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COLDSPELL To Tour Spain Again And To Release New Music!

COLDSPELL, the melodic metal band from the land of ice and snow up in the north of Sweden will be returning to Spain in November/December 2019. And celebrating 10 years from the first album release the band is currently recording a new version of the title track Infinite Stargaze. This will be followed …

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CRASHDÏET Announce New Album ‘Rust’

Crashdïet

Sweden’s own sleaze metal pioneers, Crashdïet, are back with a new album, which is set for release on 13th September via Diet Records (Scandinavia) and Frontiers Music srl (World, ex-Scandinavia). ‘Rust’ is Crashdïet’s first studio album in six years and follows their 2013 effort, ‘The Savage Playground’. It is also …

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Royal Republic release new single and official video

Sweden’s four-man rock sensation and party machine ROYAL REPUBLIC are set to release their groove-laden and action-packed new album, CLUB MAJESTY on May 31st. Ladies and gentlemen – meet ‘ANNA-LEIGH’ – ROYAL REPUBLIC’S third single from their forthcoming album. The video was directed by LEO ÅKESSON and shot in Berlin …

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Through The Noise – Dualism

Through The Noise  are a five piece Hardcore Metal band from Malmo in Sweden. Formed in 2013, the band boast a unique raw and aggressive sound, very similar to Linkin Park and Sworn Amongst, a band who I recently reviewed their latest release ‘Reclamation’. Dualism is the second album from …

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SUPERGROUP KING HOBO TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘MAUGA’ ON MAY 31ST, 2019

Transatlantic trio KING HOBO have announced their new album ‘Mauga’, set for release on May 31st, 2019 via Weathermaker Music. KING HOBO is comprised of Thomas Juneor Andersson (Kamchatka) on vocals, guitars, and percussion, Per Wiberg (Kamchatka / Spiritual Beggars / Candlemass / ex-Opeth) on vocals, bass, and keys, and …

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Wretched Fate – Fleshletting

Swedish Death Metal outfit Wretched Fate release this, their debut album. This follows a two-track demo released last year. And I must admit a very good album it is too. It’s typically what you would expect from a Swedish Death Metal outfit. They have a Morbid Angel feel to them which suits …

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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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