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Tag Archives: Ulver

Metal By Numbers 5/24: Of Seether and Soundgarden

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s always a somber affair looking at the charts after the death of a renowned musician. I’m of course speaking of the passing of Chris Cornell and the fact that Soundgarden’s Superunknown is currently at […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/3: Megadeth have mega sales

Posted by on February 3, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So Megadeth’s Dystopia is the big star this week and the first major release of 2016. It’s in the top five and it’s the second highest debut of the band’s (or Mustaine’s, I should say) […]

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New & Noteworthy, January 22nd – Don’t Turn Your Back

Posted by on January 22, 2016

This is not normal. January is supposed to be a month with few, if any, big-name releases. Yet here we are, three weeks into the release calendar, and several extremely significant albums are all hitting shelves this week. The game is changing, it would seem, since January is no longer dead time for the music industry. […]

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Borknagar release video for “Winter Thrice”

Posted by on December 23, 2015

Norway’s Borknagar have a new album coming titled Winter Thrice which will hit the shelves on January 22nd via Century Media and we can watch the first official video of the title track and looks very “winter-y” The album encompasses everything that Borknagar has put to tape over the past two decades, from their most brutal assaults to […]

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SUNN O))) reveal artwork for Kannon

Posted by on November 6, 2015

We knew the newest SUNN O))) studio album Kannon would be coming out this December on Southern Lord, but the band has slowly been revealing details (like a 15 second clip) about their seventh full length, and now have recently revealed the amazing album art work. The sculpture on the cover of Kannon was done by Angela Lafont Bolliger, who gave some insight on the piece: […]

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Myrkur’s new album details revealed, single Hævnen released

Posted by on June 3, 2015

The one-person black metal project, Myrkur, unveiled the details on the new album named M set to be released on August 21st via Relapse Records. The album was produced and recorded by Ulver’s Garm in various locations in Norway and will have collaborations from Mayhem’s Morten “Teloch” Iversen as well as former Arch Enemy guitarist Christopher Amott. “Hævnen” is the track […]

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Kylesa, Cancer Bats, Ulver on Black Sabbath tribute album

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Cleopatra Records has made put out some pretty interesting tribute albums in the past. The last one we remember is the sort of funny in theory but not super easy to listen to Thriller – a Tribute to Michael Jackson. Many of the label’s other releases are tributes produced by onetime KISS guitarist Bob Kulick, and while […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/27: The Charts Get Reckless

Posted by on March 27, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So I’m going to use this as soapbox for a bit like I sometimes do. As you can see, the top debut this week is a female fronted hard rock band with said female, […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/5: All Hail Babymetal

Posted by on March 5, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week, metal didn’t have a particularly strong presence on the charts in terms of big debuts or bumps in sales. But one debut shining through the rest sits firmly as one of the […]

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Ulver pulls out of Maryland Deathfest

Posted by on March 4, 2014

The Maryland Deathfest always outdoes themselves in booking both the best in underground metal and also exclusive appearances from bands that fly in from around the world to play one-off shows. Now they can cross one of those bands off for their 12th year, as Ulver has been forced to pull out of the festival. […]

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