ALBUM REVIEW: Soilwork – Övergivenheten


Whilst being long-term veterans and a pinnacle force of Swedish melodic death metal, recent years have shown to be quite a turning point for Soilwork. 2019’s Verkligheten was arguably both the band’s strongest album for some time and their most well-received.Continue reading

Soilwork Released ‘Underworld’ Digital EP, Summer Festival Tour Booked

Soilwork released their stellar new album Verkligheten early at 2019 via Nuclear Blast album. The band has released a new digital EP, Underworld, which was originally made available before as part of the physical versions of the band’s globally acclaimed new record. The band has also booked an extensive summer tour, at headline shows and performing at some of the greatest metal festivals in the world. Continue reading

Soilwork – Verkligheten

Swedish Melodeath purveyors Soilwork are a staple of the scene. Despite never having the commercial success of In Flames nor the critical acclaim that At The Gates garnered, the band is a reliable ever-present, delivering solid albums on a regular basis.

With Verkligheten (Nuclear Blast), the band’s eleventh album, Soilwork deliver another exactly what they’re good at; a mix of shredding riffs, machine gun drumming, and a penchant for bombastic clean vocals.Continue reading

Soilwork Shares Their Animated Video For “Stålfågel”

Soilwork, by Rich Price

Soilwork is looking to crush 2019! They just released their new animated video for the track ‘Stålfågel’, which comes off of their forthcoming new album Verkligheten. The album releases on 11 of January from Nuclear Blast Records. The song is infectiously catchy but has the trademark Soilwork riffs, driving beats, and grooves. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Soilwork Discusses New Album, Growth As Artists

Soilwork, by Rich Price Photography

As Soilwork continues to press toward the January 11th, 2019 release of their new album Verkligheten via Nuclear Blast, the band continues to give fans unprecedented access with behind the scenes videos and conversations about the creative process. In an exclusive trailer for Ghost Cult, vocalist Björn “Speed” Strid and guitarist David Andersson share their thoughts on the new album, and how their personal growth between albums guided the outcome of Verkligheten.Continue reading

Watch Soilwork Discuss New Album Title And Concept

Soilwork has released a new trailer for their upcoming album Verkligheten. In it, singer Björn “Speed” Strid and drummer Bastian Thusgaard talk about choosing a Swedish album title and the artwork for the upcoming new album, their 11th, due in January of 2019 via Nuclear Blast. Continue reading