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CONVERGE Interviewed On Australia's HEAVY TV (Video)

Heavy TV conducted an interview with CONVERGE guitarist Kurt Ballou prior to the band's February 15 concert at Billboard The Venue in Melbourne, Australia. You can now watch the chat below. CONVERGE's new album, "All We Love We Leave Behind", sold 6,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut ...

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RAMMING SPEED: 'Grinding Dissent' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Grinding Dissent" from Boston thrashers RAMMING SPEED can be seen below. The track comes off the band's Prosthetic Records debut, "Doomed To Destroy, Destined To Die", which will be released in North America on June 25. The CD was recorded with Kurt Ballou (HIGH ON FIRE, CONVERGE, KVELERTAK) ...

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KVELERTAK: 'Kvelertak' Video Released

"Kvelertak", the new video from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, can be seen below. The clip, which was shot by noted Norwegian photographer and filmmaker Stian Andersen, follows the band on their recent European tour. Says KVELERTAK: "Stian Andersen and Erik Treimann came along on for a couple of shows on our recent release tour of Europe. ...

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KVELERTAK: New Video To Premiere Tomorrow

"Kvelertak", the new video from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, will make its online debut tomorrow morning (Friday, April 26). The clip, which was shot by noted Norwegian photographer and filmmaker Stian Andersen, follows the band on their recent European tour. Says KVELERTAK: "Stian Andersen and Erik Treimann came along on for a couple of shows on ...

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BLACK TUSK: New EP Title Revealed

Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK has completed recording its new EP, "Tend No Wounds", for a late spring release via Relapse Records. The effort was tracked with producer Phillip Cope (KYLESA, BARONESS) at the Jam Room in Columbia, South Carolina. More information, including artwork and track listing, will be made available in the coming weeks. "Tend ...

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SKELETONWITCH Begins Recording New Album

Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH have entered GodCity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts in April with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, BLACK BREATH) to begin recording their fifth album for a fall release via Prosthetic Records. Last month, SKELETONWITCH headlined Pitchfork's "Show No Mercy" showcase at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas, where they debuted a brand new ...

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KVELERTAK's 'Meir' Tops Norwegian Chart

"Meir", the sophomore album from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, has topped the official chart in the band's home country. As previously reported, the CD sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The effort, which was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records, was produced by CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou and features ...

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KVELERTAK: 'Meir' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Meir", the sophomore album from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The effort, which was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records, was produced by CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou and features cover artwork by John Dyer Baizley. "It is both catchy and heavy; we're pushing our ...

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KVELERTAK Talks 'Meir' Album In New Video Interview

Loudwire recently conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", was released on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. The CD was produced by CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou and features cover artwork by John Dyer Baizley. "It is both catchy and heavy; we're pushing our limits in ...

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KVELERTAK: Part 2 Of 'Meir' Track-By-Track Breakdown

The second in a series of video clips featuring a track-by-track breakdown of "Meir", the forthcoming sophomore album from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, can be seen below. Due on March 26 via Roadrunner Records, the CD was produced by CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou and features cover artwork by John Dyer Baizley. "It is both catchy and heavy; ...

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KVELERTAK: Part 1 Of 'Meir' Track-By-Track Breakdown

The first in a series of video clips featuring a track-by-track breakdown of "Meir", the forthcoming sophomore album from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, can be seen below. Due on March 26 via Roadrunner Records, the CD was produced by CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou and features cover artwork by John Dyer Baizley. "It is both catchy and heavy; ...

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KVELERTAK: 'Månelyst' Video Released

"Månelyst", the new video from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, can be seen below. Directed by Fredrik Hana, the clip captures the director's adoration for horror films which was only amplified by KVELERTAK's blistering riffs. "Månelyst" comes off KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir" (which means "more" in English), which will be released on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. ...

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When GOJIRA Met KVELERTAK

While in New York, Vidar Landa of Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK and drummer Mario Duplantier of French progressive metallers GOJIRA hung out together and spoke exclusively to Roadrunner. The guys discuss playing together, crazy audiences, Vidar talks about playing drums and misconceptions of America. Check out the footage below. GOJIRA's fifth album, "L'Enfant Sauvage", sold almost ...

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KVELERTAK: New Video Interview Posted Online

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! recently conducted an interview with Norwegian adrenaline pushers of heavy rock and roll KVELERTAK at the Roadrunner Records offices in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir" (which means "more" in English), will be released on March 26 via Roadrunner. The CD ...

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BLACK TUSK Completes Work On New EP

Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK has completed recording its new EP for a spring release via Relapse Records. Recorded with producer Phillip Cope (KYLESA, BARONESS) at the Jam Room in Columbia, South Carolina, it will serve as a gateway between 2011's "Set The Dial" and the band's next full-length effort. BLACK TUSK recently hit the road ...

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Introducing KVELERTAK (Video)

A three-and-a-half-minute video introducing Norwegian adrenaline pushers of heavy rock and roll KVELERTAK can be seen below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir" (which means "more" in English), will be released on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. The CD was produced by CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou and features cover artwork by John Dyer Baizley. "Meir"'s first single, "Bruane ...

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RAMMING SPEED Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of up-and-coming grind/thrash metallers RAMMING SPEED. The group's new album, "Doomed To Destroy, Destined To Die", was recorded at GodCity Studios with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, BLACK BREATH) and mastered at AudioSiege with Brad Boatwright (SLEEP, HIGH ON FIRE, SUNN O))), TRAGEDY). It is tentatively set for a late ...

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KVELERTAK: Third 'Meir' Studio Webisode Available

The third in a series of video reports from the making of "Meir" (which means "more" in English), the highly anticipated sophomore album from Norwegian adrenaline-pushers of heavy rock and roll KVELERTAK, can be seen below. Due on March 26 via Roadrunner Records, the CD was produced by CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou and features cover artwork ...

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KVELERTAK: 'Bruane Brenn' Video Released

"Bruane Brenn", the new video from Norwegian adrenaline-pushers of heavy rock and roll, KVELERTAK, can be seen at Stereogum. It is also available below. "Bruane Brenn" is the first single from KVELERTAK's highly anticipated sophomore album, "Meir" (which means "more" in English), due on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. The CD was produced ...

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