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Tag Archives: Kvelertak

Thirteen debut metal albums turning 10 in 2020

Posted by on January 16, 2020

  Ten years ago was the beginning of the 2010s, which we saw the birth of the iPad. It was also a time when Facebook was praised in the film The Social Network. YouTube was easier to access without advertisements as ridiculous videos such as “Double Rainbow” went viral. Meanwhile, everyone who had access to […]

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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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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Kvelertak working on new album for 2019 release

Posted by on January 31, 2019

Norwegian rock band Kvelertak has announced plans to release a new album in 2019. Guitarist Vida Landa made the announcement in a recent interview with Overdrive. According to Landa, the band is still in the writing phase of the album. Talking about the album’s writing process, he said “Right now, it’s kind of hard to […]

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Kvelertak announces new singer

Posted by on July 23, 2018

Last week Kvelertak parted ways with frontman Erlend Hjelvik as they have promised to continue with a new singer. This past Friday (20th) the group revealed Ivar Nioklaisen (Silver, The Good, the Bad and the Zugly) as their new vocalist. The band shared the following statement: “We are immensely excited to have Ivar on board, […]

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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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Kvelertak live life on the road in cinematic “Bronsegud” video

Posted by on March 16, 2017

Kvelertak’s music is like injecting a syringe of pure adrenaline into your cerebral cortex. Life on the road isn’t always that extreme, however. The video for Kvelertak’s “Bronsegud” does a great job of showing the two sides of being a touring band. Starkly show in black and white, half of the clip is a mostly silent […]

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Noisey Shreds return with Kvelertak, discussing recording studios in Norwegian prisons

Posted by on March 2, 2017

A few weeks ago we discovered the new Noisey series called Noisey Shreds that featured Slayer discussing politics and gun control. Today, Noisey published their third video of the series featuring Kvelertak at the Museum of Death in LA, discussing the death penalty, Norwegian prisons, and more. The band admitted Norwegian prisons feel more like […]

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Metallica, Faith No More among top 5 videos of the week

Posted by on September 30, 2016

Another week has flown by, and there have been quite a few added music videos, where this week seems harder than last to select a top five. It has been a crazy week in music, as we are gearing closer to the release of Metallica’s tenth studio album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct to rumors of a near complete Tool […]

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