Norwegian black metallers SVARTAHRID have posted two songs from from their upcoming album, "Sadness and Wrath", at their MySpace page. Check out the tracks "Sadness and Wrath" and "Svartahrid" at this location."Sadness and Wrath" is scheduled for release in March via Soulseller Records. The CD features a guest appearance by DARKTHRONE's Nocturno Culto in the song "Intensjon: Krig!". SVARTAHRID is: Finn Tore Kjaersgaard (Istar): Guitar and Vocals
Runar Bratsberg (Forn): Drums and Synth
Stig York (Nidgrim): Bass SVARTAHRID made headlines in Norway in 2003 when the group's former bassist was arrested after bringing a severed human head to a party and showing it off to the guests. The then-26-year-old musician, who goes by the name Illvastar, pleaded guilty to raiding a morgue and desecrating a dead body, claiming he did so because he was under the influence of drugs. Illvastar was booted from SVARTAHRID after playing on the group's second record, "As the Sunrise Flickers".