Biography

If we have to categorize our music then it may be something like,

Heavy Metal of Death and Doom

Updated August 2017

The Stone Speaks At Winter

The Stone Speaks At Winter (single 2017)

During the summer of 2017 the band recorded the 3rd full length album “Sarcophagus In The Sky” to be released in November 2017 on LP/CD by Aftermath Music and MC by Flowing Downwards. The single “The Stone Speaks At Winter” from the upcoming album will be released September 1st 2017 on bandcamp.

The band originates from Sweden. The first name suggestions of the band was in Swedish, “Tung Död” or “Den Tunga Döden” or in Old Norse “Þungr Dauði”. But the final band name became in English words, HEAVYDEATH.

Formed in 2013 by Nicklas Rudolfsson (Runemagick, The Funeral Orchestra, DomedagNecrocurse) and Johan Bäckman (Necrocurse, Rapid Terrör). Many primitive demos were recorded during the first months of the bands existence. Most of the sessions are recorded in one takes during lunch breaks. Many of these recordings are released as rough mixes on cassette tapes, bandcamp and youtube. Some demos are released by the band but also by labels like Caligari Records and Flowing Downwards.

During the summer of 2014 Daniel Moilanen (RunemagickKatatonia) joined the band. The debut full length album “Eternal Sleepwalker“ was recorded in July 2014 and released on LP/CD in March 2015 by Svart Records and MC by Tape Worship Records.

HEAVYDEATH entered the stage for the first time at the Mörkaste Småland Festival in Sweden, September 2015.

The band recorded and released a number of EPs and singles in 2014-2016. Cloven, Awakening of the Forgotten, Dark Phoenix Rising and A Long Obscure Trip (The Return). As well as the (probably) last official demo release, The Storm.

In April and June 2016 the band recorded the 2nd full length album “In Circles We Die“. Released in November 2016 on DLP by Iron Bonehead Productions, CD by Aftermath Music and MC by Flowing Downwards.

In April 2017 the band played live at Inferno Festival Norway.

Watch out for the Sarcophagus In The Sky

Lineup

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Johan Bäckman
Electric bass guitar
Daniel Moilanen
Drums
Nicklas Rudolfsson
Electric guitar, vocals

Live session members:
Jonas Blom – drums
Stefan Rodin – bass
Robert Axelsson – bass

Old session members:
Oldfor Suns – drums (some demos and EP’s)
Leif – drums (first recordings)

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