Norwegian black metal band Vreid released an official premiere of the song “Lifehunger” from upcoming new album ”Lifehunger”, which will be released on September 28th, 2018 via Season of Mist Records.
Statement of the band about the upcoming new album and the new song:
“Sometimes everything is so dark, that you only see life. This album is all about the primordial hunger that keeps us marching forward. It’s a celebration of the creative spirit, and a big fuck off to every obstacle on the way. The title-track “Lifehunger” is the first single, and it’s a heavy beast. There is much more to follow, the album is as varied as life itself can be. Enjoy the ride!”
1. Flowers & Blood (1:50)
2. One Hundred Years (5:39)
3. Lifehunger (5:36)
4. The Dead White (4:59)
5. Hello Darkness (4:39)
6. Black Rites in the Black Nights (6:26)
7. Sokrates Must Die (3:29)
8. Heimatt (6:01)
Total playing time: 38:39
Vried were formed in 2004. The Norwegian metal brigade rose from the ashes of Windir after the tragic perishing of the “Sognametal” legends with the declared the mission of exploring new musical paths.
The Norsemen proved true to their words and have so far delivered 7 albums and one DVD, which each received high praise from critics and fans alike. Vreid chose a course of constant evolution that is marked by thematically denoted phases regarding their often historically inspired lyrics.
This became particularly clear with albums ”I Krig” (2007) and ”Milorg” (2009), which both revolved around concepts dealing with resistance and liberation of Norway during World War II. With their following three records, Vreid returned to their Norse roots, especially on latest full-length, ”Sólverv” which received high critical acclaim in 2015.
Vreid have hammered out their success partly by being a heavily touring band. The four-piece performed more than 500 shows in 25 countries so far. Their everlasting march to conquer new territories has led the Norwegians to headline tours in Europe, North America, Japan, and India.
Vreid’s style is often referred to as black ‘n roll and Metal Hammer UK described their music as “a unique time travel in metal” as elements of 70’s rock, 80’s classic metal and Norwegian black metal are all clearly audible.
Now with eighth album ”Lifehunger”, black ‘n roll is back! With eight brand new tracks, Vreid are ready for the next chapter.
Sture: vocals, guitars
Guest Musician:Aðalbjörn ‘Addi’ Tryggvason (SÓLSTAFIR): vocals on “Hello Darkness”
Recording: Nabolaget studio
Producer: Jarle Hváll Kvåle / Anders Nordengen
Mix: Anders Nordengen, Nabolaget studio
Mastering: Ruben Willem
Cover art: Remi Juliebø of Deformat
Vinyl LP in various colors
Check out the official premiere and the stream for song “Lifehunger” here, enjoy it: