Vattnet Viskar premiere “Colony” video

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New Hampshire black metal band Vattnet Viskar have released a music video for “Colony” at Metal Injection. The song will appear on the band’s upcoming sophomore full-length Settler, which is due for release June 16 on Century Media, and which boasts one of the coolest album covers in modern metal (courtesy of visual artist Josh Graham, who previously worked with Neurosis, Jay Z, and more). View the video below.

“I was reading an article about how a colony of ants actually learns faster than Google, which is completely insane,” guitarist and vocalist Nick Thornbury said of “Colony.” “Luckily we had this sort of mathy but still dark sounding song that seemed a perfect match for that concept. I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords.”

The band also revealed the title track to Settler on May 4.

Vattnet Viskar will play a handful dates with Early Graves, then make an appearance at Maryland Deathfest before starting a North American tour later this month. See a list of dates and the artwork and track list for Settler below.

Vattnet Viskar Tour Dates with Early Graves

May 16th – Milly’s Tavern – Manchester, NH
May 17th – Parlour – Providence, RI
May 18th – Great Scott – Allston, MA
May 19th – Waterfront Tavern – Holyoke, MA
May 20th – Ortliebs – Philadelphia, PA
May 21st – Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY

Maryland Deathfest

May 22nd – Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD (Maryland Deathfest)

Vattnet Viskar Tour Dates with Necrophagia, 1349

May 30 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
May 31 – Brooklyn, NY – St. Vitus
June 1 – Montreal, QC – Foufounes Electriques
June 2 – Toronto, ON – Mod Club
June 3 – Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
June 4 – Chicago, IL – Cobra Lounge
June 5 – St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar
June 6 – Des Moines, IA – Val Air Ballroom
June 9 – Boise, ID – The Crazy Horse
June 10 – Seattle, WA – Club SUR
June 11 – Portland, OR – Tonic Lounge
June 12 – Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
June 13 – San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick
June 14 – Phoenix, AZ – Joe’s Grotto
June 15 – El Paso, TX – Mesa Music Hall
June 16 – San Antonio, TX – Korova
June 17 – Fort Worth, TX – Tomcats
June 18 – New Orleans, LA – Siberia
June 19 – Orlando, FL – The Haven

Settler Track List

  1. Dawnlands
  2. Colony
  3. Yearn
  4. Impact
  5. Glory
  6. Heirs
  7. Settler
  8. Coldwar

Settler Art