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Tag Archives: Erlend Hjelvik

Kvelertak team up with Mastodon’s Troy Sanders on “Crack of Doom”

Posted by on January 6, 2020

Kvelertak have posted a new song titled, “Crack of Doom” featuring frontman Troy Sanders of Mastodon. The track is taken from their upcoming album Splid, which drops February 14 via Rise Records. This is also the first album to feature new vocalist, Ivar Nioklaisen since Erlend Hjelvik’s depature. The band commented on working with Sanders and how it came […]

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Kvelertak to continue with new singer

Posted by on July 17, 2018

Following Kvelertak frontman Erlend Hjelvik’s announcement on leaving the band, the group has shared an official statement. The Norwegian heavy metal outfit admitted knowing about the singer’s exit for a while as they already have a new vocalist that they plan to reveal this Friday (20th). Additionally, the band are currently working on a new […]

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Kvelertak singer Erlend Hjelvik quits band

Posted by on July 16, 2018

Kvelertak vocalist Erlend Hjelvik has announced his departure from the group. The singer explained his reasons are from the group moving in a different direction as he felt it was best to part ways. Additionally, he mentioned due to circumstances out of his control, he is unable to perform the last four shows they have […]

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Mastodon, Gojira, Kvelertak talk touring, Metallica, EPs

Posted by on March 4, 2014

With Mastodon taking Gojira and Kvelertak on the road with them starting in late April, ARTISTDirect lined up members of all three bands to talk about touring together. Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher, Gojira’s Joe Duplantier and Kvelertak’s Erlend Hjelvik are psyched to be playing with each other, but when it comes to which of their musical […]

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Kvelertak Discuss New Album And American Culture

Posted by on February 22, 2013

Two years ago, Kvelertak hadn’t even played their first show in America. Their debut album, which had been released overseas in late 2010, didn’t become available domestically until March 15, four days after their first stateside show in San Francisco. This time, the band is here well in advance of their  sophomore album being released, […]

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