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MASTODON Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will embark on a spring headlining tour with support from GOJIRA and KVELERTAK. The trek kicks off April 28 in Seattle and criss-crosses the U.S. before culminating in a performance at the Rock On The Range festival on May 18. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 7. The dates are ...

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KVELERTAK Wins Norway's SPELLEMANN Award In 'Metal' Category

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK were honored in the "Metal" category at the 42nd annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show was held last night (Saturday, January 18) at Konserthus in Stavanger, Norway and was broadcast live on the Norwegian channel NRK1. The nominees in the ...

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KVELERTAK Talks To Australia's HEAVY TV (Video)

Nelli Scarlet of Australia's Heavy TV conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK at the Melbourne stop of their last Australian tour. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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HUSK To Release 'Hymns' EP

Australia. Botswana. Norway. HUSK does not call one place home, but was formed in Oslo in 2013. Two expatriates, Michael Jozefowicz (vocals) and Rob Hamilton (guitar/vocals), bonded over a mutual obsession for engaging music and recruited Oslo locals, Daniel Flygh (bass) of ANEURISM and Lage Jensen (drums) of BLODSPOR. Their sound is kinetic, spitting conviction ...

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HARK: 'Crystalline' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Welsh heavy rock power trio HARK has finished recording its forthcoming Season Of Mist debut, entitled "Crystalline". The album was tracked at Monnow Valley Studios (BLACK SABBATH, RUSH, JUDAS PRIEST, PORTISHEAD) in Wales, and mixed by CONVERGE guitarist Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, HIGH ON FIRE, KVELERTAK, YOUNG WIDOWS), and will hit the stores on March 14 ...

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KVELERTAK Talks To FIGHT NETWORK (Video)

Fight Network's Fight + Music recently conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. It ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: 'Slave The Hive' Video Released

The official video for HIGH ON FIRE's brand new single titled "Slave The Hive" can be seen below. As part of the band's Scion A/V-sponsored headlining tour, HIGH ON FIRE dropped the new single which marks the first new music from the California metal champions since the spring 2012 release of "De Vermis Mysteriis". A ...

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Video: KVELERTAK Performs On Norwegian Rooftop

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK played their song "Kvelertak" on a rooftop as part of this past weekend's P3 Gull Awards in Oslo, Norway. Watch the performance below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued on ...

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KVELERTAK Interviewed By RockRevolt Magazine (Video)

Bradford Skelley of RockRevolt magazine recently conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. It ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Serpents Unleashed' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, sold around 5,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 62 on The Billboard 200 chart. Issued on October 29 via Prosthetic Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Serpents Unleashed' Video Released

The video for the title track of "Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, can be seen below. Filmed in black and white, the clip features just over two minutes of stylized, in-your-face performance footage produced and directed by Ralph Miller (Turnstyle Fims) and edited by Jon Nix. Due on October 29 via ...

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BRUTALITY WILL PREVAIL Signs With SIEGE OF AMIDA

BRUTALITY WILL PREVAIL has signed a worldwide deal with Siege Of Amida / Century Media Records. The quintet, whose distinctive blend of stomping attack with menacing groove and snarling, downtempo riffs has slowly but surely turned them into kings of the U.K. underground, have spent the past 12 months touring in support of their critically ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Releases New Single 'Slave The Hive'

HIGH ON FIRE has released a brand new single titled "Slave The Hive" today. As part of the band's upcoming Scion A/V-sponsored headlining tour, HIGH ON FIRE drops the new single which marks the first new music from the California metal champions since the spring 2012 release of "De Vermis Mysteriis". A limited-edition seven-inch single ...

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SKELETONWITCH 'Unfit' For DISNEY, But Fit For A Wedding

Fresh off a short run of dates supporting GHOST, Athens, Ohio-based blackened metal quintet SKELETONWITCH has announced a hometown release party for its forthcoming full-length album, "Serpents Unleashed". The show will take place at The Union (18 W. Union St., Athens) on October 23, the eve of the kick-off to the band's extensive North American ...

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KVELERTAK: 'Evig Vandrar' Animated Video Released

"Evig Vandrar", the new video from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, can be seen below. The animated clip was helmed by Torjus Førre Erfjord, who also worked on the band's video for the song "Blodtørst". "Evig Vandrar" comes off KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", which topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in ...

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SKELETONWITCH: Second 'Serpents Unleashed' Studio Clip Posted Online

The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, can be seen below. Due on October 29 via Prosthetic Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, HIGH ...

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SKELETONWITCH: First 'Serpents Unleashed' Studio Clip Posted Online

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, can be seen below. Due on October 29 via Prosthetic Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, HIGH ...

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HIGH ON FIRE To Release 'Slave The Hive' Single

HIGH ON FIRE's North American tour kicks off November 10 in Atlanta at The Masquerade and runs through mid-December, wrapping up in Los Angeles on December 12. Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK will open all dates. DOOMRIDERS (November 10 to November 23), PACK OF WOLVES (November 27) and WINDHAND (November 29 to December 12) will each be ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Serpents Unleashed' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH will release their new album, "Serpents Unleashed", on October 29 via Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, HIGH ON FIRE). The cover artwork for the CD was created by John Baizley (BARONESS, KYLESA, KVELERTAK), who previously worked ...

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Video: KVELERTAK Hits New York City

Video footage of Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK going out drinking, getting tattooed, and playing a sold-out show at New York's Studio at Webster Hall can be seen below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued ...

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