Gaahls Wyrd

Esoteric extreme metal - Norway

Gaahls Wyrd Band

Gaahls WYRD, fronted by legendary black metal vocalist, frontman, artist and composer Gaahl, will release their highly anticipated debut album ‘GastiR – Ghosts invited’, via Season of Mist on May 31st.

Gaahl is known as one of Norway’s most talked about and respected extreme metal musicians. His work with TRELLDOM, GORGOROTH, WARDRUNA and GOD SEED has been widely regarded as some of the best the black metal scene has had to offer.

Under the moniker Gaahls WYRD, the vocalist assembled some of Norway’s finest metal musicians. The band consist of Ole Walaunet (The Batallion, God Seed, Grimfist), Frode Kilvik (Krakow, Aeternus) and Kevin Kvåle (Horizon Ablaze). This highly qualified bunch has recently toured a finely selected, career spanning repertoire from Gaahl’s time in TRELLDOM, GORGOROTH and GOD SEED to great acclaim.

Having recorded their first full length in Solslottet Studios in Norway with Iver Sandøy (ENSLAVED) last year, the musicians are now ready to bestow their own unique take on extreme metal upon the masses.

Those who are expecting a blasting black metal offering are in for something unexpected. Even though ‘GastiR – Ghosts invited’ is firmly rooted in extreme metal, Gaahl’s vocal delivery on this record is something out of the ordinary and the first class riffing in combination with the excellent musicianship is bound to take you places you’ve never been before.


  • Gaahl (Kristian Espedal) : vocals
  • Lust Kilman (Ole Walaunet) : guitar
  • Eld (Frode Kilvik) : bass
  • Spektre (Kevin Kvåle) : drums
Date Venue City Country Info
November 12th, 2021 Forum Karlin Prague Czech Republic +Heilung
November 17th, 2021 Zenith Munich Germany +Heilung
November 19th, 2021 Tempodrom Berlin Germany +Heilung
December 3rd, 2021 013 Tilburg Netherlands +Heilung
December 5th, 2021 Halle 622 Zürich Switzerland +Heilung
December 8th, 2021 O2 Brixton Academy London United Kingdom +Heilung
December 10th, 2021 Eindhoven Metal Meeting Eindhoven Netherlands Exact date TBA
December 12th, 2021 Cirque Royal Brussels Belgium +Heilung
December 14th, 2021 Olympia Paris France +Heilung
December 16th, 2021 Ruhrcongress Bochum Germany +Heilung
December 18th, 2021 Forum Black Box Copenhagen Denmark +Heilung
Posted on June 4, 2019

Norwegian extreme metal formation GAAHLS WYRD are now streaming their entire new album ‘GastiR – Ghosts Invited’ via Metal Injection. The band’s debut full length has been released on May 31st. Listen to the entire record at the link below.

Posted on May 14, 2019

Norwegian extreme metal formation GAAHLS WYRD have announced the “GastiR – Ghosts Invited European Tour 2019”. The band will play a selected number of festivals during the Summer, before embarking on a European tour with MAYHEM and synthwave act GOST.

Posted on March 21, 2019

Norwegian extreme metal formation GAAHLS WYRD, fronted by renowned vocalist Gaahl, are premiering the new song “From the Spear” via Loudwire. In conjunction with the release. Loudwire also conducted an in-depth interview with Gaahl about his artwork, how isolation helps his creativity, his past controversies, and more. The track is taken from the new record, ‘GastiR – Ghosts Invited’ which is set for worldwide release on May 31st.

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