To be honest, very few albums made a huge impression in 2017. There was one light in the dark, though. In November, Móðurástin by the Icelandic duo KATLA. offered an artistic relief, so to speak, [Read »]
Now, this is something special. It took me a while to realise how unique this album is, but I am kind of hooked now. My apologies for being so late – the album has been [Read »]
Icelandic atmospheric metal band consisting of former Sólstafir drummer Guðmundur Óli Pálmason and Fortíð singer Einar Thorberg Guðmundsson.
Katla’s eruptive debut “Móðurástin” is available as Digipak CD (with 24-pages booklet), Gatefold 2-LP (on black and strictly limited dark green vinyl) and as a collector’s 2CD artbook edition (28×28 cm, 72 pages, with art [Read »]
Katla say they had a ‘huge luxury problem’ when choosing the 3rd and last song to preview from their upcoming album Móðurástin. They managed to narrow it down to two totally different songs but then [Read »]
The Icelandic duo Katla, consisting of drummer Guðmundur Óli Pálmason (ex-Sólstafir) and singer/multi-instrumentalist Einar Thorberg Guðmundsson (Fortíð, Potentiam), are now streaming Nátthagi, a second song off their debut “Móðurástin” that showcases once more the emotional [Read »]
Katla is an Icelandic band featuring ex-Sólstafir drummer and visual artist Guðmundur Óli Pálmason and singer/multi-instrumentalist Einar Thorberg Guðmundsson (Fortíð, Potentiam). Named in tribute to one of Iceland’s greatest active volcanos, Katla creates powerful, panoramic [Read »]