Tag Archives: Kvelertak

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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Kvelertak make awesome animated video for “Svartmesse”

Posted by on September 28, 2016

While reaction to Kvelertak’s third album, Nattesfesrd, seems to be alittle muted as compared to their previous two, is still a really enjoyable album. Their videos from it have been as well. The video for “1985” showed the band in Jackass mode, trashing an abandoned house, blowing up a toilet and the like. The next video, “Evig […]

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Mainstream outlets single put Vektor, Deftones, Kvelertak, Cobalt as best of year so far [Updated]

Posted by on June 27, 2016

For the most part, metal can’t catch a break when it comes to mainstream media. Whether it’s indie rock purists with outdated ideas of what “metal” is, or others that just don’t take it seriously, even though it’s a banner year for metal and hard rock already, you’d be hard-pressed to find metal getting a […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: The best albums of 2016 (so far)

Posted by on June 24, 2016

One week from now, 2016 will be halfway over, and it’s already been a hell of a year for music. Regardless of what genre you like, there have already been some releases that we’ll be listening to long after the year is in the books. And while we’ve got a solid five more months of […]

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