THE ATLAS MOTH Announce US Headlining Tour

Psychedelic doom kings The Atlas Moth have announced a string of headlining US tour dates in support of their most recent effort, The Old Believer. The trek will commence on August 6 and extend through August 27 and will see the band supported by the likes of Vattnet Viskar and Atriarch. Check out the schedule after the break.

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VATTNET VISKAR Streaming New Track “Glory”

vattnetviskar“Hands to the heaven’s….” Oh, wait. It’s not that “Glory?” Well that makes sense. I thought it sounded different. Better even. Much better. The grand masters Vattnet Viskar have unleashed another amazing track off of their upcoming record Settler. The track is titled “Glory” and it is… Oh, so good. I love these dudes and it thrills me to no end to see them prevail. Check out the new track after the jump.     Continue reading

VATTNET VISKAR Streaming New Track “Impact”

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Post-black metal purveyors Vattnet Viskar have released a new track from their forthcoming album, Settler, which is due out June 16 via Century Media. The new track is titled “Impact” and it storms right out of the gate with furious drumming and stampeding riffs that, while heavy, are soaked with serene melodies and radiate with a kind of intense beauty that you cannot turn away from. Let the track and Josh Graham’s (Neurosis, A Storm of Light, etc) visuals envelop you after the break.

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VATTNET VISKAR Announce New Album “Settler” + Tour With EARLY GRAVES

vattnetI love my homies in Vattnet Viskar. The band is always compelling and entrancing, and I almost shit myself when I found out that they would be releasing a new album this year. The album has been dubbed Settler and it is due out this summer. Before the album drops, you can get stoked for the short run Vattnet will take with Early Graves! Check out those dates after the jump. Excite!      Continue reading

PALLBEARER Announce North American Tour

After recently completing a North American run with Deafheaven and Wreck and Reference, and with a European trek supporting Yob on the horizon, Pallbearer have announced another string of North American tour dates that will commence in October. Support on most dates of the tour will come from the likes of Tombs and Vattnet Viskar. You can check out all of the upcoming tour dates after the break.

Pallbearer’s Foundations of Burden will be released on August 19th via Profound Lore.

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Announce Tour With TERA MELOS And VATTNET VISKAR

In addition to their forthcoming North American tour with Trash Talk, Retox and Shining, The Dillinger Escape Plan have announced the second leg of the tour. These new handful of dates will feature support from poppy math rockers Tera Melos and black metal outfit Vattnet Viskar. You can check out all current tour dates after the break.

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Best Of 2013: Gnarly’s Favorite Albums Of The Year

2013bestThis has been an amazing year for music. Not just metal, but a great year for all styles and genres. I have enjoyed so many different styles of music this year as well as many, many artists within each style and it was a real pain for me to make this list. I keep this list simply to full-length albums (or LPs, kids). I used to keep it strictly metal when it came to this list and I would weed out rock for its own list, but this year I included non-metal stuff on my list as well. Not a lot of non-metal, but some nonetheless.       Continue reading

Breath Of The Almighty: VATTNET VISKAR Release New Music Video

Mis amigos de black metal Vattnet Viskar have released their first music video for their song “Breath Of The Almighty” which comes off of their debut full-length Sky Swallower, out now on Century Media Records. This is a very interesting video, as it’s dark and very abstract. It’s weird, but I enjoyed it. Check it out below and be sure to pick up Sky Swallower right now! Vattnet Viskar will also be hitting the road with Intronaut for a short run. You can see those dates after the jump as well.     Continue reading