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2016 In Review

The 40 Best Metal Albums Of 2016

Let's just put this out there: Metal had a pretty bad 2016. Maybe this is specific to my country, America, which also had a pretty…
Michael Nelson | December 14, 2016 - 10:20 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

More Kvelertak stories

Premiere

Beachheads – “Una”

We were recently blown away by Beachheads, a Norwegian power-pop band featuring members of the black metal party powerhouse Kvelertak. The band's self-titled debut is…
Chris DeVille | January 10, 2017 - 9:30 am

Stream 4 Songs From Kverlertak’s Power-Pop Offshoot Beachheads

On albums like last year's Nattesferd, the Norwegian band Kvelertak have built their own beery, raging, fun-as-fuck take on underground metal, pulling at least as…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2017 - 1:02 pm

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

Status Ain't Hood

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Drake released a long-form music video this week. He shouldn't do that! It was very bad! Honestly, if someone would've just taken the "One Dance"
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2016 - 2:52 pm

Kvelertak – “Svartmesse” Video

Kvelertak's Nattesferd nabbed Album Of The Week honors earlier this year, and the album's charm was rooted in how successfully it tipped the scales of…
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2016 - 9:30 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was the week that Aesop Rock and Yo La Tengo performed together on Colbert, and I am still enjoying the fact that this happened…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2016 - 1:12 pm

Kvelertak – “Nattesferd” Video

Nattesferd, the rowdy-as-hell new album from Norwegian party-metal destroyers Kvelertak, is one of our favorites of the year thus far. And today, the band has…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2016 - 10:54 am

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Kvelertak Nattesferd

When was the last time you heard a new metal song at a party? I'm not talking about a nü metal song; that's something else.
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2016 - 11:28 am

Kvelertak – “Nattesferd”

I've gone on at length about my affection for Kvelertak's forthcoming third LP, Nattesferd, from which we've already heard two singles: the so-so "1985" and…
Michael Nelson | May 9, 2016 - 10:21 am

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – April 2016

One of the themes that keeps cropping up in this column is the current underground metal scene's creative fertility. I keep turning to this subject…
Doug Moore | April 29, 2016 - 11:59 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Those of us who spend way too much time on the internet and pay way too much attention to music will doubtlessly spend some of…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2016 - 11:32 am

Sounding Board

On Everybody Wants Some!!, Metal’s Genre Problem, & Kvelertak’s Amazing New Album

Stereogum is premiering a new Kvelertak song today, called "Berserkr," from the band's upcoming third album, Nattesferd. Listen to it at the bottom of this
Michael Nelson | April 11, 2016 - 11:05 am
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