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TRIBULATION release new single and video ‘Axis Mundi’ and announce EP


Swedish Grammis Award-winners TRIBULATION have announced their upcoming EP Hamartia, due for release 17th April via Century Media Records. In celebration, they’ve also shared the new single and video for ‘Axis Mundi’.

The track is the second recording to feature new guitarist Joseph Tholl, after their last stand-alone single ‘Hamartia‘.

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DEATHSTARS announce new album ‘Everything Destroys You’ + new single/video ‘This Is’


Swedish industrial cult act DEATHSTARS finally return with their latest sonic output Everything Destroys You, which will be released on May 5th through Nuclear Blast Records. Their first release in over eight years marks a long-awaited comeback, spotlighting everything that is DEATHSTARS: adrenaline, bombast, sex and glam!

The reason it’s been taking so long is that we simply wanted – and needed – a break after intense touring and so on, and on top of that the pandemic happened so tours were postponed and the release with them, so it feels fantastic to finally be able to present Everything Destroys You”, says Nightmare Industries.

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ENFORCER release single ‘Running In Menace’ (2023 Version)


The new year has hardly begun, and some great news has already arrived from the far north. Swedish heavy metallers ENFORCER have listened to their fans and revived their classic track ‘Running In Menace‘. Today, the band has released a fresh, re-recorded version of the track originally released in 2010, launching them into the new year headfirst. Along with the song re-release, the band have revealed a new video, which shows exclusive clips of the Swedes, filmed during their latest European tour in spring 2022. 

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IN FLAMES release new single ‘Meet Your Maker’


The clock is ticking… on February 10th, Swedish modern metal visionaries IN FLAMES will release their fourteenth studio album Foregone – the new masterpiece from a band whose artistry and influence on modern metal is undeniable.

Today, IN FLAMES release the fifth single from Foregone – Meet Your Maker‘ is a pulsating track with a hypnotizing power and furious anger. Like a raw nerve exposed, the song speaks of the desperation and frustration brought on by the chaotic dystopia of post-pandemic society.

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SABATON receives The Swedish Skeptics Association’s ‘Enlightener Of The Year Award 2022’


SABATON have been awarded the ‘Englighter of the Year Award 2022 (Årets Folkbildare 2022)’ by The Swedish Skeptics Association (Vetenskap och Folkbildning), making them the first ever rock band to receive this prestigious accolade.

The ‘Enlightener of the Year Award’ is an annual title that began in 1987. It is traditionally presented to academics, authors, journalists and media outlets that go above and beyond what is expected in order to educate people.

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KATATONIA Releases Third Single “Birds” + Official Video


Swedish masters of melancholic metal KATATONIA have released the third and final single, “Birds”, off of their upcoming, highly anticipated 12th record, Sky Void of Stars! The quick and energetic sound of this brand new track once again shows off KATATONIA’s explosive potential and their genre-bending style, carried by Renkse’s longing vocals. Alongside the single, KATATONIA present an atmospheric performance music video that harnesses the song’s energy and desolate power.

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