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Tag Archives: Per Nilsson

Meshuggah guitarist Fredrik Thordendal to sit out upcoming tour to “explore some interesting stuff”

Posted by on June 2, 2017

Meshuggah revealed founding guitarist Fredrik Thordendal is going on a hiatus due to “a mission to explore some interesting stuff.” The band informed, he was asked to take on an assignment (unknown which one) and, “it’s time to realize his aspirations.” We don’t know what this means for the future of Meshuggah aside from the […]

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Release date and cover art for new Scar Symmetry album unveiled

Posted by on July 29, 2014

It’s been awhile since we heard news from Swedish melodic metallers Scar Symmetry. The group has taken their time writing the follow-up to 2011’s The Unseen Empire, all while dealing with external complications, including a cancelled North American tour in 2012 due to visa issues, and the departure of guitarist Jonas Kjellgren last year due to scheduling conflicts. […]

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Owner of Vik Guitars posts homophobic comments about Cynic, gets condemned by Periphery and Scar Symmetry

Posted by on May 13, 2014

Last week, Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert of Cynic publicly came out as gay and the majority of the metal world’s reaction was basically “That’s cool man, now come play (insert name of city here).” Of course, you knew that someone was going to make some kind of stupid comment about it, and that comment comes […]

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