Tag: Rogga Johansson

Johansson & Speckmann – Mask of the Treacherous

What happens when two death metal titans collide? Johansson & Speckmann, it seems. The duo returns early in the year with their sophomore full length album, Mask of the Treacherous, following up with the catchy, addictive death/thrash assault that they introduced with their 2013 debut, Sulphur Skies.

Album Review: Those Who Bring the Torture – Piling Up

Those Who Bring the Torture [Sweden]
Piling Up
2014
Full Length
Selfmadegod Records
Death Metal/Grindcore

Those Who Bring the Torture is yet another one of many projects of Swedish death metal stalwart Rogga Johansson, and boasts among its ranks fellow Paganizer band mate Dennis Blomberg. Piling Up being my first encounter with …

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Album Review: Ribspreader – Meathymns

Ribspreader [Sweden]
Meathymns
2014
Full Length
Vic Records
Death Metal

It’s been less than a year since I was first introduced to Rogga Johansson and his constantly flowing creative juices, with the past year alone already having me hear at least 5 of his releases, from Paganizer to Megascavenger to his Johansson …

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Album Review: Megascavenger – At the Plateaus of Leng

Megascavenger [Sweden]
At the Plateaus of Leng
2014
Full Length
Chaos Records
Death Metal

Rogga Johansson’s Megascavenger was a rather impressionable project when he released its first full length album, Descent of Yuggoth back in 2012, with the whole range of guest musicians that were on the record. This year Rogga …

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Album Review: Johansson & Speckmann – Sulphur Skies

Johansson & Speckmann [Sweden/USA]
Sulphur Skies
2013
Full Length
Vic Records
Death Metal

Rogga Johansson and Paul Speckmann are both masters (pun unintended) in their own sub-fields within the death metal genre, with Rogga being quite a figurehead in Swedish death metal and Paul being the mastermind behind the …

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