Kvelertak Sign to Roadrunner Records, Announce New Album Release Date and Track List
Roadrunner Records has announced the signing of Norwegian punk ‘n’ rollers Kvelertak. Produced by Converge’s Kurt Ballou, their highly anticipated sophomore album, entitled Meir (which means “more” in English), will be released Stateside on March 26. Their first single, “Bruane Brenn,” whic you stream below, will be available on iTunes beginning February 5 and will be available as an instant download when you preorder the album, an exclusive CD/T-shirt bundle will also be available that day at the Roadrunner Records webstore. Unlike the majority of heavier international bands, they sing in their native language.
About the signing, Dave Rath, Senior Vice President of A&R at Roadrunner Records said, “Every decade or so, hard rock and heavy metal gets a well-deserved kick in the ass. Kvelertak is the band to do just that. These guys remind us that rock music should truly affect us. Roadrunner is proud to deliver Kvelertak to a world waiting for a musical awakening. If this band doesn’t get your heart racing, then you don’t have one.”
Meir Track Listing:
2. Spring Fra Livet
4. Bruane Brenn
5. Evig Vandrar