Swedish vocalist Mats Levén (KRUX, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, THERION, AT VANCE, TREAT) can be heard singing backing vocals on a cover of the RAINBOW classic "Since You've Been Gone" as part of a new lotto commercial being aired in Sweden. Watch it below.
KRUX — the Swedish band featuring Levén, CANDLEMASS bassist Leif Edling, ex-ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnvind, guitarist Jörgen Sandstrom (also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED/GRAVE) and OPETH/ex-ARCH ENEMY guitarist Fredrik Åkesson — played two shows with its latest addition, keyboardist Pär Wiberg from OPETH, in Stockholm at Harry B James on January 29 and in Gävle at O'Leary's on January 30. Levén previously said, "Since both Leif and Fredrik are really busy touring this year, we might not do any more shows until 2010 again. The plan is to write material this year and start recording the third album next winter. Hopefully we can release it by spring 2010 and then play some festivals in the summer. We might release some live stuff on DVD later this year; we have 3-4 shows recorded. If so, we'll sell them exclusively on our homepage."
KRUX's sophomore album, entitled "II", was released in October 2006 via GMR Music. The follow-up to the band's self-titled debut, "II" was recorded at Studioland studio in Upplands Väsby, Sweden.
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