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Evergrey – The Atlantic

Evergrey are a metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. Founded in 1995 they released their debut LP ‘The Dark Discovery’ in 1998. Twenty one years and 10 albums later, they hit us with this latest release, the closing epic tale of their ocean trilogy titled ‘The Atlantic’. Having had the initial …

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ELEINE Announce Debut UK Tour in September

Eleine Announce Debut UK Tour Eleine brings their “Until The End” tour to the UK, September 29th – October 5th<. It’s Eleine’s first time in the UK and they are really looking forward to this. “This is our first headline tour outside of Sweden, and also the first tour ever …

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Hardcore Superstar – Announce New Album “You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘n’ Roll”

YOU CAN’T KILL MY ROCK ‘N ROLL New album from Hardcore Superstar out September 21st 2018! “You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘N Roll” is the 11th album from Gothenburg’s HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, consisting of 12 ear splitting anthems that drive home the fact that Rock isn’t dead, it is in fact alive and well and thriving …

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Eternal Fear – Killing Time

      Sweden’s Eternal Fear return with their fifth studio album release “Killing Time”, an opus that sees them continue on an upward spiral.     Fashions come and go, fads hit the spotlight, only to fade away as time marches on but that classic Metal riff never fails …

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Amaranthe – Maximalism

OK, cards on the table, I really like Amaranthe.  There I’ve said it.  Ever since coming across Within Temptation a decade or so ago I have had a soft spot for the the female fronted melodic death metal genre and with Maximalism. Amaranthe have managed to keep me hooked in it. With this …

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Coldspell Confirmed For Sweden’s ‘Norrlandsvrål’ Festival 2016

Swedish hardrockers COLDSPELL has been confirmed for the new ‘Norrlandsvrål‘ rock festival, set to take place May 27-28, 2016 in Luleå, Sweden. COLDSPELL is scheduled to play on Friday, May 27th, alongside with bands like Pain, Hoffmaestro, Thundermother, Corroded, Amaranthe, to name a few. The new indoor festival will be located at Coop Norrbotten Arena and tickets can be obtained via Luleå Ice Hockey/the Arena. More …

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Backyard Babies – UK Tour Will Kick Off On 22nd November 2015

This year has seen Backyard Babies “returning after a five year hiatus … doing what they do best – kick ass, straight-up rock ’n’ roll songs, flecked with punk attitude and sleaze rock swagger” (Vive Le Rock). The critically acclaimed new album “Four By Four” has been released in August …

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Year of the Goat – The Unspeakable (Napalm Records)

A somewhat unusual name which conjures up images of men in corpse paint, axes, hammers and the usual paraphernalia suited to such a name. This is far from the truth. The band hail from Sweden and formed in 2006. To date have released a series of eps and now this …

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Falconer – Falconer (Ultimate Edition)

Last week saw the re-release of the self-titled debut album by Swedish folk power metal band Falconer. First released in March 2001, the new edition is a double-disc affair; the first is the full, remastered debut that came out all those years ago, whilst the second sees three brand new acoustic …

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Reach-Reach Out To Rock

Reach are a new band on my radar, I hadn’t heard anything about them up until this debut album dropped in my inbox. Reach are Reach are Alex Waghorn (vocals), Ludvig Turner (Guitar), David Jones (Bass) and Marcus Johansson (Drums). You may already know Marcus and Ludvig from Adrenaline Rush. …

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Wolf- Devil Seed

Wolf - Devil Seed artwork

Twenty years is a very long time to be doing anything without due recognition. Hailing from Sweden WOLF are experiencing that very same situation. I saw them a few years ago supporting ACCEPT and they were nothing less than superb. Initially I though they were a new band but to …

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Adrenaline Rush – Adrenaline Rush

Adrenaline Rush are a five piece rock band from Sweden. Fronted by Tave Wanning the members have been handpicked from bands in the Stockholm area to bring different backgrounds and influences to the band, making it what it is today. The intro to the self titled album starts as a …

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Convivium – Pre Fest Interview Wacken 2014

Convivium are the Swedish winners of this years Wacken Metal Battle. They play at Wacken along with all the other Metal Battle winners from all over the world to compete for the Over All Metal Battle Champion! Can you give the readers a quick introduction to the band? Hailing from …

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Vampire Interview for PlanetMosh, April 2014

Vampire is a dark, heavy metal band from Sweden. Formed in 2011, the band released their sole demo in 2012. On the strength of that demo, and about 12 live shows, the band signed to Century Media Records. Currently waiting for just the right tour deal to come along, Vampire …

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Sabaton – Swedish Empire Live

Sometimes, a band has to be seen in the flesh at a concert to be fully appreciated. Sabaton are one of those bands. This live DVD/CD is the band’s second live offering but their first full length concert video, filmed whilst on tour in support of their latest album release Carolus …

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Benesser – Pub Anchor, Stockholm – 17/07/13

Benesser – Pub Anchor, Stockholm – 17/07/13

It’s thirty minutes shy of midnight on a Wednesday evening in Stockholm’s Pub Anchor and the crowd has only begun to gather as Dala-Järna’s Benesser begin their show. The trio of David Olsson, Henric Hermansson and Rob Olsson are a likeable group of young guys who play a deceptively heavy …

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My Endless Wishes – Pub Anchor, Stockholm – 18/07/13

My Endless Wishes – Pub Anchor, Stockholm – 18/07/13

Half way along Sveavägen in Stockholm, lies Pub Anchor, the rock heart of Sweden’s capital. It’s a buzzing venue with great beer, food and music. Tonight people are gathering for the Pub Anchor debut of Lindesberg’s, My Endless Wishes. The intro music begins and all five members take their positions …

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The Poodles – Tour de Force

  Since forming back in 2005, The Poodles have built a substancial following in their home country of Sweden even going on to represent their nation in the Eurovision Song contest. Through extensive touring throughout mainland Europe and growing record sales on their first 4 studio albums, their brand of …

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Scar Symmetry / Beholder / Bloodshot Dawn – The Pint, Dublin – 30th March 2013

The Pint venue has undergone a revamp. The owners and promoter have increased the size of the stage, invested in a quality lighting rig, improved the sound system, and spoiled us with air conditioning. All of these improvements have made the Pint THE best venue in Dublin for underground metal …

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