Last year KAVRILA performed live at the Hellseatic Festival in Bremen, Germany, a show that marked their first live event after 581 days of no live shows due to the pandemic. This show was recorded and filmed professionally and today we’re pleased to give you the first airing of “Lungs”!
In retrospect, it seems like a deep black dream: two days of untamed, collective music enjoyment. In fact, the first edition of the Hellseatic Festival last year was teetering on the brink of extinction when the corona virus broke out: After two postponements and ever new editions, it seemed almost impossible to realize Bremen’s first metal weekender.
The live recordings were made in cooperation with the video team from Rakete Bildproduktion, which are now being painstakingly reproduced and published one after the other.
With the live recording of the song “Lungs” from their debut album “Blight”, a high-quality live video by the Hamburg band Kavrila can be seen here for the first time.
After 581 days without live concerts, Kavrila entered the stage of the HELLSEATIC Open Air in Bremen as the third act on Friday.
The energy in the crowd rises palpably as vocalist Alex Bujack spits venom and bile out into the world. Kavrila are like a mangy bastard of deep black, muddy doom metal and frenzied hardcore punk that lashes out wildly with its heavy guitar riffs and pounding drums. Raw, uncomfortable and dirty. The new album “Mor” was released on December 28th, 2021 via Narshardaa Records.
The memory of this celebration of Bremen’s subculture is encouraging and nourishes the anticipation of the next edition of the Hellseatic Festival. On September 9th and 10th, 2022, bands from all varieties of metal, stoner, post rock and related genres will perform at the established location.