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Aug
18
2014
 «Siste dans» to be released on DVD and Blu-ray September 14!
«Siste dans» to be released on DVD and Blu-ray September 14!
The one-year anniversary of Kaizers’ final performance to be celebrated with a release!  The historical evening at DNB Arena in Stavanger, known as «.... Read More
Dec
8
2013
New releases: Trilogy box set and Opera House-DVD!
New releases: Trilogy box set and Opera House-DVD!
(Photo: Paal Audestad) "A night at the Opera" one of the highligts of Kaizers career, now available on DVD and Bluray! The oil barrel is no longer an instrument. Neither is the wheel rim. The pump organ is yet.... Read More
Sep
19
2013
Exit music
Exit music
(The last known photo of Kaizers members before the photographer was kicked out of the backstage area.) Last weekend, a 12 year long Kaizers crusade came to an end, and then... there was life. - Th.... Read More
Aug
26
2013
 The final concert to be streamed live!
The final concert to be streamed live!
(Photo: Terje Winterstø Røthing). The end is fast approaching for Kaizers, but there’s still a lot of fun to be had! This picture was taken in Zürich earlier this year. A chance for e.... Read More
Aug
17
2013
The end is nigh, but there are still tickets left!
The end is nigh, but there are still tickets left!
Eleven Kaizers gigs remain before the crowbar is finally laid to rest – but if you still haven’t gotten a ticket for one of the last Kaizers shows, then you should you know that there is still hop.... Read More
Jun
22
2013
Das Kriegsensemble record Kaizer songs!
Das Kriegsensemble record Kaizer songs!
(Photo:  Kjell A. Olsen, Adresseavisen) You are never quite safe at a Kaizers after-party. You might suddenly land a record deal! When the photo exhibition Blitzregn 02-12 was show.... Read More
Jun
5
2013
Pledge update!
Pledge update!
  (Photo: Paal Audestad): The Oslo Opera House show will soon be out on DVD! There are only a few days left of the crowdfunding project that Kaizers Orchestra started in orde.... Read More
May
9
2013
 Kaizers home turf Bryne is getting its very own “Kaizer Square”!
Kaizers home turf Bryne is getting its very own “Kaizer Square”!
(Photo: Geir Zahl. Kaizers are getting their very own square at Bryne, so now Janove won’t have to make due with just any old street when he needs a break.) By the narrowest majority possible, 14 to 13.... Read More
Mar
28
2013
New European tour!
New European tour!
(Photo: Arne Bru Haug) Hello Europe! Kaizers Orchestra are heading abroad this week. Eleven shows in seven countries are schedu.... Read More
Mar
11
2013
Kaizers to visit New York!
Kaizers to visit New York!
(Photo: Geir Zahl)  I wanna wake up ... The city that never sleeps is getting yet another r.... Read More
Feb
9
2013
One last dance
One last dance
(Photo: Arne Bru Haug. Omen provide an example of how and where to stand during Kaizers last gigs in the DNB Arena in Stavanger. So, it is dec.... Read More
Jan
24
2013
A night at the Opera !
A night at the Opera !
(Photo: Arne Bru Haug. Helge outside the Operahouse. Volume III Tour opening show at the Opera House a grandiose success!.... Read More
Dec
14
2012
Join Kaizers Orchestra in the making of an Opera DVD/Blu-ray!
Join Kaizers Orchestra in the making of an Opera DVD/Blu-ray!
Would you like to watch Kaizers Orchestra live with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra at the Norwegian Opera House on DVD or blu-ray? In that case, keep reading!.... Read More
Dec
10
2012
New video out!
New video out!
(Photo: Geir Zahl. Long time Kaizer-friend Eivind Tolås is the director of the "Begravelsespolka" - video.) A tap-dancing, diabolic Janove brings you to the underworld and acro.... Read More
Nov
9
2012
Eight out of eight for Kaizers!
Eight out of eight for Kaizers!
(Photo: Paal Audestad) They’ve done it again! For the eighth album in a row, Kaizers Orchestra has captured first place on the official Norwegian chart, the VG chart, this time with Violeta, Violeta V.... Read More
Nov
9
2012
Kaizers play London!
Kaizers play London!
(Photo: Geir Zahl. Janove and Kaizers head to London for the first time in april 13! For the first time in their 12-year long career, Kaizers Orchestra sets course for the homeland of po.... Read More
Oct
31
2012
All you need to know about Volume III !
All you need to know about Volume III !
(So, this is how it looks: Violeta, Violeta Volume III. Cover: Martin Kvamme) On Friday November 2 the third and final chapter of the Violeta, Violeta trilogy will finally be out! (International date:.... Read More
Oct
22
2012
New tour!
New tour!
(Photo: Paal Audestad. Kaizers are preparing to greet the fans again! Here from Oslo Spektrum in 2011) The Volume III tour is under way and will hopefully stop by a city near you.... Read More
Oct
5
2012
New music video out now!
New music video out now!
(Photo: Geir Zahl. Janove and director Allan Lucien Øyen go through the script for the next scene.)  Watch Kaizers Orchestra’s .... Read More
Aug
11
2012
Summertime!
Summertime!
(Photo: Geir Zahl. Enjoying backstagelife at Steinkjerfestivalen) .... Read More
Jun
29
2012
The festival season is on!
The festival season is on!
(Photo: Kent Skibstad) The Kaizers are ready for the festivals! Friday June 1 the festival season kicks off!     The city of Drammen .... Read More
May
13
2012
Volume III in the works!
Volume III in the works!
(Photo: Geir Zahl. Janove adding the final vocal touches.)  The final volume of the trilogy is now down on tape!  - We have just completed the final recording session with the b.... Read More
Mar
16
2012
Follow Kaizers on the road!
Follow Kaizers on the road!
(Photo: Geir Zahl. Arne Bru Haug, also known as The Photographer, practicing taking spy shots in Frankfurt, Germany.) Arne Bru Haug is the Kaizers merch peddler on the Volume II tour, and among all the t-shirt.... Read More
Mar
11
2012
Kaizers in Europe
Kaizers in Europe
(Photo: Geir Zahl. A wide selection of garden gnomes discovered by Terje in Frankfurt, Germany.)    A heavily touring Kaizers Orchestra currently on tour in Europe! .... Read More
Jan
18
2012
Volume II international release coming up!
Volume II international release coming up!
The middle section of the saga about the beautiful, and seemingly ill-destined, Violeta is ready for international release in the markeds where Kaizers Orchestra enjoys physical distribution of their records..... Read More
Jan
12
2012
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!
  2011 was an especially eventful year for Kaizers Orchestra. The band marked their 10-year anniversary by releasing no less than two studio albums, Violeta, Violeta Volume.... Read More
Oct
16
2011
Kaizers set new radio record i Norway!
Kaizers set new radio record i Norway!
The second single from Volume II, "Drøm videre, Violeta", has climbed to third place on the Norwegian radio single chart, a new high for Kaizers Orchestra! &.... Read More
Sep
23
2011
New single out!
New single out!
"Drøm videre, Violeta" is the second single from Vol. II of the Violeta, Violeta trilogy. It is available in web stores  and the music streaming services .... Read More
Aug
17
2011
Vol II live premiere !
Vol II live premiere !
(Photo: Aktiv Oslo)  Violeta, Violeta Vol. II has had its live premiere, and it's time for reflection and a review of the reviews! Geir Zahl is sitting backstage at Ti.... Read More
Aug
8
2011
A strange week revisited
A strange week revisited
(Photo: Geir Zahl. taken at the "rosemarch" in Oslo) With the Oslo bomb blast and the Utøya shooting, Norway as a nation has really been put to the test during the past couple of weeks. Kaizer News ta.... Read More
Jun
16
2011
En for orgelet, en for meg EP available now!
En for orgelet, en for meg EP available now!
Four new versions of "En for orgelet, en for meg" from Violeta, Violeta Vol. I with guest rappers now available at iTunes !   - We got the idea when we were d.... Read More
Jun
6
2011
The first single from Vol. II is out!
The first single from Vol. II is out!
  "Tusen dråper regn" ["Thousand Drops of Rain"] is perhaps not the most conventional song title for the summer season, but then again, Kaizers Orchestra aren't your typical conventional act. .... Read More
Mar
9
2011
Full scale European tour coming up
Full scale European tour coming up
Today, Wednesday March 9, marks the start of Kaizers Orchestra's Violeta, Violeta Vol. I European tour. The tour opens at a sold-out Store Vega in Copenhagen, Denmark, and will continue throughout ten Europea.... Read More
Feb
27
2011
Violeta, Violeta I re-conquers #1 on the official Norwegian album chart!
Violeta, Violeta I re-conquers #1 on the official Norwegian album chart!
 Violeta, Violeta I has been out three weeks, and last week, Kaizers Orchestra were forced to yield their #1 to Duper colleagues John Olav Nilsen & Gjengen. This week, however, the Kaizers are back o.... Read More
Feb
2
2011
Violeta, Violeta Volume I is out!
Violeta, Violeta Volume I is out!
  The first volume of Kaizers Orchestra's most ambitious project so far in their career, the Violeta, Violeta trilogy, is now available in stores!  A few facts and some practical informat.... Read More
Dec
17
2010
European tour coming up!
European tour coming up!
This spring Kaizers Orchestra will finally be going on tour abroad again! Except for the biz convention Eurosonic in The Netherlands in January this year, and also one summer festival in Denmark last year, th.... Read More
Nov
17
2010
New Violeta track available!
New Violeta track available!
 Volume I of the trilogy Violeta, Violeta won't be out until January 31, but from Wednesday November 18 you will be able to acquire the third single from the album, "En for orgelet, en for meg" ["One for.... Read More
Nov
8
2010
Upcoming Violeta, Violeta promo tour!
Upcoming Violeta, Violeta promo tour!
 With the upcoming Violeta, Violeta trilogy, Kaizers Orchestra are about to embark on their biggest venture ever. Three albums will be released within the next two years, in ten countries..... Read More
Oct
31
2010
Moi won the "Hjerteknuser" competition!
Moi won the "Hjerteknuser" competition!
Listen to all the contributions here.... Read More
Aug
27
2010
New singel from Kaizers!
New singel from Kaizers!
First pre-taste from Kaizers Orchestra's ambitious trilogy project "Violeta, Violeta" now available! "Philemon Arthur and the Dung" is the title of the single that has been chosen to provide you all with a p.... Read More
Jun
9
2010
Volume 1 is done!
Volume 1 is done!
The first part of the planned Kaizer trilogy "Violeta, Violeta" is ready. (Photo: Duperman, Øyvind and Janove playing beer flute on "En for orgelet og en for meg" – just one of many bright musical.... Read More
Mar
15
2010
Duper inside report!
Duper inside report!
After 12 days in Duper Studio in Bergen, Kaizers Orchestra have now recorded 90 % of all the tracks on volume one of the planned trilogy. Both the band and the Duper producers are pleased with the way things .... Read More
Mar
11
2010
Kaizers working the studio!
Kaizers working the studio!
(Photo: Duperman working his magic!)Kaizer album recording well under way!Kaizers Orchestra are currently in Bergen, a pearl of the Norwegian west coast, to record their new album in Duper Studio..... Read More
Feb
16
2010
Kaizers due to play Oslo Spektrum next year!
Kaizers due to play Oslo Spektrum next year!
After a real blast of weekend mini tour that included four of Norway's biggest cities, Kaizers Orchestra are now ready to start focusing on the future. In March, the band will hit the studio to start recordin.... Read More
Jan
5
2010
Kaizers to Eurosonic
!
Kaizers to Eurosonic
!
After a legendary concert at the Roskilde Festival in the summer of 2002, Kaizers Orchestra were invited to play at the Eurosonic Festival in Groningen, The Netherlands, in January 2003. Now, seven years after .... Read More
Jan
5
2010
Kaizers looking back at a highly eventful decade!
Kaizers looking back at a highly eventful decade!
Who would have guessed that a clattering, ompa-loving bunch of guys from Western Norway would leave such an imprint on the first decade of the 21st century? They came as a lightning bolt from a clear, blue sky .... Read More
Nov
26
2009
Kaizers to perform at Tom Waits anniversary celebration at Rockefeller!
Kaizers to perform at Tom Waits anniversary celebration at Rockefeller!
On Monday December 7 the one and only Tom Waits – a man who was born, at least according to himself, "in the backseat of a yellow taxi, with the meter still running" somewhere in Pomona, California six de.... Read More
Nov
11
2009
Veteran oil drum bashers rendezvous in Berlin!
Veteran oil drum bashers rendezvous in Berlin!
When visiting the big cities of the world, some people wear out the soles of their shoes running marathons. Others, however, are more comfortable taking the night shift. Geir Kaizer recently visited Berlin and .... Read More
Oct
8
2009
Kaizers to go on a four-day Norwegian tour in February!
Kaizers to go on a four-day Norwegian tour in February!
The unusual thing about this tour is that the band will be setting aside the concert revenues to pay for the production of the next album. In these times of uncertainty and change within the music industry it.... Read More