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Honningbarna in 2011
Background information
OriginKristiansand, Norway
GenresPunk rock
2010 - present
MembersEdvard Valberg
Lars Emmelthun
Christoffer Trædal
Fredrik Justnes
Nils Nilsen
Mathias Johansson
Anders Eikås

Honningbarna (English: "The Honey Children") is a punk rock band from Kristiansand, Norway, known for performing lyrics in the local Kristiansand dialect.


The band débuted in 2010 with the EP Honningbarna. In January 2011, they were named as the winners in a competition for fresh music, Årets Urørt organized by the radio station NRK P3. The winning song named Borgerskapets utakknemlige sønner ("Ungrateful sons of the bourgeoisie"). At 25th of march, in the same year, they released their debut album La alarmane gå (Sound the alarms). The debut album won in the category of rock during Spellemannprisen 2011. They were also nominated in the category Newcomer. In 2011 They played at a festival Øyafestivalen[1] and live on NRK TV campaign of 2011.

Drummer Anders Eikås died in a car accident on 31 January 2012.[2]

Band members

  • Edvard Valberg (vocal, cello)
  • Christoffer Trædal (guitar)
  • Simen Følstad Nilsen (guitar)
  • Nils Nilsen (drums)

Past members

  • Mathias Johansson (organ)
  • Anders Eikås (drums) (deceased)
  • Fredrik Justnes (guitar)
  • Lars Emmelthun (bass)


  • 2011: Spellemannprisen in the category Rock music, for the album La Alarmane Gå


Studio albums

  • 2011: La Alarmane Gå
  • 2013: Verden Er Enkel
  • 2015: Opp De Nye Blanke
  • 2016: Goldenboy
  • 2017: Voldelig Lyd


  • 2010: Honningbarna (EP)


  • 2010: Våkn opp
  • 2010: Noen å hate
  • 2010: Til ungdommen
  • 2011: Den eldre garde
  • 2011: Protokoll
  • 2011: God jul Jesus - Bootleg Series
  • 2012: Offerdans
  • 2013: Fuck Kunst (Dans Dans)
  • 2013: Police On My Back
  • 2015: Prinser av Sarajevo
  • 2016: Drep meg
  • 2017: Hold an ann
  • 2017: Sant
  • 2017: Penthouse Perfekt

In 2013 they also contributed to the book Think like a rockstar,[3] written by Ståle Økland.


  1. ^ Talset, Thomas (31 January 2012). "Konsertanmeldelse: Dunder-honning". Musical reviews (in Norwegian). Oslo: Verdens Gang. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ Stalsberg, Trine (31 January 2012). "Honningbarnas trommeslager drept". Nettavisen (in Norwegian). Oslo. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ Økland, Ståle. "Tenk som en rockestjerne" (in Norwegian). PublicomForlag.no. Retrieved 2015.

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Preceded by
Recipient of the Rock Spellemannprisen
Succeeded by
Tommy Tokyo

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