AXEL SJÖBERG OF GRAVEYARD BLOGS FOR MODERN DRUMMER

May 27th, 2011
by EvilG
GRAVEYARD - Hisingen Blues

GRAVEYARD - Hisingen Blues

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.

 

Analog freaks can order Hisingen Blues on clear blue vinyl at the Nuclear Blast USA’s webshop.  The CD version is also available here.

 

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.

 

Check out GRAVEYARD on NPR’s “All Songs Considered” here (@ 31:47).  Listen to the track “Ain’t Fit To Live Here” on NPR’s Media Player.

 

GRAVEYARD are:

 

  • Joakim Nilsson – Guitar & Vocals
  • Jonatan Ramm – Guitar & Vocals
  • Rikard Edlund – Bass
  • Axel Sjöberg – Drums

Visit GRAVEYARD online at www.facebook.com/GRAVEYARDOFFICIAL, on Twitter, at www.myspace.com/GRAVEYARDSONGS & on YouTube.com/GRAVEYARDSONGS.

 

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