THE BIRTH OF A BASTARD
March 1997. Alcohol, rehearsal room and two men, respectively known as Somnium and Katla. While usually bands are formed on purpose, the birth of Finntroll was more like series of unfortunate events: thus, enter traditional Finnish hoedown- music, “humppa”, mixed with folky black metal. Since those drunken first chords, the concept of Finntroll was born.
A year later the two gentlemen recorded their first demo, entitled as “Rivfader”. This obscure tape circled within the underground scene with astonishing success...