HELHEIM’s V’gandr and VULTURE INDUSTRIES’ Bjornar E. Nilsen come face to face with each other in a new video to talk about their upcoming “Strange Rain” tour. In the video, the two musicians discuss each other’s bands, as well as what fans can expect from the tour, which includes MADDER MORTEM and CAELESTIA.
All four bands are very different, spanning the range and diversity of the Norwegian metal scene, and all are known for their dynamic live performances. Which makes “Strange Rain” a tour that will appeal to a wide variety of fans, who are sure to discover new favourites along the way.
The video can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/hjGhAVl3TeA
Routing for the tour is as follows:
Apr 21 Dark Easter Metal Meeting , Münich, DE (Helheim only)
Apr 25 Quantic Club , Bucharest, RO
Apr 26 Flying Circus , Cluj Napoca, RO
APR 27 Vörös-Kék Yuk, Budapest, HU
APR 28 Nova Chmelnice , Prague, CZ
APR 29 Backstage, Paris, FR
MAY 01 The Underworld , London, UK
May 02: Logo, Hamburg, DE
MAY 03 Konfus, Esbjerg, DK
MAY 04 Skullcrusher, Dresden, DE
With their new album “Rignir” set to hit the streets during the tour, HELHEIM have released a third single. Titled “Isud”, which, in keeping with the weather-themed album, means “Ice”, the single can be streamed or downloaded at the following https://darkessencerecords.fanlink.to/Isud
It can also be heard on YouTube below and at https://youtu.be/I7HC9tHRT5o
Inspired by the local weather in Bergen, and drawing further inspiration from the ljóðaháttr, an Old Norse alliterative verse form used largely in the Eddas, “Rignir”, which means Rain, was recorded at the Conclave & Earshot Studios in Bergen, with long-time collaborators Bjornar E. Nilsen mixing and producing the album alongside the band , and Herbrand Larsen (ENSLAVED) handling the mastering.
Ole André Farstad makes a guest appearance on the album, playing Lap Steel Guitar on the track Ísuð, and, with artwork by H’grimnir, tracklisting for “Rignir” is as follows:
Set for release on the 26 April “Rignir” will be available in CD, Blue Vinyl (limited to 500 copies), and Digital formats, and can now be pre-ordered from:
More information about HELHEIM, and the other bands on the tour can be found at the following: