EVERGREY – The Atlantic (January 25, 2019)

EVERGREY – The Atlantic (January 25, 2019)

In a music scene that has threatened to become increasingly trivial and contourless for a number of years, Evergrey are the (exceedingly ambitioned) silver lining on the horizon. Since 1993, the Swedish group surrounding frontman/songwriter Tom S. Englund has been synonymous with technically and compositionally outstanding standards, combined with lyrics and messages which go way beyond pure rock’n’roll prose. Their latest album release The Atlantic sees the five band members Englund, Henrik Danhage (guitar), Johan…

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GRIMNER – Vanadrottning (Album Review)

GRIMNER – Vanadrottning (Album Review)

GRIMNER – Bio Grimner are a Folk Metal band.  They were formed in 2008 in the Swedish town Motala by lead guitarist and vocalist Ted, together with the drummer Henry. Throughout the years, Grimner has grown to a strong group of six members. Their first demo A Call For Battle (2010) was sung in English, but the group became decided to record in their native tongue of Swedish. As time has progressed, Grimner has steadily…

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EVERGREY – The Dark Discovery/Solitude, Dominance, Tragedy (December 1, 2017)

EVERGREY – The Dark Discovery/Solitude, Dominance, Tragedy (December 1, 2017)

Two late 90’s classic albums by Swedish premier metallers Evergrey are about to be re-issued on December 1st, 2017, via AFM Records. The Dark Discovery – the debut album – originally released in 1998 and Solitude, Dominance, Tragedy, which saw its first launch in 1999, already showcase the unique Evergrey sound which merges power, progressive and dark melodic metal to create the very own sound the band is known for. These two albums have not been available for a long…

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EVERGREY – The Storm Within (Album Review)

EVERGREY – The Storm Within (Album Review)

Evergrey is a progressive metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was founded in 1995 by Dan Bronell and Tom S. Englund and released its debut album, The Dark Discovery, in 1998. The Storm Within is their tenth studio album and it is monumentally epic in its sound and sonic landscape.  The band appear a moody bunch of malcontents musing on metal mainstays, such as death, freedom and the rights of farmers (only joking). The…

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EVERGREY – The Storm Within (Sept 9, 2016)

EVERGREY – The Storm Within (Sept 9, 2016)

One of the most unique metal bands of our time returns with a brand new studio album on September 9th: Sweden’s EVERGREY, ever since led by charismatic frontman Tom S. Englund, now give us The Storm Within, following up on the success of their latest piece of work, Hymns For The Broken, exactly two years prior. The Storm Within again showcases the unique Evergrey sound: melancholic, passionate, dark metal, combining melodic and progressive elements of…

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Sweden Rock-Meister’s Eurotrip 2015: June 2 & 3

Sweden Rock-Meister’s Eurotrip 2015: June 2 & 3

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Hello all, The Meister has landed safely after a fairly lengthy flight from Toronto to Copenhagen, Denmark. *Special note: in the past two years of travelling to Sweden Rock I have camped and this year felt a bit odd not stealing the little pillow and blanket the airline provides you on the flight over for use in extending my comfort in the tiny age old tent I have used. This year…

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