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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

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

More Kvelertak stories

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

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

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

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
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