Kvelertak To Release Debut Self-Titled Album In North America
Norwegian new-comers Kvelertak released a self-titled debut album in June of 2010 through Indie Records. The album was produced by Kurt Ballou and mixed by Alan Douches, with artwork by John Baizley and guest appearances by Hoest (Taake), Andreas Tylden (JR Ewing and Altaar), Ivar Nikolaisen (Silver), and Ryan McKenney (Trap Them)
"Kvelertak" will finally see its North American release on March 15th via The End Records. The North American edition includes six bonus tracks: live recordings of the songs “Fossegrim,” “Sjøhyenar (Havets Herrer),” “Blodtørst,” and “Mjød” from the BBC Sessions last year, as well as demo versions of “Ordsmedar av Rang” and “Utrydd Dei Svake.”
In celebration of the release, the band will embark on a string of U.S. dates with Weedeater and Zoroaster, as well making several appearances at this year's SXSW before returning home for another European tour (this time with Comeback Kid) and a trek to Australia. The currently announced dates are as follows:
3/05/2011 Scion Rock Fest - Pamona, CA
3/07/2011 Funhouse - Seattle, WA w/ Weedeater, Zoroaster
3/08/2011 Rotture - Portland, OR w/ Weedeater, Zoroaster
3/10/2011 Monstros - Chico, CA w/ Weedeater, Zoroaster
3/11/2011 Thee Parkside - San Francisco, CA w/ Weedeater, Zoroaster
3/12/2011 Ruby Room - San Diego, CA w/ Weedeater, Zoroaster
3/14/2011 Yucca Tap Room - Tempe, AZ w/ Weedeater, Zoroaster, Wildildlife
3/15/2011 Launchpad - Albuquerque, NM w/ Weedeater, Zoroaster
3/17/2011 Emo's Full Metal Texas - Austin TX [SXSW showcase]
3/17/2011 Prague - Austin, TX [SXSW showcase]
3/18/2011 Headhunter's South By South Death - Austin, TX [SXSW showcase]
3/19/2011 Korova - San Antonio, TX w/ Weedeater, Zoroaster
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