ASMEGIN Recording 'Double Concept Album'

Norwegian folk/viking metal band ASMEGIN is currently recording its new CD, "Tusind Tabte Sjæles Kakofoni" (The Cacophony of a Thousand Lost Souls). According to a press release, "this double concept album, to be released in mid-2008 via Napalm Records, delivers ASMEGIN's classic folk elements along with a darker atmosphere and a veil of progressive elements."

ASMEGIN's name comes from Old Norse and means "by the might of the gods." The group's yrics are written in Norwegian as well as some in Old Norse and older Norwegian.

Some of the tracks on the band's debut, "Hin vordende Sod og Sø" (2003), were modeled after the Norwegian play "Peer Gynt" by Henrik Ibsen.

ASMEGIN's "Til Rondefolkets Herskab" video (taken from "Hin vordende Sod og Sø"):

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