Born 24th of October 1971.
Founded One People together with Tom "Tatanka Ohitaka" LaBlanc i 2005.
The 23 November 2006 Åsmund Gylder awarded the Hans Christian Ostro Memorial Prize. In the press release it said: "Åsmund Gylder awarded this year's Hans Christian Ostro Memorial Prize because he creates new multicultural musical expressions of new arenas through peace project" One People, "for his work as a bridge between different cultures, and their fervent enthusiasm and strong idealism of peace work , fraternity and coexistence between people of different nationalities, with different background and perspective.
Åsmund Gylder was the front man in Soldogg, a-rock group from Oslo. Soldogg was formed in 1994 by Åsmund Gylder (vocals, guitar) and Kristian Sveen (guitar). The other members were, Yngve Hågvar (bass) and Atle Borgeteien (drums). Band name Soldogg was taken from a Norwegian carnivorous plant. The Latin family name for soldoggplanten is Drosera, hence the title of the group's second CD.
Gylder began his recording career in the local band, Food First, which released the single "Fallen firs" in the late 80th century. Soldugg group was formed in 1990. That same year, the EP "A howl at the moon", but in 1992 the group disbanded. Two years later started Gylder band again, this time as Soldogg.
The group's first CD opens with a monologue by Odd Børretzen, where the famous author and recording artist was reading from an encyclopedia about soldoggplanten. Among the other content was a poem written by Dakota Indian Tom LaBlanc, "Eagle Talk" tone set by Åsmund Gylder. The disc was sent to LaBlanc, who acknowledged participating in the group's next recording. He read his poem "Go Beyond", while the group performed the Norwegian translation "Beyond".
Soldogg was dissolved in 2003. The group's front man continued as a solo artist under the name Gylder and released the album "Gnist" (Spark) in August 2004
Åsmund Gylder is also head of the One People project. One People is a meeting place for creative collaboration across religious, cultural and ethnic background. One People will contribute to innovation in peace work and environmental work in the form of music releases, concerts, art exhibitions, publications, seminars on peace, workshops for children and youth and collaboration with schools. In addition, One People in the long term to establish a quiet cafe in Oslo on conflict prevention and future-oriented collaborative creativity.
Gylder is also on the Board of the Foundation Marcello Haugen where work is being done to disseminate accurate and useful information about the mystic Marcello Haugen.