Indie Recordings have announce the signing of Norwegian metallers SAHG.
After many years of involvement on different ends of the Norwegian rock and metal scene, four hard rock devotees teamed up under the name Sahg late summer of 2004. The members had gained long and wide experience from bands like GORGOROTH, AUDREY HORNE, MANNGARD and I.
Sahg's debut album, Sahg I, was released in April, 2006, and the band took to the stage in both the great Norwegian metal festivals Inferno and Hole in the Sky, as well as doing an extensive tour of North-America as support for Swiss legends Celtic Frost.
Throughout 2007, Sahg focused on creating their second album, and took on Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany with fire and lightning in August the same year.
Upon the dawning of 2008, Sahg II was released and was mixed by ANTHRAX guitarist, Rob Caggiano.
Shortly after the release, Sahg headed out on a European tour supporting US doom legends TROUBLE, and in October the band travelled India, performing at five open air festivals throughout the country.
Sahg is currently working on their third album, and release is planned for October 2009. Live appearances are confirmed on several festivals during the spring and summer of 2009.
Vocalist/guitarist Olav Iversen comments on the signing: "The best thing about Indie is that they are passionate about what they do. They really care more about the music than the money, unlike most others in this business. That was crucial for our decision. Indie has been in close relation to Sahg and given very valuable support since day one. So signing with Indie Recordings seems like the most natural thing in the universe. Indie made a very good effort handling distribution and promotion for both our previous albums in Norway. And they have always been very supportive towards where we have been going musically. Being based in the same country, we have at times had a closer connection to Indie than to our previous label, Sweden-based Regain Records. We want to work with a record company that is genuinely interested in what we do, and we believe that Indie Recordings is such a record company. We believe this is the right place for Sahg to develop further and keep on expressing what we want musically.
Olav Iversen – vocals/guitar
KIng – Bass
Thomas Tofthagen – guitar
Thomas Lønnheim – drums