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Latest Altaar News

Below is our complete Altaar 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.

Altaar Posts Øya Festival Footage

Altaar performed a show at the Øya Festival back in 2010 and now you can watch the entire performance in all its glory through the player below. Altaar also released a new self-titled album back in February via Indie Recordings. The album is available via iTunes here. More...

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Altaar Streaming Self-Titled Album

Norwegian somber sound exhibitionists Altaar will unleash their new self-titled offering of sonic enormity tomorrow, February 26th in Europe via new label home Indie Recordings.

In celebration of its release, the gate keepers at Invisible Oranges are streaming "Altaar" in its entirety at this location.

Offering up two songs in 35 morose minutes, "Altaar" was recorded at Taakeheimen Studio with Morten Øby, mixed by Espen T. Hangård at Dogskool Studio, and mastered by Tom Kvålsvoll at Strype Audio. The track listing is as follows:

1. Tidi Kjem Aldri Att (19:58)
2. Dei Absolutte Krav Og Den Absolutte Nåde (14:13) More...

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Altaar Unveils New Album Artwork

Altaar, which recently signed to Indie Recordings, has today unveiled the cover artwork designed by Sverre Malling set to appear on the band's self-titled album. The artwork and a teaser trailer for the album are available below.

Altaar will release the new album on the 26th of February in Europe and 22nd of February in Norway, Germany, and Austria. Indie Recordings comments on the band:

"Altaar is an exceptional outlet with an avant-garde approach to the musical expression by attacking conventional doom metal (Corrupted, Black Sabbath, Nortt) with references stemming from the classic Psychedelic era (Les Fleur De Lys, Captain Beefheart, Pink Floyd)!" More...

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Altaar Signs With Indie Recordings

Indie Recordings is proud to announce the signing of Norwegian act Altaar and the release of the band's new self-titled album on February 26th, 2013 (Europe). The band also comments:

"Finally the wait is over! The self titled Altaar debut album will be released through Indie Recordings in Norway, Germany and Austria on the 22nd of February and rest of Europe on the 267th. The US TBA.

"The vinyl features two songs on each side: 'Tidi Kjem Aldri Att' and 'Dei Absolutte Krav Og Den Absolutte Nåde.' A CD will be released at a later stage with an additional third song. Artwork done by the amazing Sverre Malling. More info shorty!"

For more info on Altaar, head over to the band's official Facebook profile here. More...

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