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Tag Archives: Despotz Records

Per Wiberg discusses the thrill of playing in Kamchatka

Posted by on July 1, 2015

You might know Per Wiberg best for his work as a keyboardist, whether it’s with prog metal acts like Opeth or stoner rock supergroups like Spiritual Beggars. Since 2013, though, Wiberg has been handling bass duties for powerhouse trio Kamchatka. What was supposed to simply be some studio work turned into a full time gig […]

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Exclusive: Lancer premieres video for “Iwo Jima”

Posted by on March 27, 2015

There’s something to be said about melodic power metal done well. And Sweden’s Lancer do just that, packing killer riffs and soaring vocals into anthems that diehard fans of Helloween and Blind Guardian could appreciate. Case in point: “Iwo Jima”, a song off Lancer’s new album Second Storm, out April 10 via Despotz Records. That’s […]

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Kari Rueslåtten’s Top 5: Favorite Non-Traditional Metal Releases made by metal musicians

Posted by on March 17, 2014

Most know Kari Rueslåtten as the founding frontwoman of  Norwegian metal band  The 3rd and the Mortal as well as her catalog of solo work. However, since the beginning of Kari’s solo career in 1997, she has released 5 albums as a singer/songwriter. And her first album in eight years, Time Will Tell (out now via […]

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Stream Civil War’s Debut Album If You Haven’t Yet

Posted by on June 12, 2013

In case you missed it, we’re streaming the debut album by Civil War (featuring ex members of Sabaton) called The Killer Angels in its entirety. Give it a listen if you haven’t yet before the end of the week, then purchase the album on iTunes.

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Exclusive: Stream Civil War’s New Album ‘The Killer Angels’ In Its Entirety

Posted by on June 10, 2013

After parting ways with Sabaton last year, guitarists Oskar Montelius and Rikard Sundén, drummer Daniel Mulback, and keyboardist Daniel Mÿhr decided to join forces in their own group Civil War. After recruiting singer Nils Patrik Johansson and bassist Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson, the Swedish metal group released its self-titled EP to great acclaim. And tomorrow (June […]

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