Video: Vreid- “The Sound of the River” from forthcoming album “V”

Posted by NichTheHair on Monday, January 17, 2011 at 1:19 PM (PST)

Released today, Norse black metal beast Vreid shows it’s teeth. “The Sound of the River” was filmed over a three day period in Poland by Grupa 13 who are known for their work with Amon Amarth and Behemoth. The song comes from “V,” which is expected to hit stores February 7th on Indie Recordings.

Click here to watch the video and read bassist/songwriter Hváll’s comments on the song.

YouTube Preview Image”The song was an obvious choice for us from the album. It’s a song that represents the album very well. It is based on the classic Vreid sound, but also is a good illustrator of the new doors we have opened with the album” comments the bands bass player and songwriter Hváll.

”It was a pleasure to work with such professional and creative people” continues Hváll. ”The filming itself went very smooth, and we had a great dialogue with the producers both by building the storyline, as well as in the process of the after work”. Lyrically Vreid has also entered new landscapes with ”V”. ”The Sound Of The River” is inspired by the book ”Markens Grøde/Growth of the soil”, which gained the legendary and controversial Norwegian author Knut Hamsun the Nobel prize in literature in 1920.


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