Kvelertak share new song ft. Mastodon’s Troy Sanders
As mentioned, Kvelertak's upcoming album Splid -- their first with new vocalist Ivar Nioklaisen -- includes a song featuring Mastodon's Troy Sanders called "Crack of Doom," and that song is out now. Partially because of Troy's appearance, the song is in English, and it's also one of the most overtly melodic/poppy songs Kvelertak have ever written, but still in an unmistakably Kvelertak kind of way. The band says:
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.
Listen and watch the video below. Splid drops February 14 via Rise.