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Tag Archives: Swallow the Sun

Metal Insider’s Top Seventeen Tours to look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 9, 2020

2020 is the year we get to see Mr. Bungle’s first shows in twenty years, the return of Mercyful Fate, Faith No More, Rage Against the Machine, and more. We listed seventeen additional tours we’re looking forward to see.    17) Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison & Joan Jett summer stadium tour Skepticism has been […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 23, 2019

  I try to follow the rules, but, once again, another year of good music has gone by, and I was able to narrow it down to 20 instead of 10. There are a bunch of variables that make me connect to a song or artist. Whether it’s the overall vibrations the sound leaves behind […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Swallow the Sun announce North American spring tour w/ Infected Rain and Wheel

Posted by on December 11, 2019

Swallow the Sun have announced their return to North America for a headlining spring tour. The group will be bringing their latest effort, When A Shadow is Forced Into the Light, as Infected Rain and Wheel will be joining in as their special guests. The tour is scheduled to kick off on April 20th in […]

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A conversation with Mikko of Swallow the Sun

Posted by on May 9, 2019

Swallow the Sun’s overall seventh full-length album When a Shadow Is Forced Into the Light may appear soft and mellow (read our review here). However, it is one potent record surrounded by the loss of Juha Raivio’s life partner, Aleah Stanbridge (Trees of Eternity), who died in 2016. The strong emotion on this record alone […]

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Children of Bodom ‘Hexed’ NYC w/ Swallow the Sun, Wolfheart & Summoner’s Circle

Posted by on May 9, 2019

Living in New York City has its perks including seeing a show nearly every night. However, these advantages do have setbacks with the inevitable scheduling conflicts. On April 19th, 2019, you could say the metal community had a difficult decision to make. On the same evening, there was Hatebreed and Obituary at Playstation Theater, Veil […]

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Starkill release “The Real Enemy” in new music video

Posted by on February 28, 2019

In anticipation of the upcoming record Gravity, Starkill have unveiled a new music for “The Real Enemy“. Last week, the band started a crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo to help out with production and touring costs. The piano work on this track was provided by Coen Coen Janssen of Epica and violin duties were none-other than Olli Vänskä of Turisas. The album is said […]

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New death metal project Hedonihil ft. three Swallow the Sun members debut negative single “The Hedonist Anthem”

Posted by on February 21, 2019

While Swallow the Sun released what could be potentially one of the best and definitely one of the most beautifully depressing albums of 2019 with When A Shadow is Forced Into the Light, three members from the group have created a darker and angrier project with Hedonihil. Hedonihil is the new death metal anti-poetry group […]

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Starkill’s new album to feature members from Epica, Swallow the Sun, and Turisas; Indiegogo page launched

Posted by on February 15, 2019

Chicago metallers Starkill have continued to reinvent the wheel since their latest effort, 2016’s Shadow Sleep. Since then, the group has embarked on quite a few tours as well as introduced vocalist Sarah Lynn Collier as a full time member. However, aside from releasing a few singles such as covering the Foo Fighters, the animated […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/13: The charts can’t resist temptation

Posted by on February 13, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   So the Grammys have come and gone and, yet again, the metal community can really only respond with a shrug. Sure, High On Fire won a Grammy and that’s pretty sweet, but as […]

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