Nagelfar were a German progressive black metal band founded in Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany in 1993 by Zorn and Rhyktius V. Grhabakk von Meilenwald.
After a long search for a lead vocalist, Smaug was selected; Svein von Hackenberg became acquainted with Smaug and Rhyktius at a party and entered the band's lineup as bassist in 1995. In autumn 1995, Smaug was replaced by Jander, and Garvin joined as session keyboardist.
Verklungene Mren in des Skalden Hall
Als der khne Degen am Saume des Waldes den Hauch vernahm
Ein Hauch waidlichen Stolzes vermummt in Huf und Mantel
Gar gro war der Wonnerausch der seine Seele beflgelte
Gleich einem Sturmhengst