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There are virtually zero good things that have come out of the current pandemic, but one of the positives is that fans the world-over, who would normally only be able to watch their favourite bands on stage via poor-quality fan-filmed footage,  are now getting to watch the bands perform via live streaming, using multiple cameras and high quality sound.

One of the bands who will be communicating with their fans this way is Norway’s VULTURE INDUSTRIES, who have joined up with photographer Jarle Hovda Moe, who is running a series of professionally filmed,  live-streaming concerts, via his Medstraum series,  to film their show.

The show will be filmed at a local Bergen historic location, the Vestindien, which was the town’s last public brothel, and will take place at 22:00 CET on Saturday 20th June,

Fans will be able to watch the event live on Facebook on the VULTURE INDUSTRIES page at https://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries/ , on the band’s website at http://www.vulture-industries.net/ and on YouTube.

Exact streaming links will be available closer to the time, and all information and updates will be published on the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/268027394402784/

Commenting on the concert, frontman Bjørnar E. Nilsen had this to say:

For no other reasons than the anguishing prospect of being bored to death by the dull reality of covid-19 and a deep philanthropic urge to keep you all amused, we give you VULTURE INDUSTRIES live from the historic location Vestindien. Now a museum, this was once Bergen’s own House of the Rising Sun. For this special evening we will dub it House of the Irregular and we invite you all to join us by the Bergen docks for an hour of musical rarities new and old.

The show is absolutely free for everyone, but Charity is endorsed and appreciated, but, we emphasise, not obligatory via  Vipps: 92266316 or Paypal: paypal.me/VultureIndustries

 Special merchandise, designed by the Romanian musician and multi-media artist Costin Chioreanu especially for the event is available to purchase from https://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com

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With a career spanning over a decade and with hundreds  of shows under their belts, Norwegian Progressive Metallers  VULTURE INDUSTRIES  are  well known both for the technical skill of their lineup, which comprises Øyvind Madsen and  Eivind Huse on Guitars, Tor Helge Gjengedal on Drums, Kyrre Teigen on Bass and Bjørnar E. Nilsen on Vocals,  and the eccentric and somewhat manic antics of frontman Nilsen, whose on-stage weirdness has garnered a multitude of fans for the band over the years.

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More information about VULTURE INDUSTRIES can be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries/ and on the band’s website  at http://www.vulture-industries.net/

A video of VULTURE INDUSTRIES performing the track “Strangers” from the “Strange Times” album can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/G8Cy1s4XNZU


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VULTURE INDUSTRIES INFO
Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries
Bandcamp:  https://vultureindustries.bandcamp.com
Webshop: https://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBSajmM4gDMC8Tt41pc2BAw
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vultureindustries/
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/VultureIndustr1
Band Contact: bjornar@vulture-industries.net
Management & Booking: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no
Label – Season of Mist: http://www.season-of-mist.com/bands/vulture-industries

 

Vulture Industries A Little Bit Better PR

Norway’s VULTURE INDUSTRIES have made it their mission to make things “A Little Bit Better” by sending personalised messages to friends and families of music fans in a format of their choice.  Multi-media artist and musician COSTIN CHIOREANU has designed the artwork for the message.

As the band explains:

We can’t change the situation but we can make it a little bit better!

At this moment most of us live in the shadow of covid-19. Some are sick, some are isolated, some are losing work, some have lost dear ones and some are sitting on huge stockpiles of  pasta and hand sanitiser. Apart from washing our hands, keeping to ourselves and following regulations,

we can’t really fix it. But we can make a small contribution in making someone’s troubled day a little brighter. 

 In the past people used homing pigeons to carry messages. Now we offer you the use of homing vultures in sending your message. So if you want to send some encouraging words to a friend, or just want to confuse a relative, we can send out a post card, e-mail or Facebook message on your behalf. 

 Send your instructions to mr.vulture@vulture-industries.net or send us a message on our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries. We need to know name of sender, name of recipient, your message and in which way you want it sent. This service will remain completely free until we go bankrupt.

With a career spanning over a decade and with hundreds  shows under their belts, Norwegian Progressive Metallers  VULTURE INDUSTRIES  are  well known both for the technical skill of their lineup, which comprises Øyvind Madsen and  Eivind Huse on Guitars, Tor Helge Gjengedal on Drums, Kyrre Teigen on Bass and Bjørnar E. Nilsen on Vocals,  and the eccentric and somewhat manic antics of frontman Nilsen, whose on-stage weirdness has garnered a multitude of fans for the band over the years.

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More information about VULTURE INDUSTRIES can be found on Facebook at http://www.vulture-industries.net and on the band’s website  at http://www.vulture-industries.net/

A video of VULTURE INDUSTRIES performing the track “Strangers” from the “Strange Times” album can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/G8Cy1s4XNZU


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VULTURE INDUSTRIES INFO
Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries
Bandcamp:  https://vultureindustries.bandcamp.com
Webshop: https://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBSajmM4gDMC8Tt41pc2BAw
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vultureindustries/
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/VultureIndustr1
Band Contact: bjornar@vulture-industries.net
Management & Booking: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no
Label – Season of Mist: http://www.season-of-mist.com/bands/vulture-industries

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Moved by the devastating Australian wildfires,  Heavy Metal musician KEVIN STORM, has recruited a plethora of fellow musicians, including VULTURE INDUSTRIES frontman Bjornar Erevik Nilsen and Dark Essence Records artist and video producer COSTIN CHIOREANU, to form AUSTRALLIANCE to take part in a single released to raise money for the Wires Wildlife Rescue (https://www.wires.org.au) which will receive any and all proceeds from the single.

You can buy, or donate as much as you want for the single, titled “Can’t shut it off”,  directly from Kevin on Bandcamp at www.kevinstorm.bandcamp.com

As well as from all the usual streaming and downloading services via  https://darkessencerecords.fanlink.to/Australliance

Romanian musician, artist and video producer COSTIN CHIOREANU, has also created a video for “Can’t shut it off” which can be seen at https://youtu.be/wXnuXmsY-lI


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According to Kevin the song “starts as the loudest scream of despair yet ends with a sigh of hope,” and he explains how not just fellow musicians, but also major companies involved in the metal scene, including Norway’s Dark Essence Records, and the metal community in general, rallied to his call to produce produce “Can’t shut it off”:

My name is Kevin Storm, I am a professional heavy metal musician that tours the globe and last Sunday the news of Australia’s wildfires had me in tears. I couldn’t sleep and wrote the lyrics in 5 minutes, and the day after started recording a charity song during a 10-hour live stream. After this I started inviting fellow musicians to contribute.

The whole thing grew out of hand as the community started to gather around it and in one week we had 16 musicians, some VERY well known in the heavy metal community, who all contributed to a heartbreaking song that is mixed in one of the best recording studios, backed by major companies And so much more is happening in the campaign.

The song ends in a 24 piece-choir and musicians taking part include:

Kevin Storm – Lyrics and Songwriting, Guitars, Keys
Shawter (Dagoba) – vocals
Bjornar Erevik Nilsen (Vulture Industries) – vocals
Daniël de Jongh (Textures) – vocals
Cammie Gilbert (Oceans Of Slumber) – vocals
Louis Soenen (Fields of Troy) – additional vocals
Nils Courbaron (Sirenia) – guitar lead
Chris Gedge (Mocha Metal) – additional guitar
Eligio Tapia  (Crepuscle) – additional guitar
Christina Earlymorn – Dermon (Finsterort) – additional guitar
Veli-Matti Kananen (Kalmah) – keyboards, bass
Frank Schilperoort (Dictated,..) – drums
Carmen Agtsteribbe – additional vocals
Harri Koskela (Lost in Grey) – choir
Anne Lill (Lost in Grey) – choir
Emily Leone (Lost in Grey) – choir

Drums for “Can’t shut it off” were edited by Daniel Medley at Ten South Sounds and was mixed by Bjornar Erevik Nilsen and Mastered by Herbrand Larsen at their Conclave and Earshot Studios in Bergen, Norway.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
KEVIN STORM
Kevin Storm Facebook: www.facebook.com/kevin.storm
Kevin Storm Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kevin_storm_guitar/
DARK ESSENCE RECORDS
Dark Essence contact: post@karismarecords.no
Dark Essence Records: www.darkessencerecords.no
Dark Essence on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/darkessencerecords
Dark Essence Records Bandcamp:  http://karismarecords.bandcamp.com/
Dark Essence Records YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/DarkEssenceRecords
Dark Essence Records Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/darkessencerecords/
Dark Essence Records Twitter: https://twitter.com/DarkEssenceRec
Dark Essence SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/dark-essence-records
Dark Essence Records Webshop: https://www.darkessencerecords.no
Dark Essence Records North American Webshop:  http://darkessence.aisamerch.com/
Dark Essence Records Australian Webshop: https://www.heavymetalmerchant.com/bands/d/dark-essence-records/
Costin Chioreanu
Costin Chioreanu Website: https://twilight13media.com/
Costin Chioreanu Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/costinchioreanu/
Costin Chioreanu YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/twilight13media
Costin Chioreanu Twitter:  https://twitter.com/twilight13media
VULTURE INDUSTRIES
Vulture Industries Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net
Vulture Industries on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries
Vulture Industries on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/VultureIndustr1
Vulture Industries on SoundCloud:  http://soundcloud.com/vulture-industries
Vulture Industries WebShop: http://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com/
Management & Booking: Propulsion Music:  http://www.propulsionmusic.no/
Booking: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no

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Norway’s VULTURE INDUSTRIES are set to release a new single, titled “Deeper”, On Dark Essence Records.   A video for the single, by long-time Romanian artist and long-time collaborator Costin Choireanu, can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/zSz3BIUrjT4


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“Deeper” tells the story of man’s insatiable greed for more, as symbolised by the miners digging all the way to Hell.  Starting out with a haunting trumpet solo, the track mixes a Spaghetti Western vibe with the rhythmic and melodic drive of a large-scale rock opus. Musically “Deeper» nods in the direction of such diverse acts as Ennio Morricone, Type O Negative, The Beatles and Lee Hazlewood, but at the same time there is also a solid dose of rock and metal, in the signature style of VULTURE INDUSTRIES.

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VULTURE INDUSTRIES frontman, Bjørnar E. Nilsen had this to say about the origins of the song:

It was one of those scorching summer days of 2018. The parched grass had turned the fields the colour of old paper, and the sun, at its zenith, was mercilessly searing our skin. Thirsty, hungry, and with tongues swelling, we had just missed the ferry crossing and could taste our hopes turn to ashes in our mouths. Trying to remain calm, but steadily feeling the building pressure of desperation, as a boiler ready to blow, we waited in line. Then suddenly the one year old in the back seat broke the silence chanting AHUM, AHUM, AHUM, AHUM! Overcome by what felt like divine inspiration but might very well have been sent from the depths of Hell, I started drumming on the dashboard. DUM, DADADUM, DADADUM, DADADUMDADUMDADUM.”

Printed on Limited Edition 7″ green vinyl to coincide with the Strange Rain tour with HELHEIM, MADDER MORTEM and CAELESTIA, which kicks off  on the 25th April, “Deeper” will be out on Digital platforms on the 23rd of April.  Strictly limited to 500 copies, the 7″ also features the a live performance of  “The Benevolent Pawn”  recorded at USF in Bergen.

“Deeper” is now available to purchase from:

Dark Essence Records https://www.darkessencerecords.no/shop/deeper/
Vulture Industries Webshop: https://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com   (including Ts and Bundles)

Routing for the Strange Rain tour is as follows:

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
Jun  01 John Dee, Oslo, NO

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More information about VULTURE INDUSTRIES can be found on the band’s website at http://www.vulture-industries.net or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Vulture Industries Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net 
Vulture Industries on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries
Vulture Industries on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/VultureIndustr1
Vulture Industries on SoundCloud:  http://soundcloud.com/vulture-industries
Vulture Industries WebShop: http://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com/
Management & Booking: Propulsion Music:  http://www.propulsionmusic.no/
Booking: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no
Dark Essence contact: post@karismarecords.no
Dark Essence Records: www.darkessencerecords.no
Dark Essence on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/darkessencerecords
Dark Essence Records Bandcamp:  http://karismarecords.bandcamp.com/
Dark Essence Records YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/DarkEssenceRecords
Dark Essence Records Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/darkessencerecords/
Dark Essence Records Twitter: https://twitter.com/DarkEssenceRec
Dark Essence SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/dark-essence-records
Dark Essence Records Webshop: https://www.darkessencerecords.no
Dark Essence Records North American Webshop:  http://darkessence.aisamerch.com/

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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


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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

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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 at https://youtu.be/I7HC9tHRT5o  or below


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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:

1. Rignir
2. Kaldr
3. Hagl
4. Snjóva
5. Ísuð
6. Vindarblástr
7. Stormviðri
8. Vetrarmegin

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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:

All formats:  https://helheim.bandcamp.com
CD & Vinyl: https://www.darkessencerecords.no/webshop/
US Webshop:  https://darkessence.aisamerch.com

More information about HELHEIM, and the other bands on the tour can be found at the following:

HELHEIM
Website: http://www.helheim.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/helheimnorway

VULTURE INDUSTRIES
Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries/

MADDER MORTEM
Website: http://www.maddermortem.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mmortem/

CAELESTIA
Website: http://caelestia.website/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/caelestiaband/

The official video of the track “Dualitet og Ulver” from HELHEIM’s ”Heiðindómr ok mótgangr” album, which features a guest appearance from TAAKE’s Hoest, can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/P_fw_nsSHeA


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Helheim Website: http://www.helheim.com
Helheim Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/helheimnorway
Helheim  YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/frosjo
Helheim Bandcamp:  https://helheim.bandcamp.com
Helhiem SoundCloud:  https://soundcloud.com/helheimofficial
Band Contact: helheim@helheim.com
Booking: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no
Dark Essence contact: post@karismarecords.no
Dark Essence Records: www.darkessencerecords.no
Dark Essence on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/darkessencerecords
Dark Essence Records Bandcamp:  http://karismarecords.bandcamp.com/
Dark Essence Records YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/DarkEssenceRecords
Dark Essence Records Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/darkessencerecords/
Dark Essence Records Twitter: https://twitter.com/DarkEssenceRec
Dark Essence SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/dark-essence-records
Dark Essence Records Webshop: https://www.darkessencerecords.no
Dark Essence Records North American Webshop:  http://darkessence.aisamerch.com/

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Bjørnar E. Nilsen, the vocalist of Norwegian Dark Progressive Rockers VULTURE INDUSTRIES suffered a mishap during the band’s concert in Munich this week, when he fell off a stack of beer crates.

The singer, known for his penchant for standing on top of things that were not necessarily built for that particular task had this to say:  “Yeah, I was a bit sloppy with planning the moment.  I’d built a stack of crates from different brands, and needless to say they didn’t lock together properly, so when I tried to climb on top of them the whole thing gave way and the crates fell into the audience”.

A fan watching the spectacle commented: “It was all pretty undramatic really, but it did have a certain slapstick charm to it.  What alarmed me more than being buried under a pile of crates was the smell of that guy’s stage clothes.  With all that running around and sweating he really should get them washed more often.  He stinks!!

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Vulture Industries at Checkpoint Charlie, Stavanger, Norway  by Anne-Marie Forker http://www.forkerfotos.com

Luckily no one was seriously hurt in the incident and the band is now continuing their  European tour in support of their new album “Stranger Times”.  Upcoming dates as follows:11 Oct 17 Paris (FR) Backstage (+Foscor)
12 Oct 17 Gent (BE) Asgaard (+Foscor)
21 Oct 17 Haugesund (NO) Flytten (+Himmellegeme)
09 Nov 17 London (UK) Boston Music Room (+Code)
10 Nov 17 Manchester (UK) tba (+Code)
11 Nov 17 Glasgow (UK) Audio (+Code)
15 Nov 17 Cluj (RO) Flying Circus
16 Nov 17 Bucharest (RO) Fabrica
17 Nov 17 Sofia (BG) Club Live & Loud
18 Nov 17 Athens (GR) tba
19 Nov 17 Thessaloniki (GR) Eightball Club
20 Nov 17 Belgrade (RS) Club Fest Zemun
22 Nov 17 Wien (AT) Escape
23 Nov 17 Ljubljana (SK) Orto Bar
24 Nov 17 Bologna (IT) Alchemica Music Club
25 Nov 17 Zagreb (HR) Mochvar
26 Nov 17 Pilsen (CZ) Pod Lampou

The band recently produced a promo video for the tour which can be seen  at https://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries/videos/10155118082173261/
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VULTURE INDUSTRIES’  fourth full-length album ‘Stranger Times’, which was released on Season of Mist in Digipack CD, Digital and various Vinyl formats on the 22 September,  continues and expands the band’s quest to push the limitations of genre and sound. Their nine new tracks are as easily as masterfully spanning a wide range from dark rock to progressive-experimental metal, while keeping their wild roaming within the boundaries of the band’s unique and bizarre sonic universe. Yet the band manage to harness their bold mix into recognisable structures and meaningful songs throughout that do not shy away from catchiness and, quite importantly, do not fall into the trap of being weird just for the sake of experimentation.

With artwork by Costin Chioreanu, tracklisting on “Stranger Times” is as follows:

1. Tales of Woe (4:37)
2. As the World Burns (5:22)
3. Strangers (7:10)
4. The Beacon (5:35)
5. Something Vile (4:17)
6. My Body, My Blood (2:27)
7. Gentle Touch of a Killer (5:03)
8. Screaming Reflections (5:32)
9. Midnight Draws Near (5:20)

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A video by Costin Chioreanu  for the track “As the World Burns” from the “Stranger Times” album can be seen at https://youtu.be/5cKQpwu_yIM


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More information about VULTURE INDUSTRIES can be seen on the band’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries/  or on their website at http://www.vulture-industries.net

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ADDITIONAL INFO
Band Contact: bjornar@vulture-industries.net
Management & Booking: Propulsion Music:  http://www.propulsionmusic.no/
Vulture Industries Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net
Vulture Industries on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries/
Vulture Industries WebShop: http://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com/
Vulture Industries Bandcamp: https://vultureindustries.bandcamp.com

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Photo by Jarle Hovda Moe

Norwegian Avant-garde metallers VULTURE INDUSTRIES have debuted the first twisted track taken from their forthcoming album, ‘Stranger Times’, which has been scheduled for release on the 22nd September on Season of Mist

The song “As the World Burns” is presented in the form of a lyric video, which was created by renowned Romanian artist Costin Chioreanu and  is currently being streamed exclusively by the official partners listed below.

Metal Obsession (AU)
Spark (CZ)
Rock Hard (DE)
Friedhof Magazine (ES)
Radio Metal (FR)
Inferno (FI)
Rocking (GR)
Lángoló Gitárok (HU)
Hardkjarni (IS)
Metal Italia (IT)
Lords of Metal (NL)
Metal Hammer (NO)
Kvlt (PL)
Loud (PT)
Crank It Up (SE)
Antichrist Magazine (UA)
Metal Hammer (UK)

‘Stranger Times’, which will be VULTURE INDUSTRIES’  fourth full-length album, continues and expands the band’s quest to push the limitations of genre and sound. Their nine new tracks are as easily as masterfully spanning a wide range from dark rock to progressive-experimental metal, while keeping their wild roaming within the boundaries of the band’s unique and bizarre sonic universe. Yet VULTURE INDUSTRIES manage to harness their bold mix into recognisable structures and meaningful songs throughout that do not shy away from catchiness and, quite importantly, do not fall into the trap of being weird just for the sake of experimentation.

With a lineup that comprises Bjørnar E. Nilsen on: vocals, percussion & keyboard, Øyvind Madsen on guitars,  Eivind Huse on guitars and vocals, Kyrre Teigen on bass and vocals and Tor Helge Gjengedal on drums, VULTURE INDUSTRIES had this to say about the newly debuted track:

“This song represents  the rockier side of our new album and is one of my personal favourites. ‘As the World Burns’ deals with the interdependence of extreme world views that need each other to justify their existence – a theme that is quite relevant in our strange and hazy present. Once more we have teamed up with our friend and sixth band member, the brilliant Mr. Costin Chioreanu for a video. Of course, Costin also created the album artwork. These are the first fruits of our continued co-operation and I sincerely promise that there are a lot of more strange harvests to come your way. Take a bite!”

As regards the album itself, frontman Bjørnar E. Nilsen commented:

“Stranger Times” continues  along the path that we started to explore on ‘The Tower’, I proudly believe ‘Stranger Times’ to be standing out as a defining work for us. It bridges the gap between styles that we have touched upon in the past, while at the same  time expands our scope and includes a more solid dose of rock in the mix. To me, it represents our most ‘solid’ album to date and is clearly the best produced one. I am curious to see how our fans will react, but being the kind and intelligent persons that they are, we actually expect a lot of love… and maybe a bit of trash just to remind us that we are mere mortals.”

With artwork by Costin Chioreanu, “Stranger Times” was recorded and mixed by  was Bjørnar E. Nilsen & Edmond Karban at the Conclave & Earshot Studios, Bergen, Norway and mastered by Chris Sansom at  Propeller Mastering, Oslo, Norway.  Guests on the album include Herbrand Larsen  on keyboards (on “Strangers”) and Hans Marius Andersen on trumpet (on “Strangers” and “The Beacon”)

1. Tales of Woe (4:37)
2. As the World Burns (5:22)
3. Strangers (7:10)
4. The Beacon (5:35)
5. Something Vile (4:17)
6. My Body, My Blood (2:27)
7. Gentle Touch of a Killer (5:03)
8. Screaming Reflections (5:32)
9. Midnight Draws Near (5:20)

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VULTURE INDUSTRIES are also set to embark on a series of live appearances and a European tour, which, according to the band  “Will  be our most ambitious tour to date and we are of course looking enthusiastically forward to visit all of our favourite places and people again. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to present material from our new album ‘Stranger Times’ in concert format. We will of course supplement this with favourites from our catalogue. We much appreciate everyone, who has requests for a song or two to stop by our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries/ and drop us a comment.  Please feel cordially invited to let us know what you want to hear!”

Confirmed dates as follows:

01 Jul 17 Varniai (LT) Kilkim Žaibu Festival
17 Jul 17 Neukirchen-Vluyn (DE) Dong Open Air
26 Aug 17 Onkel Aksel (NO) Kristiansand
22 Sep 17 Hulen (NO) Bergen
23 Sep 17 Good Omens (NO) Trondheim
29 Sep 17 Checkpoint Charlie (NO) Stavanger (+Himmellegeme)
30 Sep 17 Blå (NO) Oslo (+Himmellegeme)
05 Oct 17 Duycker (NL) Hoofdorp (+Foscor)
06 Oct 17 Mukkes (NL) Leeuwarden (+Foscor)
07 Oct 17 Treibsand (DE) Lübeck (+Foscor)
08 Oct 17 From Hell (DE) Erfurt (+Foscor +Kauan +Odroerir)
09 Oct 17 Backstage (DE) München (+Foscor)
10 Oct 17 Jungle Club (DE) Köln (+Foscor)
11 Oct 17 Backstage (FR) Paris (+Foscor)
12 Oct 17 Asgaard (BE) Gent (+Foscor)
21 Oct 17 Flytten (NO) Haugesund (+Himmellegeme)
09 Nov 17 Boston Music Room (UK) London  (+Code)
10 Nov 17 Tiger Lounge (UK) Manchester (+Code)
11 Nov 17 Audio (UK) Glasgow (+Code)
15 Nov 17 Flying Circus (RO) Cluj
16 Nov 17 Fabrica (RO) Bucharest
17 Nov 17 Club Live & Loud (BG) Sofia
18 Nov 17 tba (GR) Athens
19 Nov 17 Eightball Club (GR) Thessaloniki
20 Nov 17 Club Fest Zemun (RS) Belgrade
22 Nov 17 Escape (AT) Wien

Vulture Industries Live PR

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
VULTURE INDUSTRIES
Vulture Industries Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net

Vulture Industries on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries

Vulture Industries on SoundCloud:  http://soundcloud.com/vulture-industries
Vulture Industries WebShop: http://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com/
Band Contact: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no
Management & Booking: Propulsion Music:  http://www.propulsionmusic.no/

 

 

Having just returned from a European tour, Norwegian Avant-Gardists VULTURE INDUSTRIES have announced various festival appearances throughout the summer, as well as a series of dates in their home country, which are set to take place during September and November.   Joining VULTURE INDUSTRIES for the September shows will be DORDEDUH, whilst Dark Essence Records bands ALFAHANNE and SLEGEST will support on some of the dates.  Upcoming  VULTURE INDUSTRIES shows that have been so far confirmed this year as follows:

22 June:  Kilkim Zaibu XV Festival , Varnai, Lithuania
19 July: Dong Open Air, Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany
21 July: Turning Golem with the Happy Gorilla Dance Company, Metal Days, Tolmin, Slovenia
11 Sept: Hulen, Bergen, Norway (with DORDEDUH)
12 Sept: John Dee, Oslo, Norway (with DORDEDUH and ALFAHANNE)
13 Sept:  Southern Discomfort, Kristiansand, Norway (with DORDEDUH)
04 Oct:  Norwegian Hellcamp, Schweinfurt, Germany
05 Oct:  Prog Power Europe, Baarlo, Netherlands
07 Nov:  Tribute, Sandnes, Norway
08 Nov:  Bestastua, Haugesund, Norway (with SLEGEST and INCULTER)

Formed 10 years ago and with three critically acclaimed full-length albums and a substantial experience in front of live audiences,  VULTURE INDUSTRIES  have gained a reputation as phenomenal crowd-pleasers thanks in part to their very obvious skills as musicians, and in part to the  antics of charismatic frontman Bjørnar E. Nilsen.  Nilsen is himself one of Norway’s leading record producers and joint owner of the Conclave and Earshot Studios in Bergen, along with ENSLAVED’s Herbrand Larsen and Arve Isdal.

Not content with just limiting themselves to just performing as a band, VULTURE INDUSTRIES have been collaborating extensively  with the HAPPY GORILLA DANCE COMPANY to bring the “Turning Golem” project to life.  Part concert rooted in in the heavier segment of experimental/progressive metal and part theatre performance “Turning Golem” has been thrilling audiences throughout Europe for the past couple of years, and will be performed for the last time at this year’s Metal Days Festival.

More information about VULTURE INDUSTRIES can be found at http://www.vulture-industries.net/

The official video for the track “Lost Among Liars” from VULTURE INDUSTRIES “The Tower”, which was made together with Romanian multimedia artist Costin Chioreanu, and which was featured at Norway’s Kort and Kortkino Film Festival,can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/Q2mYnayKNd8

 

 VULTURE INDUSTRIES INFO
Vulture Industries Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net
Vulture Industries on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries
Vulture Industries on SoundCloud:  http://soundcloud.com/vulture-industries
Vulture Industries WebShop: http://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com/
Vulture Industries on MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/vultureindustries
Vulture Industries on ReverbNation:  http://www.reverbnation.com/vultureindustries
Management & Booking: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no
Propulsion Music http://www.propulsionmusic.no/

 

 

 

 

With an eleven date tour coming up later this month that will take in countries such as the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary,  Greece and Slovenia, VULTURE INDUSTRIES, DORDEDUH and BLUTMOND are offering their fans the opportunity to order special personalised tickets for most of the shows, direct from the bands themselves, at no extra cost.   The tickets, which have been specially designed by the Romanian artist Costin Chioreanu, will feature the name of the purchaser and the details of the event, and will be signed by all the members of VULTURE INDUSTRIES, DORDEDUH and BLUTMOND.

“We know that many fans keep their tickets to add to their memorabilia collections, so all three bands thought it would be a nice idea to make the tickets a bit more personal and a bit more special,” commented VULTURE INDUSTRIES’ frontman Bjornar E. Nilsen.  ” VULTURE INDUSTRIES and BLUTMOND have been tasked with the sale of the special tickets through our own webshops, and anyone wanting a personalised ticket can order direct from us.  Purchasers  will be sent an email confirmation which they need to bring with them to the venue and use to claim their tickets, which will be waiting for them at the door.  We obviously have a limited number to sell, so if one band sells out, you can order from the other if they have any left”.

Normal tickets will also be available from the usual local retailers, but the personalised tickets can be bought only from the following:

VULTURE INDUSTRIES: http://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com/product/branches-tour-ltd-personalized-tickets

BLUTMOND: http://blutmondbebopstore.bigcartel.com/product/branches-tour-2014-ltd-personalized-tickets

Routing for the “Branches” tour as follows:

21 May:  Modra Vopice,  Prague (CZ)
22 May: Melodka,  Brno (CZ)
23May: Tirish Pub , Banska Bystraica (SK)
24 May: Blue Hell, Budapest (HUN)
25 May: Daos Club,  Timisoara (RO)
26 May: Flying Circus,  Cluj (RO)
27 May: Fabrica Club, Bucharest (RO)
28 May: 8 Ball Club,  Sofia (BUL)
29 May: Eightball Club,  Thessaloniki (GR)
30 May: Dom Omladine, Belgrade (RS)
31 May: MC Pekarna, Maribor (SLO)

With a career spanning 10 years and with over 100 shows under their belts, the live performances of Norwegian avant-gardists VULTURE INDUSTRIES  are  well known both for their technical skill and the eccentric and somewhat manic antics of frontman Bjørnar E. Nilsen, whose on-stage weirdness has garnered a multitude of fans for the band over the years.  VULTURE INDUSTRIES released their third full-length album, “The Tower” on Season of Mist at the end of last year and have collaborated extensively the HAPPY GORILLA DANCE COMPANY  in the “Turning Golem” project which is part concert rooted in the heavier segment of experimental/progressive metal and part theatre performance.  The band’s  video for “Lost Among Liars”, made together with CHOIREANU, recently featured at this year’s Kort and Kortkino Film Festival, Sandnes, Norway.  More information about VULTURE INDUSTRIES can be found at http://www.vulture-industries.net/

After 15 years of musical dedication and innovation in NEGURA BUNGET, the founding members and principal song writers Hupogrammos and Sol Faur founded DORDEDUH in 2009. Following the path started with NEGURA BUNGET, DORDEDUH is taking the musical experience further by creating a fusion between a visionary approach of black metal, unusual traditional soundscapes and experimental progressive music. The musical vision is completed by a strong conceptual background that can be revealed by the band’s name itself that combines the word ‘Dor’, which means a yearning for something or a deeply felt the lack of something, together with the term for spirit ‘Duh’. More information about DORDEDUH can be found at https://www.facebook.com/Dordeduh

Since its formation in 2004 BLUTMOND has never been a band that has been happy to limit itself to a formulaic nod in the direction of a particular genre.  Starting out as a Black Metal band and releasing their first full length album “Endzeit” in 2006, BLUTMOND quickly developed a reputation for their insane and provocative live shows, which, whilst raising their profile throughout Europe, also led them to realise that the time had come to create something that was more emotional and honest.   With Code666/Aural Music picking up their sophomore full-length album, “Thirteen Urban Ways 4 Groovy Bohemian Days” appeared in 2010, followed at the end of 2012 by “The Revolution is Dead!”, once again on Code666. These two albums demonstrated that BLUTMOND was obviously forging ahead down a more avant-garde path, but one that definitely has a distinctive edge to it.  More information about BLUTMOND can be found at https://www.facebook.com/blutmond.official

Tracks  from VULTURE INDUSTRIES can be heard below and at http://soundcloud.com/vulture-industries/sets/vulture-industries-player

 

The official video for the track “Lost Among Liars” from VULTURE INDUSTRIES “The Tower” can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/Q2mYnayKNd8

 

Tracks from DORDEDUH can be heard below and at https://soundcloud.com/dordeduh

 

The official video for DORDEDUH  performing the track “Flacararrii” live can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/WTn5fgwSmW0

 

Tracks from BLUTMOND can be heard below and on the band’s SoundCloud page at http://soundcloud.com/jerrydajester/sets/blutmond

 

A video of BLUTMOND performing “You Vs. The Modern Lifestyle Obsession” live can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/M108CCsSl68

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Propulsion Music http://www.propulsionmusic.no/
Tour info: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no

VULTURE INDUSTRIES INFO
Vulture Industries Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net
Vulture Industries on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries
Vulture Industries on SoundCloud:  http://soundcloud.com/vulture-industries
Vulture Industries WebShop: http://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com/
Vulture Industries on MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/vultureindustries
Vulture Industries on ReverbNation:  http://www.reverbnation.com/vultureindustries
Band Contact: bjornar@vulture-industries.net
Management & Booking: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no

DORDEDUH INFO
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dordeduh
MySpace: https://myspace.com/officialdordeduh
Website: http://www.dordeduh.com/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/dordeduh
ReverbNation: http://www.reverbnation.com/dordeduh
Band contact: carpathic@gmail.com
Management and Booking: dordeduh@yahoo.com

BLUTMOND INFO
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blutmond.official
Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/jerrydajester
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/BMCHUGBM
Webshop: http://blutmondbebopstore.bigcartel.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jerry_BLUTMOND
MySpace: https://myspace.com/blutmondofficial
Web Site: http://www.blutmond.ch/
Band Contact and Booking: totenstille@blutmond.ch
Management and Booking: patriciathomas@btinternet.com

VULTURE INDUSTRIES, DORDEDUH and BLUTMOND, three of the most exciting and innovative bands within the extreme metal genre are set to hit the road together during May on an eleven date tour that will take in countries such as the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary,  Greece and Slovenia.   As well as tickets being available from the usual ticketing agencies, special personalised tickets designed by the Romanian artist Costin Chioreanu,  will be sold exclusively through the webshops of the individual bands.  Each ticket will feature the name of the purchaser and will be signed by all the bands.  Routing for what will be known as the “Branches” tour as follows:

21 May:  Modra Vopice,  Prague (CZ)
22 May: Melodka,  Brno (CZ)
23May: Tirish Pub , Banska Bystraica (SK)
24 May: Blue Hell, Budapest (HUN)
25 May: Daos Club,  Timisoara (RO)
26 May: TBA,  Cluj (RO)
27 May: Fabrica Club, Bucharest (RO)
28 May: 8 Ball Club,  Sofia (BUL)
29 May: Eightball Club,  Thessaloniki (GR)
30 May: TBC
31 May: MC Pekarna, Maribor (SLO)

With a career spanning 10 years and with over 100 shows under their belts, the live performances of Norwegian avant-gardists VULTURE INDUSTRIES  are  well known both for their technical skill and the eccentric and somewhat manic antics of frontman Bjørnar E. Nilsen, whose on-stage weirdness has garnered a multitude of fans for the band over the years.  VULTURE INDUSTRIES released their third full-length album, “The Tower” on Season of Mist at the end of last year and have collaborated extensively the HAPPY GORILLA DANCE COMPANY  in the “Turning Golem” project which is part concert rooted in the heavier segment of experimental/progressive metal and part theatre performance.  The band’s  video for “Lost Among Liars”, made together with CHOIREANU, recently featured at this year’s Kort and Kortkino Film Festival, Sandnes, Norway.  More information about VULTURE INDUSTRIES can be found at http://www.vulture-industries.net/

After 15 years of musical dedication and innovation in NEGURA BUNGET, the founding members and principal song writers Hupogrammos and Sol Faur founded DORDEDUH in 2009. Following the path started with NEGURA BUNGET, DORDEDUH is taking the musical experience further by creating a fusion between a visionary approach of black metal, unusual traditional soundscapes and experimental progressive music. The musical vision is completed by a strong conceptual background that can be revealed by the band’s name itself that combines the word ‘Dor’, which means a yearning for something or a deeply felt the lack of something, together with the term for spirit ‘Duh’. More information about DORDEDUH can be found at https://www.facebook.com/Dordeduh

Since its formation in 2004 BLUTMOND has never been a band that has been happy to limit itself to a formulaic nod in the direction of a particular genre.  Starting out as a Black Metal band and releasing their first full length album “Endzeit” in 2006, BLUTMOND quickly developed a reputation for their insane and provocative live shows, which, whilst raising their profile throughout Europe, also led them to realise that the time had come to create something that was more emotional and honest.   With Code666/Aural Music picking up their sophomore full-length album, “Thirteen Urban Ways 4 Groovy Bohemian Days” appeared in 2010, followed at the end of 2012 by “The Revolution is Dead!”, once again on Code666. These two albums demonstrated that BLUTMOND was obviously forging ahead down a more avant-garde path, but one that definitely has a distinctive edge to it.  More information about BLUTMOND can be found at https://www.facebook.com/blutmond.official

Tracks  from VULTURE INDUSTRIES can be heard below and  at http://soundcloud.com/vulture-industries/sets/vulture-industries-player

 

The official video for the track “Lost Among Liars” from VULTURE INDUSTRIES “The Tower” can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/Q2mYnayKNd8

 

Tracks from DORDEDUH can be heard below and at https://soundcloud.com/dordeduh

 

The official video for DORDEDUH  performing the track “Flacararrii” live by can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/WTn5fgwSmW0

 

Tracks from BLUTMOND can be heard below and  at http://soundcloud.com/jerrydajester/sets/blutmond

 

A video of BLUTMOND performing “You Vs. The Modern Lifestyle Obsession” live can be seen below and at http://youtu.be/M108CCsSl68

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Propulsion Music http://www.propulsionmusic.no/
Tour info: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no

VULTURE INDUSTRIES INFO
Vulture Industries Website: http://www.vulture-industries.net
Vulture Industries on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vultureindustries
Vulture Industries on SoundCloud:  http://soundcloud.com/vulture-industries
Vulture Industries WebShop: http://vultureindustries.bigcartel.com/
Vulture Industries on MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/vultureindustries
Vulture Industries on ReverbNation:  http://www.reverbnation.com/vultureindustries
Band Contact: bjornar@vulture-industries.net
Management & Booking: bjornar@propulsionmusic.no

DORDEDUH INFO
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dordeduh
MySpace: https://myspace.com/officialdordeduh
Website: http://www.dordeduh.com/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/dordeduh
ReverbNation: http://www.reverbnation.com/dordeduh
Band contact: carpathic@gmail.com
Management and Booking: dordeduh@yahoo.com

BLUTMOND INFO
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blutmond.official
Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/jerrydajester
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/BMCHUGBM
Webshop: http://blutmondbebopstore.bigcartel.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jerry_BLUTMOND
MySpace: https://myspace.com/blutmondofficial
Web Site: http://www.blutmond.ch/
Band Contact and Booking: totenstille@blutmond.ch
Management and Booking: patriciathomas@btinternet.com