Tag Archives: Hoest

Taake covers The Cure at Inferno fest in response to Talib Kweli

Posted by on April 23, 2019

This past Saturday (20th), Taake played Oslo, Norway’s famous Inferno Festival and ended their set with a little twist on a Cure cover song. Prior to the song, Hoest gives a little introduction, “We’re going to do a little cover song now. Of Mr. Talib Kweli… The song is called ‘Fuck You Nazi Lover.’” For […]

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Talib Kweli cancelled Oslo show due to venue having booked Taake for ‘Inferno Metal Fest’

Posted by on November 19, 2018

In all fields of entertainment, which surpasses the entire metal category, there are several acts made to shock their audience. Whether it’s paying a visit to New York City’s Sleep No More, watching a disturbing film, participating in an escape room, attending a circus, or watching a wrestling match; these experiences are made to have […]

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Interview: Taake live guitarist Aindiachai talks about new project Ovate

Posted by on May 22, 2018

As we published here a little over a week ago, Norway’s Ovate is set to release their debut record.  The band is a collaboration between Taake and Gorgoroth live guitarist Aindiachai and Taake live drummer Brodd.  Ovate has released two songs from the five track record and both really hit it out of the park.  […]

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King Dude drops off Taake tour

Posted by on February 19, 2018

Taake’s upcoming North American tour has generally been plagued with controversy since it was announced. First of all, it took two years for them to return, due to visa issues. Then Anfita, taking issue with frontman Hoest’s extreme views on religion, successfully rallied to get the New York City show (and perhaps others) cancelled. And […]

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Exclusive: Jeff Podoshen interviews Hoest of Taake

Posted by on February 17, 2018

(Editors note: as stated below, this article and interview is the opinion of the author) Recently, as reported here at Metal Insider, Taake’s upcoming show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City was cancelled because of pressure from New York City Antifa. Antifa and adjacent affiliated individuals have been attempting to put intense pressure […]

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Review: Taake’s ‘Kong Vinter’ showcases Hoest at his finest

Posted by on November 3, 2017

Musicianship.  That’s what the essence of Taake’s seventh studio release, Kong Vinter (tr. King Winter) is about. And if you’re surprised by this very assertion, you simply haven’t attempted to understand Taake.   The record begins with what I think is the greatest song on this release, “Sverdets Vei.” Hoest, who plays all the instruments […]

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