TAAKE SET TO RELEASE MCD AS PRELUDE TO FULL-LENGTH. TRACK PREMIERED.

Posted: April 20, 2011 in DARK ESSENCE RECORDS, OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASES

TAAKE, one of Norway’s leading Black Metal bands, is set to release an MCD on the 26th of April which will serve as a taster for the new full-length album later in the year.  “Kveld” contains five tracks, four of which are classic TAAKE songs which have been especially recorded live in the studio with the band’s current live line up, and a new track, “Nordbundet”, which will also feature on the upcoming fifth full-length album “Noregs Vaapen”, which is due for release in September of this year.  Track listing for “Kveld” as follows:

1. Nordbundet
2. Motpol
3. Hordalands Doedskvad 1
4. Over Bjoergvin graater Himmerik 4
5. Nattestid ser Porten vid 1

“Kveld” will be released in Digipack format and limited to 500 copies on founder and front man Hoest’s own label Svartekunst Produksjoner.  The digital version of the MCD will be available through Dark Essence Records, who will also release “Noregs Vaapen” later in the year.  “Kveld” was recorded at the Conclave and Earshot Studios in Bergen with producer Bjornar E. Nilsen, and the track “Hordalands Doedskvad 1” can be heard at http://soundcloud.com/patriciathomas/taake-hordalands-doedskvad-1 or below:

TAAKE is due to play several festivals this year, including Party.San Open Air in Germany, Metal Camp in Sloveina and the SWR Barroselas Metal Fest in Portugal.  Additionally, the band will hit the road on the 21st of April for a short tour with fellow Dark Essence Records label mates, Extreme Prog Metallers VULTURE INDUSTRIES, where fans will be able to get hold of the MCD, which is not being distributed through normal channels, in advance of the release date.  Tour dates as follows:

Thur 21 – K17, Berlin (DE)
Fri 22 – Festung, Bitterfield (DE)
Sat 23 – Heidens Geweld, Dynamo, Eindhoven (NL)
Sun 24 – Le Menhir Chevelu, Brest (FR)
Mon 25 – VULTURE INDUSTRIES only (+ ENSLAVED & NEGURA BUNGET), Nouveau Casino, Paris (FR)
Sat 30 – TAAKE only, SWR Barroselas MetalFest, (PT)

More information about TAAKE can be found at http://taake.svartekunst.no

Below you can see the official video for the track “Umenneske” from the album “Taake”

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Taake on MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/taakeofficial
Taake Website: http://taake.svartekunst.no/
Svartekunst Produksjoner: http://svartekunst.no
Taake Management & Booking: Propulsion Music http://www.propulsionmusic.no/
Dark Essence Records: http://www.karismarecords.no

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