Tag Archives: Norway

Judas Priest

Heavy Metal Bliss in Norway: Judas Priest & Megadeth at the Oslo Spektrum

What better way to spend a sunny Tuesday evening in the capital city of Norway, i.e. Oslo, than with two of the best and most legendary metal outfits of all time? I am of course referring to US thrash metal stalwarts Megadeth and the British gods of metal that are Judas Priest, two bands who in large part have shaped ...

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Ulver

ULVER – Otherworldly Sounds, Strange Textures, Dazzling Visuals & Musical Excellence

The Norwegian masters of avantgarde music, the legendary and highly innovative Ulver, performed a 90-minute set at the renowned Grieghallen in Bergen, Norway last night and the entire affair was nothing short of mesmerizing and downright transcendent. The delightful and cool thing about these weirdos is that you never know what you are going to get, which is to say ...

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Wildnite

Wildnite release their classic 80s-style glam rock self-titled debut

There is something awfully charming about the hard-hitting Norwegian sleaze rockers collectively known as Wildnite. The fact that they are so young and yet manage to pull off classic 80s-style glam rock in such a convincing and cool manner is pretty mind-blowing. These dudes were not even born back then, but somehow their music makes you believe that they were. ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER

Joe Lynn Turner Performs in Bergen, Norway

The former Rainbow and Deep Purple vocalist that is the legendary Joe Lynn Turner is still out there touring and rarely (if ever) puts on an anticlimactic show. Yours truly has caught quite a few performances by Turner over the years and has never gone home even remotely disappointed afterwards. The man possesses a set of heavenly pipes and there ...

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Kvelertak play like it’s ‘1985’

Kvelertak have made a huge noise since breaking into the big leagues, and now the Norwegian punk ‘n’ rollers return on form with their brand new single ‘1985‘, out now. Living up to their name Kvelertak (Norwegian for ‘chokehold’), they have proved a chokehold of their on in the scene, and their grip looks to tighten as ‘1985′ comes from ...

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Keep Of Kalessin Announce London Date with Finntroll

Extreme metallers Keep Of Kalessin announced they will play London’s famous Underworld on 13th of May as part of their European tour with Finntroll. They released their new single Introspection on Indie Recordings Label Night at Inferno Festival. The track is said to show a lot more of their more mature side and reminisce on the 80s with a solo ...

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Audrey Horne announce UK/Ireland tour.

Audrey Horne have announced a full UK and Ireland tour following their recent album launch. The Norwegian rockers will play Nottingham, Glasgow, Dublin, Belfast, Manchester and London between April and May. The band, named after a character from Twin Peaks, had this to say: “We had an amazing time doing the one-off gig at the Garage in London late February ...

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Okular ‘Sexforce’ Album Review

In the band’s own words: “With members based around the outskirts of Oslo, Norway, progressive death metal act Okular is led by composer/lyricist Andreas Aubert. He writes all the music in the program Guitar Pro, without the help of a guitar. In 2009 he gathered a line-up to record debut album Probiotic, with some of the songs dating as far ...

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OVERTHROW RELEASE SECOND NEW SINGLE

Norwegian thrash rockers Overthrow have released a new single from their forthcoming album “Adjust to Darkness”. The single shares the album name and will be released on October the 4th. The full album will be released on October the 23rd. The first single from the album, entitled “Let Them Fall” is available for your delectation here. The band have supported such ...

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