What drummers in the music world have caught the ear of Axel Sjöberg, the man behind the skins in Sweden’s classic rock band GRAVEYARD? Holding the honors are Michael Tegza and H.P. Lovecraft and Brann Dailor of Mastodon.
Sjöberg goes into detail about what he admires about these drummers on his Modern Drummer blog. Read his write-up here.
Hisingen Blues, GRAVEYARD’s second studio album, was produced, recorded, and mixed in 100% analog by Don Alsterberg (Gonzales, Junip, Soundtrack Of Our Lives, The International Noise Conspiracy) at Don Pierre Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden. The album debuted on three Billboard album charts (#48 – Heatseekers, #140 – Top Independent Current albums, and #46 – Current Hard Music Albums) and officially entered the Swedish album chart at No. 1 in late March.
View the video for “Hisingen Blues” at this location… and keep your eyes peeled for an original Black Sabbath Master Of Reality-era poster from 1971.
GRAVEYARD are confirmed to play this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, a four-day, multi-stage camping festival held on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee.
Watch Metal Hammer’s video interview with Sjöberg and his bandmate, bassist Rikard Edlund. The topic? Graveyards.
- Joakim Nilsson – Guitar & Vocals
- Jonatan Ramm – Guitar & Vocals
- Rikard Edlund – Bass
- Axel Sjöberg – Drums