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Black Oak County – the times they are a changing – Interview

Stopped in their tracks, or onwards to new horizons? Words and photography by Jakob Muxoll The Danish powerhouse of a hardrock band had massive success early on, released a critically acclaimed debut album, but was stopped in their tracks by a surprise departure by their singer, Niels Beier. Personal challenges plagued Beier, and with so many things, something has to give. Beier announced his departure from the band, and the… Keep Reading

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Black Oak County are back!

New singer and new single! Following singer Niels Beier’s exit from the band in late 2017, it was unclear how the band would proceed, and if they were even going to. Beier’s extremely strong vocals were a very strong selling point for the Danish hard rock band. But the remaining members, brothers Jack & Mike Svendsen (guitar & drums), and bassist René Hjelm, have brewed something up in all secrecy… Keep Reading

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New video: Black Oak County “If You Only Knew”

New Video From The Danish Hard Rock Kings: One of our favourite hard rock bands has released a new video, this time for their lovesong “If You Only Knew”, one of the singles from their critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. The video was mostly shot on-location on the beach in Esbjerg, DK, and show one of the more sensitive sides to singer Niels Beier’s excellent songwriting. Black Oak County blew… Keep Reading

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Black Oak County to support The Dead Daisies

Denmark’s Black Oak County, who we have a more than close bond to, have announced that they are supporting The Dead Daisies (US) on June 8 in Amager Bio in Copenhagen DK. Black Oak County impressed us with their big-balls hard rock, both when we reviewed their hard hitting debut album (selftitled), and their release show in Esbjerg. This support slot is fully deserved by BOC, and a good choice… Keep Reading

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Interview: Black Oak County

Debut album, driving force and falling between genres. Jakob had a chance to do an interview with Black Oak County about their debut album, still wet from the press. Releasing their much anticipated debut album worldwide on January 13th. (and even on a Friday(!)), the young quartet is full of excitement for the future. Flick Of The Finger were, as the only press, in the company of this gem of… Keep Reading

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Black Oak County (support: Libido Overdrive), Huset, Esbjerg

Debut album release concert from one of Denmark’s most promising  hard rock bands January 14.: I drove four hours to get here – Denmark’s most western city, Esbjerg is the pinnacle of marine industry – although somewhat sleepy, it also boasts one of the most promising hard rock bands in Denmark – Black Oak County. Black Oak County were supposed to have presented their debut last night on Copenhagen’s High… Keep Reading

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Black Oak County “Black Oak County”

Fast paced debut bulls-eye! Denmark has a few traditional disciplines: Sea-faring and metal being some of those, and the quartet from the country’s biggest industrial port-city Esbjerg, promised good things to come back in August 2016, when I had the privilege of a preview of their coming debut. Well, now the album is finished, and it’s 200% better than I had hope it to be. Wow. Just…Wow! It’s like a… Keep Reading

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Black Oak County: Debut album in early 2017

Acoustic anticipation of good things to come: Hard rock debut album on my must-own list, it should be on yours too! Read on to get an insight… The four piece from Denmark’s shipping port #1, made quite an impression back in May ’16 at Nordic Noise, with their heavy-riffed southern hard rock. Singer Niels Beier swept this reviewer’s feet away with his powerful and raw voice, and being signed to Mighty… Keep Reading

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Black Oak County “Mad Dog” single

Hell yeah! High Octane and smooth Hard Rock. Back in May 2016, I had the pleasure of experiencing the quartet Black Oak County live at the Nordic Noise Festival, and now they’re back with new material, this time from their coming debut album. Released on the metal label Mighty Music, who will also feature the video for this track on Wednesday on their YouTube channel, “Mad Dog” is high octane… Keep Reading

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