A true masterpiece (Metal Underground)Ein absolutes Hammeralbum (Hooked on Music)Shockingly great! (Metal Hammer Norway)
A little update from the camp: We are rehearsing with our new bass player, and are preparing for gigs and recording sessions in 2016. We will be touring in Germany, Sweden and Norway, and have also booked studio time for singles and a new album. No rest in the nest for a working band.
Update from the ministry of foreign affairs: We have decided to reschedule the European tour in October, to include more German dates. We´ll be touring in February 2016 instead, and all dates and venues will be announced in November. We´re also working on a handful of Swedish tour dates. Stay tuned.
What are they up to, you might ask? Gigs in Sweden, Norway and Europe, starting soon. Battles is already out in GSA and BeNeLux. We´ll follow up with France, UK, Italy, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and USA asap. Workin´on new songs and makin´badass plans for a new album. New merchandise just around the corner. Check back.
Orango will be touring in Norway, Scandinavia and Europe this autumn. Tour dates and venues will be announced soon. We are now preparing for a handful of summer festivals, while working on songs for the follow-up to the Battles album.
So far the Battles album have been greatly received in Europe. Quotes: A true masterpiece (Metal Underground) / A truly exceptional impressive band (Musik Reviews) / No frills, a lot of passion (Terrorverlag) / A hefty dose of soul (Beatblogger) / Terrific (Laut) / Ein absolutes Hammeralbum (Hooked on Music). Buy your copy at Stickman Records.
Tomorrow Stickman Records releases our Battles album in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. UK, Benelux, France and Italy are to follow later this year. Reviews are starting to come in, and so far they have been very good. Metal Underground (4,5/5) calls the album "a masterpiece" and Beatblogger (4/5) are all thumbs up while namedropping our favorite bands. Good times. Check out and reviews, and check back for more later.
Battles is out in Europe on April the 24th. The album will be available on vinyl and CD from Stickman Records. Check back for updates.
It is official! We´re glad and proud to announce that the German label Stickman Records - home to Orango favorites like The Soundtrack of our Lives and Motorpsycho - will distribute our Battles album in a selection of European territories in 2015. Stickman is kicking it off with Germany, Austria and Switzerland this spring, and the album will be released in UK, Benelux, Italy and France a little later. It could have been so much worse! Check back for updates.
The Battles album will be released in a selection of European territories this spring, including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, Benelux and France. We´re really looking forward to taking the album, Orango and our brew to new territories. Check back for more info regarding the release. If you wanna get a hold of a copy of Battles or some other LP or merchandise, visist our web shop here.
Second editions of the Battles box, Colonial Militia Vol. 1, Colonial Militia Vol. 2, Confessions and the Battlefield 7" single (split w/ Spidergawd) are now available at all good record stores and at the Orango Shop.
After the release of the Battles box in October, we have done a limited number of live shows. This will all change next year, and tour dates will be announced as soon as they are confirmed. These are the first ones: January 30th: Samfundet, Trondheim // January 31st: Fasting, Kristiansand // February 6th: Total, Tønsberg // March 7th: Sort & Blå Scene, Porsgrunn
We´re kicking off the Battles Tour this week, with gigs at Apollon and Hulen in Bergen, Checkpoint Charlie in Stavanger and Shabby Records and Skala in Haugesund. We´re really looking forward to it. Please visit our You Tube Channel to check out all videos and prepare yourselves. See you all soon!
Today, two days prior to the release of our new album, Battles, you can check out the LP at WiMP, Norway´s leading digital music service. Good thing, but the real stuff is of course the deluxe Battles LP box, which will be released Friday this week. Pre-order the album here.
The Battles tour is being kicked off with a free in store gig at Big Dipper, Oslo, October the 3rd. Orango will play a selection of shows throughout Norway this autumn. The tour contiunes in 2015, and tour dates will be announced soon. Check out all our upcoming tour dates here.
The new Orango album Battles will be released October the 3rd. The deluxe box contains double 180 g vinyl, the film The Battles Behind Battles on DVD, CD and a giant band poster. The album is also available on CD/DVD and on all digital services. On Saturday October the 4th, Orango is hosting a release concert at Parkteatret, Oslo. Check out the event here and buy your tickets here.
Orango just released the split 7" single "Our Time/Battlefield" with the Norwegian band Spidergawd, featuring members from Motorpsycho and Cadillac.
The vinyl single can be purchased at The Orango Shop and all good vinyl stores. Orango will be playing a couple of summer festivals, and the tour following the band´s fifth album release in October is being booked now. Check out our coming Live-dates.
Orango is now putting the finishing touches to the band´s´next album, which is out in October.
Look out for a very cool LP release, which will also include a "making of"-documentary for Orango´s fitfth album. Stay tuned! And don´t forget to check our coming live-shows.
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2015: 30.01.15 - Samfundet, Trondheim (supp: Dunbarrow)31.01.15 - Big Dipper, Trondheim (in store)31.01.15 - Fasting, Kristiansund06.02.15 - Total, Tønsberg07.03.15 - Sort & Blå Scene, Porsgrunn20.03.15 - Backbeat, Tromsø (in store)20.03.15 - Driv, Tromsø17.04.15 - Crossroad, Oslo18.04.15 - Myrkdal Fjellfestival, Voss13.06.15 - Il Chef, Fræna18.07.15 - Slottsfjell, Tønsberg23.07.15 - Utkantfestivalen, Skjerjehamn25.07.15 - Sørøyrocen, Sørøya15.08.15 - European Touring Route, Bremsnes, Norway 05.09.15 - Live At Heart, Örebro, Sweden (1)05.09.15 - Live At Heart, Örebro, Sweden (2)30.10.15: The Crossroad Club, Oslo, Norway (1)31.10.15: The Crossroad Club, Oslo, Norway (2)2014:01.02.14 - Total, Tønsberg14.02.14 - Vulkan Arena, Oslo (with Spidergawd)15.02.14 - Kulturpuben, Lillestrøm27.02.14 - Lundetangen, Skien07.03.14 - Samfundet, Trondheim08.03.14 - Steinkjerfestivalen Klubb, Steinkjer04.04.14 - Herr Nilsen, Oslo19.04.14 - Øyapop, Midsund03.05.14 - Energimølla, Kongsberg24.05.14 - Fugl Fønix, Etne07.06.14 - Strynefestivalen, Stryn20.06.14 - Ørafest, Sunndalsøra28.06.14 - Vervenfestivalen, Horten05.07.14 - Vaffelføzz-festivalen, Drammen16.07.14 - Molde Int. Jazz Festival, Molde26.07.14 - Hillbilly Huckfest, Ål23.08.14 - Rekordfestivalen, Hovden28.08.14 - Free Bird, Seoul, South Korea30.08.14 - Gwangju Festival, Gwangju, South Korea17.09.14 - Bonanza, Oslo (acoustic concert & pre-listen party)03.10.14 - Big Dipper, Oslo (in store, album release)04.10.14 - Parkteatret, Oslo (album release)16.10.14 - Apollon, Bergen (in store gig)16.10.14 - Hulen, Bergen17.10.14 - Checkpoint Charlie, Stavanger (with Skogmus)18.10.14 - Shabby Records, Haugesund (in store)18.10.14 - Skala, Haugesund06.11.14 - Ocean Sound Recordings, Giske (studio concert)07.11.14 - Buddy Scene, Drammen08.11.14 - Glenghuset, Sarpsborg2013:09.01.13 - Bonanza, Oslo (pre-listen party)11.01.13 - The Crossroad Club, Oslo (release for Colonial Militia Vol. 2)18.01.13 - Kulturhuset/NRK P2 (live)19.01.13 - Big Dipper, Oslo (in store, vinyl)19.01.13 - The Garden, Oslo (in store, vinyl)24.01.13 - Oslo Spektrum, Oslo (private party)01.02.13 - Glassmagasinet, Horten02.02.13 - Total, Tønsberg11.02.13 - Oslo (private party)21.02.13 - God Morgen, Norge/TV2 (live)21.02.13 - Buddy´s, Drammen22.02.13 - Vardø Blues- og Rockeklubb, Vardø23.02.13 - Samfundshuset, Kirkenes07.03.13 - Apollon, Bergen (in store, vinyl)07.03.13 - Hulen, Bergen08.03.13 - Cementen, Stavanger09.03.13 - Jimmy Legs, Haugesund14.03.13 - Big Dipper, Trondheim (in store, vinyl)14.03.13 - Familien, Trondheim15.03.13 - Ocean Sound Recordings, Giske (studio concert)16.03.13 - Fasting, Kristiansund04.04.13 - Martins, Lillestrøm05.04.13 - Bingo´n, Lillehammer (with Honningbarna)06.04.13 - Betong, Oslo (support: Friendship)18.04.13 - SkiPop, Ski26.04.13 - Ottos, Finnsnes27.04.13 - Backbeat, Tromsø (in store, vinyl shop)27.04.13 - Bastard, Tromsø08.05.13 - Småplantfestivalen 2013, Rodeløkka01.06.13 - Nattjazz, Bergen (cancelled)13.06.13 - Byfesten, Lillestrøm22.06.13 - Sunndal Kulturfestival, Sunndalsøra28.06.13 - Bekkefare-festivalen, Re18.07.13 - Slottsfjell, Tønsberg27.07.13 - Sommerfesten, Giske03.08.13 - Raumarock, Åndalsnes09.08.13 - Vindmølle:Larm, Smøla10.08.13 - Sukkerbiten, Oslo10.08.13 - The Crossroad Club, Oslo28.09.13 - Ås Kulturhus, Ås04.10.13 - Blå, Oslo (Villa Exile, release)05.10.13 - Big Dipper, Oslo (Villa Exile, in store/release)10.10.13 - Martins, Lillestrøm11.10.13 - Østsia, Kristiansand17.10.13 - Surf´n Turf, Kirkenes18.10.13 - Opticom, Vadsø19.10.13 - Neptun, Berlevåg25.10.13 - Jimmy Legs, Haugesund26.10.13 - Lundetangen, Skien26.10.13 - Buddys, Drammen02.11.13 - Glenghuset, Sarpsborg08.11.13 - Blæst, Trondheim (supp. for The South)09.11.13 - Fasting, Kristiansund15.11.13 - Glassmagasinet, Horten20.12.13 - Asker Kulturhus (with Black Debbath)
2012:14.01.12 - Oslo Spektrum, Oslo (NIC 2012)14.03.12 - Bonanza, Oslo (private pre-listen)24.03.12 - Big Dipper, Oslo (vinyl release, in store)24.03.12 - The Crossroad Club, Oslo (release concert)31.03.12 - Total, Tønsberg07.04.12 - Eidshallen, Eide08.04.12 - Rallar´n, Sunndalsøra20.04.12 - Småplantfestivalen, Oslo25.04.12 - Vega, Ålesund26.04.12 - Big Dipper, Trondheim (in store-konsert)26.04.12 - Blæst, Trondheim27.04.12 - Kompaniet, Molde28.04.12 - JP Clausen, Kristiansund04.05.12 - Martinique, Stavanger05.05.12 - Jimmy Legs / Byscenen, Haugesund16.05.12 - Union Scene, Drammen (with El Doom And The Born Electric)25.05.12 - Dalane Bluesfestival, Dalane15.06.12 - Naustet, Åsgårdstrand27.07.12 - Fabrikken 2012, Huglo/Stord11.08.12 - Vindmølle:Larm, Smøla13.09.12 - John Dee, Oslo (with Grand Café)14.09.12 - Tivolikjellern, Moss (with Grand Café)08.11.12 - Rockefeller, Oslo, (with Graveyard, SE)05.12.12 - Lydverket/NRK P3, Oslo (live)26.12.12 - Eidshallen, Eide29.12.12 - Fenris MC North West, Kristiansund
2011:13.01.11 - Bonanza, Oslo (private pre-listening party)20.01.11 - Mono, Oslo (release)22.01.11 - Big Dipper, Oslo (vinyl release)04.02.11 - Total, Tønsberg05.03.11 - Atlantis, Eide24.03.11 - Last Train, Oslo08.04.11 - Grottene/Folken, Stavanger (Vikedal Kick Off)09.04.11 - Café Moody, Haugesund (Vikedal Kick Off)15.04.11 - Bar Alex, Molde16.04.11 - Rallar´n, Sunndalsøra29.04.11 - Camouflage, Horten06.05.11 - Atlanterhavsrock, Averøy14.05.11 - The Crossroad Club, Oslo (single release)21.05.11 - Telenor Arena, Bærum (Strongman NM)27.05.11 - Øyapop, Midsund03.06.11 - Working Class Hero, Drammen08.07.11 - Vikedal Roots Festival, Vikedal14.07.11 - Brønnøysund Roots Festival, Brønnøysund15.07.11 - Bukta Festival, Tromsø16.07.11 - Slottsfjell, Tønsberg22.07.11 - Molde Internatonal Jazz Festival, Molde22.07.11 - Bar Alex, Molde23.07.11 - Råttistock, Skage29.07.11 - Skjærgårdsblues, Smøla30.07.11 - Sommerfesten, Giske15.08.11 - Spikersuppa, Oslo21.10.11 - Oktoberfestivalen - Total, Tønsberg18.11.11 - The Crossroad Club, Oslo (7" release)08.12.11 - Trash Pop, Kristiansand09.12.11 - Martinique, Stavanger10.12.11 - Fugl Fønix, Etne