Letterkenny Viking metal band sign with Italian record label

The new album titled ‘Helgafjell,’ is set to be released on March 29, 2024.

LETTERKENNY Viking metal band Ren Marabou and The Berserkers have landed a deal with Italian record label Wormholedeath.

The band, made up of singer Ren Marabou, drummer Terrence McCann and Michael Casserly, said they are extremely proud to have signed with the label for their upcoming album titled ‘Helgafjell,’ set to be released on March 29, 2024.


The album is dedicated to Ren’s Father Micka who passed away in September 2022.

The band’s music is based on Norse mythology and the theme of this album is life, death and in particular the Norse mythology afterlife.

The track Holy Mountain is about Ren’s Dad who lived and died as a warrior, a mighty man with the heart of a lion who now resides in one of many Norse Afterlifes, ‘The Holy Mountain’ where the good live blissfully for all of eternity.

The album’s evocative artwork was masterfully created by Terence McCann of Blackdog Graphic Design, complemented by the skilled photography of Kathleen Curran.

Ren Marabou orchestrated the recording, mixing, and mastering of all tracks at Skåld Studios.

2023 was a very busy year for the Donegal-based trio as they not only began recording their new album but played headline and support shows and festivals all across Ireland.

They supported the Mighty Night Demon in Tyrone, playing Siege of Limerick, Sligo Whiplash, Burning Metal Ireland Fest Dublin, Ulster Mead Factory, Demolition Fest Derry, Supporting Words That Burn in Mchugh’s Drogheda, and Headline shows in Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Donegal, and Dundalk.


2024 will see the boys back out on the road in the UK and Europe to promote the release of their new album.

“All of us here in the Berserker camp are very proud to announce that we have signed with Wormholedeath,” said Terrence.

“We are very excited to work with Carlo, Nat, Max, and the rest of the awesome WHD crew. Details of the release of our new album ‘Helgafjell’ will be coming soon. We’d like to thank our management at Splitscreen Management for all our hard work and a massive thank you to everyone at Wormholedeath Records for welcoming us to their rock n’ roll family.”

The band are endorsed by Cassidy Guitars, Skull Strings, Iron Age Guitar Accessories, and Blackstar are also ambassadors for Ulster Mead Co. based in Convoy.

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