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Former Kvelertak frontman launches new solo project

Posted by on August 20, 2020

  Erlend Hjelvik, former frontman for Kvelertak, has gone solo. The metal singer announced Tuesday (18) that he is forming a new band called Hjelvik and will be releasing the band’s debut album, Welcome To Hel later this year via Nuclear Blast.  “Signing with Nuclear Blast is a dream come true for me,” said Hjelvik […]

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Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine: Kvelertak’s Vidar Landa – “fix something at home”

Posted by on June 11, 2020

  Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine is Metal Insider’s new column during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked artists five questions on what’s been keeping them busy ranging from their favorite movies, food they’ve been eating, music they’ve been listening to and more. We caught up with Kvelertak guitarist Vidar Landa […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/25: Code Orange crush sales

Posted by on March 25, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s no secret that a lot of bands are hurting right now. Granted, lots of people everywhere are hurting right now, financially, emotionally, and physically. But as this is a column about record […]

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Devastaton on the Nation address pandemic as JUNO Awards, RNRHOF Ceremony, Kvelertak, and more shows postponed

Posted by on March 12, 2020

Another wave of cancellations/postponements have been announced as this year’s Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to Rolling Stone, the induction ceremony scheduled to take place on May 2nd at Cleveland’s Public Hall has officially been pushed to a later date.  RNRHOF President Joel Peresman issued […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/4: Ozzy is no ordinary man

Posted by on March 4, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The numbers for the new Ozzy album are out. As many of us pointed out in Headbanger’s Brawl last week, the fact there’s a new Ozzy album at all is an impressive feat in of […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/26: The New Empire

Posted by on February 26, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s hard for me to find time to just sit and listen to new music nowadays and it’s harder when it’s early in the year and I haven’t found anything I’m interested in […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 14th – Become the New Releases

Posted by on February 14, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The year is starting to pick up with releases, and sure as hell tours. This week features new music from Suicide Silence, Kvelertak, comedian Brian Posehn, and more. For last week’s new […]

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Kvelertak streaming new song “Fanden Ta Dette Hull”

Posted by on February 10, 2020

Kvelertak are gearing up for their overall fourth full-length album, Splid, which is scheduled to arrive this Friday (14th) via Rise Records. The follow-up to 2016’s Nattesferd marks the first record with their new singer Ivar Nikolaisen, who joined the group in 2018. Today (10th), the group has dropped the new single “Fanden Ta Dette […]

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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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