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The delightfully offbeat pop/metal crossover act Kontrust is currently in the studio working on a new album and follow-up to 2012's "Second Hand Wonderland."
Austrian Pop/metal crossover act Kontrust posted a new music video for the song "Hey DJ!" The song appears on the band's latest LP "Second Hand Wonderland," which is available through Napalm Records.
Check out "Hey DJ!" here:
Right on time for the release of "Second Hand Wonderland" through Napalm Records, pop/metal act Kontrust presents fans with a new video clip to the catchy track "The Butterfly Defect." Check out the video below.
Pop/metal crossover act Kontrust has posted a teaser trailer online for the band's upcoming album "Second Hand Wonderland," which is due out via Napalm Records on April 27th, 2012. The trailer can be found below, and Napalm also commented:
"Highly Explosive Crossover. Millions of YouTube views, recurring international festival performances, sold-out venues, top chart placements, and top honors at the Amadeus Austrian Music Awards... One can only be referring to the crossover masters, Kontrust. Their latest album, 'Second Hand Wonderland,' delivers yet another explosive mix of playful and innovative songs.
"With breathtaking speed, appealing grooves meet catchy choruses and heavy guitars cavort with sweeping melody lines. Tracks like 'The Butterfly Defect,' 'Falling,' and 'Bad Betrayer' soon become favorites, revealing myriad nuances with each new run and showcasing the band's strength: experimental appeal. Once again, Agata and Stefan take center stage to deliver their fiery vocal interactions.
"The fantastic production allows the tracks to played as loudly as they should be without ever losing depth nor clarity. Those who believe that innovation has ceased to exist in the world of crossover, should allow themselves to be pleasantly surprised by Kontrust. The band has an ace up their sleeve!" More...
Austrian crossover act Kontrust posted a new music video for the song "Sock 'N' Doll." The song appears on the band's forthcoming LP "Secondhand Wonderland," which is due out for release on April 27, 2012 through Napalm Records.
1. Sock 'n' Doll
3. Monkey Boy
4. U Say What
5. The Butterfly Defect
7. Bad Betrayer
9. Hocus Pocus
10. Raise Me Up
11. Hey DJ!
Check out "Sock 'N' Doll" here: More...
Three Napalm Records recording artists - Alestorm, Arkona, and Huntress - will be joining headliners Turisas as direct support for this year's installment of the PaganFest America tour. To celebrate this monumental tour, Napalm Records is giving away a free label sampler on a first-come/first-served basis to all PaganFest America Part III ticket-buyers. Entitled "With Us Or Against Us - Operation Bald Eagle," this Napalm label sampler includes the following track list:
1) HUNTRESS - Spell Eater
2) MOONSPELL - Lickanthrope
3) MOONSPELL - White Skies
4) CANDLEMASS - Dancing in the Temple of the Mad Queen Bee
5) KONTRUST - Sock 'n' Doll
6) NACHTBLUT - Eiskönigin
7) ATOMA - Rainmen
8) LONEWOLF - Army of the Damned
9) THE GRAVIATORS - Häxagram
10) XANDRIA - Valentine
11) HEIDEVOLK - Een Nieuw Begin
12 DIABULUS IN MUSICA - Sceneries of Hope
13) HELLSAW - Silence
14) IRON FIRE - Taken
15) NEMESEA - Afterlife
16) SVÖLK - 52
17) ARKONA - Slovo
18) THULCANDRA - Black Flags of Hate More...
The Austrian crossover band Kontrust is now the latest addition to the Napalm roster. The Amadeus Award winners (2010 in the category "Hard & Heavy") will release the new album "Second Hand Wonderland" in spring 2012. Kontrust commented:
"We are happy to have found a reliable, flexible and internationally operating partner in Napalm Records. We have high expectations for our future cooperation. This deal is an important milestone in the band's history, because we have found the perfect label for our future path."
Kontrut also has the following upcoming dates supporting Die Apokalyptischen Reiter:
04.05.2012 DE - Lindau / Club Vaudeville
05.05.2012 DE - Nürnberg / Hirsch
06.05.2012 CH - Zürich / Komplex 457
08.05.2012 AT - Linz / Posthof
09.05.2012 AT - Wien / Arena
10.05.2012 DE - München / Backstage
11.05.2012 DE - Karlsruhe / Substage
12.05.2012 DE - Osnabrück / Hyde Park
13.05.2012 DE - Köln / Essigfabrik