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Skyforger

Country of origin:
Latvia
Location:
Riga
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1995
Genre:
Pagan/Folk Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Historical battles, Latvian history, Mythology
Current label:
Unsigned/independent
Years active:
1991-1995 (as Grindmaster Dead), 1995-present
Despite accusations of being politically influenced, Skyforger is merely devoted to the ancient history and pagan mythology of its home country, without any visible signs of political leaning. The band has removed the Latvian thunder cross from its logo because of repeated misunderstandings.

In 2003 Skyforger released an all-folk album, "Zobena Dziesma" ("Sword Song"), in cooperation with the ...
Current
Edgars "Zirgs" Bass (1995-present)
See also: ex-Grindmaster Dead
Pēteris "Peter" Vocals, Guitars (1995-present)
See also: ex-Grindmaster Dead, ex-Bez Greznības
Edgars "Mazais" Drums (1998-present)
See also: ex-Heresiarh, Auļi
Alvis Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2014-present)
See also: Green Novice
Past
Imants Vovers Drums, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (1995-1998)
See also: Diseim, ex-Grindmaster Dead
Rihards Skudrītis Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1996-2000, 2001-2004, 2006-2008)
See also: ex-Rūsa, ex-Sanctimony, ex-Nekroterror
Kaspars Bārbals Bagpipes, Kokle, Pipes, Vocals (backing) (2004-2012)
See also: Auļi
Ģirts "Motors" Kļaviņš Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2004-2006)
See also: Malduguns, ex-Heresiarh, ex-Dark Reign (Lva)
Mārtiņš Pētersons Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2008-2010)
See also: ex-Hell Patrol
Egons Kronbergs Guitars (2010-2014)
See also: The Hobos
Edgars "Zirgs" Bass (1995-present)
See also: ex-Grindmaster Dead
Pēteris "Peter" Vocals, Guitars (1995-present)
See also: ex-Grindmaster Dead, ex-Bez Greznības
Edgars "Mazais" Drums (1998-present)
See also: ex-Heresiarh, Auļi
Alvis Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2014-present)
See also: Green Novice
Imants Vovers Drums, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (1995-1998)
See also: Diseim, ex-Grindmaster Dead
Rihards Skudrītis Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1996-2000, 2001-2004, 2006-2008)
See also: ex-Rūsa, ex-Sanctimony, ex-Nekroterror
Kaspars Bārbals Bagpipes, Kokle, Pipes, Vocals (backing) (2004-2012)
See also: Auļi
Ģirts "Motors" Kļaviņš Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2004-2006)
See also: Malduguns, ex-Heresiarh, ex-Dark Reign (Lva)
Mārtiņš Pētersons Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2008-2010)
See also: ex-Hell Patrol
Egons Kronbergs Guitars (2010-2014)
See also: The Hobos
Added by: Runehammer Modified by: TheStormIRide
Added on: 2002-09-16 16:31:46 Last modified on: 2015-03-28 13:49:34