Tag Archive: Swedish Metal

May 26

Jimmy Lundqvist of Entrails discussed World Inferno and the band’s reforming moment

In 1990/1991, in Linneryd, Sweden, Entrails, was started by Jimmy Lundqvist and Fredde. Tobbe and Billy joined the band shortly after, and Entrails‘ idea was to follow the footsteps of other Swedish Death Metal bands like Entombed, Grave, and Dismember. However, half of the band left in 1994, and Jimmy completely stopped writing songs in 1998. …

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May 20

Oskar Dronjak of Hammerfall discussed touring the US and Built To Last

After waiting almost 7 years, American audiences had the pleasure to see the templars of metal, Hammerfall, once again blazing across US territories. The band just wrapped up an impressive and long US tour in support of their most recent album Built To Last  released last year via Napalm Records.  Use Facebook to Comment on …

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Apr 25

FIRESPAWN – The Reprobate (2017)

It is without a doubt that Sweden has some of the best bands in the extreme metal world. For me personally, Sweden is home to some of my favorite Death and Black Metal bands, and I’m proud to say that the mighty Firespawn, is one of them!  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Apr 24

A New Sin: A conversation with Liv Jagrell of Liv Sin

As many of you remember Sister Sin ceased to exist in 2015, but that was not the end for vocalist Liv Jagrell who is now making a comeback to the metal scene with her new band Liv Sin and their debut album Follow Me. After over a decade of work with Sister Sin and countless tours …

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Oct 24

Oscar Dronjak of Hammerfall talks about Built to Last

The Templars of Metal have returned to the international spotlight and with them their new album Built to Last. Following the incredible success of (r)Evolution, Hammerfall drops yet another great piece of heavy metal goodness. Their new album Built to Last will be released on Nov. 4 via Napalm Records. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Oct 03

Joakim Brodén of Sabaton discussed The Last Stand

Recently someone told me that going to a Sabaton show was like going to a party, you have the music, you have the stage entertainment, you have the drinks (if the venue has a bar), and you have a full room of people singing and jumping up and down to the rhythm of 5 Swedish guys …

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Sep 19

Tom & Henrik of Evergrey talked about The Storm Within.

Evergrey recently released their new album The Storm Within and soon they will be embarking on a European tour supporting Delain. The new Evergrey album picked up where Hymns for the Broken left off, but with a much darker tone. Something that is not only pleasing to the ear, but it also it reflects on …

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Sep 08

Peter Tägtgren of PAIN talks about Coming Home

PAIN is about to be 20 years old, and since day one Peter Tägtgren has been in charge of creating every bit of that intricate and singular sound that PAIN is well-known for. This month he is releasing the 8th PAIN studio album titled Coming Home. Even though the album shares the style and the signature sound …

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May 03

Klas Bohlin of Beseech on the new album My Darkness, Darkness

Beseech is a Swedish gothic metal band that has been around since the early 90’s and is considered in some circles as one of the first pioneer bands in the genre along with The Gathering and The 3rd and The Mortal. They are even contemporaries with Nightwish‘s early beginnings. After 10 years and 5 studio …

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Mar 22

Joacim Cans of Hamerfall discussed Whiskey, (r)Evolution and 70000 Tons Of Metal

Hammerfall is a band that had personally impressed me since their début album Glory of The Brave back in 1997, they came to the scene in a time that heavy metal needed a revitalization, they did it, albums like Renegade or Crimson Thunder will go down in history as some of the albums that brought …

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Feb 23

Marco Aro of The Haunted discussed Touring, Exit Wounds and The Resistance.

After 20 years of in and outs and up and downs, The Haunted was finally back in the US after 7 years of absence, while still promoting their later album Exit Wounds, the band recently embarked on a short North American tour with fellow Swedish band At The Gates, Polish band Decapitated and American Hardcore act …

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