Noor (guitar/vocals) and Astaroth (guitar) met and began writing music for Sinstorm in the mid-2000’s , around that same time Brett Batdorf (Drums) was still playing for “the Faceless” based in San Diego. Sinstorm went through many line up changes , eventually leading to Bret joining the band in the late 2000’s playing shows together for a few years.


(Link below of an old Sinstorm show: Noor, Astaroth, and Brett on the black path to America tour with Kampfar and Vried)

Noor and Astaroth began exploring other types Black metal, creating a vile new sound for a vile new project they named NorthWind Wolves. These musical trials manifested in the form of limited early-era Northwind wolves releases and late-era unreleased Sinstorm tracks. The three core members had decided upon a new Vile Melodic black metal sound and have just released their first studio album ” Dark… Cold… Grim…” Explore all media links below.