Greenland Whalefishers

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Greenland Whalefishers
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Official Band Photo 2022
Background information
Origin Bergen, Norway
Genres Celtic punk
Years active1994present
LabelsPatchwork Record Production
MembersArvid Grov
Agnes Skollevoll
Atle-Hjørn Øien
Alexander Bjotveit
Odin Døssland
Ronny Terum
Ørjan Eikeland Risan
Jon-Erik Kvåle Øien
Past membersTrond Eikemo
Bjørn Helgesen
Tommy Bårdsen
Kjellaug Borthen
Terje Schumann-Olsen
Stig Blindheim
Gunnar "Twosheds" Grov
Kristian Malmo
Trond Olsen

Greenland Whalefishers , named after the irish traditional folk tune The Greenland Whale Fisheries, [1] is a Norwegian folk punk band established in 1994, playing music influenced by Celtic traditional music combined with British punk. The musical style of this type of music is also referred to as celtic punk and paddy rock. Greenland Whalefishers are one of the founders of the Celtic punk movement, albeit 10 years after The Pogues. [2]


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Greenland Whalefishers contributed with their song "Rocky Road To London" to the movie The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day . [7]


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