News Posts

Swedish root rockers Siena Root unveil the single ‘Keeper of the Flame’, another bluesy rock track from the upcoming ‘Revelation’ album, out next month via Atomic Fire Records!

Swedish masters of melancholy Katatonia released the last single ‘Birds’ in anticipation of their new album ‘Sky Void of Stars’ out later this month via Napalm Records!

Swedish root rock outfit Siena Root shared a new single and video with ‘Coincidence & Fate’ and details of their upcoming 8th full-length ‘Revelation’, to be released via Atomic Fire Records in February!

The Swedish garage rock ‘n’ rollers Satan Takes A Holiday unveiled the swaggering single ‘All Nighter’, another track from their upcoming Despotz Records album ‘Satanism’!

Swedish folk metallers Grimner release the dark and heavy 2nd single ‘Helvandrarna’ of the upcoming new album ‘Urfader’ in November via Despotz Records!

The lovely people of Ashbury Heights unleashed an uptempo synthpop banger with the new single and video ‘Is that your uniform’, out via Out of Line Music!

Swedish rockers The Riven shared the experimental heavy track ‘On Top of Evil’ from the upcoming new album ‘Peace And Conflict’, scheduled for release via The Sign Records in November!

In anticipation of their upcoming ‘Acoustic In Hell’ EP, Eleine revealed a music video for the new single ‘Enemies (Acoustic)’ via Atomic Fire Records.

Swedish melodic metal/rock outfit Cyhra is ‘Ready To Rumble’ with their explosive new single after having their ‘No Halos In Hell’ album tour being cut short! Out via Nuclear Blast!

Symphonic outfit Eleine gives a first taste of their upcoming ‘Acoustic In Hell’ album, to be released via Atomic Fire Records, with the video single ‘All Shall Burn (acoustic)’!

Album Reviews

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.

‘The Great Below’ provides real thrills, bringing off the passion of intersecting different genres with exuberant riffs and technical prowess. Like a burning furnace the songs are molded by an aggressive form of modern black metal that blends catchy choruses, melodies, and energetic tempos.

Meshuggah sounds groovier and more diverse than ever. The extreme tech-metal giants delivered with Immutable one of their more enjoyable albums.

Ghost’s fifth opus “Impera” is quite extravagant and incredibly catchy the songs are stately infectious redefined by the vibrant 80’s rock vibes that catch the mood instantly.

After 14 long years The Hellacopters have finally released their new long player called ‘Eyes Of Oblivion’. It was worth the wait – a fantastic hard rock album comes your way!

Gig Reports

After many years of absence, the Swedish proggers of Evergrey came to present not 1, but 2 brand new full-length albums at Biebob in Belgium with support from Fractal Universe and Virtual Symmetry. And we saw that it was good…

Swedish hard rock machine Hardcore Superstar came, saw and left Helsinki as champions!

A cold evening in February, we were taken on a magical journey with the acoustic set of Myrkur!

Rock ‘n’ roll till we drop on a night where Sweden and Finland comes together under the form of Grande Royale and The Empire Strikes!

Celebrating the release off their latest album, Will to Power (released with Century Media Records),  Arch Enemy went out on tour selling out venues by the hand full. This can be expected when a band like Arch Enemy takes the stage with Jinjer, Tribulation and Wintersun.

Mastodons Arch Enemy are back to destroy with their new album and with them they had the promising Ukranian band Jinjer!

The Gothenburg masters of melo-death metal!

The Weekend Man was here!

Shing and Taake did a co-headline tour, and we saw that it was… depressing.