Source: Nine Circles
The importance of, and the tone set by, doom metal’s progenitors cannot be overstated. Bands like Black Sabbath and Pentagram set a precedence that many would follow, imitate, and emulate. Sweden’s Heavydeath stick to this undeniably effective early template of doom metal on their second full length In Circles We Die. However, the band are no imitators. Rather, they take that slow, heavy template and expand upon it in such a way that the sounds emanating from their work is quite possibly some of the heaviest in the pantheon of today’s death inspired doom metal. Continue reading
Source URL: http://sickanddestroy.info/2016/11/24/interview-heavydeath/
Hi! Tell me about Heavydeath. Why did you decide to name the band with such title? What kind of ideas do you explore?
We are a three-piece band from Sweden who play “heavy metal of death and doom”. The band started officially in 2013. The band consists of me (Nicklas Rudolfsson) on guitar/vocals, Johan Bäckman on bass guitar and Daniel Moilanen on drums.
It is not easy to come up with a great new band name nowadays but we tried to find a band name that fits the music we play. The first thing that came up was HEAVYDEATH. Maybe not the best band name but it is what it is.
Source: Bara Metal (in Swedish)
Vilket år 2016 är! För just när man sitter och funderar över årets tio bästa album, dyker Heavydeath upp med ett album som verkligen är med och slåss om saken. Andra fulllängdaren In Circles We Die spelades in i två sessioner. Trummorna i april under ett intensivt dygn i en källarlokal i Stockholm. Resten spelades in i Uddevalla senare under sommaren.
Bara Metal ville veta allt. Nicklas Rudolfsson [sång, gitarr] ställde upp.
You don’t often get that a band moniker so aptly describes the music. Continue reading