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The Berlin, Germany-based classic rock overlords from Kadavar (Nuclear Blast) have shot a video with contemporary artist dust in Bern, Switzerland for the song "Eye Of The Storm."
The song comes off the band’s most recent album "Abra Kadavar: and marks the end of the 2 year cycle promoting the album by relentless touring across the globe. Nuclear Blast comments:
"The unique symbiosis of rock and street art united in a video is what makes this video so special. The story is quite simple: Kadavar and dust meet in Bern, hang out together, and Kadavar hits the stage as dust paints a mural.
"How did it happen? Although Kadavar spent the last three and a half months, non-stop, recording the new LP, a big concern for the guys from Kadavar was a final tribute to the last album, which should be something special. So, the common idea of this crossover project with the internationaly-renowned street artist, David Stegmann aka dust, arose."
Drummer Tiger adds: "When you combine auditory and visual impressions together, it can always create something new. We found it very exciting from the start, putting out our feelers and combining one one of our songs with street art. The video should feature a live perfomance of us, so we wanted to play a song, which simply has power. That's why we both thought ‘Eye Of The Storm." More...
Belgium's Desertfest, set to take place in Antwerp this coming October, has checked in with the following update about confirming new names:
"How about some new names to start the weekend right? Joining us on October 10-12th will be Karma To Burn, Valley of the Sun, Lecherous Gaze and The Picturebooks! To find out what day each band is playing, take a look at our line up page!"
The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...
The Berlin-based psychedelic rockers in Kadavar are currently celebrating the release of "Abra Kadavar Special Edition" release featuring the "Live in Antwerp" CD as well as the "Live in Antwerp" 2LP.
Due to popular demand, the band now announces several additional dates for a European headlining tour this fall. Furthermore Kadavar will be supporting Australian hard rockers Airbourne for two nights.
The tour kicks off on October 3rd, 2014 at HsD Gewerkschaftshaus Erfurt and will be concluded with a major show in the bands hometown Berlin, on November 22nd at Astra Kulturhaus. Tickets are now available at the Nuclear Blast Online-Shop. More...
After previously presenting the lyric video for "Eye Of The Storm," German rock trio Kadavar now unleashes "Goddess Of Dawn," the first live track off upcoming record "Live In Antwerp," as well as the "Abra Kadavar Special Edition."
Both releases will be out on June 6th (Europe) and June 9th (UK & France) 2014 via Nuclear Blast. The video displays several pictures taken at Weststadthalle, Essen on November 11th, 2013 and a show at Freak Valley Festival on May 31st, 2014. More...
German classic rock band Kadavar is set to release its first ever live record called "Live In Antwerp," as well as the "Abra Kadavar Special Edition" on June 6 (Europe) and June 9 (UK & France) 2014 via Nuclear Blast.
Now the Berlin-based trio has revealed a lyric video for the track "Eye Of The Storm" on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel. Check out this psychedelic trip of a clip here:
With the release of the band's first ever live record "Live In Antwerp" coming up on June 6th (Europe) and June 9th (UK & France) 2014 via Nuclear Blast, German classic rock outfit Kadavar will kick off additional U.S. dates supporting Australian psychedelic rock outlet Wolfmother.
"Live In Antwerp" comes as a 2LP set and also features a full live set recorded in Antwerp in 2013. Catch the band live on these dates:
14.05. USA Los Angeles, CA - Baton Rouge
16.05. USA Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
15.05. USA Louisville, KY - Headliners Music Hall
20.05. USA Washington, D.C. - The Lincoln Theatre
22.05. MEX Mexico City - José Cuervo Salón More...
German classic rock outlet Kadavar has just announced the release of a special edition of last year's "Abra Kadavar" album.
The 2CD set will include the full track list of "Abra Kadavar" plus a bonus track, as well as a full live set recorded in Antwerp. Furthermore, Kadavar will put out a separate vinyl release called "Live In Antwerp" that comes as a 2LP set and also features the full live concert.
"Abra Kadavar Special Edition" and "Live In Antwerp" will be released on June 6th (Europe) and June 9th (UK & France) 2014 via Nuclear Blast.
Commented the band: "With over 250 shows played, we have always considered ourselves as an absolute live band. Our sound on stage is different from the one on the studio albums and thus we’ve been asked time and again, why we don’t do a live release. The time seemed right now and on our last EU tour we recorded some of the shows. Antwerp was the best of them. I would even say one of the best in 2013. Everything was right, people were in a great mood and I am very happy with the sound – especially since it does not sound like every other live album!”
The "Abra Kadavar Special Edition" track listing will be as follows:
01. Come Back Life
02. Doomsday Machine
03. Eye Of The Storm
04. Black Snake
07. Liquid Dream
08. Rhythm For Endless Minds
09. Abra Kadabra
10. The Man I Shot More...
Berlin-based psychedelic power rock trio Kadavar just launched a North American headlining tour in Houston, TX.
The scheduled five week trek -- presented by Scion AV -- will see the band take the stage in 25 major markets across the U.S. and Canada in support of latest LP "Abra Kadavar."
"We are excited to return to North America and our amplifiers are at the ready," comments Kadavar vocalist / guitarist Christoph Lindemann. "We hope you are ready for what we are bringing your way. See you soon." More...
The promoters of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, currently gearing up for the sixteenth consecutive annual run of the event this April, have finalized this year's lineup with the addition of Detroit party crew Wilson.
Additionally, three local bands won the recent Break Thru Music's Battle for Metal Fest competitions for a chance to perform at the event. This now adds Death Rattle to the Thursday lineup, Carnivora to Friday's, and Acius to the bill on Saturday.
This year's festival takes place from April 17th - 19th in Worcester, MA and ticket info is available right here. The finalized lineup is as follows:
Thursday - April 17, 2014
All That Remains
Rivers of Nihil
Scars of Tomorrow
The Last Ten Seconds of Life
Years Since The Storm More...
Berlin psychedelic hard rock trio Kadavar has announced a North American headlining tour, set to kick off on April 4th in Houston, TX.
The scheduled five week trek -- presented by Scion AV -- will see the band take the stage in 25 major markets across the U.S. and Canada. Kadavar continues to tour in support of latest LP "Abra Kadavar."
"We are excited to return to North America and our amplifiers are at the ready," comments Kadavar vocalist / guitarist Christoph Lindemann. "We hope you are ready for what we are bringing your way. See you soon."
As part of the tour, Kadavar will make high-profile live appearances as part of both the Austin Psych Fest, New England Metal & Hardcore Festival and Psycho de Mayo Fest in Santa Ana, California. Additionally, Kadavar will showcase as part of the 2014 SXSW Music Conference, performing multiple sets at the popular multimedia event. See below for full details.
March 10 Austin, TX Hotel Vegas (5:30 PM)
March 11 Austin, TX Hotel Vegas (5:30 PM)
March 12 Austin, TX Red 7 (midnight)
March 16 Austin, TX Empire Control Room (4PM) More...
South By Southwest (SXSW) has successfully kicked off another year of conferences, showcases and events. By now, thousands of badge and wrist band wearers have consumed hundreds of film premieres and attended conferences on the latest innovations in the fields of interactive technology and education. Now it's time to pump up the volume and flip a middle finger at mainstream music as we descend into the festival's music segment. This year reveals a full week of metallic offerings. Check below for a listing of metal themed official showcases (times and card may be subject to change). More...
As the mammoth lineup of audio obliteration continues to expand, the organizers of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival are pleased to bring Massachusetts metalcore merchants/NEM&HF alumni, Unearth, as well as German psychedelic space rock perpetrators, Kadavar, to the stages!
Additionally, the sorcerers behind the NEM&HF are eager to officially welcome the first annual Best In Brutality Tour to its maniacal three-day ambush. The punishing five-band tour package will level Worcester on Thursday, April 17th and features the co-headlining assault of esteemed deathcore brutalizers, Oceano, and legendary death metal titans, Broken Hope, alongside the combined sonic destruction of Fallujah, Rivers Of Nihil, and Kublai Khan.
Celebrating its sixteenth anniversary, the iconic New England Metal & Hardcore Festival will commence on April 17th and run through April 19th. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...
Wilson will be supporting Scorpion Child on a North American run this coming September/October. Also appearing on the bill will be Kadavar, Gypsyhawk, and Mothership. Dates are as follows:
09/20/2013 The Astoria – Vancouver, B.C. – CANADA
09/21/2013 Neumos – Seattle, WA
09/23/2013 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
09/24/2013 Roxy Theatre – West Hollywood, CA
09/25/2013 Rocky Point Cantina – Tempe, AZ
09/27/2013 Red 7 – Austin, TX
09/28/2013 Tomcats – Ft. Worth, TX
09/29/2013 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
10/02/2013 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
10/03/2013 Hard Luck Bar – Toronto, ON
10/04/2013 II Motore – Montreal, QC – CANADA
10/05/2013 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY More...
Berlin-based classic/psychedelic rockers Kadavar have just announced a split with bass player Mammut. The band comments: “After almost three years of band history, Mammut left the band due to musical and personal reasons. We believe that this decision was for the good of us all and wish him only the best for his future.”
Already during the past weeks, Mammut hasn’t been part of Kadavar’s extensive touring activities, but has been replaced by a stand-in musician who also happens to be an old friend of the band and is now officially introduced as the new Kadavar bassist – Simon Bouteloup.
The band states: “For us, Simon Bouteloup was the only replacement imaginable all along. We’ve toured with his ex-band AQUA NEBULA OSCILLATOR in the past and recorded a split record with them. Afterwards, he accompanied our tours on a regular basis. In autumn of 2012 he moved from Paris to Berlin and joined THE OATH. We’re happy to have him on board as a permanent member now!” More...
Berlin-based classic rockers Kadavar proudly present the official video clip for "Come Back Life," taken from recently released second studio album and Nuclear Blast debut "Abra Kadavar."
The clip was shot, directed, and edited by Nathini van der Meer and Annikki Heinemann of "Oddisee Films" during the band’s journey through the USA in March 2013. Kadavar comments:
"It was the trip of our lives, swaying between heaven and hell. Our baggage got lost and neither did we have a place to sleep for the time of the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, nor a backline or money. As if this wasn’t enough, the ’64 Ford Galaxy that we had bought after a long search blew up in our faces after ten minutes on the highway. Still we met many kind people whose help made it possible for us to reach San Francisco in the end. Our friends Nathini and Annikki have accompanied us during the entire three weeks and have captured footage that’ll stick in our memories forever. After this trip, one of the song’s lines fits even better: Come back life, all is forgiven now…”
Berlin based classic rockers Kadavar have released their Nuclear Blast debut "Abra Kadavar" in Europe now (due out April 16th in North America) and now the full release is available for streaming online.
Today, Berlin-based classic/psychedelic hard rock trio Kadavar presents the first part of the track-by-track commentaries for the band's upcoming second studio album “Abra Kadavar." The album is to be released via Nuclear Blast on April 12th.
Let vocalist/guitarist Lupus Lindemann, bassist Mammut, and drummer Tiger provide you with background information on the album’s first four tracks:
01. - Come Back Life “On `Come Back Life´ we’ve tried to write similar melody lines for the vocals and guitar. After the song was done, I got the impression that someone had twiddled with out time machine and had sent us back to 1969!” (Tiger)
02. - Doomsday Machine “It’s both the second track on the album and the second song that was written for it, probably showcasing our trademark sound best. Between changes in tempo, single note riffs and guitar solos, the lyrical concept deals with destruction – inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s movie `Dr. Strangelove.'” (Lupus Lindemann)More...
Germany psychedelic hard rock act Kadavar posted a new music video for the new song "Doomsday Machine." The song appears on the sophomore effort “Abra Kadavar.” The album will drop on April 12th (EU), April 15th (UK), and April 16th (USA) via Nuclear Blast.
The track listing for "Abra Kadavar" is:
1. Come Back Life
2. Doomsday Machine
3. Eye Of The Storm
4. Black Snake
7. Liquid Dream
8. Rhythm For Endless Minds
9. Abra Kadabra
10. The Man I Shot (Bonus Track)
Check out "Doomsday Machine" here: More...
Germany’s authentic and passionate psychedelic hard rock combo Kadavar today reveals the cover artwork and track list for second full-length album “Abra Kadavar.” The album will be out via Nuclear Blast on April 12th, 2013.
The photo for the cover artwork was taken by ex-Stereolab rummer Joe Dilworth. Kadavar’s front man Lupus Lindemann states: “Joe had already worked with us for our debut album. He’s one of the best photographers I know and always understood our ideas which is why we wanted to cooperate with him again. He proudly brought an old camera from the 60’s and a colour film that had been expired for ten years to the shooting – hard to get and highly coveted, because it causes unpredictable deviants as far as colour and contrast are concerned. As one can see: We’ve used this very film!“
“Abra Kadavar” will be available as a limited digi version including bonus track as well in different vinyl versions. The track listing is as follows:
01. Come Back Life
02. Doomsday Machine
03. Eye Of The Storm
04. Black Snake
07. Liquid Dream
08. Rhythm For Endless Minds
09. Abra Kadabra
10. The Man I Shot More...
Nuclear Blast Records is more than happy to announce the signing of Germany’s authentic and passionate psychedelic hard rock act - Kadavar. The label comments:
"It was already with 2012’s eponymous debut album 'Kadavar' that the three-piece from Berlin casted a spell on all fans of solid riff-driven yet doom-like 70’s hard rock à la Black Sabbath or Pentagram.
"Marrying this with the spacy psychedelic approach of early Hawkwind and mixing in a distinct own touch while preserving their icon’s warm vintage charm can doubtlessly be considered the trio’s key to success – astoundingly high vinyl sales and support shows for bands such as Sleep, Saint Vitus, Pentagram, and Electric Wizard well as stunning festival gigs at Stoned From The Underground, Yellowstock, and Fusion Festival, among others, underline Kadavar's status as one of the scene’s most exciting acts to watch in 2013!"
Nuclear Blast’s Head of A&R Andy Siry comments on the signing: “We’re delighted to bid Kadavar welcome to the Nuclear Blast family! It was with great interest that we’ve watched their first steps from the founding of the band to the release of their debut record. Eventually, the last-mentioned tipped the balance and led us to offering them a record deal, as we truly believe that these three gentlemen are masters of their craft and can righteously be considered the leaders of the German occult rock movement. We’re looking forward a lot to seeing what the future will bring for Kadavar!”
Regarding the signing with the Swabian label, drummer Tiger states with a wink: “Even though the relationship between people from Berlin and Swabians is usually considered rather… uneasy, we’re taking the first step to reconciliation: We’re very happy that our second studio album will be released via Nuclear Blast, who can look back on an impressive history. After an eventful year, we’ve locked ourselves up in the studio for the past two months in order to work on said record. The result elates us – we can’t wait ‘til the release date has finally come!” More...