KVELERTAK PREMIERE NEW ALBUM “MEIR”

 

 

 

Kvelertak have premiered their forthcoming Roadrunner Records debut, MEIR, over at StereogumMEIR,  which arrives March 26th, features the single, “Bruane Brenn” and is the highly anticipated follow-up to the band’s break out self-titled album which earned them critical praise worldwide.  Produced by Converge’s Kurt Ballou (High on Fire, Torche), MEIR marks an indisputable milestone for Kvelertak. Tracks such as “Evig Vandrar” and the brutal “Nekrokosmos” see the band melding breakneck energy, tight rhythms, and consistently inventive hooks, riffs, and melodies to construct a distinctive sonic universe all their own. MEIR – which features cover art by Baroness’ John Dyer Baizley – is currently available for pre-order on the iTunes Store and via the official Roadrunner Records webstore.  Furthermore, Kvelertak have unveiled details of a major North American headline tour deemed, “MEIR TOUR – NORTH AMERICA 2013” which kicks off April 21st at Chicago’s Bottom Lounge (see attached itinerary).

 

 

KVELERTAK

 

MEIR TOUR – NORTH AMERICA 2013

 

w/Cancer Bats and Black Tusk

 

* w/Black Tusk only

 

** w/Cancer Bats only

 

 

 

Additional Dates To Be Announced

 

 

 

APRIL

 

21        Chicago, IL                              Bottom Lounge**

 

22        Detroit, MI                              Shelter @ St. Andrews

 

23        Millvale, PA                             Mr. Small’s**

 

24        Cleveland, OH                         The Grog Shop

 

25        Columbus, OH                         Ace of Cups

 

27        Minneapolis, MN                    7th Street Entry**

 

28        Lawrence, KS                           Granada Theatre

 

30        Denver, CO                             Larimer Lounge

 

 

 

MAY

 

1          Salt Lake City, UT                    In The Venue

 

3          Portland, OR                           Hawthorne Theatre**

 

4          Seattle, WA                             El Corazon**

 

5          Vancouver, BC                        Rickshaw Theatre**

 

7          San Francisco, CA                    Slim’s**

 

8          West Hollywood, CA               The Roxy**

 

9          Phoenix, AZ                             Joe’s Grotto**

 

11        Houston, TX                             Fitzgerald’s (Downstairs)

 

12        Dallas, TX                                Club Dada

 

13        Austin, TX                                Red 7

 

15        Nashville, TN                           Exit/In

 

17        New York, NY                          The Studio at Webster Hall**

 

18        Philadelphia, PA                      Underground Arts

 

19        Washington, DC                      Rock & Roll Hotel**

 

20        Allston, MA                             Great Scott**

 

21        Montreal, QC                          Les Katacombes *

 

22        Toronto, ON                            The Wreck Room *

 

 

 

 

For more information:

 

www.kvelertak.com

 

www.facebook.com/Kvelertak

 

www.twitter.com/kvelertak

 

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