New Pil & Bue album!

Raw, energetic, atmospheric, and dwelling; Pil & Bue ticks all the boxes with their new album Special Agents that’s dedicated to the “everyday heroes” of our society.

After massive praise from fans and the media for their previous albums “Forget the past, Let’s Worry About the Future” (2016) and “The World is a Rabbit Hole” (2021)
Pil & Bue release their most anticipated album to date “Special Agents” on February 24th.

Pil & Bue comments on the album:

We want to acknowledge people that include and take care of people around them.
We are watching the world, debating what we see, but also access the deep within ourselves in the search for purpose.
So, it is mainly a philosophizing album inspired by people like Nietzsche and Kierkegaard.
To a certain degree it is about detachment and becoming who you really are.
Our goal as human beings is to feel freedom and happiness, if so, just for a little while.
We still need more kindness and justice in the world.
And those themes will never leave our lyrics.
We are sick of war and profit.

After their critically acclaimed third album “The World is a Rabbit Hole” (2021) Pil & Bue went back into Cederberg Studios in Kristiansand, Norway where they did the album to record “Special Agents” in known surroundings with people they trust

Co-producer and mixer Christer André Cederberg comments;
“This album has it all! Raw energy, pure music joy, anger, sorrow, humor and hope.
It is heavy, punk, dynamic,beautiful, melancholic, and experimental!
What more can you ask for?”
FFO: The Mars Volta, QOTSA, Mew, Deftones, Metallica
With one of the best vocalists from Norway, Petter Carlsen, on vocals and guitar, and Gøran Johansen slaying the drums, they are an explosion of hard rock.

With subtle, but pronounced references to artists like Placebo, Deftones, Sigur Rós, Anathema and Mars Volta, Pil & Bue delivers “Hard, gloomy & joyful music...” (Metal Hammer NO) based on topics like memories, childhood aspirations, use of imagination, video games, and the intriguing online rabbit holes.
The band´s raw and melodic music quickly struck a note with Hollywood director Tommy Wirkola who included the Pil & Bue single “You Win Again” in his now cult-status movie “Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival January 2014.
Also, their single “Fire” from their second album “Forget the Past, Let’s Worry About The Future” is featured on the end credits of Hollywood/Netflix blockbuster “What Happened To Monday” (2017).
Pil & Bue released their acclaimed third album The World is a Rabbit Hole in September 2021, an album which got rave reviews: 6/6 Scream Magazine (NO), 5/5 Metal´art (FR), 5/6 Norway Rock Magazine, 5  Altaposten, 7/10 Metalhammer UK og 11/15 from

PIL & BUE consist of:
Petter Carlsen
Gøran Johansen
Forget the Past, Lets Worry about the Future, 2016
Push Start Button, ‎2014
The World Is a Rabbit Hole, 2021
Special Agents, 2023
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