Helvítis took form from dreams of two teenage farming boys.
They quickly gathered three relatives with similar thirst for extreme
music and started creating.
According to the christian timetable this was in the year 1991 and
the country was Iceland. Death and Devilry were having a huge impression
on youths creating music at the time but members of Forgarður
Helvítis sought more extreme ways to express themselves.
Through tape trading and the distribution of their recording session
through the underground they contributed to various compilations
in various corners of the world. All the time learning more about
their own ability to create and enjoying creation according to their
Even as love affairs turned to families and payments of houses took
over from partying, the brutality has continued to this day. Member
have been mostly the same through the years.
Their first full album - self released "Gerningaveður,"
saw the light of day in summer of 2002.