News Posts

Sparzanza are back! Six years after the release of their last album, the Swedes are returning with a bang with the brand-new single and video ‘Bad Motherfucker’, out now via Despotz Records!

Melodeath supergroup The Halo Effect released a video for the new single ‘The Defiant One’, out now via Nuclear Blast, but a track that won’t sound unfamiliar to those who have seen the band live recently! Catch them on their tour with countrymates Meshuggah in March 2024!

Swedish melodeath fans in Europe, rejoice! In Flames, Arch Enemy, and Soilwork, 3 of the biggest and most influential bands of the genre are banding together and will reap havoc across the continent with the “Rising From The North 2024 tour” next year!

Swedish symphonic metal legends Therion released the third single ‘Ayahuasca’ with an epic video, another track from the upcoming album ‘Leviathan III’ out next month via Napalm Records!

Promising new rock band The Gems unleashed their energetic third single ‘P.S.Y.C.H.O’ including video, another track from their upcoming album ‘Phoenix’, set for release early next year via Napalm Records!

Swedish black ‘n’ rollers The Vice announced the release of their highly anticipated new album ‘Dead Canary Run’ to be released early next year via Noble Demon and shared a first single with ‘Grant Me Your Peace’!

Stockholm trio Normandie released ‘Ritual’, the latest single from their upcoming album ‘Dopamine’, set for release on Easy Life Records in February 2024!

Swedish horror metal band Mister Misery signed to AFM Records last week and to celebrate shared the new single ‘Root of All Evil’!

Swedish heavyweights thrown are turning the metal scene upside down again with their latest single ‘on the verge’, out via Arising Empire now!

Swedish metal outfit Curse Of Cain launched the full live debut show from Sabaton Open Air on YouTube, in preparation of their special concert at Adventure Mine in Sweden on November 11!

Album Reviews

Swedish melodic blackened death metal super group Night Crowned offers a compelling mixture of aggression and modern mixture of Nordic melodies on the third album ‘Tales’ out via Noble Demon Records today!

“Hamartia” showcases the band’s memorable songwriting and wittingly transitioning into an era of prosperity, Tribulation has created its own sub-genre of dark gothic music and continue to expand their trademark palette. Released via Century Media Records.

Despite a lengthy hiatus, Swedish death doom veterans Runemagick has been quite prolific again these past few years with ‘The Cenotaph of Mankind’ as the latest engraving into this monolith of doom. Out since last Friday via Hammerheart Records.

Almost a decade after their debut, Swedish metalcore outfit Beneath My Feet is finally releasing their second album ‘In Parts, Together’ via Noble Demon this Friday! And with a couple of refreshing sounding tracks, this should appeal to fans of Dead By April and Bullet For My Valentine!

Katatonia proudly presenting their hauntingly beautiful next studio album ‘Sky Void of Stars’ out January 20 via Napalm Records. It’s a classic Katatonia album, no surprises there. If you are a fan of melodic, melancholic metal and dark lyrics, you won’t want to miss out on this one.

Sweden’s finest all-female hard rock band and #1 rock export Thundermother have released their newest album ‘Black and Gold’ via AFM Records and it’s yet again filled with heartfelt and solid rock songs that are primed to take over the world!

Trolldom’s “Av Gudars Ätt” Trolldom enters the majestic realm of 90s black metal with songs bejeweled for their sinister and unearthly atmosphere. Out on Iron Bonehead.

With his debut album ‘I nattens sken (Genom hemligheternas Dunkel)’ Swedish multi-instrumentalist Swartadapuz explores the bleak landscapes of symphonic black metal. Out on Iron Bonehead.

Swedish black metal masters Lord Belial have returned with their ninth album ‘Rapture’ after fourteen years of silence, out on Hammerheart Records.

‘A Heartless Portrait (The Orphean Testament)’ proves that even after 25 years of existence, Evergrey still has the ability to impress.