The organizers of the Unites States’ premier Viking/Folk/Pagan Metal festival Heathen Crusade have announced the first bands for the event, which will take place on March 9, 2013 at Station 4 in St Paul, MN. Confirmed acts thus far include Norwegian Viking Gods Einherjer (first appearance since 2001), Vanir (Denmark), Ashaena (Romania), Trelleborg (Russia), Hammer Horde (U.S.), Boleros (Canada), and Minos (U.S.).
This is the fourth installment of the Heathen Crusade Festival. Past years events have seen the likes of Primordial, Moonsorrow, Thyrfing, Bal-Sagoth, Vreid, Metsatoll, Skyforger, Rudra, Meal Mordha, Obtest and Manegarm all making their US debuts. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements on additional confirmations!