The Violent Years

Hidden treasure of the Southern Norway music scene: The Violent Years emerged out of the muddy sumps behind the sunny facade of the coastal smalltown of Mandal, Norway.

Their music is definitely a blend of various inspirations from the innovative chord-changes The Beatles developed, to the emotional transcendental exploit of americana and alternative country. Live is where the sound and the energy really flourish, from pianoballads and gentle harmonies that melt hearts, exploding without warning into a wall of sound that make you think of Sixteen Horsepower, old Bruce Springsteen and The Bad Seeds.

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