Kvelertak unleash latest track ‘Evig Vandrar’ off huge second album ‘Meir’ , ahead of a UK headline tour and festival appearances at Hit the Deck and Desertfest (dates below) in April.
Meir (translates to ‘More’) was incredibly well received by the UK press:
Metal Hammer – 9/10
Front – 5/5
Big Cheese – 5/5
Classic Rock – 8/10
Total Guitar – 8/10
Kerrang – KKKK
Along with a whole host of key UK radio and TV support:
BBC Radio 1 Rock Show (inc. Maida Vale session), Kerrang Radio, XFM Rock Show, Total Rock Radio plus dozens of ILRs and Scuzz TV.
Kvelertak were nominated in last year’s Metal Hammer Golden God Awards for
Best Breakthrough Band.
In 2011, the band were awarded with two Spellemann Awards.
(Norwegian Grammy equivalent) for Best Newcomer and Best Rock Band.
The Norwegian sextet hit the road in the UK this April (with Empress in support) before trekking across America with labelmates Mastodon and Gojira until the end of May.
Thu 17th Apr – SHEFFIELD Corporation
Fri 18th Apr – LEEDS Cockpit
Sat 19th Apr – BRISTOL Hit the Deck Festival
Sun 20th Apr – NOTTINGHAM Hit the Deck Festival
Mon 21st Apr – MANCHESTER Academy 3
Tue 22nd Apr – GLASGOW Cathouse
Wed 23rd Apr – WOLVERHAMPTON Slade Rooms
Sat 26th Apr – LONDON Electric Ballroom (Desertfest headline slot)
Check out the incredible video for Evig Vandrar here