Tag Archive: Sweden

Dec 04

Opeth – Sorceress

Sorceress is Opeth’s third full-length exploration of the progressive rock side of their songwriting. Unlike Heritage or Pale Communion, Sorceress instantly caught my attention and reeled me in with soothing, yet catchy hooks on the album. Opeth may have abandoned their death metal past, but with releases like Sorceress, this could certainly work towards the band’s advantage in capturing a larger musical audience.

Apr 17

Spiritual Beggars – Sunrise to Sundown

Spiritual Beggars returns with their ninth opus, Sunrise to Sundown, their third album with one of my favourite vocalists, Apollo Papathanasio. Will this stoner rock/metal supergroup be able to meet the high expectations of fans?

Nov 08

The Moth Gatherer – The Earth is the Sky

Swedish atmospheric doom/sludge metal band The Moth Gatherer returns with their second opus, The Earth is the Sky, further exploring the sound created on their 2013 debut, A Braight Celestial Light, resulting in what could be one of my favourite records for 2015.

Sep 27

Skraeckoedlan – Sagor

Swedish stoner/doom metal band Skraeckoedlan returns this year with their second slab of psychedelia, Sagor, displaying their prowess not only as musicians, but songwriters as well. Fusing elements from stoner, sludge, doom with a tinge of psychedelia, Sagor is an effective beautiful, and enchanting record.

Sep 16

Black Trip – Shadowline

With their debut bearing such stark similarities to the first two Iron Maiden albums (which I am also a great fan of), finding out that Black Trip were releasing their sophomore album Shadowline got me even more excited than the new Maiden album. Can the band live up to the expectations that have been placed upon them with their stellar debut?

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