"Ulver" (Norwegian for Wolves) is an experimental musical ensemble from Norway that started out making folk-inspired black metal and neo-classical folk music. Since then, they have been exploring various forms of avant-garde and experimental music.< Ulver are considered vastly influential in the emerging genre of post-black metal. -- Removed by ~~~; no evidence. -->
Ulver's first three albums are often classified as their "Black Metal Trilogie," although they are in fact quite diverse in musical styles. The vocals of these earlier releases are performed in archaic Danish language, with lyrics inspired by various tales of Norse mythology and folk tales.
''Bergtatt - Et Eeventyr i 5 Capitler'' is considered to be folk-inspired black metal for its fast tempo, dry sound of electric guitar and unnatural screaming vocals intermitted with acoustic passages and clean vocals, and having a fantasy storyline. The title is made of two Norwegian words: ''berg'' (mountain) and ''tatt'' (taken), with the subtitle meaning "A Tale in Five Chapters." The central theme of this album follows a woman as she loses her way in a mountainside forest, and slowly begins to be lured deeper ...
|music genre|| Black metal|
|current members|| Kristoffer Garm Rygg|
Jørn H. Sværen