What do you get when you give metal-playing trolls a shitload of beer, an accordion, a saxophone, some folk-ish melodies, a drummer who spits blasts like an automatic weapon, a mix of shrieking and clean vocals, and then ramp their delivery up to the speed of balls-to-the-wall grindcore? Well, I’m so glad you asked. What you get is Norway’s TrollfesT playing “Die Verdammte Hungersnot”.
We’ve written about TrollfesT a bunch in the past (most recently, here). They’ve got a new album coming out (En Kvest For Den Hellige Gral) on Noiseart Records on April 29. To help promote the album’s debut, they’re releasing weekly videos, and today’s installment is a live performance of that song “Die Verdammte Hungersnot”. Since almost every NCS post today has involved videos, we thought, why not toss in a little TrollfesT mayhem to round off the day and get us in a proper swilling mood for the weekend? Indeed, why the fuck not?
Everything about these dudes screams, “Party now because tomorrow you die!” As further evidence, watch this hell-raising video. I like the way the lead singer manages to work in gulps of beer in between bouts of screaming like a banshee, and how the rest of the guys, who have their hands full with instruments, look longingly at the imbibing in between banging their heads and blasting away on their instruments. So, check the rocking video after the jump. I feel like chugging a six-pack and sailing on into the good night ahead . . .
Get more info about TrollfesT via their Facebook page at this location.
You may now party on.
Damn, these guys are ridiculous. But on a side note, why do you release so many articles a day? I can barely keep up!
What a coincidence! Seriously, I’ve been wondering whether it’s a good or a bad thing that I’ve been tossing so many posts up on the site recently. In fact, it’s a question that’s included in the first post scheduled for tomorrow.
But anyway, you’ll be relieved to know that the daily output will soon get back to the more typical one or two per day. 🙂
Cool. My opinion is that more posts on weekends is good, and just 1-2 on weekdays, cause people have more time on weekends and less during the week.
I’m in agreement with Ray on this one. I need people to have time to check out my blog as well you know 😉
Apart from that: what a delicious piece of music this is!
Well, that will get me through the rest of work today.
Im not gonna say you’re posting too much…but i can’t quite keep up with everything…..
@ Niek, Ray, and Phro:
Seems like I’ve got three votes for the less-is-more approach to this blog. You guys didn’t know it at the time you commented here, but I’d already written a post that went up today asking about this very question . . . Also, I’m glad you appreciate the Trolls!
This song was great, but that point in the middle where it was just the same two chords on the guitars and the drums for a few seconds…what was that? Was that supposed to be a break down?
It seemed like they were just taking a piss break, but clearly they shouldn’t be urinating on stage…should they?
I think it was just a bridge, but with these guys you never know. They could well have been taking a little piss break on stage. That can happen when you just keep pounding the brews all the way through your set.
You know, that’s an excellent point. Should that be the case, I commend them!
Seriously, I wouldn’t put it past them. If you haven’t seen the last TrollfesT video I posted, it’s evidence that beer is a non-stop love affair for the Trolls. And vodka. And Jager.
I like this line from someone who put up a TrollfesT song on YouTube: “Imagine Finntroll with twice the blood alcohol level and half the sanity.”