Katla. was formed by Einar Thorberg Guðmundsson and Guðmundur Óli Pálmason in late 2015 when the latter needed a new outlet for his musical creations. Einar and Guðmundur had known each other for decades and co-operated on a few projects, including Potentiam, which now holds a kind of a cult status in the metal underground scene.In January 2016 Katla. released it’s first song, taken from their Ferðalok 7″ep which was officially released a few weeks later.In October 2017 Katla. released their first full length album, Móðurástin, on the German Prophecy Productions. The album was very well received by fans and critics alike, scoring great reviews all over the globe.