Tag: Katatonia

Mar 23

Anders & Jonas of Bloodbath and Katatonia talked new album and 70000 Tons of Metal

I remember when Miguel and I were following the band announcements for the cruise. We got our tickets already satisfied with the line-up, but there was half of the line-up that needed to be announced. One day I was getting ready for work when I received a message from him telling me to look at …

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Feb 17

70000 Tons Of Metal 2016 – Day 1 Recap

Pre-board day & 70k pre-party Coming from the west coast for a cruise departing from Florida could be a bit tedious, in this case, tedious implies a 7-hour trip which was split in two with a two-hour layover in St Louis, MS. But once I reached Fort Lauderdale, and I got to met up with …

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Sep 13

Katatonia – Dethroned and Uncrowned (2013)

Dead End Kings (2012) is considered by many to be Katatonia‘s best album. Dead End Kings take 2, Dethroned and Uncrowned, just hit shelves September 9th, 2013. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jun 01

Mikael Akerfeldt of Opeth chats with The Age of Metal

Opeth is one of those bands that when you see them live it becomes more than a show it becomes a musical experience. I saw Opeth once before at the Marquee Theater in Tempe, AZ in 2011. Unfortunately in this tour Opeth were supporting their Heritage album and they decided to not play any of …

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May 31

Anders “Blakkheim” Nyström and Daniel Liljekvist of Katatonia chats with The Age of Metal

Seeing Katatonia is one of those types of experiences that will stay with you for the rest of your life. The first time I saw them was in 2010 in a very small venue when they headlined and had support from Swallow the Sun and Orphaned Land. It was a bit strange to be seeing …

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Sep 11

The Age of Metal chats with Anders “Blakkheim” Nyström of Katatonia

For over 20 years Katatonia have evolved so much since their debut Dance of December Souls it is hard to believe that they are the same band. Right around the time of their third album Discouraged Ones, Katatonia begun to shape their sound as we now hear it. Each album after the next we see …

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Aug 25

Katatonia – Dead End Kings (2012)

It was the summer of 2004 and I was flipping through CDs at a record store in California where I came across Katatonia’s Viva Emptiness. Now I have heard of them before as I was already a huge fan of Opeth and read that they were both really good friends with each other and hailed …

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Oct 25

Interview with Anders Nyström of Katatonia

  Swedish metallers Katatonia are out on tour right now with Opeth for the North American Heritage Tour. We had the chance to talk with guitarist Anders Nyström when they came to Tempe on Saturday, check out our chat below. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   Use Facebook to Comment on this Post