Home / Biography / Vømmøl Spellmannslag

Vømmøl Spellmannslag

Vømmøl Spellmannslag is certainly a Norwegian folk-pop group that was energetic for a few years through the middle-’70s and proved remarkably effective, specifically from a industrial standpoint. Founded in 1973 in Trøndelag, Norway, by vocalist/songwriter Hans Rotmo (also called the alias Kristian Schravlevold; delivered March 10, 1948), the music group is additionally made up of Hans Løkken (aka Konrad Vømmølbakken; mandolin), Geir Solheim (aka Peder Storvømmølvold; electric guitar), and Leiv Prestvik (aka Birger Skruddusvingen; bass). In the middle-’70s, Vømmøl Spellmannslag released a set of tremendously well-known albums, Vömmöl’n (1974) and Vömlingen (1975), and a few singles “Hølverivisa” (1974) and “Telefonsentralmontørene” (1975). Vömmöl’n spent 43 consecutive weeks in the very best Ten from the Norwegian albums graph, peaking at number 2, while Vömlingen strike number 1. In the aftermath of the remarkable achievement, Rotmo place Vømmøl Spellmannslag apart and formed a fresh music group, Arbeidslaget Hass K. Vømmølbakken, with which he released another couple of albums, Grovarbeid (1976) and Varsko Her! (1976). The albums didn’t rival the achievement of Vømmøl Spellmannslag, nevertheless, and Rotmo proceeded to create yet another music group, Heimevernslaget, with which he released several albums through the past due ’70s. In the first ’80s he released a few single albums and followed the alias Ola Uteligger for a couple others through the second fifty percent from the 10 years. In 1984, a decade after the launch from the band’s full-length debut, Vømmøl Spellmannslag reunited for the discharge of a fresh recording, Vömmölåret (1984). It had been a high Ten strike and resulted in the discharge from the retrospective compilation Vømmøl Unique (1985). Additional best-of compilations adopted in old age, included in this Vømmøltoppen (1989) as well as the chart-topping Vømmølmusikken (1996). In commemoration of its 25th wedding anniversary, Vömmöl’n, the band’s debut recording, was reissued in ’09 2009 and was once more a high Ten hit.

Check Also

Spielgusher

Minutemen bassist Mike Watt and gonzo rock and roll critic Richard Meltzer were followers of …