Acclaimed Swedish hard rock vocalist Mats Levén
, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN
) has collaborated with Swedish musician/producer Jimmy Lagnefors
on music for a fictional band called LUDOR
that is featured in the Swedish movie "Mammas Pojkar"
(international title: "Metal Brothers"
), which was released in Sweden in December.Levén
, who has spent the past seven months fronting legendary Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS
following the departure of Robert Lowe
, tells BLABBERMOUTH.NET
about his involvement in the film: "Jimmy
and I wrote 10 songs for the band LUDOR
in the movie plus the usual score.
is just a made-up band that the two brothers [in the movie] are fans of. You never see the actual members in the film except for some poster and album covers. I sing on all the songs and play guitar/bass together with Jimmy
. Henka Johansson
) plays drums.
"The first two songs [from LUDOR
] will be released on Spotify
in a week or two. The rest will be out soon (January/February), hopefully on CD as well as download."Levén
, along with Chris "Seven" Antonopoulos
(drums; OPIATE FOR THE MASSES
, LEAVES' EYES
), Pontus Norgren
) and -Nalle Påhlsson
), performed three LUDOR
songs at the Swedish premiere of "Mammas Pojkar"
and they may do additional shows in Sweden if there is a demand.
For more information, visit the LUDOR Facebook page