Tag Archives: Kurt Ballou

Video: More Kvelertak Studio Goodness

Posted by on September 18, 2012

Usually, watching a band track their album in the studio is about as fun as watching paint dry, except you don’t have the benefit of a newly-painted room when it’s done. However, when the studio in question is Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou’s Godcity studios and the band in question is Kvelertak, things are different. The […]

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Kvelertak Issue Studio Update

Posted by on September 4, 2012

Kvelertak are currently holed up in Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou’s Godcity Studios recording their sophomore album. Thankfully through this studio update, you can hear a little bit of what it sounds like. Mainly the update shows Kjetil Gjermundrød laying down drum tracks and talking about the process. But hey, we’ll take two minutes of drumming and […]

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Kvelertak Are In The Studio!

Posted by on August 27, 2012

If you didn’t think Kvelertak’s self-titled 2010 album was one of the best album of the year, you either hate fun, rock or Norwegians. While there hasn’t been a lot of talk from them recently, everyone got pretty pumped last week when it was announced that they’ll be touring with Converge and Torche later this […]

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New Music Wednesday: Fear Factory And Old Man Gloom

Posted by on May 30, 2012

It’s pretty much like the late  ’90s are coming home to roost. Today, we not only get another song from Fear Factory’s forthcoming album, The Industrialist (which is out this coming Tuesday), but also the first new music in eight years from sludgy supergroup of sorts Old Man Gloom. We’ll start with them first. Since 2004’s […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Producers That Are Also Musicians

Posted by on April 16, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Recently, both As I Lay Dying and Slayer revealed which producers they’ll be working in the studio soon. At first, these announcements reminded us how crucial of a role the producer can play during the recording sessions of a new album. […]

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Pitchfork Finds Out Kurt Ballou’s Influences Through The Years

Posted by on January 7, 2010

Pitchfork has conducted an interview with Kurt Ballou of Converge on his favorite songs at age 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35. Check it out here.

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