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Kvelertak Premiere “Crack Of Doom” Music Video, Mastodon’s Troy Sanders Guests


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Kvelertak have premiered a music video directed by Stian Andersen for their new track “Crack Of Doom” below. The song boasts a guest appearance from Mastodon, etc. bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders and comes from their new album “Splid“. The band recorded that effort with Converge‘s Kurt Ballou behind the boards at his GodCity Studio. It will be released through Rise Records on February 14th.

For now, the band had the following to say of the track:

“Ever heard of the Maya Apocalypse? Johannes Stöffler? Harold Camping? Are you afraid that the religious leaders, scientists, or the doomsday preachers may be right? Have no fear! They were all wrong. But now, Kvelertak has come to prophesize Ragnarok, straight into your heart and soul. The Crack of Doom shines on us all!”

As for Sanders‘ involvement, they offered:

“We sent Troy a demo of the song because there were a couple of parts we felt would fit his voice very well and lift the song. Luckily, he liked the track and was keen to do it. He got some scratch vocal tracks and some guidelines but was free to do it however he wanted.

What we got back was even better than what we could hope for. We’re extremely proud to have him featured on this song, and with Troy being American, it felt natural to just do the whole thing in English.”

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