Watain Comments On Release Of New Album "The Wild Hunt"
First week results for Watain's "The Wild Hunt" (reviewed here) are now in. The black metal trio entered the national Swedish album chart at #1, the German chart at #18, and the USA Billboard Top 200 chart at #158.
As a special gift to dedicated fans, a free download of the b-side from the "All That May Bleed" 7" single is now available. Entitled "Play with the Devil," this b-side was originally recorded by the black/heavy metal band Taiwaz in 1988, in Watain's hometown of Uppsala (Gottfrid Åhman from In Solitude participates on solo guitar in Watain's version). To download "Play with the Devil," visit this location.
Front man Erik Danielsson comments: "It's always a special feeling to release an album with Watain; to let the levee break and have the hungry waters gush forth again, swallowing everything in its way. Hail to all of our supporters who gave the release of 'The Wild Hunt' the attention and dignity it deserves! See you on the long and winding road that now lies ahead of us."
For more info on the album, check out our recent interview with Erik over here.
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