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Below is our complete Vrangsinn 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.

Misantrof Releases 2013 Anti-Christmas Compilation

Carrying on the tradition that it started in 2008, Misantrof ANTIRecords has, like every year so far, released its Christmas compilation, titled "Holy Fucking ANTIChristmas Volume 6." Misantrof comments:

"The album takes an irreverent poke at what Christmas has become. This year's compilation is again, for your pervert delight, a double CD release, thanks to the amazing interest it has arisen among bands, and then it contains 30 tracks of varying genres, wantonly based on the sick meanings of Christmas. The tracks have been newly written and recorded for this release and like all Misantrof releases this compilation is available for completely free download...

"Regarding the ANTIChristmas albums: If you are reading this you probably don't really love Christmas and its meanings. Humanity is great in creating sick things for everybody to believe. It is such a pity that last year the armageddon did not happen as we wished with our 2012 compilation. So, doomed to live on, our xmas joy reaches such unholy levels in knowing you'll love this new stream of free music, and since Christmas has lost whatever religious significance it had, and it has become a sick orgy of exploitation where everyone is encouraged to spend money to buy stuff they don't need and probably cannot afford, this makes us definitely proud."

The compilation features the following lineup: More...

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"Holy Fucking AntiChristmas" Volume 5 Released

The fifth annual "Holy Fucking AntiChristmas" compilation has now been posted online for free streaming and download via Misantrof ANTIRecords right here. Misantrof also comments:

"If you're reading this, doomsday is cancelled, or who knows? Maybe the armageddon will come later today. So either you want to celebrate the fact you are still alive, or you want to die happily later today, this is the only soundtrack you need.

"Our sole concern is that it seems we're about to get another money based Christmas. Once again. Christmas has now lost whatever religious significance it had to all but a small handful of people, and it has become a sick orgy of exploitation where everyone is encouraged to spend money to buy stuff they don't need and probably cannot afford.

"We just want to give everyone something for free, and hopefully at the same time make people sit back and realize that there are ways to have fun that do not require vast sums of money."

The lineup on the two disc features a variety of punk, rock, and metal acts including: More...

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Misantrof Reveals Anti-Christmas Compilation Art

Misantrof ANTIRecords, run by Daniel Vrangsinn of Carpathian Forest, has now revealed the cover artwork for the upcoming fifth "Holy Fucking ANTIChristmas" compilation. The release, which will feature a variety of new and unreleased songs displaying a distaste for the Winter holiday, is due out on December 21st, 2012.

Details on the band lineup and track listing will be announced as they are made available. You can also stream or download the full compilations from previous years past at this location. More...

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Vrangsinn Posts "Taboo" Teaser

Daniel Vrangsinn (Carpathian Forest) has posted a clip online that will appear on his upcoming solo project "Taboo." You can check out the clip below, and Vrangsinn also commented:

"I have prepared a special gift for my fans - Merry shitmas dear friends. Without you I am nothing.

"This version is very roughly cut. A lot of parts are missing and it is not very representative for the final result. However - I wanted to give my fans a special little bonus on this day - so here you are - This will be the first track on TABOO."

In other news, Daniel Vrangsinn's Misantrof ANTIRecords has now released an anti-Christmas compilation for free download. Details are available here.

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"Holy Fucking ANTIChristmas" Compilation Available

Carrying on the tradition that in started in 2008, Norway’s Misantrof ANTIRecords has, for the fourth year running, released its Christmas compilation. Titled “Holy Fucking ANTIChristmas Volume 4”, the album takes an irreverent poke at what Christmas has become.

This year’s compilation is a double CD release and contains 18 tracks from 18 bands of varying genres, loosely based on the various facets of Christmas. The tracks have either been newly written and recorded, or adapted especially for this album. Like all Misantrof releases the 18-track compilation is available for free download, together with cover art and information about the bands involved at this location. Contributing artists are as follows:

Side Shit (Disc 1)

Air Raid Control
Dim Aura
Ion Vader
Jesus Hitler One Man Gangbang Band

Side Piss (Disc 2)

Legion of Crows
Lydia Laska
Dos HellHypnosis
The Small Penis Syndromes
Throne of Malediction
Unknown Johnson
Vrangsinn More...

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Vrangsinn Posts "This Is It" Video

Daniel Vrangsinn (Carpathian Forest) has posted a video clip online for the song "This is It," which was originally released on the "Moon Psychedelia Collection" in 2008. You can check out the clip below, or find the entire album available for download via the Misantrof ANTIRecords website.

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Vrangsinn Posts "Taboo" Teaser

An unofficial teaser trailer has been posted online for Daniel Vrangsinn's new solo album "Taboo," which can be found below.

Vrangsinn (Carpathian Forest) also runs Misantrof ANTIRecords, which offers free streaming and downloads for a variety of metal and rock musicians. Check out more on Misantrof at this location.

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Vrangsinn Posts Behind-The-Scenes Clip

Daniel Vrangsinn (Carpathian Forest, Minsatrof ANTIRecords) has posted behind-the-scenes footage online from the "Taboo" video. You can check out a clip of Vrangsinn shooting the camera man below. You can also check out Vrangsinn's previously posted "Just Your Average Jesus" video by heading over to this location.

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Vrangsinn Posts "Just Your Average Jesus" Video

Daniel Vrangsinn of Carpathian Forest has posted a video clip online from his new solo song "Just Your Average Jesus." You can check out the footage below.

"Just Your Average Jesus" is off the upcoming Vrangsinn album "Taboo." You can also check out samples from the upcoming album at this location.

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Vrangsinn Offering Free Album Download

Daniel Vrangsinn (Carpathian Forest) is currently offering his 2008 solo album "Moon Psychedelia" as a free download. The album can be found here. A teaser trailer for the album can also be found below.

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Just For Fun

Christmas Metal 2010 Roundup

Another Christmas is just around the corner, which means jolly fat men in red suits scaring the bejeesus out of crying children and uncomfortable dinners with family members who don't actually like each other. Christmas isn't just caroling and spiked egg nog though, it's also another opportunity to rock out with some metal steeped in the holiday spirit. We already gave Christmas the metal treatment with a list of the top 10 most metal light shows, as well a new edition of the Rockstar Ramblings describing what aging rockers really want to get under the tree. Slipknot front man Corey Taylor also recently posted a Christmas music video here. To keep December heavy, we've also rounded up a list of the 2010 Christmas and Anti-Christmas rock and metal songs available online.

First off is the 2010 edition of the Misantrof AntiRecords "Holy Fucking AntiChristmas" compilation, which features 15 punk, instrumental, and metal tracks tearing the most commercial holiday of the year a new one. You can stream or download the songs here, and the track listing is as follows: More...

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Misantrof Releases New Anti-Christmas Compilation

After the release of the 2009 "Holy Fucking ANTIChristmas," Misantrof AntiRecords has returned with a new edition of the free anti-Christmas themed compilation. Founder Daniel Vrangsinn of Carpathian Forest commented on the new compilation:

"Misantrof ANTIRecords proudly presents the third edition of the annual HOLY FUCKING ANTIChristmas compilation. During this commercial shit time of the year you will at least find this one thing to make some sense of this ridiculous holidays - This year we worked extra hard to prepare one hell of a package for you! 15 bands - 55 minutes of free music. Check out the band web pages for more information. Enjoy!"

All 15 tracks can either be streamed or downloaded for free at this location. The track listing is as follows:

Electronic Chaos – We Eat So We Kill
A Waste of Talent - THIS SHALLOW WORLD
Ignotus – Existence Nihil
Paal Potet – Gjer Faen I Jul
The Small Penis Syndromes – Christmas Penis
Vrangsinn – Your Average Jesus
Ion Vader – Resist the NWO
Jesus Hitler One Man Gangbang Band – Jesus Der Nacht Der Welt
Glomb – Nachten
RH- – Lamb Song II
Phoebusnex – Stolen
Nierty – Ballistic Angel

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Vrangsinn Working On New Solo Album

Daniel Vrangsinn of Carpathian Forest has announced he is working on a new solo album titled "Taboo," which will be released in 2011. A preview of the song "If A Stranger Came" off the new album can be seen in the video below.

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Eric Horner To Tour With Vrangsinn On U.S. Dates

Guitarist/vocalist Eric Horner of Throne of Malediction has issued the following announcement about performing live with Daniel Vrangsinn on an upcoming U.S. tour:

"Dark Greetings, friends, fans and haters alike... I, (ER!C) have been been selected by our Norwegian friend Vrangsinn (of Carpathian Forest and Misantrof) to join a 2011 USA tour as a live guitarist. I am extremely honored to be asked and just have to say yes. Details and dates are TBA, but probably will start March 2011. Most likely will tour with kick ass Florida band, Wykked Wytch.

"Cannot give away too many details yet, press releases will be out later from Vrangsinn's management. I will also update when possible. I am learning the songs now. Should be a great learning experience and I hope to spread the word of my band too along the way. It will only be a break from Throne to hit the road and help Mr V conquer the USA. Throne of Malediction is still my main project. More...

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Vragnsinn Offering Free Demo Downloads

Daniel Vrangsinn (Carpathian Forest), who runs Misantrof Anti-Records, has posted several demo recordings, music videos, and bonus material online for free download, in addition to the 2008 "Moon Psychedelia Collection" release. The material will all be available for free download at this location for a limited time as new versions of the music are currently being recorded.

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