Varg (band)

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Varg
Varg Rockharz 2015 19.jpg
The band playing at Rockharz Open Air in 2015
Background information
GenresViking metal, pagan metal, melodic death metal, metalcore[1]
Years active2005 (2005) – present
LabelsNapalm, NoiseArt
Associated actsMinas Morgul
Websitewww.varg.de
MembersPhilipp "Freki" Seiler
Silvester "Fenrier" Grundmann
Zasch "Hati"
Past membersTimo "Managarm"
Basti "Draugr"
Thomas "Skoll" Winkelmann
Sebastian "Geri" Feick
Martin "Skalli"
"Da'ath"
"Frost"
"Nivel"

Varg is a German metal band from Coburg, Bavaria.

The band's name means "wolf" in Swedish. Their songs deal mainly with paganism and Nordic mythology.[2]

History[edit]

Varg was formed in 2005 in Coburg, Bavaria by guitarist Philipp "Freki" Seiler and drummer Silvester "Fenrier" Grundmann. They were joined by bassist Nivel, vocalist Frost, and guitarist Da'ath. They are best known for issuing a cease and desist letter to a Swedish techno artist of the same name in 2019.[3]

Discography[edit]

Demos[edit]

  • 2006: Donareiche

Studio albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • 2012: Legacy
  • 2015: Rotkäppchen (Napalm Records)
  • 2017: Götterdämmerung (Napalm Records)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Varg". EncyclopaediaMetallum. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  2. ^ Björn Thorsten Jaschinski: Varg Interview Wölfisch und Asentreu. Pagan Fire – The Legacy, Chronicles I (Sonderheft), Devil.Inc, Saarbrücken 2007, S. 21.
  3. ^ Bruce-Jones, Henry. "News I By Henry Bruce-JonesI 19.11.19 Varg changes name to Varg2™ following cease and desist from German metal band". FACT Mag. FACT Magazine. Retrieved 19 November 2019.

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