A.R.T.

ART are the epitomy of what progressive rock/metal is to my ears. This is music that paints a picture so vast that your imagination is triggered for days. Anders Ekdahl ©2017

ATREIDES

https://scontent-amt2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/11696426_822327044549908_8747103304643003849_o.jpg?oh=9f75e28a0a8793d6e1acc29e12cb1687&oe=59401C87ATREIDES is a Spanish band that play heavy metal. It feels like Spain is an untapped country for metal and that more attention should be concentrated to that part of Europe. Interview answered by Dany Soengas & Ivan Lopez. Anders Ekdahl ©2017 When the band came into creation what was the main purpose for it? How true are you today to what you wanted to do in the beginning? Dany: The band started as a studio project of my own, then became a real band with the current line up, about 2 years now. Ivan: Well, I think that the … Continue reading

FANKAZ

I was never a huge fan of the West Coast skate punk bands FANKAZ. I was more into the East Coast hardcore scene. FANKAZ are hardcore with a melodic sense that makes me think back to the glorious Umeå hardcore days. Anders Ekdahl ©2017

GLOSON

Sweden seem tob e on everybody’s lips these days, and not just music. But we don’t deal in politics. We only deal in music. GLOSON is my latest Swedish discovery. Anders Ekdahl

HERALDS

This Ukraine band came as a real surprise to me. HERALDS are heavy as fuck in a doom death sludge stoner kinda way. Not what I expected from them but a nice surprise. Anders Ekdahl ©2017

KILLING ADDICTION

This is a band that I remember from my years as an avid fanzine reader in the early 90s. KILLING ADDICTION were a part of the early death/thrash scene that shaped the Florida sound. Now they have a new MCD out and an interview had to happen. Anders Ekdahl ©2017

THE MIST

I don’t know how many of you out there remember a Brazilian band by the name of THE MIST. They released a couple of albums back in the 90s and now the debut from 89 “Phantasmagoria” has been rereleased. Anders Ekdahl ©2017