Tag Archives: Soilwork

Concert Promoter Hints at Alternate Reason for Soilwork’s Singapore Show Cancellation

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Last week, Soilwork ended up cancelling their Singapore show that was supposed to take place yesterday (29th). The reason given was that frontman Bjorn “Speed” Strid was recuperating from varicose vein surgery he recently had in his left leg. However, new information has come to light to suggest there may have been something else at […]

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Soilwork reveal “The Feverish Trinity EP” and drop new video

Posted by on October 25, 2019

Even though Soilwork had to cancel their Singapore show, the band is still continuously at work and have announced the release of The Feverish Trinity EP, which will be issued over the course of five months. Currently two songs have been revealed, “Feverish” and a new version of previous single, “Stålfågel” featuring Arch Enemy vocalist Alissa White-Gluz. In the […]

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Soilwork cancel Singapore gig due to due vocalist’s surgery

Posted by on October 24, 2019

Soilwork has cancelled their Singapore show due to frontman, Björn “Speed” Strid’s surgery for varicose veins in his left leg. The show has been under much scrutiny after a petition was created to prevent Soilwork from playing Singapore, just like the Watain show. In the band’s statement, they mention due to Singaporean laws, it would be near […]

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Five studio updates we heard this week – 8/22/19

Posted by on August 22, 2019

As we are nearing into the fourth quarter of 2019, we’ve been hearing many new album announcements including King Diamond and Mayhem. We recently listed five studio updates and within the last week, there’s been at least five more. 05) New Belphegor album arriving in summer 2020 Belphegor have been working on the follow-up to […]

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Tronos (Megadeth, Napalm Death) dropped new video for “Judas Cradle”

Posted by on April 1, 2019

UK supergroup Tronos have dropped a new video for their song “Judas Cradle”. The supergroup features Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury, Megadeth drummer Dirk Verbeuren and producer Russ Russell (At the Gates, Dummu Borgir). This track will be featured off their upcoming record, Celestial Mechanics which comes out April 12th via Century Media. The band delved into the journey […]

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Headbanger’s Brawl: Watain & Soilwork vs. Singapore

Posted by on March 8, 2019

  We were disappointed to see Watain’s Singapore show cancelled and shocked to see there’s a petition out there to ban Soilwork. While it may not shock or surprise one to see a Watain show being called off due to their ritualistic live setting, it’s difficult to believe what anyone has against Soilwork. We decided […]

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Watain show cancelled, Singapore satanic panic grows

Posted by on March 7, 2019

Tonight’s (7th) Watain show in Singapore has been cancelled by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) due to “security concerns” raised by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Channel News Asia has reported a statement by IMDA was made on Thursday afternoon to allow the concert with a restricted 18+ entry originally scheduled to be […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/30: Trust the charts

Posted by on January 30, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Papa Roach is the top rock/metal debut this week. On the charts overall, it’s accompanied by other stars of the early 2000’s like Switchfoot, Guster, and Weezer’s covers album (featuring a cover of […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/23: Simulating Sales

Posted by on January 23, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Things are finally livening up on the charts. We got some of the first real noteworthy metal releases on the debuts list, and there’s more to come yet. I know there’s a few […]

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Album Review: Soilwork continues to push their boundaries with ‘Verkligheten’

Posted by on January 15, 2019

Soon after discovering In Flames during my descent into the bowels of the Swedish Melodic Death Metal scene, I stumbled upon Soilwork’s Sworn to a Great Divide. I was quickly drawn to its aggressive and yet catchy structures to the point that my burnt-to-CD-from-iTunes copy remained a staple in my 1998 Honda CRV’s stereo system […]

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