Seigmen at Slottsfjell 2012
|Genres||Alternative metal, doom metal (early), alternative rock, gothic rock|
|Years active||1989–2000, 2005–2006, 2008, 2012-present|
|Labels||Sony BMG Norway|
Seigmen (formed in 1989 in Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway) is a Norwegian alternative rock band who came into prominence in the early 1990s. The band's name is derived from Norwegian sweets brand Laban Seigmenn. The band went from a hard-edged grunge-like style to a more dynamic sound with more ambient parts and use of synthesizers and various audio-effects.
- Kim Ljung (bass guitar, vocals)
- Alex Møklebust (main vocals)
- Noralf Ronthi (percussion)
- Marius Roth Christensen (guitar, vocals)
- Sverre Økshoff (guitar)
The band was formed in Tønsberg, Norway, in 1989. Økshoff and Møklebust started a band with the name Klisne Seigmenn having their first gig at the “Julerock” (“Christmas rock”) event in Tønsberg on December 27, 1989. In 1990, Christensen, Ljung and Ronthi joined the band. They recorded several studio albums, including two with American producer Sylvia Massy in Los Angeles. They broke up in 2000 a farewell tour.
Seigmen reunited during the UKA-festival in Trondheim on October 20, 2005, and decided in November 2005 to do even more reunion gigs in Norway: there were seven shows in February 2006. Having great success with the reunion tour, they did six more gigs at various festivals across Norway during summer 2006, mostly as the headlining act. Media reports that summer said that Seigmen did not rule out another reunion some time in the future. In early 2008 it was announced that Seigmen would again play live, which they did on June 21 the Oslo Opera House, as one of the shows celebrating the opening of the new Opera House in Oslo. Selling out the show quickly, a second concert was set up the day after. In 2013 they contributed to the book "Think like a rockstar" Tenk som en rockestjerne, by Ståle Økland. Seigmen released a new album Enola in 2015.
- Ameneon (1993)
- Total (1994) Norway #19 
- Metropolis (1995) Norway #1 
- Metropolis - The Grandmaster Recordings (English language version of Metropolis) (1996) Norway #11 
- Radio Waves (1997) Norway #1 
- Enola (2015)
- Pluto (1992)
- "Monsun" (1993)
- "Hjernen er alene" (1994) Norway #5 
- "Döderlein" (1994) Norway #14 
- "Lament" (1994)
- "Metropolis" (1995) Norway #4 
- "Slaver av solen" (1995) Norway #3 
- "The First Wave" (1997) Norway #12 
- "The Next Wave" (1997)
- "The Opera For The Crying Machinery" (1997) [Rare and never released]
- "Mørkets øy" (1997)
- "Döderlein" (2006) (single from the live album Rockefeller)
- Det finnes alltid en utvei.... (1990) [This came in only 45 copies, cassette tapes only. Very rare.]
- Rockefeller (live reunion album) (2006) Norway #8 
- Fra X til døden (2006) [Concert DVD recorded at UKA-05, in Dødens dal, Trondheim]
- Seigmen - Seigmen I Operaen 2008 (2012) [Concert DVD *LTD - Signed by the band - Only a limited number of copies]
- "Seigmen". Biography (in Norwegian). "Norsk pop- og rockleksikon" MIC.no. 2006-08-06. Retrieved 2015-04-10.
- "Katzenjammer". CameraTravel.WordPress.com. 2013-04-25. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-04-10.
- "Smaken av Seigmen". Musical reviews (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. 2015-04-09. Retrieved 2015-04-10.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Seigmen.|
- Seigmen.com. Official homepage. Accessed April 30, 2015
- Korsfarer. The biggest fan site. Accessed April 30, 2015
- Seigmen.org. Seigmen newsfeed. Accessed April 30, 2015
No Rock award
| Recipient of the Rock Spellemannprisen