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Below is our complete Helhorse news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
With a raw and unholy mixture of dirty metal, punk, and classic rock, Helhorse has positioned itself on the Nordic rock/metal stage as a force to be reckoned with.
With two previous albums under their belt, the Copenhageners have now taken over the hearts of the critics with new eponymous offering "Helhorse," released via Spinefarm Records.
Check out "Carry Your Own" below, which "is basically about forgiving yourself and looking forward but also accepting your own past and the mistakes you have made," says singer Mikkel Wad Larsen. "We all need to take stock of our lives once in a while and this song is very much about that."
Time for another Pit Story my metal loving friends! Sorry about missing last week - I was a wee bit busy in the hospital having my son be born and forgot all about the column.
Now that we're back on track, we've got a tale from Denmark's Helhorse, who warns about the possibility of a wall of death going bad if the crowd doesn't have the right energy going. Helhorse tells the story like this:
At some point (no one remembers excatly when) after the release of our second album ”Oh Death” our lead singer Mikkel – when playing live shows - got into the habit of doing a a wall of death, and before the audience would run into each other, he would get off stage and put him self in the middle telling people to do their worst and really rough him up. And it always seemed to work, the crowd would go nuts after that.
At one show in a small Danish city he did it once again. Up to that point it had been kind of a weird show. The vibe was sort of off. The crowd for some reason seemed a bit pissed off (maybe they all simultaneously had a shitty week.) But at the same time they didn't move a lot, so we weren't getting the reaction we wanted to.
A lot of tension was building. So Mikkel did his thing and put him self in the middle of the wall of death. And when it came to it, they just tackled him like it was the rugby match of the century, they were furious, it looked absolutely crazy.
Right after they hit him, he went down, and for 5 or 10 seconds he stayed down. We all started to get worried, but he slowly came on his feet, his face slightly bloody looking very confused. Mikkel has never – for some reason – put him self in that situation again.
Helhorse just released a self-titled album last month after signing with Spinefarm Records earlier this year. Check out a music video taken off the album for the "Hell Of A Ride" track below. You can also follow the latest on Helhorse at Facebook here. More...
Helhorse today drops the video for the pulse-pounding lead single "Hell of a Ride." The song lives on the band's self-titled release, due out May 13th.
Produced and edited by Plastickid, shot by Theis Mortensen, and staged in a simple setting, the video features a bunch of rowdy friends and the band in its peak "sounding like the bastard child of Black Sabbath and Thin Lizzy" form.
The upcoming album's full track listing is as follows:
1. Carry Your Own
2. Among the Wolves
3. Fortune Favours the Bold
5. The Blood Boiler
6. Hell of a Ride
8. Raise the Black Flag
10. My Haven/Your Hell
11. No Fucks Given More...
The sludge merchants from Helhorse hail from Denmark and utilize an unholy mixture of dirty metal, punk, and classic rock.
The band's third full-length offering will be released in 2016 via Spinefarm worldwide. Of the signing, the band said, "We are thrilled to announce that Spinefarm will be our new label family. We feel this label has the integrity, muscle and passion that Helhorse needs. The future is looking really exciting for Helhorse and we can't wait to throw our new labor of love in your face, ears and hearts." More...
Helhorse has issued the following announcement about working on a new album:
"Throughout the last six months Helhorse has been working intensively on writing new material for their second album, the follow up to the debut album 'For Wolves And Vultures.'
"This time the band has chosen the young talent, Emil Buus Saur, as their producer. Although relatively unknown in the producer circuit, Emil, who has just graduated as sound engineer from the Royal Danish Academy of Music, has already worked on underground productions like Hexis and Stream City, but also mayor Danish rock acts such as Dizzy Mizz Lizzy's 'Live in Concert 2010' og D-A-D's 'DIC.NII.LAN.DAFT.ERD.ARK.'
"We would like to take Helhorse into a tighter, more organic and even more rocking direction. It's still going to be energetic, hard-hitting, southern inspired metal, but with more room for melodies, riffs and composition. After some long good conversations with Emil, we agreed that he is the one that can take us in the direction we want." More...
Helhorse has issued the following announcement about upcoming European shows:
"It is with great pride that Helhorse announce their new European booking agency and the band's first tour in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
"Magnificent Music is known for their work with renowned rock acts such as Baby Woodrose, Siena Root and The Magnificent Brotherhood and their hard work ethics have given them a great reputation in the German club circuit. This tour is presented by Metal.de, Twilight Magazine and Music Scan.
"After these dates, Helhorse will return home to Denmark and embark on a Danish tour as main support for the Danish Metal Legends Hatesphere - it's going to be an amazing year!"
08.03.12: Hafenklang, Hamburg, DE
09.03.12: Dustownconcert @ Jägerklause, Berlin DE
10.03.12: AZ Dorftrottel, Waldkirchen, DE
15.03.12: Black Night, Jena, DE
16.03.12: PMK, Innsbruck, AT
17.03.12: Coq d'or, Olten CH
Hatesphere – Helhorse tour
04.04 – Roskilde, Gimle
13.04 – Sønderborg, Sønderborghus
14.04 – Aarhus, Train
20.04 – Albertslund, Forbrændingen
21.04 – Lyngby, Templet
27.04 – Frederikshavn, Musiske Hus
03.05 – Randers, Von Hatten
04.05 – Aalborg, Skråen
10.05 – København, Vega
11.05 – Vordingborg, Stars
12.05 – Bygningen, Vejle
Helhorse has checked in with the following update about posting a video online and gearing up to support Danzig in July:
"Helhorse is having one hell of week! First we rock out in front of the amazing Copenhell audience. It was an awesome experience - thank you so much! A short video snippet is up here now, more to come.
"Then, Thursday night, we received the word that we are to support the amazing Danzig at Amager Bio July 6th. Danizig is one of our greatest heroes, and we are truly humbled and honoured to get such an opportunity. Tickets are on sale now - they are going fast, so click here and buy now. Later this week we will publish more amazing reviews from Germany, stay tuned. Rock on!" More...
Helhorse is currently streaming the band's debut album "For Wolves and Vultures" online in its entirety. Head over to the Helhorse Bandcamp page here to check out the album. You can also check out a trailer for the album and the artwork below. A video clip for the song "Get Drunk, Get Mad, Get Even" is also available at this location.
Helhorse has posted a music video online for the song "Get Drunk, Get Mad, Get Even," which is off the band's upcoming album "For Wolves and Vultures." You can view the video clip below.