DREAM EVIL — the Swedish band featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.), drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), and guitarist Gus G. (MYSTIC PROPHECY, NIGHTRAGE) — have entered the Swedish and Japanese album charts at positions No. 45 and No. 47, respectively, with their third album, "The Book Of Heavy Metal".
In other news, DREAM EVIL will be performing three songs live on the Swedish radio station 106.7 RockKlassiker on Friday (June 4) between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. CET. To listen in, click here.
The follow-up to last year's "Evilized", "The Book Of Heavy Metal" was recorded at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and features special guest appearances by ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Mats Olausson (on the songs "Into The Moonlight", "Crusaders' Anthem", "Chosen Twice" and "Unbreakable Chain") and former HALFORD/current PAINMUSEUM guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak. "The Book Of Heavy Metal" was also released in a limited-edition double-digipak version, featuring a 60-minute bonus DVD with live and behind-the-scenes (making of) footage. A July 13 U.S. release through Century Media Records is expected.
DREAM EVIL recently completed work on a "bombastic" video for the song "The Book Of Heavy Metal" with Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company (IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, WITHIN TEMPTATION, PASSENGER)