Kurt Ballou

Kvelertak - Meir (Roadrunner)

Meir than just a copy of their debut...
Release Date: 
24 Mar 2013 - 11:30pm

Kvelertak’s self titled debut was one of those records that seemingly divided the metal community down the middle, it being an archetypal love it or hate it affair brimming with po

'There's supposed to be a hidden Beach Boys reference in one of our songs" - Erlend Hjelvik, vocalist with Kvelertak, speaks to Metal as Fuck

He's not surly or abrupt. He's Norwegian...

I opened my interview with Kvelertak vocalist Erlend Hjelvik with a slightly left of field question; what scares the hell out of you?

Buried Inside – Spoils Of Failure (Relapse/Riot)

Sometimes a band can get a little too clever. Buried Inside are teetering on the edge of that with their latest album, Spoils Of Failure. Eight songs, titled one to eight in Roman numerals (i.e.: I, II, III, etc)? Come on guys, give us a break.