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AVATAR releases new song 'Cruel And Unusual'


Swedish metallers AVATAR have shared another new song, “Cruel And Unusual”. AVATAR also previously announced they signed to Thirty Tigers and have launched their own Black Waltz Records imprint.

Watch “Cruel And Unusual” below.

Watch the previously released “Construction Of Souls” below.

Watch the previously released ‘Going Hunting’ below.

Also watch the previously released ‘Barren Cloth Mother’ cover art video below. 

Last year, AVATAR frontman Johannes Eckerström spoke to Consequence about the band’s eighth studio album, “Hunter Gatherer”, and how the group’s music is changing with age. “When you are dealing with anger and darkness in your 30s and want to be honest with it, and whatever angst that you carry with you as an adult compared to a teenager is a different way of dealing with it and articulating it, which makes this album very serious, and in that aspect, every album is an attempt to be as frank and honest as we can be,” he said. “It’s just that with every album, another layer of the onion is peeled off, so this is another deep level of honestly, as far as I’m concerned. One of the coolest things with doing this and working certain songs on each album is that each song has something in them where I’m, like, I wouldn’t have been comfortable to say it like that when I was this age or that age. We have eight layers and albums done, so two more, and we will somehow be complete human beings, I guess.”


Johannes Eckerström – Vocals
Jonas Jarlsby – Guitar
Tim Öhrström – Guitar
Henrik Sandelin – Bass
John Alfredsson – Drums

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