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Valkyrie (band)

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Years active  2002 – present
Record label  MeteorCity
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Labels  Meteorcity Records Kreation Records
Associated acts  Spirit Caravan Wretched Unorthodox Iron Man Pentagram Nitroseed Baroness
Members  Jake Adams Pete Adams Alan Fary Warren Hawkins
Past members  Eric Seaman Luke Shafer Mike Hoke Nick Crabill Nic McInturff Gary Isom Will Barry-Rec
Origin  Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States (2002)
Albums  Man of Two Visions, Shadows, Friday the Thirteenth, Valkyrie, Won't Stand Down
Genres  Doom metal, Hard rock, Heavy metal
Similar  Baroness, Unorthodox, DJ Fresh, Iron Man, Spirit Caravan
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Valkyrie is a doom metal band from Harrisonburg, Virginia.

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Biography

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Driven by brothers Jake and Pete Adams, Valkyrie draws from pre-metal style to create a rich and earthy stoner metal sound. They formed in summer 2002 as a three-piece consisting of vocalist/guitarist Jake Adams, bassist Eric Seaman, and drummer Luke Shafer. In 2004 Jake's brother Pete was introduced on second guitar and a five-song demo was recorded at a local college radio station. Shafer soon departed and was replaced by Mike Hoke on drums and a new demo, Sunlight Shines, and a split 7" with VOG were recorded. Seaman and Hoke parted ways with the band at the end of 2004 and were replaced by bassist Nick Crabill and drummer Nic McInturff. This line-up recorded the eponymous debut album, which was released by Twin Earth Records. In early 2006 Valkyrie again parted ways with its rhythm section and recruited current bassist Will Barry-Rec and drummer Gary Isom (Spirit Caravan, Pentagram). Isom and Valkyrie parted ways in mid-2007 and Valkyrie recruited drummer Warren Hawkins. Pete Adams is now also a guitarist for the band Baroness.

Members

Current members
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  • Jake Adams - guitar, vocals (2002–present)
  • Pete Adams - guitar, vocals (2004–present)
  • Alan Fary - bass (2012–present)
  • Warren Hawkins - drums (2007–present)
  • Former members
    Valkyrie (band) REVIEW Valkyrie Shadows
  • Eric Seaman - bass (2002-2004)
  • Luke Shafer - drums (2002-2004)
  • Mike Hoke - drums (2004)
  • Nick Crabill - bass (2004-2006)
  • Nic McInturff - drums (2004-2006)
  • Gary Isom - drums (2006-2007)
  • Will Barry-Rec - bass (2006-2012)
  • Discography

    Valkyrie (band) VALKYRIE Shadows Official Album Trailer YouTube
  • split 7" with VOG (2005 self-released)
  • Valkyrie (2006 Twin Earth Records)
  • split 7" with Bible of the Devil (2008 Heavy Birth)- red and blue vinyl
  • Man Of Two Visions (2010 Noble Origin)
  • Valkyrie/Earthling split 7" (2012 Tension Head Records)
  • Shadows (2015 Relapse Records)
  • Songs

    Mountain StompShadows · 2015
    Shadow of RealityShadows · 2015
    Wintry PlainsShadows · 2015

    References

    Valkyrie (band) Wikipedia


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