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Latest Vattnet Viskar News
Below is our complete Vattnet Viskar 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.
Norwegian black metal tyrants 1349 have announced the second leg of the North American "Chaos Raids" tour.
The trek kicks off on May 30th and includes cult death metal pioneers Necrophagia and Vattnet Viskar. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
1349 is touring in support of new album, "Massive Cauldron of Chaos," while Necrophagia is performing in support of latest release "WhiteWorm Cathedral." More...
New Hampshire's post-black metal band Vattnet Viskar has launched a new clip for the title track (and first single) off upcoming sophomore album, "Settler."
The video was made by multimedia artist Josh Graham (ex-Neurosis, Soundgarden) who also created the video for "Breath of the Almighty" from the band's debut full-length, "Sky Swallower."
Check out "Settler" below, courtesy of Stereogum.com. The album will be released June 16th in North America (June 29th in Europe) and the track listing is as follows:
8. Coldwar More...
New Hampshire's post-black metal band Vattnet Viskar has unveiled the cover for the new album, "Settler." The artwork was created by multimedia artist, Josh Graham (ex-Neurosis, Soundgarden), who also created the video for "Breath of the Almighty" from the band's Sky Swallower album.
"Settler" will be out on June 16th in North America (June 29th in Europe) via Century Media Records. Recorded at Earth Analog Studios in Champaign, IL with producer Sanford Parker (Minsk, Voivod), the album will have 8 tracks.
The track listing is:
8. Coldwar More...
New Hampshire's post-black metal band Vattnet Viskar has set a June 16th (June 15th in Europe) release date for sophomore full-length album, "Settler."
Recorded at Earth Analog Studios in Champaign, IL with producer Sanford Parker (Minks, Voivod), the album will have 8 tracks that expand upon what Pitchfork describes as an "awe-inspiring, violently gorgeous" sound.
The band is also confirmed for this year's Maryland Deathfest and will be doing dates with California's Early Graves:
May 16th, 20015 - Milly's Tavern - Manchester, NH
May 17th, 2015 - Parlour - Providence, RI
May 18th, 2015 - Great Scott - Allston, MA
May 20th, 2015 - Ortliebs - Philadelphia, PA
May 21st, 2015 - Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY
May 22nd, 2015 - Rams Head Live - Baltimore, MD (Maryland Deathfest) More...
Having recently completed a North American tour with Pallbearer and Tombs, New Hampshire's Vattnet Viskaris now ready to enter the studio in January to begin recording the follow-up to debut full-length, "Sky Swallower" (2013).
With Sanford Parker (Twilight, Pelican) at the helm as producer, the quartet's next album promises to boast more crushingly ambient metal.
For fans that are anxious to hear new material, Vattnet Viskar will take a short break from recording in January to play some headlining shows. See below for all upcoming dates.
Jan. 21, 2015 - Lee's Palace - Toronto, ON
Jan. 22, 2015 - The Avenue - Lansing, MI
Jan. 23, 2015 - Livewire Lounge - Chicago, IL
Jan. 31, 2015 - Ottawa Tavern - Toledo, OH
Feb. 1, 2015 - Stamps - Tonawanda, NY
Feb. 2, 2015 - Just Be Cause - Ithaca, NY
May 21, 2015 - Maryland Deathfest - Baltimore, MD
Currently in writing mode for a sophomore album, New Hampshire's Vattnet Viskar is ready to kick off a North American tour next week with Pallbearer and Tombs. See below for all upcoming dates.
Vattnet Viskar released debut full-length, "Sky Swallower," last year. Catch the band live supporting the release on these dates:
10/14/2014 - York, PA - The Depot *
10/15/2014 - Cincinnati, OH - The Hub *
10/16/2014 - Louisville, KY - New Vintage (w/ TOMBS only)
10/17/2014 - Nashville, TN - Exit/In
10/18/2014 - Lexington, KY - Cosmic Charlie's
10/19/2014 - Champaign, IL - High Dive
10/20/2014 - Madison, WI - The Frequency
10/21/2014 - Detroit, MI - The Magic Stick Lounge
10/22/2014 - Chicago, IL - Township (w/ TOMBS only)
10/23/2014 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop
10/24/2014 - Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace
10/25/2014 - Montreal, QC - Il Motore
10/26/2014 - Boston, MA - Great Scott
10/27/2014 - Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus
10/28/2014 - Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus
10/29/2014 - Philadelphia, PA - Black Box
10/30/2014 - Baltimore, MD - Metro Gallery
10/31/2014 - Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506 More...
Currently in writing mode for a sophomore album, New Hampshire's Vattnet Viskar is proud to announce the band will join the likes of Amorphis, Bloodbath, Neurosis, Triptykon, Vallenfyre, Napalm Death, among many others at 2015's Maryland Deathfest.
The band is set to appear at the Rams Head Live during the festival (May 21st - 24th), with an exact date and performance time to be announced soon.
Vattnet Viskar released debut full-length, "Sky Swallower," last year via Century Media. The band will also be back on the road this fall with Pallbearer and Tombs for a North American tour. See below for all upcoming dates. More...
After completing several North American tours with the likes of Dillinger Escape Plan, King Parrot, and many others, New Hampshire's Vattnet Viskar is ready to get back on the road this month for an East Coast run with Silver Snakes, followed by a more extensive trek with Pallbearer and Tombs this Fall.
Vattnet Viskar is currently working on the follow-up to debut full-length, "Sky Swallower." Check out a music video from the album below, and see the band live on these dates:
July 16 - Toledo, OH - The Ottawa Tavern
July 17 - Chicago, IL - Livewire Lounge
July 18 - Cleveland, OH - Now Thats Class
July 19 - Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie
July 20 - Pittsburgh, PA - Smiling Moose
July 21 - Brooklyn, NY - The Acheron
July 22 - Baltimore, MD - Sidebar
July 23 - Richmond, VA - The Camel More...
Vattnet Viskar recently wrapped up a string of shows with Dillinger Escape Plan and has been touring non-stop since the release of the "Sky Swallower" album on Century Media (2013).
The band's signature style of black metal will be brought to new fans for a next batch of shows with Silver Snakes that will start in Chicago. Dates are as follows:
7-17-14 - Livewire Lounge - Chicago, IL
7-18-14 - Now Thats Class - Cleveland, OH
7-19-14 - Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA
7-20-14 - Smiling Moose - Pittsburgh, PA
7-22-14 - Sidebar - Baltimore, MD
7-23-14 - The Camel - Richmond, VA More...
Saturday, March 14, the roads seem quiet compared to the previous night. Part of this was due to my moving back to Red River Street and away from Dirty Sixth. Everybody seemed tired, and as a publicist opined to me, Thursday morning's crash on Red River casted bad mojo onto the festivities. Whatever the cause, there was no 1001 person to flood a capacity venue. More...
After dismantling California and laying waste to the ears and eyes of attendees at SXSW, the Australian thrash grind miscreants in King Parrot have added additional dates to their already extensive North American tour through April. Full details are available below.
w/ Vattnet Viskar, Vaporizer
3/25/2014 The Chop Shop - Charlotte, NC
3/26/2014 Strange Matter - Richmond, VA
3/27/2014 Metro Gallery - Baltimore, MD
3/28/2014 Good Weekend - Allentown, PA
3/29/2014 Ralph's - Worcester, MA
3/30/2014 Saint Vitus Bar - Brooklyn, NY
3/31/2014 Nectars - Burlington, VA 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...
New Hampshire's post-black/doom metallers Vattnet Viskar have announced over two months of touring in support of debut full-length, "Sky Swallower."
The extensive North American trek kicks off in March with Vermont's sludgy stoners Vaporizer as they head into this year's SXSW music festival. From there, Australian thrashers King Parrot join the bill for a lengthy run of dates, before Vattnet Viskar finally meets up with Dillinger Escape Plan in April. See below for all upcoming tour dates and details. More...
After years of attending and covering the metal happenings of South by Southwest, Metal Injection couldn't be more excited to present its first ever SXSW showcase. Metal Injection comments:
"Attendees of the Metal Injection showcase are in for one hell of a night. Scale The Summit and The Ocean will co-headline the show, with support coming from pummeling death metal masters Rivers of Nihil, 14-string guitar shred genius Felix Martin with his full band, the dark blackened ambiance of Vattnet Viskar, post-metal kings The Atlas Moth, and Silver Snakes kicking off the party with a bang.
"The party kicks off Thursday, March 13th starting at 7PM at The Dirty Dog. Free admission with SXSW badge or wristband. If you don't have SXSW credentials, there will be limited tickets on sale for the general public the day of show, so get there early! The poster below was created by renowned artist Mike Wholberg." More...
Hailing from New Hampshire, Vattnet Viskar's new album "Sky Swallower" is out now via Century Media.
The band's new video for "Breath of the Almighty" was directed and produced by Josh Graham of Suspended in Light, Neurosis' visual creator for years. Check it out below.
You can also get a deeper look into the recently released album by reading our interview with the band over here.
New Hampshire black metal quartet Vattnet Viskar is now streaming the entire new album "Sky Swallower" on Pitchfork. Check it out right here.
"Sky Swallower" is set to hit stores on September 3rd via Century Media. The track listing is as follows:
1. New Alchemy
2. Fog of Apathy
4. Breath of the Almighty
7. As I Stared Into the Sky
8. Apex (streaming below) More...
Vattnet Viskar's debut album "Sky Swallower" will hit stores September 3rd in North America and the band has now teamed up with Terrorizer (UK) to premiere the track "Apex." Check out the song below.
"Sky Swallower" features cover art by Bryan Proteau (Pallbearer) and the track listing is as follows:
Post-metal proggers Intronaut are pleased to announce they will hit the road for a string of headline shows next month in support of their current album, "Habitual Levitations," that was released earlier this year. Label mates Vattnet Viskar will join the tour as special guests.
12-Sep Tempe, AZ Rocky Point
14-Sep Albuquerque, NM Launchpad
16-Sep Dallas, TX Club Dada
18-Sep St Louis, MO Firebird
19-Sep Louisville, KY Diamonds Pub
20-Sep Rochester, NY Montage Hall
You can also catch Intronaut live with Katatonia in September and October. Dates for the trek are available over here.
New Hampshire black metal band Vattnet Viskar has premiered "Mythos" on NPR Music today. The new song is from the group's debut album "Sky Swallower," due in stores on September 3rd via Century Media.
Check out "Mythos" right here. The full album's track listing is:
Vattnet Viskar has compiled a making-of video from time spent in the studio recording "Sky Swallower," the band's debut full-length album.
"Sky Swallower" was recorded at Universal Noise Storage under the watchful eye of producer Brett Boland, and features eight songs of atmospheric black metal, filtered through the members' own hardcore pasts and imbued with doom metal's heart-rending heaviness. The album is due out September 3rd via Century Media Records.