Genre: Post-Black Metal/Avant-garde
Origin: Norway
Status: Active

Solefald is a Norwegian avant-garde metal band that was formed by members Lars Are "Lazare" Nedland and Cornelius Jakhelln in August 1995, with Lars singing, and playing keyboard, synthesizer, piano and drums, and Cornelius singing, and playing guitar and bass. The meaning of the band's name is best explained in an interview from Century Media Records website. Lazare states "Solefald is an old Norse word for sunset. We 'stole' it from a painting by the Norwegian artist Theodor Kittelsen. His two paintings 'Soleglad' and 'Solefald' portrays the cycle of being, and we found it to be a very fitting idea for our band." Cornelius also states "'Solefald' means literally 'the fall of the sun', or just 'sunset'; the way we spell it is Danish, from the 19th century."


Studio albums
- The Linear Scaffold (1997)
- Neonism (1999)
- Pills Against the Ageless Ills (2001)
- In Harmonia Universali (2003)
- Red for Fire: An Icelandic Odyssey Part I (2005)
- Black for Death: An Icelandic Odyssey Part II (2006)
- Norrøn livskunst (2010)
- World Metal. Kosmopolis Sud (2015)

- Jernlov (1995)

- Norrønasongen. Kosmopolis Nord (2014)

- The Circular Drain (2008)


Current members:
Cornelius Jakhelln - Vocals, Guitars, Bass (1995-present)
Lazare Nedland - Vocals, Keyboards, Drums (1995-present)


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