Kvelertak Sign To Rise Records For New Album, Splid

Norwegian metallers Kvelertak are set to release their new album Splid through Rise Records.

Kvelertak Sign To Rise Records For New Album, Splid

Rise Records have announced the signing of Norwegian metal mob Kvelertak, who will be releasing their first album in four years on the label.

The new record – the follow-up to Nattesferd – goes by the name Splid, and is due out on February 14. Not only will it feature new singer Ivar Nikolaisen, it'll also include a "handful of songs" in English for the first time, as well as Mastodon's Troy Sanders guesting.

"We are very excited that our new album Splid will be released through Rise Records, and we look forward to being a part of the Rise family in the coming years," Kvelertak say. "Splid – 'discord' in English – is a deep dive into western gluttony, our own stupidity, and the abyss of the earth."

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Of the creative process in making Splid – which was recorded by Converge's Kurt Ballou at Godcity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts – the band continue: "Working with Kurt again has been amazing and we're extremely happy with the production. We've pushed ourselves to the edge this last year – musically, physically, and mentally. The result is one hour of catchy riffs, punk rock, and heavy metal influenced by a world in discord to accompany our way towards Ragnarok."

Check out new single Bråtebrann below:

The Splid album artwork looks like this:

Catch Kvelertak live at the following dates next year:

February 2020

21 Stavanger Folken (sold out)
22 Stavanger Folken
26 Copenhagen Amager Bio
27 Bremen Schlachthof
28 Hamburg Gruenspan
29 Cologne Essigfabrik

March 2020

1 Luxembourg Rockhal Club
3 Paris Le Trabendo
4 Karlsruhe Substage
6 Leipzig Conne Island
7 Berlin SO36
8 Krakow Kwadrat
10 Budapest Durer Kert (Main Hall)
11 Vienna Szene
13 Prague Meet Factory
14 Munich Backstage Werk
16 Pratteln 27
17 Wiesbaden Schlachthof
18 Haarlem Patronaat
20 Manchester Academy 2
21 Bristol SWX
22 London Electric Brixton
25 Oslo Rockefeller
26 Bergen USF Verftet
27 Alesund Terminalen
28 Trondheim Samfundet
30 Helsinki TavastIa
31 Tampere Pakkahuone

April 2020

2 Stockholm Debaser
3 Malmo KB
4 Gothenburg Pustervik

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