HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Cancel All Activities, Take A Break

Sweden's HARDCORE SUPERSTAR have decided to take a break and "cancel all events for an unknown time," according to a posting on their web site. "The band have been on the road for the last four years and due to this some bandmembers have got some serious health problems."

In an interview with the Swedish daily newspaper Expressen published on Friday (April 30), HARDCORE SUPERSTAR drummer Magnus "Adde" Andréasson downplayed the rumors of rampant drug abuse that have plagued the group in the recent months.

"Of course, it's easy to get hooked on booze and smoking" while on the road, he said. "You have to remember that we meet a lot of party people on tour. But we don't wanna we remembered for drug abuse. That's simply not true. Sure, we partied a lot — maybe too much. It's not good when you wake up regretting what you did the day before."

As a result relations between the members have become strained. "Especially me and [guitarist] Silver Silver have been at each other's throats," Magnus admitted. "We can't meet in the studio without starting to fight. It's a soap opera."

This fall HARDCORE SUPERSTAR will meet and discuss the future.

"We still have a lot to give," said Magnus. "We all have big egos – it's just shame that it gets in the way of the artistry."

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR released "No Regrets", the follow-up to 2001's acclaimed "Thank You (For Letting Us Be Ourselves)", last August through Music For Nations Records. Like its predecessor, the album was produced by Roberto Laghi. The first single off the album, "Honey Tongue", was released last June.


Posted in: News


To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).