The Skinny: From a filthy hole in the sprawling wilderness surrounding Oslo, this week the deviants in Haust drop another heap of their mangled, blackened punk rock, further evidence of the filth their third LP NO beholds. Surf the turds of life with “Swells” just below!

Singer and lyricist Vebjørn reveals the following about the track: “‘Swells’ deals with issues of claustrophobia and social paranoia – the everyday horror. You’re longing to burn up while you’re swimming in swells of shit.” With a more plodding, seemingly drugged-out approach than the album’s quicker-paced numbers, “Swells” flows with the mesmerizingly distraught riffage and deranged cackling vocals this band so aptly delivers.

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