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SOILWORK Welcomes New Bassist Markus Wibom

June 16th, 2015

SOILWORK Welcomes New Bassist Markus Wibom, Formerly of HEARTS ALIVE New Album “The Ride Majestic” Out August 28, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records

Touring in the US and EU this Year – Performing at Bangalore Open Air 2016 

SOILWORK (2015) Photo © Hannah Verbeuren – www.hannahvphotography.com

SOILWORK (2015) Photo © Hannah Verbeuren – www.hannahvphotography.com

Sweden-based melodic death metal experts SOILWORK will release their forthcoming 10th studio album, The Ride Majestic, worldwide on August 28, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records. The Ride Majestic will be available in various formats (CD, Vinyl, TS/CD Bundle) – pre-order your copy here: http://nblast.de/SOILWORKMajesticNB

 

Soilwork - The Ride Majestic

Soilwork – The Ride Majestic

As of this new album cycle, SOILWORK is joined by new bassist Markus Wibom, formerly of Helsingborg hardcore groupHearts Alive. Wibom replaces longtime band member Ola Flink, who has amicably left the group to focus on other endeavors. Wibom has been a personal friend of the band for many years and has previously toured with SOILWORK as a guitar tech and lighting designer. Wibom made his live debut with SOILWORK in Stockholm on April 30th.

 

SOILWORK vocalist Bjorn “Speed” Strid states, “We all sooner or later come to a crossroad in our lives, when our focus of being fueled by the past, is just as strong as our visions of the future and we have to make that incredibly hard decision. Where do I go now? Flink will forever be a symbol for SOILWORK and of all we were and still are about. That being said, we all could sense that he eventually would come to the above mentioned crossroad. He understandably and respectfully chose to step down.

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SOILWORK ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM DETAILS

May 26th, 2015
Soilwork - The Ride Majestic

Soilwork – The Ride Majestic

Sweden-based melodic death metal experts SOILWORK have announced details regarding their forthcoming 10th studio album, The Ride Majestic. The new album will hit stores worldwide on August 28, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records. The Ride Majestic was recorded by David Castillo at Studio Gröndal, and was produced and mixed by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street. The cover art was illustrated by Róbert Borbás (Grinddesign / www.theartofgrinddesign.com).

 

SOILWORK vocalist Björn Speed Strid comments, “We just put the final touches on our new album, The Ride Majestic, and all we can say is that it’s going to be massive. It definitely picks up where we left off with The Living Infinite, but slightly darker, atmospheric and almost anthemic, with some really interesting twists and turns. Can’t wait to play this epic beast live!  Await The Ride Majestic ladies n’ gents!”

 

In celebration of The Ride Majestic’s impending release, SOILWORK have released a live video of their hit song “Let This River Flow” featuring Nightwish/Revamp singer Floor Jansen, which comes off SOILWORK’s most recent DVD/Blu Ray output, Live In The Heart Of Helsinki!

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SOILWORK & SHATTERED SUN Join Headliner SOULFLY + DECAPITATED on the “We Sold Our Souls to Metal” Fall Tour

May 4th, 2015

Kicking Off September 30th in Los Angeles, CA – On Sale Friday, May 8th at 10:00am Local Time

Swedish melodic metal group SOILWORK and Texas breakout band SHATTERED SUN are pleased to announce that they will join Brazilian/Arizona-local metal icons SOULFLY on an internationally-inspired North American headlining tour starting September 30th in Los Angeles, CA! The tour will also feature support from Polish technical death metal bandDECAPITATED. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday, May 8th at 10:00 am local time. Meet and greet packages will be made available as well. For more info and tickets visit www.soulfly.com.

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SOILWORK’S Bjorn “Speed” Strid Lends His Vocals

October 5th, 2014

SOILWORK singer, Bjorn “Speed” Strid, is once again making his legendary voice available for session work.  Strid worked with several artists earlier in the year by doing session vocal work, and he is now back at metalizing more music with his vocals.  Strid has been evolving his unique screams and dynamic cleans throughout the years with various projects, and he is now branching out to work with other artists and bands around the world.

Strid can be heard throughout the metal world as he has contributed to several other metal acts, including his latest work with fellow Swedes, SONIC SYNDICATE, on their latest track “Before You Finally Break”.  Strid can also be found with guest appearances on tracks by DISARMONIA MUNDI, DEMON HUNTER, I LEGION, KAMELOT,  and TERROR 2000.

Any bands or artists who are interested in working together with Strid can contact him at speed.soilwork@hotmail.com

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Hellfest Festival 2014

July 14th, 2014

Hellfest Festival 2014

@ Clisson, France

20th-22nd June 2014

Review by Kirsty Birkett-Stubbs & Graham Hilling
Photos by Graham Hilling

Hellfest

Hellfest

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SOILWORK DRUMMER LAUNCHES PREMIUM ONLINE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS

June 18th, 2014

Dirk Blasts,” the new series of premium online instructional videos by SOILWORK drummer Dirk Verbeuren, has been launched to offer drum students “all the best tools and tricks to build your drumming skills and further your career as a musician.”

“Throughout my tours and drum clinics, I frequently get asked about playing faster, building stamina, creating dynamic grooves and making a living as a musician,” states Verbeuren. “So I decided to put together these ‘Dirk Blasts’ for all my fellow drum maniacs out there. If you’re looking to improve your technique and independence, pick up some cool chops along the way, and gain useful insight about being a professional drummer, these two monthly lessons are for you. It’s such an exciting adventure and I’m really pumped to kick it off this July!”

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Overkill @ O2 Islington Academy, London

March 27th, 2014

Overkill

@ O2 Islington Academy, London, UK

13th March 2014

Review by Kirsty Birkett-Stubbs

Photos by Graham Hilling

Overkill

Overkill

Next time London decide they want to bulldoze one of our beloved music venues perhaps they could invite the wrecking crew, aka Overkill, along. At least then we’d be guaranteed one more good time before ‘progress’ steps in. Cause after more than 30 years Overkill know about good times, and crucially with them progress isn’t a frightening word. Because in Overkill’s case it doesn’t mean destroying the existing but keeping building on those foundations. Maybe it’s because they’re not British. Take note London.

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Soilwork – The Infinite World Tour – Calgary, Canada

April 7th, 2013

Soilwork

with Jeff Loomis

& Blackguard, Bonded by Blood, Hatchet

March 30,2013 – The Republik – Calgary, Canada

Review and Photos by Monika Deviat

Soilwork © Monika Deviat

Soilwork © Monika Deviat

 

Just after the release of their ninth album The Living Infinite [Nuclear Blast, 2013], Soilwork began the North American leg of “The Inifinite World Tour”. Joining the swedes as main support was progressive shred master Jeff Loomis. Adding some variety to bill were thrashers Hatchet, Bonded by Blood and death metallers Blackguard. On March 30th, 2013 the tour stopped at the Republik in Calgary, Alta., and a sizable line of fans eagerly awaited the show start.

Hatchet from San Francisco, CA kicked off the show early to a good-sized crowd. The band showed their roots with a Bay Area thrash sound. Their short set was energetic and seemed well received by the hard core thrashers in the crowd, but it wasn’t anything innovative.

Hatchet © Monika Deviat

Hatchet © Monika Deviat

Hatchet © Monika Deviat

Hatchet © Monika Deviat

Hatchet © Monika Deviat

Hatchet © Monika Deviat

Hatchet © Monika Deviat

Hatchet © Monika Deviat

Bonded by Blood, the second California thrash act of the night, kept a thrashing frenzy going from their first tune, “I Can’t Hear You”. The charismatic band worked the crowd very well , even getting a small mosh pit going.

Bonded by Blood © Monika Deviat

Bonded by Blood © Monika Deviat

Bonded by Blood © Monika Deviat

Bonded by Blood © Monika Deviat

Bonded by Blood © Monika Deviat

Bonded by Blood © Monika Deviat

Bonded by Blood © Monika Deviat

Bonded by Blood © Monika Deviat

Montreal’s Blackguard played a powerful set, creating a full and atmospheric sound. In their short set they gave the audience a taste of their upcoming album in among their older work. Vocalist Paul Ablaze is a gregarious frontman and he was singing into people faces and grabbing their heads, inciting more energy.  Blackguard’s axemen shredded furiously and joining them on this tour was the Agonist’s bassist Chris Kells. Justine Ethier was a whirlwind of sticks and hair as she laid into her kit.

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

Blackguard © Monika Deviat

When Jeff Loomis took the stage a very enthusiastic multitude of fans had crowded up to the stage and welcomed him with cheers and raised horns.  The instrumental set contained only a little banter and some thank you’s from Loomis. The forty-five minute set was all about show casing that stellar vibrato technique and speed that is impressively precise. The set was comprised of songs from Plains of Oblivion [Century Media, 2012] and Zero Order Phase [Century Media, 2008] and the crowd loved hearing the technicality live. Everyone was captivated for the entire set.

Jeff Loomis © Monika Deviat

Jeff Loomis © Monika Deviat

Jeff Loomis © Monika Deviat

Jeff Loomis © Monika Deviat

Jeff Loomis © Monika Deviat

Jeff Loomis © Monika Deviat

Soikwork kicked off their set with “This Momentary Bliss” from their newest release The Living Infinite. They followed up right away with an older track, “Like the Average Stalker” and continued to assault the crowd with an hour and half worth of material. With the newest offering being a double album, Soilwork had a lot of songs to choose from for their live set. They included songs like “Spectrum of Eternity” and “Long Live the Misanthrope” among older favorites like “Nerve” and “Possessing the Angles”.

Bjorn “Speed” Strid’s vocals were spot on as he strode around the stage and leaned out into the crowd. Guitarist Sylvain Coudret shredded alongside David Andersson and both of the axe wielders got right up to crowd. Some technical issues had Coudret out for a few minutes but were resolved soon after and he got right back into the energy. Bassist Ola Flink… Dirk Verbeuren demonstrated his technique and speed behind the drum kick alongside Sven Karlsson’s ambient keyboards. A two song encore of “Late for the Kill” and “Stabbing the Drama” made for a strong ending to the evening.

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Soilwork © Monika Deviat

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Soilwork © Monika Deviat

Soilwork © Monika Deviat

Soilwork © Monika Deviat

Soilwork © Monika Deviat

Soilwork © Monika Deviat

Soilwork © Monika Deviat

Soilwork © Monika Deviat

 

 

 

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Soilwork – Interview with Björn “Speed” Strid

March 7th, 2013

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SOILWORK – Interview with Björn “Speed” Strid

By Peter Atkinson

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SOILWORK: UPDATED “NORTH AMERICAN INFINITY TOUR 2013” HEADLINING DATES REVEALED

February 20th, 2013

Headlining tour with Jeff Loomis and more to commence next month

Soilwork 2012 (Photo by Hannah Verbeuren)

Soilwork 2012 (Photo by Hannah Verbeuren)

SWEDEN – On March 12, 2013 Swedish melodic metal act Soilwork will kick-off its world tour in North America, marking the band’s first time headlining in this territory in almost three years. The extensive trek through the U.S. and Canada, “North American Infinity Tour 2013,” will feature support from Jeff Loomis, Blackguard, The Browning, and Wretched. An updated list of tour-dates can be seen below.

 

“All of us in Soilwork are excited to announce the first of many killer tours to come,” said drummer Dirk Verbeuren. “We can’t wait to take some of our new songs to the stage, and with two CDs worth of material, picking a set list is gonna be interesting to say the least… We look forward to once again bringing you metal the Soilwork way!”

 

General admission tickets for all dates are on sale now.

 

VIP Meet & Greet packages (which include early entry plus a shirt of choice from the band’s merchandise) are available only through Enterthevault.com at: http://www.enterthevault.com/artist.php?id=294.

 

 

 

Soilwork will release its upcoming double-disc album, The Living Infinite, on March 5, 2013 (March 1, EU) via Nuclear Blast.

 

The Living Infinite, the follow-up to Soilwork’s 2010 release, The Panic Broadcast, which debuted on U.S. Billboard charts at #88, was produced by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Amon Amarth, Bloodbath) and marks the recording debut of long-time touring guitarist David Andersson (Night Flight Orchestra).

 

The band’s new music video for “Rise Above The Sentiment,” taken from The Living Infinite, can be streamed on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awSLPW8e79o.

 

Stay tuned for more information on Soilwork, “North American Infinity Tour 2013” and The Living Infinite.

Soilwork “North American Infinity Tour 2013” dates…

 

3/12 – West Springfield, VA @ Empire

3/13 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero

3/14 – Albany, NY @ Bogie’s

3/15 – New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theater

3/16 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater

3/17 – Montreal, QC – CANADA @ Petit Campus

3/18 – Quebec City, QC – CANADA @ Dagobert

3/19 – Ottawa, ON – CANADA @ Mavericks

3/20 – Toronto, ON – CANADA @ The Opera House

3/21 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar

3/22 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s

3/23 – Westland, MI @ Token Lounge

3/24 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave

3/25 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoes

3/26 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s

3/27 – St. Paul, MN @ Station 4

3/28 – Winnipeg, MB – CANADA @ Park Theatre

3/29 – Regina, SK – CANADA @ The Exchange

3/30 – Calgary, AB – CANADA @ Republik Nightclub

3/31 – Edmonton, AB – CANADA @ Starlite Room

4/01 – Prince George, B.C. – CANADA @ The Generator

4/02 – Vancouver, B.C. – CANADA @ Rickshaw Theater

4/03 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon

4/04 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre

4/05 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s

4/06 – Hollywood, CA @ Whisky A Go Go

4/07 – Tempe, AZ @ Rocky Point Cantina

4/08 – Tucson, AZ @ The Rock

4/09 – Las Vegas, NV @ Las Vegas Country Saloon

4/11 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue

4/12 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theater

4/13 – Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room

4/14 – St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird

4/15 – Dallas, TX @ Trees

4/16 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live

4/17 – Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar

4/18 – Abilene, TX @ Lucky Mule

4/19 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Chameleon Room

4/20 – El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls

4/22 – Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock

4/23 – McAllen, TX @ Geo’s

4/24 – Houston, TX @ Scout Bar

4/26 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theater

4/27 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits

4/28 – Charlotte, NC @ The Casbah @ Tremont Music Hall

4/29 – Richmond, VA @ Kingdom

4/30 – Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage

5/01 – Teaneck, NJ @ Mexicali Live

5/02 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Theater

5/03 – Buffalo, NY @ Broadway Joes

5/04 – Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa

5/05 – London, ON – CANADA @ Music Hall

5/06 – Syracuse, NY @ Station 58

5/07 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium

 

 

Soilwork online…

 

www.SOILWORK.org
www.facebook.com/SOILWORK
Twitter.com/_SOILWORK
www.youtube.com/SOILWORK

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SOILWORK: TRACK-BY-TRACK VIDEO, 2nd ALBUM TRAILER & iTUNES COUNTDOWN LAUNCHED

February 9th, 2013
Soilwork (Photo by Hannah Verbeuren)

Soilwork (Photo by Hannah Verbeuren)

SOILWORK frontman Björn “Speed” Strid and bassist Ola Fink discuss the tracks on Disc 1 of the band’s ninth studio album & first double CD release, The Living Infinite which will be available on February 27th in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1st, and in North America on March 5th.  View the video here: http://youtu.be/7umUWpbhZk0

In the second video trailer, “Speed” discusses the production process and the artwork for the new album: http://youtu.be/I6HBGrbpB4U

The official iTunes countdown for The Living Infinite kicks off today.  The tracks “Spectrum Of Eternity” (http://bit.ly/swsoeitun) and “This Momentary Bliss” (http://bit.ly/swtmbitun) are now available for purchase; in two weeks, two more songs will be made available.  Pre-order the album on iTunes here: http://bit.ly/swtlitune

Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), The Living Infinite features artwork by 2005’s Stabbing The Drama artist Mircea Eftemie Gabriel of MNEMIC.

SOILWORK’s world tour launches with a 54-show headlining trek through the U.S. and Canada this March.  Support comes from Jeff Loomis, Blackguard, The Browning, and Wretched.  Tour dates are:

03/12/13  Empire – West Springfield, VA
03/13/13  The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
03/14/13  Bogie’s – Albany, NY
03/15/13  The Gramercy Theater – New York, NY
03/16/13  Webster Theater – Hartford, CT
03/17/13  Petit Campus – Montreal, QC – CANADA
03/18/13  Dagobert – Quebec City, QC – CANADA
03/19/13  Mavericks – Ottawa, ON – CANADA
03/20/13  The Opera House – Toronto, ON – CANADA
03/21/13  Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
03/22/13  Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
03/23/13  Token Lounge – Westland, MI
03/24/13  The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
03/25/13  Mojoes – Joliet, IL
03/26/13  Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
03/27/13  Station 4 – St. Paul, MN
03/28/13  Park Theatre – Winnipeg, MB – CANADA
03/29/13  The Exchange – Regina, SK – CANADA
03/30/13  The Distillery – Calgary, AB – CANADA
03/31/13  Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB – CANADA
04/01/13  The Generator – Prince George, B.C. – CANADA
04/02/13  Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, B.C. – CANADA
04/03/13  El Corazon – Seattle, WA
04/04/13  Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
04/05/13  Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
04/06/13  House of Blues – Hollywood, CA
04/07/13  Rocky Point Cantina – Tempe, AZ
04/08/13  The Rock – Tucson, AZ
04/09/13  Las Vegas Country Saloon – Las Vegas, NV
04/11/13  In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
04/12/13  Gothic Theater – Englewood, CO
04/13/13  The Beaumont Club – Kansas City, MO
04/14/13  The Firebird – St. Louis, MO
04/15/13  Trees – Dallas, TX
04/16/13  Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
04/17/13  Jake’s – Lubbock, TX
04/18/13  Lucky Mule – Abilene, TX
04/19/13  The Chameleon Room – Oklahoma City, OK
04/20/13  Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
04/21/13  Dirty Dog Bar – Austin, TX
04/22/13  House of Rock – Corpus Christi, TX
04/23/13  Geo’s – McAllen, TX
04/24/13  Scout Bar – Houston, TX
04/26/13  State Theater – St. Petersburg, FL
04/27/13  Jack Rabbits – Jacksonville, FL
04/28/13  The Casbah – Charlotte, NC
04/29/13  Kingdom – Richmond, VA
04/30/13  Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
05/01/13  Mexicali Live – Teaneck, NJ
05/02/13  The Chance Theater – Poughkeepsie, NY
05/03/13  Broadway Joes – Buffalo, NY
05/04/13  Al Rosa Villa – Columbus, OH
05/05/13  Music Hall – London, ON – CANADA
05/06/13  Station 58 – Syracuse, NY
05/07/13  The Palladium – Worcester, MA

Advanced tickets and VIP Meet & Greet packages (early entry + a shirt of choice from the band’s merchandise) are available at EnterTheVault.com.

SOILWORK’s 2010 album, The Panic Broadcast, debuted on the American Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at #88.

Visit SOILWORK online at:

www.SOILWORK.org
www.facebook.com/SOILWORK
Twitter.com/_SOILWORK
www.youtube.com/SOILWORK

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TITANS OF THE THRONE III TO SHOWCASE SOILWORK’s DIRK VERBEUREN

January 30th, 2013

Dirk Verbeuren, drum skin assassin for Swedish melodic metal band SOILWORK, will be performing at this year’s Titans Of The Throne III Drum Festival at the House Of Rock in Miami, Florida on February 20th.

 

Also showcasing that evening will be Gus Rios (Malevolent Creation, Upon Infliction) and Derek Roddy (ex-Hate Eternal, Serpents Rise).

 

Tickets are $15 in advance; doors open at 6 p.m.  For more information, visit the Titans Of The Throne Facebook page.

SOILWORK’s ninth studio album & first dual-disc release, The Living Infinite, will be released on February 27th in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1st, and in North America on March 5th.

Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), The Living Infinite features artwork by 2005’s Stabbing The Drama artist Mircea Eftemie Gabriel of MNEMIC.

Listen to the new song “This Momentary Bliss” on YouTube: http://youtu.be/LR2C2kEONIU

The album’s furious opening track, “Spectrum Of Eternity,” is available as a FREE DOWNLOAD here: http://bit.ly/euswsoe  Trust us, this one will make your road rage pale in comparison.

SOILWORK’s world tour launches with a 54-show headlining trek through the U.S. and Canada this March.  Support comes from Jeff Loomis, Blackguard, The Browning, and Wretched.  Tour dates are:

03/12/13  Empire – West Springfield, VA
03/13/13  The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
03/14/13  Bogie’s – Albany, NY
03/15/13  The Gramercy Theater – New York, NY
03/16/13  Webster Theater – Hartford, CT
03/17/13  Petit Campus – Montreal, QC – CANADA
03/18/13  Dagobert – Quebec City, QC – CANADA
03/19/13  Mavericks – Ottawa, ON – CANADA
03/20/13  The Opera House – Toronto, ON – CANADA
03/21/13  Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
03/22/13  Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
03/23/13  Token Lounge – Westland, MI
03/24/13  The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
03/25/13  Mojoes – Joliet, IL
03/26/13  Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
03/27/13  Station 4 – St. Paul, MN
03/28/13  Park Theatre – Winnipeg, MB – CANADA
03/29/13  The Exchange – Regina, SK – CANADA
03/30/13  The Distillery – Calgary, AB – CANADA
03/31/13  Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB – CANADA
04/01/13  The Generator – Prince George, B.C. – CANADA
04/02/13  Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, B.C. – CANADA
04/03/13  El Corazon – Seattle, WA
04/04/13  Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
04/05/13  Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
04/06/13  House of Blues – Hollywood, CA
04/07/13  Rocky Point Cantina – Tempe, AZ
04/08/13  The Rock – Tucson, AZ
04/09/13  Las Vegas Country Saloon – Las Vegas, NV
04/11/13  In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
04/12/13  Gothic Theater – Englewood, CO
04/13/13  The Beaumont Club – Kansas City, MO
04/14/13  The Firebird – St. Louis, MO
04/15/13  Trees – Dallas, TX
04/16/13  Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
04/17/13  Jake’s – Lubbock, TX
04/18/13  Lucky Mule – Abilene, TX
04/19/13  The Chameleon Room – Oklahoma City, OK
04/20/13  Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
04/21/13  Dirty Dog Bar – Austin, TX
04/22/13  House of Rock – Corpus Christi, TX
04/23/13  Geo’s – McAllen, TX
04/24/13  Scout Bar – Houston, TX
04/26/13  State Theater – St. Petersburg, FL
04/27/13  Jack Rabbits – Jacksonville, FL
04/28/13  The Casbah – Charlotte, NC
04/29/13  Kingdom – Richmond, VA
04/30/13  Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
05/01/13  Mexicali Live – Teaneck, NJ
05/02/13  The Chance Theater – Poughkeepsie, NY
05/03/13  Broadway Joes – Buffalo, NY
05/04/13  Al Rosa Villa – Columbus, OH
05/05/13  Music Hall – London, ON – CANADA
05/06/13  Station 58 – Syracuse, NY
05/07/13  The Palladium – Worcester, MA

Advanced tickets and VIP Meet & Greet packages (early entry + a shirt of choice from the band’s merchandise) are available at EnterTheVault.com.

SOILWORK’s 2010 album, The Panic Broadcast, debuted on the American Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at #88.

Visit SOILWORK online at:

www.SOILWORK.org
www.facebook.com/SOILWORK
Twitter.com/_SOILWORK
www.youtube.com/SOILWORK

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SOILWORK: NEW ALBUM TRACK NOW ONLINE

January 20th, 2013
Soilwork - The Living Infinite

Soilwork – The Living Infinite

“This Momentary Bliss,” a new track off the ninth studio album by Swedish melodic metal band SOILWORK, is now up on YouTube for your listening enjoyment: http://youtu.be/LR2C2kEONIU

About the song, SOILWORK frontman Björn “Speed” Strid has stated: “Reminding you of A Predator’s Portrait days.  Super-catchy and groovy chorus.”

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Barge to Hell Dec. 3-7 2012

December 16th, 2012

Barge to Hell 2012

Review and photos by Monika Deviat

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SOILWORK: NEW ALBUM ARTWORK & TRACKLISTING REVEALED

December 1st, 2012
Soilwork - The Living Infinite

Soilwork – The Living Infinite

The Living Infinite, the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release by Swedish melodic metal maestros SOILWORK, will be unleashed on February 27th in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1st, and in North America on March 5th.

 

Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), The Living Infinite features artwork by MNEMIC’s Mircea Eftemie Gabriel who shares:

 

“Seven years ago, I created the artwork for the Stabbing The Drama album and I can’t believe how time flies!  Here we are, with sexy gray hairs, working with my friends in SOILWORK again. This time, we built the cover around a maritime concept, aiming for something direct and symbolic.  I believe we achieved that quite well.  From my creative deck, I salute you and say: ‘Long Live The Living Infinite.’”

 

SOILWORK states:

 

“After commissioning some pretty elaborate covers for the last couple of records, we decided to try something more sober and design-oriented for The Living Infinite.  Who better to call than the man who created the iconic Stabbing The Drama cover?  Mircea Gabriel Eftemie is not only a close friend but also an incredible graphic designer.  We’re all stoked about his work which is different from anything SOILWORK has ever done and perfectly suits the elegant oceanic concept of The Living Infinite.  Enjoy folks!”

 

Tracklisting for The Living Infinite is as follows:

 

CD 1

01. Spectrum Of Eternity

02. Memories Confined

03. This Momentary Bliss

04. Tongue

05. The Living Infinite I

06. Let The First Wave Rise

07. Vesta

08. Realm Of The Wasted

09. The Windswept Mercy

10. Whispers And Lights

 

CD 2

01. Entering Aeons

02. Long Live The Misanthrope

03. Drowning With Silence

04. Antidotes In Passing

05. Leech

06. The Living Infinite II

07. Loyal Shadow

08. Rise Above The Sentiment

09. Parasite Blues

10. Owls Predict, Oracles Stand Guard

 

 

The Living Infinite hosts Justin Sullivan – lead singer of the English band New Model Army – as guest vocalist on the track “The Windswept Mercy” and also marks the recording debut of long-time touring guitarist David Andersson (NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA).

 

SOILWORK’s world tour launches with a 55-show headlining trek through the U.S. and Canada this March.  Support comes from Jeff Loomis, Blackguard, The Browning, and Wretched.

 

SOILWORK tour dates are:

 

03/12/13  Empire – West Springfield, VA

03/13/13  The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA

03/14/13  Bogie’s – Albany, NY

03/15/13  The Gramercy Theater – New York, NY

03/16/13  Webster Theater – Hartford, CT

03/17/13  Petit Campus – Montreal, QC – CANADA

03/18/13  Union Commerciale – Quebec City, QC – CANADA

03/19/13  Mavericks – Ottawa, ON – CANADA

03/20/13  The Opera House – Toronto, ON – CANADA

03/21/13  Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA

03/22/13  Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH

03/23/13  Token Lounge – Westland, MI

03/24/13  The Rave – Milwaukee, WI

03/25/13  Mojoes – Joliet, IL

03/26/13  Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA

03/27/13  Station 4 – St. Paul, MN

03/28/13  Park Theatre – Winnipeg, MB – CANADA

03/29/13  The Exchange – Regina, SK – CANADA

03/30/13  The Distillery – Calgary, AB – CANADA

03/31/13  Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB – CANADA

04/01/13  The Generator – Prince George, B.C. – CANADA

04/02/13  Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, B.C. – CANADA

04/03/13  El Corazon – Seattle, WA

04/04/13  Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR

04/05/13  Slim’s – San Francisco, CA

04/06/13  House of Blues – Hollywood, CA

04/07/13  Rocky Point Cantina – Tempe, AZ

04/08/13  The Rock – Tucson, AZ

04/09/13  Las Vegas Country Saloon – Las Vegas, NV

04/11/13  In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT

04/12/13  Gothic Theater – Englewood, CO

04/13/13  The Beaumont Club – Kansas City, MO

04/14/13  The Firebird – St. Louis, MO

04/15/13  Trees – Dallas, TX

04/16/13  Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX

04/17/13  Jake’s – Lubbock, TX

04/18/13  Lucky Mule – Abilene, TX

04/19/13  The Chameleon Room – Oklahoma City, OK

04/20/13  Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX

04/21/13  Dirty Dog Bar – Austin, TX

04/22/13  House of Rock – Corpus Christi, TX

04/23/13  Geo’s – McAllen, TX

04/24/13  Scout Bar – Houston, TX

04/26/13  State Theater – St. Petersburg, FL

04/27/13  Freebird Live – Jacksonville, FL

04/28/13  The Casbah – Charlotte, NC

04/29/13  Kingdom – Richmond, VA

04/30/13  Soundstage – Baltimore, MD

05/01/13  Mexicali Live – Teaneck, NJ

05/02/13  The Chance Theater – Poughkeepsie, NY

05/03/13  Broadway Joes – Buffalo, NY

05/04/13  Al Rosa Villa – Columbus, OH

05/05/13  Music Hall – London, ON – CANADA

05/06/13  Station 58 – Syracuse, NY

05/07/13  The Palladium – Worcester, MA

 

Advanced tickets and VIP Meet & Greet packages (early entry + a shirt of choice from the band’s merchandise) are available at EnterTheVault.com.

SOILWORK’s 2010 album, The Panic Broadcast, debuted on the American Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at #88.

Visit SOILWORK online at:

www.SOILWORK.org
www.facebook.com/SOILWORK
Twitter.com/_SOILWORK
www.youtube.com/SOILWORK

 

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