FORMLOFF Completes Work On New Album

Norway's FORMLOFF has completed work on "Spyhorelandet", a nine-song, 54-minute collection of "rural black metal, thematically embracing the tragedy of everyday life." The effort is described in a press release as "a journey through an atmospheric-yet-progressive and at times jazzy black metal landscape with a raw sounding production."

For the "Spyhorelandet" recording sessions, Bernt Karsten Sannerud (vocals, keyboards) and Marius Blekspetl Sjøli (vocals, guitars) recruited several session members, who contributed drums, bass and saxophone.

"Spyhorelandet" is sung completely in a rural Norwegian dialect, and the lyrics are a revulsion-filled letter to all of us. The CD was produced by Bernt Karsten Sannerud and Marius Blekspetl Sjøli and was mixed by Bernt Karsten Sannerud at IKA studios. The mastering duties were handled by Markus Skroch at

Two tracks from "Spyhorelandet""Skævven" and the title track — can be streamed below.

Still unsigned, FORMLOFF is seeking a suitable label to release "Spyhorelandet". Interested parties should get in touch at mariussj (æ) The band is also looking for a drummer and guitarist to complete the live lineup.


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