Hailing from New Hampshire VATTNET VISKAR has released “Sky Swallower” in Europe via Century Media Records and caused quite a ripple of excitement with their debut album, catching the attention of both fans and press alike. The English translation of their Swedish name is “The Water Whispers”.
While the band is busy touring in the US with The Dillinger Escape Plan, VATTNET VISKAR are also very excited to announce their first performance overseas at the renowned Roskilde Fest in Denmark on July 4th! Chris Alfieri (guitar) comments: “We’re beyond excited for this to be our first European experience as a band, to be included in such a diverse and historical festival is a huge honor. Thanks to Roskilde for inviting us to slay!”
Read on for a few international reviews of the critically acclaimed “Sky Swallower”:
“Violently contorting across an unpredictable spectrum of aggression and melancholia, the Americans’ almost classical knack for combining contrasting elements has already earned them praise ahead of this, their debut full-length” – Terrorizer (UK), 7 out of 10 Points
“We’ve been waiting for this album. A high-profile debut album that will be loved by everyone’s who’s into the darkest post-metal genre” – Rock Hard (IT), DYNAMITE!, 8 out of 10 Points
“An incredible journey through violence, hate, sadness and Power” – Metallian (FR)
”An instruction CD for bands who want to know how to make blastbeats feel full of energy in 2013” – Close-Up (SWE)
Furthermore the band has released a music video for the song “Breath of the Almighty”. The video was directed and produced by Josh Graham of Suspended in Light, Neurosis’ visual creator for years.
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