Vreid arose from the demise of the legendary Windir. Their 2 first albums “Kraft” & “Pitch Black brigade” was released on Tabu Recordings in 2004 & 2006. The albums were critical acclaimed, and through excessive touring Vreid became a well know act within the extreme metal scene. In this period Vreid did 3 tours with their fellow Norsemen Enslaved, and played festivals such as Wacken & Inferno.
In 2007 they took a major step forward with the album “I krig . Once again working with the guys that signed Vreid in the first place, but now on their new Norwegian label Indie Recordings. This album was based on a poetry collection by Norwegian resistance fighter Gunnar-Reiss Andersen.