Tag Archive: Swedish Metal

Jul 20

Sister Sin discussed Black Lotus & their experience at Mayhem Fest 2015

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The Swedish quartet Sister Sin was a surprise announcement for Mayhem Festival 2015, after their tour with Doro back in 2013, the band released their 5th studio album titled Black Lotus in late 2014, Still keeping their mix of rock & roll and hard rock, they were the odd ball for the Victory Records stage, …

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May 29

The Age of Metal speaks to Soreption while on the Back to the U.S. Tour

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There are multiple bands forming each day, and for this reason the music community is oversaturated. It’s becoming more difficult for bands to become recognized. But the band that crossed this difficult barrier is Soreption. This is a death metal band that uses inhuman dexterity to win their fans over, but their adept skill of …

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May 14

Joakim Brodén of Sabaton talked to us touring North America, Heroes, and ideas for the next album.

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Sabaton‘s popularity have grown a lot since their first US tour back in 2012, they had become an interesting and fun band to watch live, not only the thematic aspect of their lyrics or how fresh their heavy metal style is are part of the appealing this band has. But, there is also the charisma that …

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Apr 29

Shining – IX Everyone, Everything, Everywhere Ends (2015)

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Shining is one of the most recognizable bands in black metal. The reason for that is because of how distinct yet versatile this band remains. Their newest release IX Everyone, Everything, Everywhere Ends proves this. The symphonic atmosphere is the perfect background for the incongruity of composition, and this will help keep the listener intrigued. …

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Apr 22

Unleashed – Dawn of the Nine (2015)

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Hail Unleashed in all of their glory! Hailing from the almighty Sweden, Unleashed yet again delivers an aggressive new album. This new album titled Dawn of the Nine delivers heart-pounding aggression and wretched emotion. This album differs in its solid tracks and weaker tracks, yet Unleashed sets the battlefield with these forces. Prepare for war …

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Apr 20

Enforcer – From Beyond (2015)

We all know Enforcer has their own way of capturing their listeners. They are adamant in their ways of forcing their aggressive tracks upon anyone, yet all are willing to surrender. Their latest album From Beyond proves that this band is unstoppable. With one listen, the scorching fires ignite and swallow anyone in their wake. …

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Apr 15

Tribulation – The Children Of The Night (2015)

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Scandinavia has been breeding a strange brew of Death Metal lately. Well, that’s not entirely true. The Scandinavian scene has always been experimental and strange, to say the least, while at the same time defining what it means to be old school in the last past few decades. Though I don’t think anyone anticipated that …

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Mar 30

Tomas Lindberg of At The Gates discussed touring & At War With Reality with The Age Of Metal

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The 2015 Decibel Magazine tour kicked off last Friday at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. The bill for this edition of the tour is extremely heavy as it is diverse as well; UK’s Vallenfyre is the band in charge of opening the show, follow by Pallbearer, Converge, and the godfathers of melodic death metal, …

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Jan 23

Marduk – Frontschwein (2015)

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This year starts very well… Marduk is back with a powerful record… Swedish Black Metal gods gather for attack !!! Frontschwein is the 13th studio album of this cult band, worldwide recognized as one of the most important black metal bands, and they are showing us what swedish black metal is… Raw, fast, and insane …

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Jan 21

Mayhem-Watain-Revenge bring Black Metal Warfare to Cleveland, OH (01/15/15)

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Black Metal Warfare January 15, 2015 was definitely a night of anticipation from the announcement of such an epic line up; Canada’s Revenge, Swedish master’s Watain, and the unrivaled legendary Mayhem, to the mid-winter door delay. About an hour later than expected, the doors finally opened to the frostbit, but diverse Cleveland metal crowd. Admittedly, …

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Dec 12

The Swedish Connection: A Conversation with Niclas Engels of In Flames

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Swedish melodic death metal pioneers In Flames had transformed their sound since the release of Lunar Strain (1994) time and time again, and for some reason every time they released an album they had encountered some sort of critical resistance. Like, there was some sort of ‘critical In Flames task force‘ among their fans in charge of criticized …

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