Finally a crap review!
"Apparently the second song is more ferocious with hints toward Neurosis but I barely registered it because I was already asleep."
Well played, Sir. Well played.
It's the blackest ever black consumer day! Apparently there's still some vinyl left (black of course) over at the label store, and it will cost you practically nothing:
Japan you say?
Well, turns out our noise'n'drone maestro TOFT is going to the far east between the 14th and 24th of August. It's not many days untill he sets foot on The Land of the Red Sun, but if you're keen on setting up a last minute show for him, then get in touch!
ALTAAR bandcamp updated! Stream and/or buy the record and the tape (the first five track edition) for next to nothing. And, apparently, we need 20 more bucks to unlock the "upload long tracks" function. We have the "Live At Slakterhuset" (32:59) on hold foy you guys, which will be an exclusive online release only. Have a great weekend and see you in hell. http://altaarbloodyaltaar.bandcamp.com/
As of now, the mentioned compilation - And Suddenly Everything, Absolutely Everything, Was There - featuring an ALTAAR track is the most selling album on Bandcamp.
NEW OLD STUFF | We've got a track out on the family benefit compilation for the Utech Records main man Keith Utech. TOFT has previously released an album on this brilliant label, and he's also featured with a track on this close to 4,5h long album. Our song - Salt Of The Earth - has previously been exhibited at Lydgalleriet in Bergen, Norway at an exhibition on tapes and tape culture and it's a duo drone format recording with and by Tylden and Toft.
Heathen Harvest Periodical has more on this here:
Our noise connoisseur TOFT will be performing a couple of gigs at the Utech Records Festival in Milwaukee on the 12th and 13th of June. If you've got any suggestion on gigs to fill in open dates from the 8th till the 16th of June in NYC or Chicago, do get in touch.
Did you guys get around to see this?
Heavy stuff featuring Sverre Malling and our very own noise mongrel TOFT. The latter is by the way doing a gig tomorrow in Oslo at Cafe Mono, alongside MoE and ÅRABROT
Behold, children of technology: Here's a real treat for you lot. Altaar (Tylden/Toft) ambient set recorded live in Haugesund at Gamle Slakterhuset 10.23.2009. Turn up, tune in and drop out to these 33 minutes of pure doom. https://soundcloud.com/…/altaar-praesenceokkult-de-…/s-e5VRG
Altaar live at the INFERNO METAL FESTIVAL NORWAY March 27. 2013, performing parts of "Tidi Kjem aldri Att". Filmed by @kaimauseth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4GJlelw8yI