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SCAR SYMMETRY Interview – Per Nilsson and Henrik Ohlsson

July 21st, 2012

Scar Symmetry Interview

with Per Nilsson (guitars and keyboards)

and Henrik Ohlsson (drums and lyrics)

9th May 2012

at O2 Islington Academy, London, UK

Interview by Wolf Shankland

Photography by Jo Blackened

First formed in 2004 by drummer and lyricist Henrik Ohlsson, and guitarist Per Nilsson and Jonas Kjellgren during the band “Altered Aeon” recording session at Jonas’s Black Lounge Studios. Later that month Christian Alvestam and bassist Kenneth Seil joined the line up, which the allowed them to record “Seeds of Rebellion” a demo that got them signed to Cold records (an affiliate to Metal Blade records)

After releasing Symmetric Design, Pitch black Progress and Holographic universes. As well as releasing face melting songs such as The Illusionist and Morphogenesis “Scar Symmetry” sadly announced that in September 2008 they parted ways with Christian due to conflict of interests and touring problems. But from one comes two as Roberth Karlsson  and Lars Palmqvist take the helm of the SS symmetry, Roberth tackling the screams and growls whilst Lars takes on melodies.

With their releases of Dark matter Dimensions and The Unseen Empire the band have stormed their way back and tonight they’d prove that. But before we got the gig underway we got the chance to talk to the founding members of “Scar Symmetry” Per Nilsson and Henrik Ohlsson… Lets begin…

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Scar Symmetry Guitarist Per Nilsson

May 9th, 2006

Scar Symmetry

Guitarist Per Nilsson

 Interview by Madman

In many cases a quick follow-up is usually a band just begging for a quick death. For many it’s a case of too much too soon and the tank is already on empty. Such may not be the case for Sweden’s Scar Symmetry, a super group of sorts having members from bands like Centinex, Unmoored, Incapacity, Carnal Forge etc. SYMMETRIC IN DESIGN was a catchy and instant crowd pleaser for a debut and now, not much more than a year since its original European release, the band are releasing their sophomore effort, PITCH BLACK PROGRESS. Guitarist Per Nilsson (Altered Aeon) was kind enough to elaborate on the new album as well as some of the inner workings of Scar Symmetry.





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