Skraeckoedlan Announce September Tour Dates

Posted in Whathaveyou on September 2nd, 2021 by JJ Koczan

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This announcement of September tour dates for  Paper Writing Services Reviews. Authentic. Plagiarism-free. Prices start at per page. Special October Discount. Skraeckoedlan was actually made earlier this month — and scrolling back through the band’s Facebook page, I remember why the dates haven’t been posted here already. It was a Friday, and I was doneski. By the time I got around to Monday when they might’ve been posted, it had slipped my mind. No, it’s not like I’m so awash in tour announcements that I can’t get a handle on them — though I expect if I was, you know, better at life, that would be the case — but it doesn’t take much for me to get distracted these days. Moderately loud noises. Blinking lights. Nothing. What were we talking about?

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Here’s dates from that newsletter:

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Skraeckoedlan to tour Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium in Sept!

Dates:
21.09 Liege (BE) – La Zone
23.09. Hamburg (DE) – Hafenklang
24.09. Osnabrück (DE) – Hafensommer21 (Open Air) *
25.09 Hannover (DE) – Glocksee *
26.09 Jena (DE) – Rosenkeller
27.09 Linz (AT) – Kapu
28.09 Salzburg (AT) – Rockhouse
29.09 Luzern (CH) – Sedel
30.09 Mannheim (DE) – 7er CLUB
01.10 Stuttgart (DE) – JuHa West
02.10 Siegen (DE) – Vortex
* = With Atomic Peat

Skraeckoedlan:
Robert Lamu – Vocals/Guitar
Henrik Grüttner – Guitar
Erik Berggren – Bass
Martin Larsson – Drums

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Truckfighters Fuzz Festival 2: Skraeckoedlan, Enigma Experience, Besvärjelsen and The Dunes Added

Posted in Whathaveyou on August 31st, 2021 by JJ Koczan

You won’t find me pretending to know what the pandemic situation in Stockholm will be come this November. I barely know what the situation is in Morris County, New Jersey (where I live), today. Frankly, the more I find out, the more exhausted I get, so you’ll pardon me if maybe I skip the number-hounding for an afternoon and bask in the notion of a festival happening in Sweden with people, bands, loud music, good times, old friends, new friends coming together amid not panic or fear of the unknown, but the comforting sounds of warm fuzz delivered at earsplitting volumes from two stages for two days. Two days doesn’t seem like too much to ask, does it? Just two?

Of course, festivals are happening now. Right now. Today, probably, somewhere.  My get more helps students to get the best assignment help services in Australia for university and college coursework. Psycho Las Vegas happened.  Essay Bay Acers offers the best online homework, essay help & Dissertation Brand Failures assignment writing service in the US, UK,Canada & Australia at reasonable prices. Ripplefest Texas happened.  Maryland Doom Fest looks like it’s happening. I know none of those are in Sweden, but I’m going with what I know. And I know I won’t get to this one, but I’m glad it exists. So there you go. Two days. If you’re gonna be there, enjoy them.

The following came down the PR wire in Truckfighters‘ newsletter:

truckfighters fuzz festival 2 poster

New bands confirmed for Truckfighters FUZZ FESTIVAL 2021!

We are proud and happy to announce:

*SKRAECKOEDLAN (Swe) – They played our first edition two years ago and since they are so good it was time to bring em back again!

*ENIGMA EXPERIENCE (Swe/No) – Mr Dango from Truckfighters’ new project in their first ever live appearance!

*BESVÄRJELSEN (Swe) – Up and coming great Swedish act with female vocals. Part of the band are or were members of Dozer and Greenleaf.

*THE DUNES (UK) – The Dunes takes their musical influences and cues from the likes of Torche Clutch Red Fang and Queens Of The Stone Age and will not disappoint anyone!

Confirmed acts so far are
TRUCKFIGHTERS (the fuzz planet)
LOWRIDER (swe)
ASTEROID (swe)
FIRESTONE (swe)
STEAK (UK)
KINGS DESTROY (USA)
SWAN VALLEY HEIGHTS (Ger)
ELDEN (swe)

*Live music from ca 6pm til midnight.
*Afterparty at Bar Brooklyn until 3am.

The Venue is located on the island of Södermalm, in Stockholm. This is a very nice area in the central parts of town.

Get there with subway or bus to ‘Hornstull’ station.

The festival has two stages, one big and one smaller. The smallest stage (Bar Brooklyn) has a limited space and can take up to 250 people standing. If you want to see a band in our smallest stage, come early! First come first served!

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Skraeckoedlan Premiere “Kaktus Galaxus” Remastered Demo from Äppelträdet Anniversary Edition LP

Posted in audiObelisk, Reviews on May 25th, 2021 by JJ Koczan

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Skraeckoedlan will release the 10th anniversary edition of their 2011 debut, Äppelträdet (review here), on June 11 through The Sign Records. Ten years ago, Äppelträdet (“apple tree” in English) was an electrified blend of heavy elements, bringing together weighted fuzz and the impact of progressive metal’s rhythmic turns, like a spliced-gene monsterlizard crafted by pulling together elements of Mastodon and Truckfighters, and it remains precisely that. Led by the clarion riffing of “Världarnas Fall,” it was prone to even more massive ready-to-be-called-“slabs” of stomp like the instrumental “Chronos,” and as “Arise the Sun” or the title-track or the duly careening “Universum” demonstrated, there was always more to the Norrköping, Sweden-based outfit’s approach than tonal novelty. Even at their outset, they were songwriters first, and the fact that they had such a clear idea of what they were doing only furthered their cause.

The 3LP edition of Äppelträdet is duly huge, and you can see the details below. If you’ve been keeping up, the band — now comprised of guitarist/vocalist Robert Lamu, guitarist Henrik Grüttner, bassist Erik Berggren and drummer Martin Larsson — haveÄppelträdet 10 årsjubileum been posting re-recorded tracks from Äppelträdet ahead of the release of the box set. They’ve unveiled two of three intended thus far, with “Arise the Sun” (posted here) last month following “Universum” (posted here) in February, but also included in the comprehensive offering is a remastered version of Skraeckoedlan‘s two demos, Flykten Från Tellus and Världarnas Fall, both originally released in 2010. And it was a different Skraeckoedlan before they hit the studio with Truckfighters‘ own Oskar Cedermalm to record the debut full-length. By and large, the songs are longer, dirtier, and rawer, with “Skräcködlan” and “Från Havet Dom Kommer” forming a one-two of surging low-end and spacey melody that presages some of what the band would soon become, but still presents it in nascent fashion, bolstered by the energy of the band’s youth and the sheer excitement of playing that comes from the fact that, at the time, what they were playing was new to them as well as to the listener.

“Kaktus Galaxus,” which would become “Cactus” on Äppelträdet proper, is in its Flykten Från Tellus form a blast of fuzzy push and cymbal crash, its chugging verse and nuanced drums allowing the vocal melody to come through in a ready showcase of potential furthered by the chorus. These demos were compiled together on a tape in 2012, but the remaster brings new clarity to the speedy development that took place going from Flykten Från Tellus to Världarnas Fall and finally into Äppelträdet, and as a way to mark the passage of 10 years since the latter first arrived, the totality of the release is more about telling the story of who Skraeckoedlan were and how they got their start than it is simply putting a record back into print — although between you and me, even if it was just about getting Äppelträdet back out there, the album holds up now as it has seeing periodic represses. I actively remember when it came in the first time around and I’d still be stoked to have it show up as a brand new outing from a brand new band. A decade after the fact, I can’t think of anything more to ask of it. It tells the story it wants to tell and puts emphasis on the early growth of the band, which, if you’ve followed the course of their career — their most recent LP was 2019’s Eorþe (review here) — you know has not abated in the time since.

So, as a lead-in for Äppelträdet‘s 10th anniversary edition, let’s go back to the start with the demo of “Kaktus Galaxus” mentioned above. You can dig into the track on the player below, and Lamu was kind enough to offer some words about it beneath that.

Please enjoy:

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Robert Lamu on “Kaktus Galaxus”:

You are riding along in your space craft through a sandless desert, the world is coming to an end and everything seems lost. That’s when you see her. A giant space cactus, your savior.

“Kaktus Galaxus” is without a doubt our most important recording to this date. Both the writing and recording of that song showed us our sound and a way to play together. That demo made us re-record it for our debut album, and the song “Cactus” was born. That song has become our anthem.

“Äppelträdet” will be released as an anniversary vinyl box on June 11 via The Sign Records. The box will be available in 500 copies and includes:

– 3 X 180g Gold-colored LPs in a black box with Gold Foil
– “Äppelträdet” (10th anniversary edition)
skraeckoedlan appeltradet– “Äppelträdet” (Original)
– Demo recordings “Flykten från Tellus” and “Världarnas fall”
– 3x Inner sleeve (black with Gold Foil)
– 2x Posters (size A2)
– Lyric sheet and story from the band

Skraeckoedlan’s debut album ”Äppelträdet” was produced by Truckfighters’ bass player Oskar Cedermalm and released on Transubstans Records in 2011. In 2015 they teamed up with Razzia/Sony for the release of their sophomore album ”Sagor”, and in 2019 they launched their third and latest studio full length, ”Eorþe”.

Skraeckoedlan:
Robert Lamu – Vocals/Guitar
Henrik Grüttner – Guitar
Erik Berggren – Bass
Martin Larsson – Drums

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Skraeckoedlan to Release 10th Anniversary Edition of Debut Album Äppelträdet June 11

Posted in Whathaveyou on May 3rd, 2021 by JJ Koczan

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What’s being dubbed the Äppelträdet 10 årsjubileum is in any language a celebration of 10 years since Swedish progressive fuzzers Skraeckoedlan first issued their 2011 debut album, Äppelträdet (review here). The band already has streamed two of the three songs they’ve re-recorded with Swedish lyrics for the forthcoming special-release triple-vinyl-plus-other-goodies box set, and they and The Sign Records have set June 11 as the arrival date for the entire package, which also includes their two demos, posters, inner sleeve art and a lyric sheet with liner notes from the band. I wonder if those are in Swedish too? Maybe Swedish and English both?

I seem to recall June being the release time for the last of the three singles as well, and I’ve been back and forth about streaming one of the remastered demos, so we’ll see if and when that comes together later this month. Either way, Äppelträdet was a killer take on heavy fuzz when it first came out, and even as Skraeckoedlan‘s material has grown increasingly complex in the 10 years since, the debut has held its appeal without question.

Cover art and release info follow, courtesy of the PR wire:

Äppelträdet 10 årsjubileum

Äppelträdet (10th Anniversary Edition) by Skraeckoedlan

As Skraeckoedlan’s debut album “Äppelträdet” turns 10, the band is launching an anniversary vinyl box. The box is telling the story of how ”Äppelträdet” grew from early demo recordings to the 2011 album – and now into something new. The box includes a completely new, 10th-anniversary edition of ”Äppelträdet”. On this edition, the three English tracks featured on the original 2011 album have been re-recorded from scratch with Swedish lyrics. The 10th-anniversary edition of the album has been re-mastered by Magnus Lindberg (Cult of Luna).

A decade has passed since Skraeckoedlan released their debut album “Äppelträdet”, an album that reignited and marked the start of the modern Swedish stoner rock scene. Originally recorded in 2010, in Truckfighters’ Studio Bombshelter, ”Äppelträdet” has grown to become a modern classic in the genre, with the album title-track, as well as the mighty colossus ”Cactus”, being some of the band’s most widely recognized creations until this day.

”Äppelträdet”, translated into ”The Apple Tree”, was originally released with three English tracks; “Universe”, Soluppgång”, and “Doedaroedlan”. Robert Lamu, vocalist, and guitarist in Skraeckoedlan, comments:

“We thought that we might limit ourselves as a band if we only had songs in Swedish. We cowardly wrote three songs with English lyrics, because we simply did not know if it would work to play heavy, groovy rock in Swedish and still be able to get out and play around the world, something we all had as a childhood dream. It has turned out that the Swedish songs have absolutely worked even outside of Sweden. Due to our cowardly decision, we have almost never played any of these three English songs live. We want to change that.”

Celebrating their ten-year anniversary, Skraeckoedlan is re-releasing their debut album “Äppelträdet”. This time with all 10 tracks recorded in Swedish lyrics. The English tracks have been completely re-recorded from scratch with Swedish vocals, making them more fierce and distinctive sounding than ever. All tracks have been re-mastered by Cult of Luna-drummer Magnus Lindberg who’s added a new dimension to Skraeckoedlan’s unique, massive sound.

“Äppelträdet” will be released as an anniversary vinyl box on June 11 via The Sign Records. The box will be available in 500 copies and includes:

– 3 X 180g Gold-colored LPs in a black box with Gold Foil
– “Äppelträdet” (10th anniversary edition)
– “Äppelträdet” (Original)
– Demo recordings “Flykten från Tellus” and “Världarnas fall”
– 3x Inner sleeve (black with Gold Foil)
– 2x Posters (size A2)
– Lyric sheet and story from the band

“Äppelträdet” (10th anniversary edition) will be available to purchase separately. The album is released on 1000 copies of 180g clear/transparent vinyl with the new cover artwork.

“Äppelträdet” (10th anniversary edition) will be released on all streaming platforms on June 11.

The original version of “Äppelträdet” is re-released on 1000 copies of 180g clear/transparent vinyl with it’s original LP cover artwork. Released as Gatefold.

Skraeckoedlan’s debut album ”Äppelträdet” was produced by Truckfighters’ bass player Oskar Cedermalm and released on Transupstans Records in 2011. In 2015 they teamed up with Razzia/Sony for the release of their sophomore album ”Sagor”, and in 2019 they launched their third and latest studio full length, ”Eorþe”.

Skraeckoedlan:
Robert Lamu – Vocals / Guitar
Henrik Grüttner – Guitar/Vocals
Erik Berggren – Bass
Martin Larsson – Drums/Vocals

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Skraeckoedlan, “Arise the Sun”

Skraeckoedlan, “Universum” official video

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Skraeckoedlan Stream “Arise the Sun” Single Marking Debut’s 10th Anniversary

Posted in Bootleg Theater on April 20th, 2021 by JJ Koczan

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So, the original version was a Swedish title with English lyrics appearing on Skraeckoedlan‘s 2011 debut, Äppelträdet (review here). Now titled “Arise the Sun,” what was “Soluppgång” before has Swedish lyrics. Opposite the title. If you manage to keep that straight before actually listening to one song or the other, you’ll have done better than me.

Actually, it took me a little bit (before I saw the info below, obviously) to work out which song on Äppelträdet “Arise the Sun” corresponded with. If you take the roots it makes sense. “Sol” relates to sol, solar, the sun. And I know from Dutch that “utgang” is exit, so it makes sense that “uppgång” in Swedish would be relatively close to getting up, or rising. So, sunrise, basically. “Arise the Sun.” I wish I could say I was linguistically talented enough to have worked that out just reading the titles beforehand, but no. I matched the riffs. “Soluppgång” was the second track on Äppelträdet and is readily recognizable from that position in its new incarnation.

This is the second single the Borlänge four-piece have issued to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their first long-player — their most recent was 2019’s Eorþe (review here) — coming behind “Universum” which arrived in February. As I recall, this was to be a series of three, so that puts them on track for June for the last one? I guess that’ll be “Doedaroedlan,” which opened side B of the original vinyl. Here’s looking forward, whenever it arrives.

Enjoy:

Skraeckoedlan, “Arise the Sun”

“Arise the Sun” by SKRAECKOEDLAN out now!
Stream the single: https://orcd.co/arisethesun

If you’ve heard Skraeckoedlan’s 2011 debut album “Äppelträdet”, you probably recognize this massive track. “Arise the Sun” was originally released with English lyrics, with the title “Soluppgång.”

Celebrating their 10 year anniversary, Skraeckoedlan has re-recorded the track, this time with Swedish lyrics. “Arise the Sun” is mastered by Cult of Luna’s Magnus Lindberg.

Enjoy it loud, and stay tuned – More anniversary releases from Skraeckoedlan TBA!

Skraeckoedlan:
Robert Lamu – Vocals/Guitar
Henrik Grüttner – Guitar
Erik Berggren – Bass
Martin Larsson – Drums

Skraeckoedlan, “Soluppgång” from Äppelträdet (2011)

Skraeckoedlan, Eorþe (2019)

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Skraeckoedlan Premiere “Universum” Video; Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Debut

Posted in Bootleg Theater on February 19th, 2021 by JJ Koczan

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Today, Feb. 19, Swedish progressive fuzz rockers Skraeckoedlan release their new single, Universum. Well, new-ish. The song originally appeared as “Universe” on 2011’s Äppelträdet (review here), the band’s debut album, and below, they talk a bit about their original reasons for recording it in English — as well as a few other tracks they’re redoing to celebrate the debut’s 10th anniversary (they grow up so fast!) — and why they’ve gone back to it now. I think it’s safe to say that if the four-piece were on the road doing 100 shows this year, it might not be happening in this way, but more Skraeckoedlan is not a gift gila-monster I’m about to look in the mouth. They’re welcome around these parts anytime.

You’ll by now be familiar with the format of the pandemic-era performance video. Thus we see the four members of Skraeckoedlan — guitarist/vocalist Robert Lamu, guitarist Henrik Grüttner, bassist Erik Berggren and drummer Martin Larsson — in individual boxes, each playingskraeckoedlan universum his part of the song in sync with the studio version of the track. Much to their credit, they have some fun with that beyond the simple playthrough. Lamu takes advantage of a break to water the plants behind him. Larsson gradually builds his pillow-kit as he goes and likewise seems to defrock from business-casual to headbang-ready in terms of attire. And, well, Berggren is there live and he’s… he’s ready to proceed. He’s not a cat.

I’ll admit, I kept hoping that at some point Grüttner would get in a quick game of ping-pong, but alas. Can’t have everything. And does the swap from English to Swedish make the song any less catchy? Nope. Still a Rampage-worthy stomp ready to get stuck right in your brain — precisely the sort of fare that’s become a specialty of House Skraeckoedlan over the last decade. They kill it and don’t look back and one would expect no less. Way down at the bottom of the post, I’ve included “Universe” so you can do a compare/contrast with “Universum” if so inclined, but while you’re spending time, take the opportunity to dig into 2019’s Eorþe (review here) again as well, if only to remind yourself how far Skraeckoedlan‘s journey has taken them.

I wonder what they mean by, “In April it is Sunrise?”

Enjoy the clip:

Skraeckoedlan, “Universum” official video premiere

SKRAECKOEDLAN – ÄPPELTRÄDET 10 year anniversary

“If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.”
– Carl Sagan

A decade has passed since we in Skraeckoedlan released our debut album.

The year before, we released two demos: Flykten från Tellus and Världarnas fall.

It was on these two demos that we built the songs for what later became the album Äppelträdet.

We were then faced with a choice: Would we continue to have all the songs in Swedish, or would we rewrite some of the songs with English lyrics. We thought that we might limit ourselves as a band, if we only had songs in Swedish.

We cowardly wrote three songs with English lyrics, because we simply did not know if it would work to play heavy, groovy rock in Swedish and still be able to get out and play around the world, something we all had as a childhood dream.

We were wrong.

It has turned out that the Swedish songs have absolutely worked even outside of Sweden.

Due to our cowardly decision, we have almost never played any of these three English songs live. We want to change that.

Now that Äppelträdet turns 10 years old, we therefore are releasing a new version of the album, entirely in Swedish. The release has been re-mastered by Magnus Lindberg (Cult of Luna).

In order to bake an apple pie from scratch, we have had to first invent the Universe, which will be released on February 19th.

In April it is Sunrise.

Skraeckoedlan:
Robert Lamu – Vocals/Guitar
Henrik Grüttner – Guitar
Erik Berggren – Bass
Martin Larsson – Drums

Skraeckoedlan, “Universe” from Äppelträdet (2011)

Skraeckoedlan, Eorþe (2019)

Skraeckoedlan’s website

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Skraeckoedlan to Release New Single “Universum”

Posted in Whathaveyou on February 9th, 2021 by JJ Koczan

Sort of a new single, anyhow. Swedish progressive heavy fuzz rockers Skraeckoedlan have never been shy when it comes to bilingualism. Their debut album, 2011’s Äppelträdet (review here), is a decade old this year, and as the band embarks on re-recording some older tracks that were originally in English in their native language, they’re beginning next Friday (Feb. 19), with “Universum,” originally known as “Universe” on that first record.

So it’s a new single from an older track. I haven’t heard “Universum” yet — the cover art for it rules and can be seen below — but being familiar with Skraeckoedlan‘s general modus, it would be a remarkable surprise if the lyrics are the only change between “Universe” and “Universum.” As 2019’s Eorþe (review here) made plain, the band continue to develop new sonic ideas around their central heavy template, and it seems only reasonable to expect that will apply to these new recordings as well.

I don’t know how many tracks Skraeckoedlan have redone in this manner, if it’s one or two or they’ll be sprinkled throughout the year as the band presumably also eventually looks to return to the road, but this has been a group worth following for over 10 years now, and frankly, they’ve yet to steer wrong. I consider myself fortunate to have seen them live.

They announced the single thusly:

skraeckoedlan universum

We have re-recorded a couple of old tunes that was released with english lyrics, but this time in swedish.

The first one ‘Universum’ will be released 2021-02-19. Can not wait to show you, they sound massive.

Recorded and produced by Erik Berglund at Massiv Musik

Art by Johan Leion at jleion.com

Out February 19 on all streaming platforms
Pre-save now: https://orcd.co/universum_

Skraeckoedlan:
Robert Lamu – Vocals/Guitar
Henrik Grüttner – Guitar
Erik Berggren – Bass
Martin Larsson – Drums

http://www.skraeckoedlan.com/
http://instagram.com/skraeckoedlan
https://www.facebook.com/SKRAECKOEDLAN/
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Skraeckoedlan, “Universum” teaser

Skraeckoedlan, “Universe” (2011)

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Skraeckoedlan Premiere “Doomedag” Video; Sagor Reissue out Now

Posted in Bootleg Theater on August 14th, 2020 by JJ Koczan

skraeckoedlan doomedag

Progressive fuzz heavy hitters Skraeckoedlan originally released their second album, Sagor (review here), in 2015, and it was something of a special moment for the band. Foremost, it was a chance for them to prove decisively that their 2011 debut, Äppelträdet (review here), was no fluke, and further, it was a moment that allowed them to reach a wider audience by releasing through Razzia Records in their native Sweden. I guess it went well — they’re still a band, and they’ve only garnered more notoriety over the last five years since Sagor came out, touring and last year releasing the follow-up LP, Eorþe (review here) through Fuzzorama. Fair enough they might want to revisit that time, and The Sign Records, which previously reissued the first album in 2018 and is also doing another pressing, obliges with a subsequent Sagor LP reissue.

“Doomedag” as I understand it was a bonus cut on the original LP pressing of Sagor that’s never been digitally released before. The only version of it I could find anywhere was a live show from 2017, and while that looked like good fun, with the band in a small venue packed onto a stage, headbanging and all that kind of thing, it’s hardly the most representative of the track itself. All the better then, that here, on the day Sagor is being reissued — and that new pressing of Äppelträdet as well — comes a video for the studio version of “Doomedag”; something that hasn’t appeared online before to support an album initially put out five years ago. You’d almost think these things were planned in advance.

But anyhoozle, you’re gonna dig the track, which is on the shorter and less epic end of Skraeckoedlan‘s sound and has some pretty awesome push behind it from the drums. Plus the single has the art above, and that alone is worth the price of admission, which if you’re keeping up, is nothing. This premiere kind of came in last-minute, but hell, I dig the band and I dug Sagor when it came out, and I’ve legitimately never heard this song before, so I’ll take it. Doesn’t need to be any more complicated than that, really.

Enjoy the video:

Skraeckoedlan, “Doomedag” official video premiere

On Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/2aw0r5p6kOlpqWUE9HG84p

The Sign Records re-release the second album “Sagor” by Skraeckoedlan on colored vinyl August 14. The album, which turns five years old this year, will be released on 180g double LP with gatefold cover. The first pressing is limited to 1000 copies, and the vinyl is available today.

“Mountains. Colossal peaks stretch past the darkened clouds and further into the cosmos. In the leviathan’s towering shadow the landscape is left black, like the uncertainty of eternity. Only a pulse remains. A barely noticeable but steadily growing sensation, a promise of direction in the fangs of darkness. Through the dream we escape time, to the brink of infinity where love thrives.”

To celebrate the 5 year anniversary of their album Sagor, Skraeckoedlan is now releasing a song that previously only was to find as a bonus track on the original print of the vinyl. The song is called Doomedag, and is a song about finding yourself, to always look ahead and not to be scared about the unknown. The album was recorded in numerous studios with different technicians and producers during a two year period. The band collaborated with Daniel Bergstrand (In Flames, Meshuggah, El Caco) and Niklas Berglöf (Ghost) among others.

The artwork has been made by Johan Leion, who also designed the debut album, Äppelträdet.

Order the vinyl: https://freighttrain.se/skraeckoedlan-

“Sagor” will be available in 1000 copies of colored, 180g gatefold double LP. Besides the re-release of “Sagor”, The Sign Records will also release a new pressing of Skraeckoedlan’s debut album “Äppelträdet” in 500 copies of 180g purple vinyl.

Skraeckoedlan:
Robert Lamu – Vocals/Guitar
Henrik Grüttner – Guitar
Erik Berggren – Bass
Martin Larsson – Drums

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