Kvelertak Shares New Video for “Crack of Doom” Featuring Troy Sanders of Mastodon

Kvelertak has shared their second single and music video from their upcoming new album, Splid, due February 14th via Rise Records. The track ‘Crack of Doom’ is a rager and features Troy Sanders of Mastodon. Premiering on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show last night, the track is one of the first songs ever by the band, performed entirely in English. The clip was Directed by Stian Andersen, Produced by Lars Thomas Skare also first AD, and the cinematography was handled by Kristian Jaran Engelsen. Watch it now!

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Kvelertak Shares New Single, New Album and Signing to Rise Records Announced

Legendary rockers Kvelertak have signed to Rise Records (Of Mice & Men, Sevendust) for their new album Splid, due out on February 14th worldwide. The album features new singer Ivar Nikolaisen and a handful of songs in English for the first time, and includes an appearance from plus special guest and prog-Metal legend Troy Sanders of Mastodon. Jam out to a brand new song right now, ‘Bråtebrann’.  Continue reading

Sevendust Guitarist Clint Lowery Shares New Single and Video, Solo Album Coming Soon

Sevendust co-founder/guitarist and vocalist Clint Lowery will release his debut full-length solo album, God Bless The Renegades, out January 31, 2020, via Rise Records, Sevendust’s label. Listen to a new song ‘Kings’ now. Lowery recorded the album with producer and co-writer Michael “Elvis” Baskette [Slash, Alter Bridge] at Studio Barbarosa in Florida. Lowery has been with Sevendust almost 25 years, as well as Dark New Day, Call Me No One, and Hello Demons Meet Skeletons. Not to mention, everyone from Korn to Seether has sought him out on tour as a guitarist. Watch the Clip now! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Kublai Khan – Absolute

On Absolute (Rise Records), Kublai Khan ticks off a lot of the boxes I’m looking for in modern Metallic Hardcore or extreme music, but something isn’t quite passing state inspection. They’re blending equal parts Hardcore and Metal fury, have meaty breakdowns, occasional Thrash tempos and happen to be from Texas. I should like this. Or I should like this a bit more. Continue reading