by Carpe Noctem

Hrækyndill 22:38


Aldrnari is a collaboration between Árstíðir lífsins and Carpe Noctem

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Side A: Árstíðir lífsins - Hvers viðar bani
Side B: Carpe Noctem - Hrækyndill


Aldrnari explores themes of death and war, fire and life.

Fire I see burning, and the earth aflame. The travelling blaze, bright alive and ash-black in absence.

The death of every tree.

Trees we are, numerous in forms, but a single victim all together. Sacrifices we are named, carved from driftwood. Fire for the sake of fire. Destruction not as antithesis to life, but its unmasked core. A relentless force of insatiable hunger.

Voracious tongues create glorious visions, swords of death carried on its flame. We yearn for the oblivion of the yew tree. We pray for the biting worm to sever the chain, once and for all.



released April 24, 2020

Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson: Vocals & lyrics
Andri Þór Jóhannsson: Guitars
Árni Bergur Zoëga: Bass
Helgi Rafn Hróðmarsson: Drums
Tómas Ísdal: Guitars

Cover artwork by Artem Grigoryev
Recorded and produced by Árni Bergur Zoëga
Mixed and mastered by Markus Stock
Released via Ván Records on vinyl, CD and digital


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