My Top 10 Albums of 2017 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

My Top 10 Albums of 2017 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

Be sure to check out the Decibel Geek website contributor’s collective compilation of the top albums: Best of 2017 Article As 2017 quickly approaches its conclusion, I find it appropriate to reflect on almost 150 new releases of music that I have discovered over the course of the year. Admittedly, my favorites tend to be from the Melodic Rock and Symphonic Metal genres. Regardless, I am proud to present my Top Ten for 2017. To…

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LIV SIN – her new band, writing process and more! (Interview)

LIV SIN – her new band, writing process and more! (Interview)

Liv Sin, former frontwoman of Sister Sin and current frontwoman of Liv Sin, sat down with us to discuss the debut album Follow Me from her new band. She shared with us her writing process, the inspiration behind the new songs, and plans for future tours. Rachel Leigh: This is Rachel Leigh from Decibel Geek and I’m here with Liv Sin, how are you today? Liv Sin: I’m very well thank you! Rachel: Now your…

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LIV SIN Releases New Single Featuring Jyrki 69

LIV SIN Releases New Single Featuring Jyrki 69

Swedish metal goddess Liv “Sin” Jagrell (formerly of Sister Sin) has just released a video for the third single off of her new album, a cover of Fight‘s “Immortal Sin“, featuring Jyrki 69 of The 69 Eyes. The new single is from the brand new Liv Sin album Follow Me which was released on April 28th on Despotz Records. Follow Me is the debut album from Liv’s new band, Liv Sin, following the break-up of…

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LIV SIN – Follow Me (Album Review)

LIV SIN – Follow Me (Album Review)

After the sudden, tragic, and immensely disappointing for their fans (Meister) break-up of Swedish band Sister Sin, Liv Jagrell returns! Hailing from Gothenburg, Sweden, Sister Sin was a hard rock band fronted by venomous female vocalist Liv Jagrell. Together with her bandmates, founder Dave Sundberg (drums), Strandh (bass), and Jimmy Hiltula (guitars), Sister Sin issued five albums. Many of them were reviewed for Decibel Geek by The Meister, a huge fan who also interviewed Jagrell on 2…

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LIV SIN (Former SISTER SIN) Releases New Single

LIV SIN (Former SISTER SIN) Releases New Single

LIV SIN RELEASES NEW SINGLE, “LET ME OUT” Former SISTER SIN vocalist Liv “Sin” Jagrell will release her debut solo single “Let Me Out,” on, of all days, Friday the 13th. 13 could stand for the number of years Liv spent kicking ass in her previous band Sister Sin, 13 can also, of course, stand for evil. The track was produced by longtime U.D.O. bassist Fitty Wienhold. With Liv‘s new album due in early 2017 via the Swedish label Despotz Records. The as-yet-untitled effort…

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LIV SIN Signs to Despotz Records (News)

LIV SIN Signs to Despotz Records (News)

LIV SIN, the solo project of former SISTER SIN frontwoman and vocalist Liv Jagrell has signed to Swedish label Despotz Records. Sadly, Sister Sin called it quits back in November 2015 after a string of five fantastic albums and relentless touring. But Liv Jagrell is back in action with this press release (shown below) received just this morning with this very exciting news! LIV SIN SIGNS TO SWEDISH LABEL DESPOTZ RECORDS  (29 July 2016 –…

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Chaos Reigns Supreme: A Sister Sin Album Review

Chaos Reigns Supreme: A Sister Sin Album Review

Swedish outfit Sister Sin are back on the scene with a brand new release, Black Lotus, which became available on October 27th, 2014.  The band from Gothenburg formed in 2002 and first came across my radar when they were slated as one of the openers for Doro Pesch‘s Toronto date in February 2012.  The band have issued four albums to date beginning with Dance of the Wicked in 2003 (re-issued in 2013), Switchblade Serenades in 2008,…

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The Ladies Rock On A Snowy Evening In Toronto

The Ladies Rock On A Snowy Evening In Toronto

A while back, fellow Canadian Decibel Geek Rich (The Meister) informed me that Doro and Sister Sin were heading to Toronto in February and suggested I join him. I was kind of on the fence with this one, Doro (and Warlock) was one of those bands that back in the day kind of got lost in the shuffle for me. Not that I didn’t like her music, in fact I remember back in 1987 when…

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