full-length album by Norwegian folk metal band, Trollfest. It was released on January 09, 2009.

Brakebein / 2006

Trollfest - Brakebein
  • Album Info
  • 2006
  • Omvina

1. Legendarisk ØL
2. Brakebein
3. Utmarschen
4. PiratKriegen
5. Den åpne sjø
6. Das MeerUngeheuer
7. EssenFest
8. Inni den grotte
9. IllanterGesteignungh
10. PresteFeste
11. Yameeka
12. Skogsgjensyn
13. Egen Mjød, Heidunder Mjød!

 

Brakebein, is the second full-length album by Norwegian folk metal band, Trollfest. It was released on May 24, 2006. The album is a concept album based on a search for the ‘Legendary Beer’.

Storyline:
The whole Story is based on a few Trolls who leave their forest in order to search for the legendary Beer.

Legendarisk Øl (The Legendary Beer)
The Trolls are sitting in their forest and enjoy their Beer.

Brakebein
The song is about the Troll Brakebein who once heard a story about the Legendarisk Øl. He wants to find and taste it.

Utmarschen (Marching out)
Brakebein managed to convince the other Trolls to find the Legendary Beer. So they leave their forest and finally reach the coastal town of the pirate Busken. As Busken has lots of ships, the Trolls decide to attack him.

Piratkriegen (The Pirate War)
The Trolls attack and defeat Busken and take his biggest ship.

Den Åpne Sjø (The Big Ocean)
The Trolls sail on the ocean and still celebrate their defeat over Busken. They plunder every ship they see and soon everyone is scared of the infamous Trolls. Later the Trolls meet Thor Heyerdal on a little float. Brakebein commands him to tell everything about the Legendarisk Øl. Heyerdal claims not to know anything about it which makes Brakebein very angry.

Das MeerUngeheuer (The Sea Monster)
There is a huge Sea Monster. The Monster is bigger than every ship and eats anything that moves. Brakebein is lying in his bed and hears nothing, which is very uncommon for a ship full of trolls. So he goes out and sees the Sea Monster eating one of the Trolls. Brakebein and his friends beat the Monster and prepare the celebration of their victory.

Essenfest (Eating party)
The Trolls celebrate the victory over the Sea Monster and eat it.

Inni den Grotte (Inside the Cave)
Brakebein spots an Island. The Trolls don’t know how to stop the ship and so it hits the coast. Brakebein goes straight into the forest in order to find some Beer, the other Trolls search food at the beach.

PresteFeste (Priest Party)
Brakebein returns from the Forest. He did not find any Beer, but captured two Priests. After having barbecued them, the Trolls leave the island again, still looking for the legendary beer.

Yameeka
The Trolls find another island where the people smoke a peace pipe. The Trolls have lots of fun with them but Brakebein however gets tired and decides to continue the search for the legendary Beer.

Skogsgjensyn (Returning to the Forest)
The Trolls don’t feel like searching the legendary Beer anymore and convince Brakebein to return home.

Wilkommen Folk Tell Drekka Fest / 2005

Trollfest - Wilkommen Folk Tell Drekka Fest
  • Album Info
  • 2005
  • Solistitium Records

1. TrollfesT
2. Willkommen Folk Tell Drekka Fest!!
3. Helvetes Hunden GARM
4. En Ytterst Heftig Sak
5. Sagaen om Suttungs-Mjöd
6. Der Erste Krieg
7. Du Kom For Seint…
8. Trollkamp
9. Die Urgammal Gebräu
10. Offer-visa
11. Der Tag Nach-hinter
12. …Nå må Du Drikka Mest!

 

Wilkommen Folk Tell Drekka Fest, is the first full-length album by Norwegian folk metal band, Trollfest. It was released on March 15, 2005 by Solistitium Records. The album name translates roughly to “Welcome Folk To The Drinking Feast” in English.

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