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Complete Recordings From Pre-TIAMAT Band TREBLINKA To See Light Of Day

Century Media Records has announced the first-ever official "complete recordings" release of TREBLINKA, one of most notorious death/black metal bands of all times. TREBLINKA was founded in 1987 by Johan "Lucifer Hellslaughter" Edlund and Jörgen "Juck the Ripper" Thullberg. During the band's short existence of only two years, TREBLINKA released two demo tapes and one ...

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MR. DEATH To Release 'Descending Through Ashes'

MR. DEATH the Stockholm, Sweden-based "straightforward, brutal, old-school death metal" band featuring Stefan Lagergren (TREBLINKA, EXPULSION, VOLDET) on guitar, Alex Stjrnfeldt (OCEANLIFT, EDWARD, DCLXVI) on guitar, Jonas Ohlsson (VOID, MASSIVE) on drums, Jrgen "Juck" Thullberg (TREBLINKA, TIAMAT, PHOTO PARADE) on bass, and Jocke Lindstrm (DIGRESSION ASSASSINS) on vocals will release its second album, "Descending Through ...

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MR. DEATH: 'Unearthing' 7" Single Available

MR. DEATH — the Stockholm, Sweden-based "straightforward, brutal, old-school death metal" band featuring Stefan Lagergren (TREBLINKA, EXPULSION, VOLDET) on guitar, Alex Stjärnfeldt (OCEANLIFT, EDWARD, DCLXVI) on guitar, Jonas Ohlsson (VOID, MASSIVE) on drums, Jörgen "Juck" Thullberg (TREBLINKA, TIAMAT, PHOTO PARADE) on bass, and Jocke Lindström (DIGRESSION ASSASSINS) on vocals — has made its first recording, ...

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EXPULSION: Early Demos To Be Released On CD

In 1988, EXPULSION was formed out of the ashes of thrash band RIVER'S EDGE. RIVER'S EDGE vocalist Johan Edlund went on to start TREBLINKA, and later TIAMAT. Magnus Krantz, the lead guitarist of RIVER'S EDGE, joined TRANQUILLITY. Bassist Anders Holmberg, guitarist Stefan Lagergren and drummer Calle Fransson continued to play together as EXPULSION. Anders and ...

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MR. DEATH: 'Detached From Life' Release Date Announced

MR. DEATH — the Stockholm, Sweden-based "straightforward, brutal, old-school death metal" band featuring Stefan Lagergren (TREBLINKA, EXPULSION, VOLDET) on guitar, Alex Stjärnfeldt (OCEANLIFT, EDWARD, DCLXVI) on guitar, Jonas Ohlsson (VOID, MASSIVE) on drums, Jörgen "Juck" Thullberg (TREBLINKA, TIAMAT, PHOTO PARADE) on bass, and Jocke Lindström (DIGRESSION ASSASSINS) on vocals — will release its debut album, ...

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MR. DEATH: New Song Posted Online

MR. DEATH — the Stockholm, Sweden-based "straightforward, brutal, old-school death metal" band featuring Stefan Lagergren (TREBLINKA, EXPULSION, VOLDET) on guitar, Alex Stjärnfeldt (OCEANLIFT, EDWARD, DCLXVI) on guitar, Jonas Ohlsson (VOID, MASSIVE) on drums, Jörgen "Juck" Thullberg (TREBLINKA, TIAMAT, PHOTO PARADE) on bass, and Jocke Lindström (DIGRESSION ASSASSINS) on vocals — has posted a new song, ...

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MR. DEATH Recording Debut Album

MR. DEATH — the Stockholm, Sweden-based "straightforward, brutal, old-school death metal" band featuring Stefan Lagergren (TREBLINKA, EXPULSION, VOLDET) on guitar, Alex Stjärnfeldt (OCEANLIFT, EDWARD, DCLXVI) on guitar, Jonas Ohlsson (VOID, MASSIVE) on drums, Jörgen "Juck" Thullberg (TREBLINKA, TIAMAT, PHOTO PARADE) on bass, and Jocke Lindström (DIGRESSION ASSASSINS) on vocals — has entered the legendary Sunlight ...

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ROBOTIC EMPIRE RECORDS Launches 'Robotic Obscurities'

After being a record label for nearly 10 years, Robotic Empire has accumulated a lot of obscure, rare, demo, live and/or otherwise unreleased or hard-to-find audio. This mostly pertains to the bands and artists we've worked with over the years, and now the label has set up a site to share some of these rarities ...

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'Swedish Death Metal' Book: Polish Translation Due This Month

INSISION/TYRANT bassist Daniel Ekeroth's acclaimed history "Swedish Death Metal" will be available in a Polish translation on November 28 from Polish publishing house Kagra. The book was translated by Bart Donarski (who also translated "Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal & Grindcore" by Albert Mudrian), a contributor to well-known Polish magazine Mystic Art, ...

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MR. DEATH Signs With AGONIA RECORDS

MR. DEATH — the Stockholm, Sweden-based "straightforward, brutal, old-school death metal" band featuring Stefan Lagergren (TREBLINKA, EXPULSION, VOLDET) on guitar, Alex Stjärnfeldt (OCEANLIFT, EDWARD, DCLXVI) on guitar, Jonas Ohlsson (VOID, MASSIVE) on drums, Jörgen "Juck" Thullberg (TREBLINKA, TIAMAT, PHOTO PARADE) on bass, and Jocke Lindström (DIGRESSION ASSASSINS) on vocals — has inked a deal with ...

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'Swedish Death Metal' Author Demonstrates Classic Swedish Death Guitar Sound; Video Available

In a brief new video tutorial, Daniel Ekeroth, author of the massive book "Swedish Death Metal" (and bassist of TYRANT and INSISION), breaks down and demonstrates the classic Swedish death metal guitar sound invented by Leif Cuzner of NIHILIST and perfected at Studio Sunlight in Stockholm on albums by ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER, and countless others. The ...

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Video Preview Of 'Swedish Death Metal' Book Available

INSISION/TYRANT bassist Daniel Ekeroth's acclaimed history "Swedish Death Metal" is now available in revised and expanded edition from new U.S. publisher Bazillion Points. All pre-orders have been shipped, and the first 50 copies include surprise page proofs signed by the author. Watch a video preview of "Swedish Death Metal" below. The ultimate insider's account of ...

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'Swedish Death Metal' Book Expanded Edition Due In July

INSISION/TYRANT bassist Daniel Ekeroth's acclaimed history "Swedish Death Metal" will be available this July in revised and expanded edition from new U.S. publisher Bazillion Points. The ultimate insider's account of the rise of the Scandinavian metal scene, the book boasts over 450 pages, over 500 images, and is based on candid interviews with members of ...

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'Swedish Death Metal' Book To Be Made Available In German

INSISION bassist Daniel Ekeroth's recently published book about the Swedish death metal scene, apty titled "Swedish Death Metal", will be made available in the German language via Index Verlag. As previously reported, "Swedish Death Metal" reached position No. 1 on the AdLibris sales charts in Sweden for the month of February for non-fiction books in ...

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New Brunswick's DISCHORD Signs With DIMINISHED FIFTH RECORDS

Diminished Fifth Records has struck up a partnership with New Brunswick's DISCHORD to release and distribute their upcoming album, "Siege of Darkness", due later in the year. "Siege of Darkness" is the first full-length by DISCHORD and tops the 40-minute mark with just six songs. The track listing is as follows: 01. Treblinka 02. AK-47 ...

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THE HAUNTED Frontman On Great Ideas

THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving has posted the following message on his MySpace page: "Crystalized Black Flag Insect Repellant. Taste those words. You know that's not healthy. I mean you can tell just saying that. It sounds kinda like Death Through Chemical Warfare. My uncle is a really cool dude with a big ...

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'Swedish Death Metal' Book Is A Hit In Sweden

INSISION bassist Daniel Ekeroth's recently published book about the Swedish death metal scene, apty titled "Swedish Death Metal", has reached position No. 1 on the AdLibris sales charts in Sweden for the month of February for non-fiction books in a foreign language. View the whole chart at this location. According to Daniel, "AdLibris ...

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Classic Swedish Death Metal Bands GROTESQUE, NIRVANA 2002 To Reunite For Special Concert

Classic Swedish death metal bands GROTESQUE (featuring ex-AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg), NIRVANA 2002 (featuring ex-ENTOMBED session singer Orvar Säfström) and INTERMENT will reunite for a special concert to celebrate the publication of the "Swedish Death Metal" book by INSISION bassist Daniel Ekeroth. The release party will take place on January 26 at ...

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INSISION Bassist To Publish Book About Swedish Death Metal Movement

INSISION bassist Daniel Ekeroth will publish a book about the Swedish death metal movement, appropriately titled "Swedish Death Metal", in late December. Commented Ekeroth: "In the mid-'80s, a small underground movement in Sweden started to emerge from small towns and suburbs. A handful of restless teenagers started to search for the most extreme music available, ...

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