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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Kvelertak Splid

When was the last time a band switched lead singers without slowing down? Throughout rock history, there's plenty of precedent for this kind of thing.
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2020 - 10:19 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | January 10, 2020 - 3:29 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | December 6, 2019 - 2:18 pm

More Kvelertak stories

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | January 10, 2020 - 3:29 pm

Kvelertak – “Crack Of Doom” (Feat. Mastodon’s Troy Sanders) Video

This morning, many of us are returning to work after long breaks. That's not always an easy thing to do. Some of us need a…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2020 - 9:01 am

Kvelertak – “Båtebrann”

For many years, the Norwegian band Kvelertak have been arguably the most straight-up fun band on the entire metal underground. They've got a sound that's…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2019 - 9:37 am

Premiere

Beachheads – “Death Of A Nation”

Norwegian pop-rock group Beachheads are an offshoot from black metal party powerhouse Kvelertak. In 2017, they wowed us with their self-titled debut album, so we're pleased…
Keely Quinlan | May 9, 2019 - 12:34 pm

Kvelertak Prep Album With New Singer

Norwegian metal band Kvelertak put out one of the best albums of 2016, Nattesferd, and today they announced that they'll be replacing singer Erlend Hjelvik…
James Rettig | July 17, 2018 - 12:23 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, because of a music video, the President of the United States of America got all pissy with a '90s G-funk icon. Never let…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2017 - 11:29 am

Kvelertak – “Bronsegud” Video

I don't go to nearly enough metal concerts. Or at least that's my takeaway from the latest performance video by Norwegian party-thrashers Kvelertak for "Bronsegud,"
Pranav Trewn | March 16, 2017 - 1:13 pm

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

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

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
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