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Hagalas is the melodic death metal quintet from Jyväskylä Finland. The band was originally formed in 2016 but it reached its current form in 2020 by publishing three singles and later this year (4.4.2022 to be exact) its second EP called “As A Unit” via Inverse Records. Thematically the EP follows a very topical moment of world order as the songs tell about war, refugeedom and the struggle of humanity. These are the mirror images of the songs. Latest ep contains four songs and the playtime is about 22 minutes in total. 

The ep recieved very good feedback all around and gained a lot of new followers to social media and to spotify as well. Real Gone magazine wrote that “As A Unit can claim a place for one of the best metal releases of 2022”. 

Take a listen at spotify

Lyric videos are available: 

As A Unit and Rampant

We are currently producing our upcoming debut-album. Stay tuned for more info! 



11.11.2023 Kotka, Haukkabar (w. Marras)

3.2.2024 Ilokivi, Jyväskylä (w. TBA)




18.4.2022 Lappeenranta, Musta Wappu, Kellari

18.5.2022 Helsinki, Bar Loose (w. Veriteras and Soulglass)

19.5.2022 Jyväskylä, Ilokivi (w. Veriteras and Shadecrown)

20.5.2022 Kuopio, Ottopoika (w. Veriteras and Shadecrown)

21.5.2022 Tampere, Varjobaari (w. Veriteras & Warfarer)

17.6.2022 Äänekoski, Pub Markus (w. Shadecrown)

 20.8.2022 Turku, private event

13.1.2023 Seinäjoki, Bar15 Basement

14.1.2023 Tampere, Varjobaari (Warfarer, Shadecrown)

10.2.2023 Jyväskylä, Ilokivi (w. Shadecrown & The Silenced)

4.5.2023 Helsinki, Bar Loose (w. Shadecrown & The Silenced)

5.5.2023 Vantaa, Rock Bear (w. Shadecrown & The Silenced)

6.5.2023 Jyväskylä, Metal Massage (w. Prestife, Tyrantti & Perarutto)

22.9.2023 Jyväskylä, Ilokivi (w. Marras & Terromania)

20.10.2023 Tampere, Varjobaari (w. Marras and Proxima B)

3.11.2023 Jyväskylä, Ilokivi (w. Vorna)


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Hagalas is: 

Kalle – vocalss

Antti – guitar

JM – guitar

Ville – bass

Teemu – drums


From the heart of Finland hails a storm. Cleansing the stale and corrupt, giving an opportunity to reshape and build something different.

Hagalas is a quintet of experienced musicians, introducing two former members of Kea and two members of SemiOK, leaving the bass master on his own unmolested pedestal.

Musically Hagalas fits into the quagmire of Melodic Death Metal, inspired by great bands like Insomnium, In Flames and Children of Bodom.

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