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Hekla Stålstrenga

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Hekla Stålstrenga is a Norwegian folk and folk rock band specializing in North Norwegian traditional music.
It was formed in 2008 as a duo by fiddler Ragnhild Furebotten and guitarist Tore Bruvoll.
They had their first recording as a duo, for which they were nominated during Spellemannprisen, the Norwegian Grammies for “Best folk music band”.
They later on added lead vocalist Anne Nymo Trulsen, drummer Ole-Jakob Larsen and acoustic bassist Trond-Viggo Solas to become a five-member band.

The band was nominated for another Spellemannprisen in 2011 after release of their album Makramé. The album charted in VG-lista, the official Norwegian Albums Chart. It was released on the local Ta:lik label to which the band is signed to. Makramé is a word deriving from Arabic meaning the art of tying strings to use or decorative purposes.

Anne Nymo Trulsen - lead vocals
Ragnhild Furebotten - fiddle
Tore Bruvoll - guitar
Trond-Viggo Solas - bass
Ole-Jakob Larsen - drums

Besides their collaborations, various artists in the band are developing their own solo careers. Lead vocalist Anne Nymo Trulsen released her own debut album Skråblikk in 2013

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