Tag Archives: Vreid

Vreid share ‘In the Mountains of Sognametal’ virtual concert

Posted by on October 27, 2020

  Vreid held a Livestream event this past June, which was filmed from the backdrop of the mountains in their hometown, Sogndal, Norway. The group performed a classic set, including a few songs that they never played live before, along with a number of Windir songs. It was a historic event for the group as […]

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Kalmah brought the swamp to NYC’s Gramercy Theatre w/ Vreid & Empyrean Throne

Posted by on May 28, 2019

Depending on the act, it can be difficult touring in the United States. These challenges include the long Visa process, the overall expense of finding the right touring package, work conflicts, etc. For instance, there are bands based in the States that may find it easier or more affordable to tour in Europe or Japan […]

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Video Interview: Vreid bassist Hvàll (Jarle Kvåle) on returning to the states in six years

Posted by on April 22, 2019

On Episode 23 of Metal Insider’s Newsroom w/ M.I Crowley, Crowley caught up with Vreid bassist Hvàll (Jarle Kvåle) at Last Rites Gallery. Hvàll discussed the difficulties touring in the states, touring with Kalmah, life after Lifehunger, and more. Watch the discussion below: In case you missed it, check out Episode 22 of Metal Insider’s […]

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Kalmah announce North American spring tour w/ Vreid

Posted by on February 26, 2019

This year’s spring/summer tour season is getting quite full and now Finland’s favorite swamp metallers, Kalmah, have announced a spring North American trek dubbed Heroes to Us. Unless you’ve been part of a few rounds of 70000tons of Metal, the group barely makes it out to the states as this is a tour you do […]

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Vreid streaming new song “One Hundred Years”

Posted by on September 6, 2018

Norwegian black n’ rollers Vreid are streaming the new song “One Hundred Years.” The track is taken from their new album Lifehunger, which is scheduled to arrive on September 28th via Season of Mist. The band commented: “The song ‘One hundred years’ is one of these songs that you do in your career where you […]

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Vreid unveils “Black Rites in the Black Nights” Lyric Video

Posted by on August 9, 2018

On September 28th, Vreid’s new album Lifehunger will arrive via Season of Mist. Today (9th), the group has premiered a lyric video for the song “Black Rites in the Black Nights.”   The Norwegian black n’ rollers commented about the follow-up to 2015’s Sólverv: “Sometimes everything is so dark that you only see life. This […]

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Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Aerosmith And More Added To France’s Hellfest

Posted by on December 3, 2013

Thought the initial lineup to France’s Hellfest was already looking awesome? Well the 2014 edition of the festival just got better, as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Aerosmith have been announced as headliners. Along with the headliners, Hellfest also announced the additions of Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, Deep Purple, Soundgarden, Megadeth, Sepultura, Queensryche and a crap […]

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Dissident Aggression: Immortal Bird Takes Flight

Posted by on November 22, 2013

Once upon a time metal was metal and the ever splintering genres we know today existed almost singularly under this banner.  Sure the differences in certain bands, from Iron Maiden to Venom for example, were always palpable but fans and bands themselves were less concerned with what to call it than they were to simply […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 5th – Two Lives Worth of Reckoning

Posted by on March 5, 2013

As promised last week, we have a deluge of European releases coming today, along with some domestic highlights mixed in. Let’s get right to it!     Soilwork, The Living Infinite (Nuclear Blast)   The publicity for this album has been oversaturated with referring to The Living Infinite as “the first double album in the […]

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Dissident Aggression: Vreid Bring The Darkness

Posted by on February 28, 2013

“Metal” is a word than can be applied to a very broad array of music.  We as a musical community have spent the last 30+ years slicing and dicing bands up into genres and sub-genres and even sub-sub-genres.  This sort of categorization, both mentally and in print, sometimes leads us to be pleasantly surprised any […]

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