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Management: Patricia Thomas Band Management Members: Jarle Olsvoll - Vocals & Guitars Martin Legreid - Guitars Oystein Kummen - Bass H kon Obdsaija Bergstad - Drums Jarle and H kon started the band in 2000, out of the ashes of Jarles previous band. Members then were Jarle, H kon and Krister (now in Phantom Pain). The powertrio rehearsed for a year or so, but decided that one guitar just wasn't enough. Enter Jarle's life long friend and guitarwizzard Jonny Wolf. This is the point where the songs started to get a more progressive edge. Bassplayer Krister decided to leave 66crusher in the beginning of '02, and then they were a powertrio yet again. The first songs from 'truth unmasked' saw the primitive beginning in 2002. But you cannot have a complete band without a bassplayer. Numerous faces tried, but they didn't make the high criteria of musicianship, until they hooked up with Oystein kummen (from Deathfare), and the line-up was complete. They wrote more intricate songs, and started to build up a live-set, which were executed at Hole in the Sky and at numerous support jobs in Bergen, like Enslaved and Manifest. in June '05 they started the recording of 'truth unmasked', a project, that because of several delays, lasted until december. This was done in Conclave Studios by Bjornar E. Nilsen. The album was mixed by Herbrand Larsen in Earshot studios in april '06. They landed a deal with American label Misanthropica Enterprises, and the debut album was released in May 2007. 66crusher partnered up with Misanthropica Enterprises again to release the second album 'Blackest Day'. Guitarist Jonny Wolf has quit and been replaced by Martin Legreid, also in Hellish Outcast. Metal Perspective Review: When received a mail announcement about the new 66Crusher album I was sure that it was about another black metal work. You see, it was the name of the band (add one 6 and you have a very evil name, haha), the title of the album ('Blackest Day'), the name of the label that releases it (Misanthropica Enterprises) and the person beh
  • 66Crusher - Blackest Day [CD]
Publication Date20110521
Publisher ImprintAudio & Video Labs, Inc

Blackest Day


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