Wardruna Release Video For Helvegen. “Kvitravn – First Flight Of The White Raven” Out Now

Norwegian world folk music act, Wardruna have released
Kvitravn – First Flight Of The White Raven, in Australia via By Norse/Nerve Gas.

To mark the occasion the band have released a live video capture of fan-favourite, “Helvegen”.

This atmospheric and haunting track is often the conclusion of their live set, providing a rousing finish, as exemplified in the video below.

Wardruna have carved a rich, polyphonic and dramatic musical landscape that honours the ancient past without gimmick, whilst simultaneously illuminating meaningful expressions of Norse tradition through intrinsically detailed contemporary composition. Beyond genre, theirs is a sound that must be truly experienced.

In 2022, a year after the release of Kvitravn, Wardruna are presenting Kvitravn – First Flight of the White Raven – a release on 2CD, and digital formats, including the original Kvitravn studio album of 2021, plus a audio release captured from their lauded, boundary-pushing virtual live experience First Flight of the White Raven of March 26th 2021. This new release captures their special set list consisting of songs from Kvitravn and fan favourites from across their discography.

As a special treat, it will be available as a limited Box Edition including 2LP (black), 2CD, DVD, Flag of the album cover, Certificate of authenticity for the box and an exclusive autographed card signed by Einar Selvik.

Further formats:
-2CD & digital formats: Kvitravn – First Flight of the White Raven – including Kvitravn album plus the audio of Kvitravn – First Flight of the White Raven stream, mastered for CD and digital.
-2LP: Kvitravn – First Flight of the White Raven – including the audio of Kvitravn – First Flight of the White Raven stream, mastered for vinyl.

Available in Australia from

“Kvitravn – First Flight of the White Raven is an audio-visual recording that was broadcasted online, as the release show of the Kvitravn album. It was recorded in a time when it was not allowed to perform in front of an audience, which made it very important for me that the recording itself truly captured the energy of a live performance. What you hear, is what we performed in that moment in that room.

No re-recordings or autotune was done in the afterwork. Just like for a regular concert, the set list was carefully put together with a selection of songs from all our albums, including a handful songs from the new album, which we performed for the very first time. On the day of recording, we all stood together in the same room for the first time in over a year. Everyone came focused and well prepared and the energy felt like no time had passed. I hope you will agree!” – Einar Selvik