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Tag Archives: Soilwork

The Night Flight Orchestra are geminis in “He-Man goes to Russia”-inspired video

Posted by on April 20, 2017

The Night Flight Orchestra is like the best dad rock band that wasn’t around in the ’80s. You’d be forgiven for not knowing that, however, given that the band’s hooky, infectious hard rock sounds like it could’ve come out anywhere from the ’70s to the mid’80s. You’d also be forgiven for not knowing that the […]

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Soilwork welcomes new drummer Bastian Thusgaard

Posted by on April 19, 2017

The trial is over for drummer Bastian Thusgaard. He spent the last several months touring with Soilwork, filling in until they found an official replacement for Dirk Verbeuren who left the group last year to join Megadeth. The band made the following statement: “We are super stoked to announce Bastian Thusgaard, as our permanent drummer. […]

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Night Flight Orchestra return with “Midnight Flyer”

Posted by on March 23, 2017

If you were to think of what a band that included members of Soilwork and Arch Enemy would sound like, Night Flight Orchestra isn’t the band that you’d probably envision. Featuring Soilwork’s Bjorn “Speed” Strid on vocals, the band’s got a full-on ’70s and ’80s hard rock worship thing going on. It’s commercial and super hooky […]

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The next Megadeth album might have blast beats on it

Posted by on December 13, 2016

It’s been a great year for Megadeth. Not only was Dystopia a nice comeback album that garnered the band another Grammy nomination and will likely end the year as one of the 100 best-selling albums of 2016, but the band picked up a new drummer in Soilwork’s Dirk Verbeuren. They also got their own beer, and […]

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Wovenwar are back and honor is dead

Posted by on September 7, 2016

Forming from the ashes of As I Lay Dying after their lead singer kinda went to jail for trying to have his wife murdered, Wovenwar put out a solid debut album back in 2014. IT’s been a few years, and now they’re returning with their sophomore album, Honor is Dead, on October 21st. And while the […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/31: Sabaton make their stand on the charts

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Holy hell, how about a hand for Sabaton, eh? It’s always satisfying to see bands that have long been in the game reach a high point such as this one. Granted, the band is […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 19th – To Hell and Back

Posted by on August 19, 2016

Well, we’ve survived the heat wave twice. I hope everyone else has managed to do the same. We’re rewarded with a substantial release list this week, with wide-spanning appeal across many genres. Read up and enjoy! We’ve nearly reached the incredible autumn release calendar!     Sabaton, The Last Stand (Nuclear Blast) When Sabaton began posting […]

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No Yahoo, Will Smith didn’t join Suicide Silence [UPDATED]

Posted by on August 16, 2016

Hey, remember when Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith had a metal band? Wicked Wisdom, was, well, not really all that good, but that didn’t stop them from winding up on Ozzfest in 2005, where her husband sometimes joined them on tour. In fact, he even wound up going onstage with Bury Your Dead once […]

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Soilwork’s Dirk Verbeuren to drum for Megadeth

Posted by on May 20, 2016

Megadeth struck drumming gold when Dave Mustaine announced that Lamb of God’s Chris Adler was going to play drums on Dystopia. And then when the band decided to tour in support of the album, Adler sat in with them. As solid of a pairing he as , with Lamb of God on the road as well, it […]

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Amplified: Soilwork singer gives Plaguestorm an assist

Posted by on April 25, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] This week brings us a very interesting submission by way of Argentinian-born and ultimately worldwide project Plaguestorm. Acting as producer and sole songwriter, band mastermind Sebastian Pastor shopped his creation out to a few different session […]

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