In Norse mythology, Hangatyr was one of many names for Odin, translated as the Hanged God, a reference to his ordeal upon the World Tree. Based on this Hangatyr is definitely an appropriate band name for a Black Metal band. The band will release the new and third album Kalt on March 2nd, 2020. The title track Kalt,
With Kalt Hangatyr offer grim and uncompromising Black Metal with very powerful anthem songs inspired by spirituality and darkness and with a clear vibe of hopelessness, painful loss and desperation. The track Blick Aus Eis,
Hangatyr was founded fourteen years ago, and the band name is a mentioned a tribute to Odin. Appropriate enough the music is cold as a Nordic winter and with Nordic guitar riffs, paired with typical Thuringian melodies and German lyrics.