KARISMA RECORDS INKS DEAL WITH JORDSJØ

Whilst Karisma Records can boast a roster that includes a variety of Metal and Progressive genres, it was a first for the label when they signed JORDSJØ, a band that cites Swedish Forest Prog amongst its influences – the other influences being German Synth Music, Acid Folk, Electronic and Northern Norwegian nature! Formed in the […]

DETAILS OF UPCOMING ALBUM FROM PSYCHEDELIC ROCKERS HIMMELLEGEME REVEALED

Himmellegeme - Myth of Earth

Bergen may be known as being at the epicentre of Norwegian Black Metal, but with the help of Karisma Records, it is also fast developing a reputation for giving birth to some of the most interesting new bands who inhabit the more Progressive side of the music spectrum. One such band is HIMMELLEGEME, whose Psychedelic […]

DETAILS AND VIDEO TEASER REVEALED FOR SECOND ALBUM FROM AIRBAG GUITARIST BJØRN RIIS

Norway’s Karisma Records have today revealed details of the sophomore full-length album from AIRBAG guitarist BJØRN RIIS. Titled “Forever Comes to an End”, the new album is follow up to 2014’s highly acclaimed, and award-winning, “Lullabies in a Car Crash”, and is set for release on the 19th of May. Written and produced by Riis […]

PIONEERING EXPERIMENTAL ROCKERS VIRUS REVEAL VIDEO FOR TRACK FROM UPCOMING 7″ EP

VIRUS - Investigator

Norway’s Pioneering Experimental Rockers VIRUS are set to release a two-track 7″ EP titled “Investigator” on the 21 April, and have today released a video for the title track. According to the band “Investigator is dedicated to Columbo’s right eye… Peter Falk, who played the lead role in the classic detective series, had a glass […]

KARISMA RECORDS SIGNS PSYCH ROCKERS HIMMELLEGEME

With their second signing of 2017 Karisma Records have yet again mined that rich seam of bands that runs through the town of Bergen on Norway’s rainy west coast, and, once again, they have hit paydirt in the shape of Psychedelic Rockers HIMMELLEGEME. Formed two years ago, HIMMELLEGEME ‘s music is influenced by both Blues […]

DOBBELTGJENGER SIGNS WITH KARISMA RECORDS

Norway’s KARISMA RECORDS have announced their first signing of the year, and, in keeping with the label’s reputation for finding the best amongst the nascent talent on the Norwegian scene, they have inked a deal with DOBBELTGJENGER, who, according to the band themselves, play “paranoid, dark and catchy rock”. Commenting on their joining forces with […]

NEW VIDEO FROM ROCKERS TIEBREAKER GIVES FANS A TASTE OF LIFE ON THE ROAD

With their sophomore full-length album “Death Tunes” released at the end of last year on Karisma Records, Norwegian Rockers TIEBREAKER have revealed a new video for a track from the album, one in which they wanted to give their fans a taste of what it was to be like on the road with the band. […]

KARISMA RECORDS TO RELEASE MAGIC PIE BACK CATALOGUE

Having released “King For A Day”, the fourth full-length album from MAGIC PIE, Karisma Records are now set to release the first three albums from the Norwegian Prog Rockers, who have become a household name amongst Prog fans worldwide with their blend of Classic Prog and 70’s Hard Rock. Fronted by guitar supremo Kim Stenberg, […]

PSYCHEDELIC ROCKERS SHAMAN ELEPHANT STREAM ENTIRE ALBUM AHEAD OF RELEASE DATE

“Crystals” the debut full-length album from Psychedelic Rockers SHAMAN ELEPHANT is streaming in its entirety ahead of its December 9 release date on Karisma Records. The album can be heard at the following: Prog UK Visions Germany With a lineup that comprises Eirik Sejersted Vognstølen on vocals and guitar, Jard Hole (LINT) on drums, Ole-Andreas […]

PSYCHEDELIC ROCKERS SHAMAN ELEPHANT REVEAL SECOND TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

Psychedelic Rockers SHAMAN ELEPHANT have today revealed a second track from their debut full-length album Crystals. The track, titled “Shaman in the Woods”, can be heard streaming on the following sites: Team Rock, UK Visions, Germany Rock Hard, Italy Lords of Metal, Benelux Rocking, Greece Music & Riots, Portugal Kvlt, Poland Nordic Spotlight, USA Spark […]

PSYCHEDELIC ROCKERS SHAMAN ELEPHANT DEBUT A TRACK FROM THEIR UPCOMING ALBUM

With its impeding release not too far away, Psychedelic Rockers SHAMAN ELEPHANT have debuted the title track from their upcoming album “Crystals” ahead of its 9th December release date. The track can be heard streaming on Rock Hard at https://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/45802-shaman-elephant-feiern-crystals-songpremiere.html “Crystals” will be the first full-length album from the Norwegians, whose previous release was the […]

PROG ROCKERS FATAL FUSION REVEAL TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

Norwegian Prog Rockers FATAL FUSION, whose third full-length “Total Absence” will be out on Karisma Records on the 25th November, have today debuted the track “Shadow of the King”, which can be heard below and at the following: YouTube at https://youtu.be/0PTRFkVRz2s SoundCloud at: https://soundcloud.com/karisma-records/fatal-fusion-shadow-of-the-king Bandcamp at: http://fatalfusion.bandcamp.com/album/total-absence Total Absence by Fatal Fusion With “Total Absence” […]

ROCKERS TIEBREAKER CELEBRATE ALBUM RELEASE WITH NEW VIDEO. TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

Rockers TIEBREAKER are celebrating today’s release on Karisma Records of their latest album “Death Tunes”, with a video for the track “Anywhere But Here”, which is going to be a definite crowd pleaser for fans of the classic rock sound brought bang up to date. The “Anywhere But Here” video can be seen below and […]

NORWEGIAN ROCKERS TIEBREAKER STREAM TRACK FROM NEW ALBUM

With their new album “Death Tunes” set to be released on Karisma Records this Autumn, Norwegian Rockers TIEBREAKER have offered fans a glimpse into what will be the band’s second full-length album with the track “Killer” which is streaming exclusively on Vive Le Rock at http://vivelerock.net/tiebreaker-stream-exclusive-track/ and Metal Hammer Norway at http://www.metalhammer.no/?p=6391 Combining the sound […]

PSYCHEDELIC ROCKERS SHAMAN ELEPHANT REVEAL VIDEO TEASER AND DETAILS OF NEW ALBUM

Karisma Records has today released details of the debut full-length album from Psychedelic Rockers SHAMAN ELEPHANT. Titled “Crystals” and recorded at the Solslottet and Duper Studio with producer Iver Sandøy, the six-track album is due for release on the 9th December. With a lineup that comprises Eirik Sejersted Vognstølen on vocals and guitar, Jard Hole […]

PROG ROCKERS SEVEN IMPALE DEBUT TRACK FROM UPCOMING SOPHOMORE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

With a date of the 16th September set for the release on Karisma Records of “Contrapasso”, the second full-length album from Norwegian Prog Rockers SEVEN IMPALE, a track from the album is now streaming to give fans a taste of what they can expect. The track, “Languor” can be heard at the following: Rock Hard: […]

DETAILS OF THE SOPHOMORE FULL LENGTH ALBUM FROM ROCKERS TIEBREAKER REVEALED

Karisma Records have today revealed the details and artwork for the sophomore full-length album from Norwegian Rockers, TIEBREAKER. Written over a period of three months in a small cabin in the west of Norway, the album, titled “Death Tunes”, was recorded at the Amper Tone Studio in Oslo, owned by Kjartan Kristiansen of the DUMDUM […]

PROG ROCKERS SEVEN IMPALE REVEAL ARTWORK AND DETAILS OF SOPHOMORE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

Karima Records have set the 16th September as the release date for “Contrapasso”, the second full-length album from Norwegian Prog Rockers SEVEN IMPALE, and if the band’s debut album, “City of the Sun”, is anything to go by, it is a date that many fans will be looking forward to. Having earned itself seventh place […]

PROG ROCKERS SEVEN IMPALE COMPLETE WORK ON SOPHOMORE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

With their 2014 debut album “City of the Sun” earning itself seventh place in the Progarchives.com best albums of the year poll, fans have been curious to hear what SEVEN IMPALE will bring to the table next. And today Karisma Records have announced that “Contrapasso”, the sophomore full-length album from the young Norwegian Prog Rockers, […]

NORWEGIAN ROCKERS TIEBREAKER COMPLETE WORK ON SOPHOMORE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

With their high-octane melodic riffing and their ability to easily combine the essence of what this era’s rock & roll is all about, with the raw energy of early garage rock, TIEBREAKER have proved themselves to be big crowd pleasers, both on and off stage, not only in their native Norway, but world-wide. So today’s […]

PROG ROCKERS AIRBAG RELEASE THIRD VIDEO TEASER FOR UPCOMING ALBUM

Now that the release date of the 10th June for “Disconnected” is very close, Norwegian Prog Rockers AIRBAG have released a third video teaser for their fourth full-length album, which will be out on Karisma Records. The short, and very tantalising teaser, can be seen below and on the band’s YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/ajfgbro-mAE With […]

PIONEERING EXPERIMENTAL ROCKERS VIRUS DEBUT “ROGUE FOSSIL” VIDEO

When renowned Romanian multi-media artist Costin Chioreanu says of his new video for pioneering experimental rockers VIRUS “I went beyond all my boundaries and I have a feeling I touched a bit of insanity” you know that it’s going to be something unique. Having made his mark not only as a graphic artist, but also […]

PROG ROCKERS AIRBAG DEBUT TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

With “Disconnected”, the fourth full-length album from Norwegian Prog Rockers AIRBAG, set to hit the streets on the 10th June, Karisma Records have today debuted the album’s opening track, “Killer”, which can be heard exclusively on the following: Team Rock at http://teamrock.com/news/2016-05-03/airbag-premiere-new-track-killer Rock Hard at https://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/43717-airbag-feiern-killer-songpremiere.html “Disconnected” takes AIRBAG’s trademark blending of musical styles, combined […]

PROG ROCKERS AIRBAG RELEASE SECOND VIDEO TEASER FOR UPCOMING ALBUM

Norwegian Prog Rockers AIRBAG have released a second video teaser for their upcoming album “Disconnected”, which is set for release on Karisma Records on the 10th June. The teaser can be seen below and on the band’s YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/yNSHHd5xOx0 With its lush soundscapes underlined by soaring guitars and soulful vocals “Disconnected” further expands […]

PIONEERING EXPERIMENTAL ROCKERS VIRUS DEBUT TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

With the release date coming ever closer, Karisma Records have debuted a track from VIRUS’ fourth full-length album “Memento Collider”. The track, “Steamer” , which is being debuted exclusively on Metal Hammer Norway at http://hammer.kenspo.net/?p=4126 and Decibel Magazine at http://decibelmagazine.com/blog/2016/4/18/virus-premiere Undoubtedly one of the most unique bands to come out of Norway, VIRUS have, for […]

EXPERIMENTAL HARD ROCKERS VIRUS REVEAL FIRST DETAILS AND ARTWORK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

The 3rd June has been set as the release date for “Memento Collider”, the fourth full-length album from Experimental Hard Rockers VIRUS. The album, with cover art by the Trine + Kim Design Studio (http://www.trineogkim.no/ ), will appear on Karisma Records, who recently signed the band. Whilst no further details about “Memento Collider” are currently […]

KARISMA RECORDS SIGNS PSYCHEDELIC PROG ROCKERS SHAMAN ELEPHANT

Bergen-based Karisma Records have announced that they have added another talented young band to their ever growing label. The band in question is SHAMAN ELEPHANT, who describe their musical style as Psychedelic Rock with elements from other genres such as Jazz and Prog Rock, and who aim to deliver energetic performances both in the studio […]

JAZZ PROG ROCKERS OSSICLES DEBUT MUSIC VIDEO FOR TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

Ossicles - Music for wastelands

With their sophomore full-length album “Music For Wastelands” set to hit the streets on Karisma Records on the 6th November, Jazz Prog Rockers OSSICLES have debuted a new video for a track from the album. The self-made video for “Family Tree” is a quirky look at some trips the band took during the summer, and […]

PROG METALLERS RENDEZVOUS POINT DEBUT NEW MUSIC VIDEO

With their debut full-length album “Solar Storm” set for release on Karisma Records on the 6th October, and with an extensive European tour supporting LEPROUS about to begin, Prog Metallers RENDEZVOUS POINT have today debuted a new music video for the track “Para”, which also serves as a chance to hear a track from the […]

TIEBREAKER DEBUT NEW MUSIC VIDEO AND ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES SUPPORTING ENSLAVED

Norwegian Rockers TIEBREAKER have debuted a music video for a track from their upcoming album “We Come From The Mountains”. The video for the track “Nicotine”, by Gregor from tripidea.com and studio production by Kjetil Ulland, together with an interview with TIEBREAKER guitarist Eirik Wik Haug can be seen can be seen exclusively on Metal […]

TIEBREAKER RELEASES DETAILS AND ARTWORK OF UPCOMING FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

Karisma Records has today announced details of their upcoming release from Rockers TIEBREAKER. Set to hit the streets on the 6th November in CD, digital and vinyl formats, “We Come From The Mountains” was, in fact, originally self-released in Norway in 2014 on the band’s own label. Now, finally, Karisma Records will bring TIEBREAKERS storming […]

JAZZ PROG ROCKERS OSSICLES DEBUT TRACK FROM UPCOMING SOPHOMORE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

Ossicles - Music for wastelands

“Halfway Homes”, the opening track from “Music for Wastelands”, the upcoming album from Jazz Prog Rockers OSSICLES, which is set for release on Karisma Records on the 6th November, has been debuted today and can be heard below and at Soundcloud. All instruments and vocals on the 14-track album are performed by cousins Bastian and […]

JAZZ PROG ROCKERS OSSICLES REVEALS ARTWORK AND DETAILS OF SOPHOMORE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

Ossicles - Music for wastelands

When cousins Sondre and Bastian Veland formed OSSICLES in 2011, and went on to self-releasetheir debut full-length album “Mantlepiece”, which was largely written by the duo when they were 16/17 years old, the following year, few could have forseen the extraordinary response it was to receive from much-respected musicians such as PORCUPINE TREE’s STEVEN WILSON […]

KARISMA RECORDS TO RE-RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM FROM JAZZ PROG ROCK DUO OSSICLES

Having recently signed the Norwegian Jazz Prog Rock duo Ossicles to their roster, and with the band’s sophomore full-length album “Music for Wastelands” set for release in October, Karisma Records will re-release OSSICLES debut double album “Mantelpiece” on the 17th July as a taste of things to come. OSSICLES was fromed in 2011 by cousins […]

ROCKERS TIEBREAKER INK DEAL WITH KARISMA RECORDS AND DEBUT MUSIC VIDEO

Karisma Records have inked a deal with Rockers TIEBREAKER that initially sees the label release two full-length albums from the band. First up will be the re-release of TIEBREAKERS’s debut full-length album “We Come From The Mountains”, which was previously self-released in Norway, and which Karisma plans to release internationally in both CD and digital […]

AVANT-GARDE ROCKERS VIRUS SIGN WITH KARISMA RECORDS

Norwegian Avant-garde rockers VIRUS have signed a deal with Karisma Records that will see the label release the band’s fourth full-length album. Alongside a recent busy touring schedule, VIRUS have been writing and honing material for the new album which will be titled “Memento Collider” , and the band is currently at work on it […]

KARISMA RECORDS SIGNS PROCK ROCKERS RENDEZVOUS POINT

Fast becoming one of the go-to labels for the Progressive side of music, Karisma Records has today added another string to their bow by signing Norwegian Prog Rockers RENDEZVOUS POINT. The band will kick off their collaboration with Karisma Records with the release of a single titled “Wasteland”, together with a music video, towards the […]

PROG ROCKERS MAGIC PIE DEBUT NEW MUSIC VIDEO ON PROG MAGAZINE

With their fourth full-length album “King For A Day” set to be released on Karisma Records on the 25th May. Norwegian Prog Rockers MAGIC PIE have debuted a music video for the opening track from the upcoming release on Prog Magazine – Team Rock. The video for “Trick Of The Trade” can be seen here. […]

MAGIC PIE’s 4th ALBUM ‘KING FOR A DAY’ CAN NOW BE PRE-ORDERED

Magic Pie - King for a day

KARISMA RECORDS is set to release the excellent new album from Norwegian prog rock band MAGIC PIE on May 25th 2015. The album is titeled King For A Day. MAGIC PIE’s previous three albums “Motions of Desire” (2005), “Circus Of Life” (2007) and “The Suffering” (2011) were all very well received by both press and […]

PROG ROCKERS MAGIC PIE REVEALS DETAILS AND ARTWORK OF UPCOMING ALBUM

Magic Pie - King for a day

Fresh from inking a deal with Norwegian Prog Rockers MAGIC PIE, Karisma Records have today announced details of what will be the band’s fourth full length album, which is set for release on the 25th of May in CD and digital formats, and, at a later date, on vinyl. Titled “King For A Day”, the […]

KARISMA RECORDS INK DEAL WITH PROG ROCKERS MAGIC PIE

Karisma Records have inked a deal with Norwegian Prog Rockers MAGIC PIE, and are set to release the band’s fourth full-length album on the 25th May. As well as the new album, information about which will be released shortly, Karisma will also be re-issuing the band’s three previous albums – 2005’s “Motions of Desire”, 2007’s […]

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Pre-Order BJØRN RIIS’ album “Lullabies in a Car Crash”

KARISMA RECORDS is due to release BJØRN RIIS’ debut solo album “Lullabies in a Car Crash” on November 03th. KARISMA RECORDS is due to release BJØRN RIIS’ debut solo album “Lullabies in a Car Crash” on November 03th. Bjørn Riis is AIRBAG‘s lead guitarist and main song writer. If you like Airbag you should check […]

SEVEN IMPALE’S DEBUT FULL-LENGTH ALBUM NOW AVAILABLE IN VINYL ON KARISMA RECORDS

Seven Impale - City of the Sun - cover

“City of the Sun”, the debut full-length album from Norwegian Prog Rockers SEVEN IMPALE is now also available on vinyl courtesy of Karisma Records, who also released the album in CD format earlier this month. Recorded and produced at the Solslottet and Duper Studio by Iver Sandøy, known for his work with bands such as […]

KARISMA RECORDS RELEASES SOPHOMORE ALBUM FROM FATAL FUSION ON VINYL

cover - Fatal Fusion

Having released FATAL FUSION’s sophomore album “The Ancient Tale” in CD and digital versions in November of last year, KARISMA RECORDS are now set to please lovers of vinyl and Classical Prog Rock by releasing the album as a double gatefold edition. The five-track album was produced by the band themselves with some additional help […]

SEVEN IMPALE PREVIEW TRACK FROM UPCOMING DEBUT FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

Karisma Records has today debuted “Oh My Gravity!” the opening track from “City of the Sun”, the debut full-length album from Norwegian Prog Rockers SEVEN IMPALE. The album itself, which was recorded and produced at the Solslottet and Duper Studio by Iver Sandøy, who has produced bands such as ENSLAVED, KRAKOW, etc., is due for […]

ARTWORK FOR UPCOMING ALBUM FROM AIRBAG GUITARIST BJØRN RIIS REVEALED

Not only is ARIBAG guitarist BJØRN RIIS releasing a debut solo album, but he has also drawn the artwork that will be used for the cover, aided and abetted by AIRBAG frontman ASLE TORSTRUP who designed the cover. Titled “Lullabies in a Car Crash”, the album is set for an Autumn release on Karisma Records, […]

KARISMA RECORDS ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF DEBUT FULL-LENGTH ALBUM FROM SEVEN IMPALE

With a critically acclaimed Digital EP released by the band last year as a taster of things to come, Karisma Records has set a release date of September 2014 for SEVEN IMPALE’s debut full-length album “City Of The Sun”. Recorded and produced by Iver Sandøy (ENSLAVED, KRAKOW, etc.) at the Solslottet and Duper Studio, “City […]

KARISMA RECORDS TO RELEASE DEBUT SOLO ALBUM FROM AIRBAG GUITARIST BJØRN RIIS

Karisma Records announced today that they have inked a deal with AIRBAG guitarist BJØRN RIIS for the release of his debut solo album. The album, which will be titled “Lullabies in a Car Crash”, will feature AIRBAG’s  Henrik Fossum on drums, whilst the band’s vocalist Asle Tostrup will provide programming. Long-time Airbag collaborator, Vegard Sleipnes, […]