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09.12.2013

Last part. Right now we are up in the air on the plane home :( I'm not sure if i'll remember all the last gigs that well but I?ll try! The gig in Ottawa went well. A moose-hat on stage is prett...

Part four!

On and on we go....! Chicago were as good as we hoped it to be. Reggie's are a really cool place to play, i got loads of history with great acts that went through that place. They also have two se...

On a buzz part three!

Part three! The tour goes on, and Canada part one is over and done with. Vancouver turned about to be a really great show. The venue were sold out long before doors opened, so they let about 120...

On a buzz part two!

Lets see what happened the last days... Vegas were cool, fake but cool. The fountains, the volcano, the people, the attitude. I got a henna-tattoo, did some gambling (and won!), saw the fountain-sh...

On a buzz part one!

The heat, the energy! Desert rats! We started this trek in Santa Ana, California amidst crickets, squirrels and the relentless rays of the American sun. Seven pale norwegians slowly turning pink r...

Studio recording and festival fun!

It's no rest for the wicked trolls.. Recording of guitars in studio goes steadely forward. Dr. Lef Kjønnsfleis and Mr. Seidel works hard to make things perfect in trollskogen recording facileties. ...

Italy!

Milan Milan started out great with beautiful sunshine and a cooooolld beer! TrollBANK crashed his crash-cymbal, so it got killed. We had to find a musicstore faster than fast, so he could get a ne...

Back in France, Toulon

We had a blast in Spain and Portugal, but it still was good to be back in France.You guys were fantastic :-) We knew Toulun was gonna be good when hearing a horn blowing outside our bus signalling...

Sevilla & Valencia!

Sevilla The venue had the greates entrance ever! A giant ego ramp where we had to walk over the audience to get to the stage, hell yeah! Boosted our ego! The show was fucking great, met some aweso...

Lisboa

Lisboa last nght was fucking cool! One of the best crowds so far. We saw more of peoples feet than on any other concerts, because of half the audience was fucking crowdsurfing! We needed that kic...

Porto, Portugal

Yesterday we woke up to this beautiful view! As it turned out, some of the people here like us as well! We're baffeled! After playing some music and meeting some of the fine folks in this town,...

Madrid & Santiago!

For the first time ever Trollfest played in Madrid and what better way to celebrate that than with a piece of fan made cake. As you can see in this photo it was a delicious cake, and it tickled Man...

A little update from the trolls which now has arrived in Barcelona.

We arrived early here in Barcelona and spent the day walking around the beach and enjoying ice cream and sun. A really beautiful day and nice for us to finally feel some warm weather after a long ...

Lyon!

Yo fellas! A little update from yesterdays show in Lyon. Where we once again played for a really energetic french audience. The circlepit keeps getting better and better each day. To bad we didnt h...

Trollfest now on European-tour with Korpiklaani!

We're now in Toulouse in France and its the fifth day of the tour. We're relaxing backstage with beers, waiting to go on stage. So far the tour has been great! We started off at the PPM festival ...

Studio report day 29, Acoustic guitar, percussion and vocals

Yesterday we went back into the studio to finish some of the final things that's missing on the album. We had an amazing time at the Inferno kick-off on Saturday (thanks to everyone who came, you w...

Studio report day 28, Almost finished!!

Yesterday we took a break from rehearsing for the Inferno kick-off concert and recorded some of the missing parts for the album. Mainly bouzouki and percussion. It's getting really close to being f...

Studio report day 27 - Lets dance some polka with a pokal in our hands!

Allright, we are back in the studio! First studioday in 2012, so why not celebrate it with some gooood Pokal-beer! As always, Manskow Production is documenting every move and every sip of beer. ...

Studio report day 24, 25 and 26 - Percorama!!

Hello fellow drunks bloggers!! Last few days have been spent mostly drinking and recording percussion and acoustic string instruments. Every melody on the album needs to be recorded multiply times ...

Studio report day 21, 22 and 23 - Busy bees!!

Okay, first off, sorry for the lack of updates the last few days. It might look like we have taken a break, but hell no. We are more busy than ever. We have done shitloads the last few days and man...

Studio report day 20 - Sing, sing, sing

Day 20 of the recording was mostly spent recording vocals, PsychoTroll came to do his vocalparts and we also manage to record some drunk-choir!:) TTS = True TrollfesT Style! The beer brand off toda...

Studio report day 19 - First time for TrollfesT......

Yesterday Mariangela from Tristania stopped by to do some guestvocals for TrollfesT. This is the first time we have had the honour of having femalevocals in our music! This albums never stops to su...

Studio report day 18

Yesterday we continued with some acoustic guitar. Per Speleman came in and showed us some of his amazing finger picking skills. We don?t know exactly how he got such magic hands, when we asked him ...

Studio report day 17 - Speedy Gonzales!!!

Today Mr.Seidel and TrollBANK manage to record alot of acoustic guitar, trumpet, drum andflute. And it was all just super fast balkan melodies. As you can see from the pictures below, we are not ki...

Studio report day 16 - Friends and lots of beer!

Yesterday we invited some of our friends to join us for some choir-singing!:) We had a blast and manage to do some work in between all the drinking! Thanks to Andreas, Bokn & Havresekken for joinin...

Studio report day 15

Today is the last recordingday in Strand studios for TrollfesT. We have just completed all of Trollmannens vocals,Mr. Seidelselectricguitars,Psychotrolls bass and of course Trollbanks drums. Troll...

Studio report day 14 - Screaming and growling!! BRUMLEBASSEN

Trollmannen has tracked 3 songs today and getting close to the finish line! As you can see from the picture below, he takes his job seriously, and every song must meet his highest standard: Chri...

Studio report day 13, Bass/Vocals

With drums, bass and guitar done by yesterday evening there are only vocals left for the next few days. Even this being quite on the way of completion with five songs all done and accounted for.Lis...

Studio report day 12, Bass

Today we are back in Strand studio, and Psychotroll has been busy playing bass all day. On Saturday we did some acoustic songs as already mentioned, followed by gin and tonic and other alcoholic be...

Studio Report Day 11

After ten days in Strand Studio recording metal song, we felt the need to record some acoustic songs. So today we have recorded two songs in Trollskogen Recording Fascilities. Right now we are fini...

Studio report day 10, So...

Another day and another holler, I (trollmannen) have been to the studio again today and done some shouting and screaming for another three songs bringing the vocal total up to five tracks done. Now...

Studio report day 9

Still working in Strand Studio and Mr. Seidel has almost finished all electronic guitars! Only a couple of songs left before our eminent bass player will take over the staphettpin. Even before the ...

Studio report day 8, guitar (video)

Here's a clip of Mr. Seidel laying down the guitar on one of the new songs!!!

Studio report day 8, screaming and shredding

Yesterday Mr. Seidel did the guitars for three songs, which means a total of six songs so far! He's coming back today to show us some more of his shredding skills, but first Trollmannen has arrived...

Studio report day 7

Second day of guitar recording, and Mr. Seidel has finished four song so far. And we are now recording a song which soundslike a mixture of old Mayhem and Mexican brass music. Its probably the most...

Studio report day 6 - Guitars, massive guitars!! Ohh yes!

Today Mr.Seidel and Per Spelemann started recording the guitars. By the end of the day 3 songs were finished. This is by far the heaviest and most technical songs recorded by TrollfesT so far, but ...

Studio report day 5

TrollBANK checking in from Strand studio where we at this very moment are finalising the drums tracks for our upcoming album. Its been four days of intensive recordings which has been very successf...

Studio update day 4 - 12 songs recorded!!

Thursday, TrollBANK finished recording the drums for the 12 metalsongs we have made. One of the last songs recorded left our soundengineer laughing his ass off, sounds promising eyy?? Friday will b...

Some of yesterdays blastbeats!

TrollBANK blasting his way into the Balkan Metal Hall Of Fame!

Studio update day 3, beer, burger and blastbeats!

The day started off with a beer, Big Texcheese burger and blastbeats! Nothing like it:) TrollBANK is really in his right element today, going from one blastbeat to another! Its the day of TRUE norw...

Studio update day 2, continuing with the drums

Day two, and TrollBANK has proven to be super efficient. We are looking at at least six songswithdrums recorded in just two days. This is not only according to schedule, but slightly ahead, even. I...

Studio update day 1, starting with the drums

Today we are back in Strand Studio, where we recorded "En Kvest for den Hellige Gral", to start with the recording of our new album "Brumlebassen". First up is the recording of the drums. So TrollB...

Forza Italia!! om NOM NOM NOM !!

Hi!! We shredded through Italia yesterday, glorious reception by fantastic fans!! This was our first time in Italia, definitely not the last!! They have it all here, beautiful women, sensitive male...

Spaghetti western in Bologna in Italy

Dear Tourdiary: We woke up cheerful and ready for a day in Italy. A new place, never explored by us Trolls before. To our surprise and genuine happiness Italy was warmer than most places we Trolls...

Getting ready for the last German gig of the tour..

Today we arrived in Lindau and this will be the last gig in Germany on this tour. Yesterday we played in Antwerp and it was fucking great! Members of Skalmøld, Alestorm and Finntroll joined us on s...

Antwerpen

We're in Antwerpen after raising hell on Hellraiser in Leipzig yesterday. Now we are squeking around in a backstage covered with old beer on the floor. We'll surely add some tonight. Manskow have b...

Arrived in München after a great night in Pratteln

Now we have just arrived at the Backstage in Munich, slightly hungover from last night. We played at the Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland yesterday which was awesome! We played there earlier this year a...

Le TrollfesT arrivé au Lille

Dear LeBlog,We arrivé in Lille today for our French gig of le tour. It is le second time TrollfesT visits Le France andle first time for us in Lille. We now sit and eagerly await our showtime for t...

Leeuwarden

Dear blog. Today we went Leeuwarden, a small, cozy and rather idyllic little piece of city somewhere in the Netherlands. The crowd was good the club was intimate, and the accoustics were awesome. ...

Uberfun in Oberhausen

Biggest ubervenue so far on the tour in Oberhausen. It's going to be Uberfun in Oberhausen. It's raining ubermuch in Oberhausen and we're starting to get uberdrunk already. Ubergreat show in Stuttf...

We are talking squashed scrotums and gorgeous gutter grills!

Show in Über Hangover is over, and we got paid with a bottle of Eristoff Vodka motha fuckha! Leif is über schnaussen drunk and we all point and laugh viciously! The show was great!! Tomorrow Hambur...

Krakow update

Hello trolls and trollops, greetings from Krakow. We are currently in waiting mode for tonights gig. Yesterdays extavaganza in warzaw was absolutely insane wtih an awesome crowd and shoes flying up...

Warsaw

This morning we arrived in Warsaw, after a ten hour drive from Berlin. The crowd yesterday was truly amazing. Probably the most insane crowd so far on this tour. We have heard rumours that the poli...

Breakfast in sunny Berlin:)

A big thanks goes out to all of you who bought us beer yesterday! Today we woke up in sunny Berlin, with a mild headache, but we are not complaining. Nothing an ice cold beer wont fix!:) really loo...

Geisselwind laid in ruins!!:)

Heereeeeeeeeeeeeeyyy!!! First show over and done with!!! Was a fucking blast!! Has some technical problems, but hey, it was the forstå show! The awsome audience made a insanly huge moshpit/circlepi...

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