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Metallica announce UK and Europe tour dates

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – March 16, 2017 – Metallica today announced the European leg of their WorldWired Tour in support of their new album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct. The tour kicks off with two shows in Amsterdam at the Ziggo Dome on September 4th and 6th. Norway’s Kvelertak will be support …

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Download Festival gives us a batch of new bands!

It seems like forever since Download Festival last made an announcement of bands, but good things come to those who wait and the bigwigs have officially made their first announcement of 2017 – and what an announcement! 48 new bands have been added to the bill including several big names …

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Beachheads – Beachheads

Beachheads is a band that was founded by Kvelertak members Marvin Nygaard and Vidar Landa.  They had the idea for the band several years ago but as Kvelertak are a hard working band it’s only recently they’ve had time to put their plans into action.  They brought in two musicians …

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Reading Festival, 2016 – PlanetMosh Review

When one thinks of ‘PlanetMosh’, Reading Festival is not always the pinnacle event that may spring to mind – but surprisingly, Reading and Leeds have diversified more and more into our alternative subculture, making the idea of spending August bank holiday weekend in a field surrounded by citizens of the …

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Kvelertak – Announce UK Tour and New Single

KVELERTAK UK TOUR: DECEMBER 2016 with support from Skeletonwitch NEW SINGLE: SVARTMESSE Svartmesse NATTESFERD: OUT NOW Video launce 28th September 2016 Praise for ‘Nattesferd’ “Chest-baring melodies and fist pumping rock” 8/10 Metal Hammer “You Can’t Not Love This Album” 5/5 – The Weekend Sport “…Brilliant” 4K – Kerrang   Kvelertak …

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival – Friday, 1st July 2016

This weekend is going to be a bit exciting to say the least. Finland’s premier metal event, Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, starts tomorrow and we have just reached our comfortable apartment in Helsinki, a fifteen minute walk from the arena. Friday’s schedule has an incredible line up and I am …

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KVELERTAK – Premiere New Video ‘1985’

   March 9, 2016 – Roadrunner Records group Kvelertak have announced details of their new LP NATTESFERD. The follow up album to 2013’s widely acclaimed MEIR, NATTESFERD is heralded by the new single “1985” which is streaming now via NPR .   Pre-orders will be available April 8th with the album …

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Tuska Open Air 2016 – The PlanetMosh ‘Pain’list – Listen now on Spotify

With Tuska Open Air Metal Festival almost 3 months away, we decided to put together a PlanetMosh Playlist of all the acts confirmed to play at Suvilahti on the first weekend in July. We’ve included a few songs from each of the headliners, Avantasia, Ghost and Children Of Bodom as …

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Tuska 2016 strengthens line up even further with Kvelertak, Hatebreed and more

The nineteenth annual Tuska Open Air Metal Festival has just added more muscle to the already heavy line up. Tuska 2016 will take place at Suvilahti, Helsinki Finland on July 1-3. See bottom of post for ticket information. Joining a stellar bill that already includes Avantasia, Ghost, Children Of Bodom, Testament, Anthrax …

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Slayer, Anthrax, Kvelertak – 02 Academy, Birmingham – 27/11/2015

With a society very much stuck in the epic nature of the now, tonight’s Slayer/Anthrax/Kvelertak show has been labelled as the metal event of the year by many. In a 2015 where we have already been blessed with a Slipknot/Korn tour, a Megadeth/Lamb Of God Tour and a host of …

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Kvelertak interview with Erlend Hjelvik – April, 2014

Norwegian black’n’roll metal team Kvelertak have just finished their UK tour. I had possibility to catch them in Glasgow, where they gave us an ass-kicking show. During the chat just before the gig, the band’s vocalist Erlend Hjelvik shared his thoughts about the concerts, music and owls. So, how are …

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Kvelertak – The Cathouse, Glasgow – 22/04/2014

.@Kvelertak , @woundsband and @empressad show in Glasgow reviewed by @AnybodyBC for @Planetmosh Tuesday, the 22nd of May, the day just after the long Easter weekend, when everybody’s getting back to work and  still not feeling in the mood for the return to the grind. Oh well, Glaswegians had a …

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EMPRESS AD sign with Roadrunner Records

ROADRUNNER RECORDS are thrilled to announce the signing of British prog-metal band EMPRESS AD. Formed in 2011, and until now known simply by the monicker EMPRESS, brothers Ollie (guitar and vocals) and Alex Loring (bass), together with Edd Unwin (drums) and Tom Meadon (guitar) have crafted a sound that belies …

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More acts announced for DOWNLOAD.

Download Festival continues to score out of the park with the announcement that a further 25 acts have been added to this year’s line up, including Thunder, Kvelertak, Devin Townsend and We Are The Ocean. Headlined by Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein, Download Festival takes place 14-16 June 2013 in …

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