Tag: Avatar

Bootleg: “Pigf*****” from Avatar!

Returning to their self titled third studio album, the last record to feature guitarist Simon Andersson, Swedish Melodic Death Metallers Avatar played “Pigf*****” during the last of their pay per view live streamed shows this past weekend. A celebration of all things Avatar, the series has followed new record “Hunter Gatherer” released in August via

Bootleg: “Napalm” from Avatar!

… with just one more of their pay per view live streamed shows left, “Memories” on 30th January 2021, Swedish Avant-garde Metallers Avatar have given us “Napalm” cut from “Madness” which took place on 23rd January. The original version appears on their brilliant “Black Waltz” album, which Vesuvian chose for episode #63 of our Under

Bootleg: “Regret” & “House of Eternal Hunt” from Avatar!

Having given us “Wormhole” cut from the first of their pay per view live streamed full sets last week, Avatar have now chosen “Regret” and “House of Eternal Hunt” from their Illusions set with Madness and Memories nights still to go. After reuniting with producer Jay Ruston (Stone Sour, Slipknot, Anthrax) at Sphere Studios in

Bootleg: “Wormhole” from Avatar!

Cut from the first of four full album pay per view live stream performance set for this month, Avatar have shared a live rendition of “Wormhole” to give us a taste of what we might have missed out on as well as what is yet still to come. For more on those stream options here

NEWS: Avatar open “A Secret Door”!

Perhaps an obvious choice for a single with the slightly eerie whistle performed by Corey Taylor of Slipknot of fame during the opening of “A Secret Door”, Avatar have chosen one of the stand out cuts from “Hunter Gatherer” for the full music video treatment. It should be given a live airing during the bands pay per

Interview: Avatar fan Q&A with Sylvia Massy!

Sylvia Massy, the producer who worked with Avatar on their 2016 album “Of Feathers & Flesh” has been the fans choice for interviewing vocalists Johannes Eckerström as he answers questions from those very fans on subjects from Shotguns to Microphones and Parachutes. All this comes ahead of the bands hugely ambitious set of 4 streams

NEWS: Avatar announce Ages: An Impossible Concert Experience!

Avatar have become the latest band to move into the pay per view streaming market with a hugely ambitious set of 4 streams set for January 2021. They’ve taken it upon themselves to rehearse a new set for 7 days straight between shows with fan voted set lists so that each stream will be an

Documentary: “Scaling The Mountain” with Avatar!

Filmed over a two year period across multiple countries, Scaling The Mountain is a documentary that chronicles the life of Swedish Avant-garde Metallers Avatar as they create their critically acclaimed album “Hunter Gatherer“. Reunited with producer Jay Ruston (Stone Sour, Anthrax) at Sphere Studios in Los Angeles, California for the record, it sees the band

Playthrough: “Silence In The Age Of Apes” from Avatar!

Believe it our not, our eyes were opened to the Avatar World thanks to the recommendation of one Matt Heafy of Trivium fame. His praise for the band turned us onto their new album “Hunter Gatherer” and the rest is… well history. It may not be part of their sick riffs series but this new

Under The Influence #63: Vesuvian on “Black Waltz” by Avatar!

Swedish Avant-garde Metallers Avatar are a band who have some incredible ideas… And some really unhinged ones. Back in 2012 the band recorded their fourth studio record “Black Waltz” and when it came to shooting a music video for the title track, the makeup artist gave frontman Johannes Eckerström the now infamous Clown Face that