Nattesferd

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Nattesferd
Kvelertak Nattesferd.jpg
Studio album by
Released13 May 2016
StudioAmper Tone Studio, Oslo, Norway
GenreHeavy metal, black 'n' roll
Length47:06
LanguageNorwegian
Label
ProducerNick Terry
Kvelertak chronology
Meir
(2013)
Nattesferd
(2016)
Singles from Nattesferd
  1. "1985"
    Released: 8 March 2016
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(83/100)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. ClubB+[3]
Consequence of SoundB[4]
Metal Hammer4/5 stars[5]
MetalSucks4.5/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork(8/10)[7]
PopMatters(8/10)[8]
Spin(8/10)[9]

Nattesferd is the third studio album by Norwegian heavy metal band Kvelertak, released on May 13, 2016. The album was recorded in Oslo, Norway. It is the band's last album with vocalist Erlend Hjelvik.

Background[edit]

Kvelertak released the first song "1985" on March 8, 2016.[10] Nattesferd is the band's first album recorded in Norway.[11] The band released music videos for the songs "Nattesferd"[12] and "Svartmesse".[13]

Accolades[edit]

Publication Accolade Year Rank Ref.
Stereogum The 50 Best Albums of 2016 2016
49

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Dendrofil for Yggdrasil"5:40
2."1985"5:33
3."Nattesferd"5:03
4."Svartmesse"3:34
5."Bronsegud"2:57
6."Ondskapens Galakse"5:33
7."Berserkr"4:54
8."Heksebrann"9:05
9."Nekrodamus"4:47

Personnel[edit]

Kvelertak
  • Erlend Hjelvik – vocals
  • Vidar Landa – guitar
  • Bjarte Lund Rolland – guitar, piano
  • Maciek Ofstad – guitar, vocals
  • Marvin Nygaard – bass
  • Kjetil Gjermundrød – drums
Production
  • Nick Terry – mixing, engineering

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[15] 99
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[16] 44
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[17] 91
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[18] 110
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[19] 9
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[20] 24
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[21] 2
Swedish Albums Sverigetopplistan)[22] 31
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[23] 44

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Nattesferd by Kvelertak - Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 2016-05-17.
  2. ^ Monger, James Christopher (May 13, 2016). "Nattesferd - Kvelertak". AllMusic. Retrieved August 29, 2016.
  3. ^ Bracelin, Jason (May 13, 2016). "Black-metal rockers Kvelertak aim for the radio and jugular on Nattesferd". The A.V. Club. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  4. ^ Barry, Sean (May 11, 2016). "Album Review Kvelertak – Nattesferd". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  5. ^ Gordon, Connie (April 26, 2016). "Album Review: Kvelertak – Nattesferd". Metal Hammer. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  6. ^ Frank, Max (May 11, 2016). "Review: Kvelertak, Nattesferd, Or: This Ain't Taylor Swift's 1989". MetalSucks. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  7. ^ Reyes-Kulkarni, Saby (May 16, 2016). "Kvelertak Nattersferd". Pitchfork. Retrieved May 17, 2016.
  8. ^ Walschots, Natalie (May 11, 2016). "Kvelertak Nattersferd". PopMatters. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  9. ^ Weiss, Dan (May 24, 2016). "Review: Kvelertak Grow the Black-Metal Family Yggdrasil on 'Nattesferd'". Spin. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  10. ^ Kvelertak To Release 'Nattesferd' Album In May; New Song '1985' Streaming. Blabbermouth.net. Published on March 8, 2016.
  11. ^ Michael Nelson. On Everybody Wants Some!!, Metal’s Genre Problem, & Kvelertak’s Amazing New Album. Stereogum.
  12. ^ Kvelertak Releases 'Nattesferd' Video June 16, 2016.
  13. ^ Video Premiere: Kvelertak's 'Svartmesse'. Blabbermouth.net. Published on September 28, 2016.
  14. ^ "The 50 Best Albums of 2016". Stereogum. December 1, 2016. Retrieved December 1, 2016.
  15. ^ Ryan, Gavin (21 May 2016). "ARIA Albums: Keith Urban Spends Second Week at No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  16. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Kvelertak – Nattesferd" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  17. ^ "Ultratop.be – Kvelertak – Nattesferd" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  18. ^ "Ultratop.be – Kvelertak – Nattesferd" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  19. ^ "Kvelertak: Nattesferd" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  20. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Kvelertak – Nattesferd" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  21. ^ "VG-lista - Topp 40 Album uke 20, 2016". VG-lista. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  22. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 21 May 2016. Click on "Veckans albumlista".
  23. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Kvelertak – Nattesferd". Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 May 2016.