Head into deep space with Norwegian black metal/pop act Lydia Laska.
Artist: Lydia Laska
Norwegian black-metal-pop act Lydia Laska are now streaming their new single "Nervous" at myspace: http://www.myspace.com/lydialaska
Look for their debut full-length "Krankenhaus" to be released in August via .
The new Lydia Laska single "Nervous" will be released on May 18, the day after Norwegian National Day. Look for it to appear on myspace on May 4.
has decided to push back the release of Lydia Laska's new album "Krankenhaus" to August in order to give it more visibility following the busy summer festival season.
Duplicate Records will be putting out a vinyl edition of Virus' acclaimed "Carheart" album sometime around January/February. Also on the way from the label is the full-length debut from Lydia Laska which will be called "Krankenhaus" and should be out sometime around April.
Norwegian pop-black-metal-punks Lydia Laska report that their new album is done and mixed and confirmed for a March 2010 release. I'm not sure if it has a title, but they did say that many fellow Oslo-based artists make guest appearances on said album including Nattefrost (Carpathian Forest), Emil Nikolaisen and Eivind Schou (Serena-Maneesh), Kjetil M°ster (Datarock), Sissy Wish and quite a few others. Read more: http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=20281527&blogId=518825652
A group of Oslo-based artist expats (2 Australians, 1 Canadian) have put together something called the "Starving Artist Kokebok", or "cookbook" for the Norwegian-impaired, a book and CD package featuring artwork, stories and of course recipes from 37 fellow Oslo-based bands, artists and journalists. Also included is a 19-track CD:
01. Simon Says No! - Sleeping Heart
02. Death is Not Glamorous - Clear Lines
03. Lionheart Brothers - Bring it Down (Kokebok Edit)
04. Maribel - Soothe
05. Pica Pica - The Man with the Magic Hands
06. CCTV - We Belong (Radio Edit)
07. Einar Stray - Arrows
08. Pilemil - Ghost
09. Hiawata! - Valley Boys
10. Happy Dagger - 2012
11. Manhattan Skyline - The Below
12. Spirits of the Dead - White Lady Black Rave
13. ┼rabrot - The Minute
14. The Bee's Niece - Stolen Bike
15. Norma Sass - Japan
16. The Loch Ness Mouse feat. Stella Mwangi - New Graffiti (Single Edit)
17. Center of the Universe - Sing it Again
18. Rosix Noir - Binden Sie Meine Hnde (Remix)
19. The White Tiger Prepade - Powerful fast forward knowledge pushing scared inprinted gem stones levitating by seemingly apathic sound movement reactions
Other contributors include Benea Reach, Haust, Je Suis Animal, Lydia Laska, My Little Pony, Silver and lots more. There will be a release party on November 18 at Rubber Soul featuring an exhibition of the original artworks followed by a show at Revolver later in the evening. More info: http://starvingartistkokebok.blogspot.com/
Lydia Laska have a video for their new single "Could I have a go on your girl, please?": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja-ZzCNJiIs
Norwegian glam/black-metal rockers Lydia Laska have a new 7" out on Duplicate Records called "Could I have a go on your girl, please?" and the label is offering up a free sample: http://www.duplicate-records.com/
Norwegian avant/metal label Duplicate Records is now doing direct sales of high quality mp3 downloads and are throwing in a bunch of extra tracks as a bonus for many releases: http://www.duplicate-records.com/mp3store.htm
In other label news, look for new 7"s from Lydia Laska and Carniwh÷re this fall plus new CDs from both Enthral and Violated.
Norway Rat (┼rabrot, Noxagt) has signed punk-rockers Lydia Laska and will be releasing the new 7" "Could I have a go on your girl, please?" b/w "Mandy", a new version of the old track from their "We're nothing compared to ourselves" EP. Guests on the a-side include Emil Nikolaisen (Serena Maneesh) on guitar and Sissy Wish on backing vocals. Expect it sometime in November. The band is also working on a new full-length with an eye for a February release.