New Hampshire’s darkest export, blackened doom alchemists VATTNET VISKAR, are now in conspiracy with esteemed metal web portal Invisible Oranges to offer up another taste of their upcoming self-titled EP (out March 15 on Broken Limbs Recordings).
According to the site, “If Robert Frost had been born about 100 years later and was into metal, this would be his favorite band.” High praise indeed! Listen to “Barren Earth” here.
The band are currently on the road in support of their vinyl debut, winding their way down the East Coast, playing with the likes of WOE, TOMB & THIRST, and more, rampaging through the Southeast, then looping back up to wrap things up with al album release show at NYC’s Lit Lounge on March 19th. Catch them while you can!
The record officially drops on March 15, 2012, and is graced with ethereal cover art and layout for the release was conjured up by San Francisco artist Bryan Proteau whose gorgeous creations have graced the likes of DEAFHEAVEN, PALLBEARER, ATRIARCH, LYCUS, OBOLUS, and more. The album was recorded and mastered by Brett Boland (HETFIELD & HETFIELD).
VATTNET VISKAR MARCH TOUR DATES:
March 12, 2012 @ Garfield Artworks :: Pittsburgh PA
March 13, 2012 @ Tommy’s Pub :: Charlotte NC
March 14, 2012 @ Slim’s :: Raleigh NC
March 15, 2012 @ The Muse :: Nashville TN
March 16, 2012 @ Underdogs :: Lexington KY
March 17, 2012 @ 130 Jackson :: Blacksburg VA
March 18, 2012 @ Crayola House :: Harrisonburg VA
March 19, 2012 @ Lit Lounge :: Manhattan NY
VATTNET VISKAR recently joined forces with underground music portal Cvlt Nation, who cemented the bonds between the two entities by inviting the VV camp to create an exclusive “mixtape” as part of Cvlt Nation’s ongoing Sonic Cathedrals Mixtape Series.
“When you hear VATTNET VISKAR’s music, you realize that something is special about this band…” – Cvlt Nation
Listen/download this obscure musical document here.
The band’s previous release, a two song demo, was met with praise by both fans and the press, landing on several “Best of 2011” lists including American Aftermath’s “Top 5 Demos of 2011.” Their new material continues the momentum and malice, as VATTNET VISKAR ready themselves to take their place amongst the best and brightest of a new breed of USBM acolytes.
VATTNET VISKAR live: