Dark Tranquillity

August 16, 2012

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Dark Tranquillity (Billdal, Sweden)                 Mixing beautiful melodies with utter darkness, it proved to be a match made in metal.  Keeping the basis of their formula the same over the years, they have only grown as musicians, produced worthy metal to the masses, while not afraid of going […]

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In Flames

May 19, 2012

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In Flames (Gothenburg, Sweden)                  One of the first true melodic death metal bands along side Dark Tranquillity and At The Gates, these hard working musicians have paved a much admired musical path growing ever stronger with each release.  They’ve sold over 2 million albums world-wide if that […]

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Arch Enemy

May 19, 2012

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Arch Enemy (Halmstad, Sweden)            After Carcass, came Arch Enemy.  Guitarist Michael Amott started a more melodic project in Arch Enemy, yet still sinister and heavy as hell.  Blistering solos, precise rhythm guitars, stampeding drums, a low end that pulls you in like an undertow and extremely catchy melodic lines over the […]

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May 3, 2012

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Soilwork (Helsingborg, Sweden)                 Stating influences such as Pantera, Meshuggah, and Carcass, you can expect a high level of musicianship that delivers in almost every aspect and are one the leaders in Swedish Melodic Metal.  If you like your metal really fast and heavy, lots of screaming, but also […]

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At The Gates

April 21, 2012

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At The Gates (Gothenburg, Sweden)           If these guys are At The Gates, then whoever is on the other side is in trouble.  Proving to be one of the most influential metal bands of the 90’s, they definitely left on a high note after a stint of only six years. In 1990 members […]

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