January 16, 2023 — One of the most interesting aspects of Norse mythology is the concept of magic and mysticism. The gods and goddesses of the Norse pantheon are not only powerful beings but also practitioners of magic and wielders of mystical powers.
December 23, 2022 — The winter solstice marks the shortest day and longest night of the year. To coincide with the event, we are pleased to let you know our newest track ‘Hróðvitnir: Solstice Solasvartr’ has been released, with its lyrics taking a stab at Fenris to ensure the light will return.
September 16, 2022 — As summer dies into birth, autumn and the start of winter are slowly born. To celebrate 🔥 the autumn equinox, Draugablíkk will release twintrack single ‘Fornrít Fara: Myrkrmáni Haustablót’ — just in time for when night and day are perfectly in balance.
August 29, 2022 — People are people, and life is life. The ancient world was very different from ours, but it was also the same. Plague and war were part of the world then, just as it is part of our world now. What our forebears discovered about themselves living in that world is as true today as it was then.
June 24, 2022 — The Icelandic Sagas tell how converted Viking chieftains sought to ban Midsummer rituals and replace them with Catholic celebrations. In more recent medieval sources from the 1500s, Swedish writer, cartographer, and ecclesiastic Olaus Magnus mentions midsummer bonfires. Those are no longer common in Sweden but are still practiced in Finland. Read The Full Story »