Vidar Landa of Kvelertak and Mario Duplantier of Gojira talk shared bills, wild audiences, impressions of America, and more!
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 […]
Photos: System of a Down, Slipknot, Hatebreed, Coal Chamber, Meshuggah, and More at Australia’s Soundwave Festival
Sydney, Australia, hosted the Soundwave Festival in late February. A bevy of heavy bands performed, including Hellyeah, Meshuggah, Coal Chamber, Trivium, Kvelertak, Dillinger Escape Plan, Steel Panther, Hatebreed, Slipknot, System of a Down, Watain, Machine Head, and more. Photographer Nic Bezzina was on hand to capture the mayhem. Check out what he saw below.
Much like their ballyhooed countrymen in Kvelertak, this Norwegian group of rough-and-tumble punks sounds way more interested in rocking and rolling than raging against the machine. Wolves Like Us bring to mind Floridian greats Hot Water Music (check out “My Enemy”) and, in a big way, now-defunct hairy hardcore dudes Planes Mistaken For Stars, a […]
What the Revolver staff has been playing around the office.
Kvelertak are doing something right. For an album that hadn’t even been released in the US until now, their self-titled full-length has garnered acclaim the world over, from it’s two Grammy nominations in the band’s native Norway to its inclusion on a whole lot of the extreme-metal press’ Best-of-2010 lists. All this, and the band […]