Despite what you might think of their ever-changing sound over the years, you can’t deny that Soilwork are one of the most consistent bands out there when it comes to albums. From ‘The Chainheart Machine’ and ‘Natural Born Chaos’ to the more divisive ‘Figure Number Five’ and ‘Sworn to a Great Divide’ to mammoth double album ‘The Living Infinite’, they haven’t so much balanced the line between Swedish melodeath and alternative influences as they have gone bungee-jumping with it. For now though, the metal press and fans alike are still gushing over their upcoming release, the mammoth album ‘The Ride Majestic’.
Gearing up for the release, Metal Wani’s Edior In Chief Owais ‘Vitek’ Nabi had an in-depth chat with frontman Bjorn Speed Strid. He discusses new album “The Ride Majestic”, musical direction, songwriting, vocals, why this is the darkest album of their career, death’s in family members, Dirk blasts, upcoming tours and much more.
Stream The Interview Below:
What's your reaction?
You might also like
Mephisto, or Mephistopheles, is one of the chief demons of German literary tradition. With this in mind, when we talk about‘The Mephisto Waltzes’ what we are actually talking about is dancing with a Devil of sorts, and what better way is there to [...]
INTERVIEW: DARK TRANQUILLITY’s Mikael Stanne on ‘Atoma’ – “It Reflects The Next Chapter Of Our Career”
Having come off the back of their highly successful album Construct, Dark Tranquillity faced something which had the potential to tear the band apart. Earlier this year, guitarist and 25 year member of the band Martin Henrikkson told the band that [...]
INTERVIEW: THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN’s Billy Rymer – “Fearlessness & Willingness To Experiment Will Be Our Ultimate Legacy”
The Dillinger Escape Plan have taken their final bow, but they most certainly have not gone quietly. ‘Dissociation’ certainly stands on its own as a beast of an album: one moment it’s bat-guano crazy, and the next, it lulls you with a soft [...]
For over twenty years, Swedish progressive metal giants Opeth have wowed crowds all over the world, pumping out album after album and evolving as they go. Currently supporting their latest release, ‘Sorceress’, they have returned to North America [...]
2016 has been a great year for Thrash Metal so far. Looking back at the year, it is quite astonishing to note that so many legendary bands have dropped a release this year. Right from the American legends, Megadeth, Death Angel and Anthraxto their [...]