It has been over two years since we were welcomed in “Avatar Country”, the kind of mellow, happy record by the Swedish heavy metal band Avatar. Of course, we had a live record as well in the form of “The King Live in Paris”, but now it’s time for a whole new album. Right from […]
The records Black Waltz on which the band found their slightly psychotic sound and Hail the Apocalypse marked the breakthrough of the Swedish groove/modern metal band Avatar. The question that naturally comes to mind is, how will this Gothenburg five piece top, or even match a record that was so lauded by fans and metal […]
Ever since the release of their fifth studio album, the Swedish melodic metallers from Avatar have been touring. This winter, the band started touring Europe with Eldrimner and The Defiled. Metal-Exposure visited the show in Amsterdam and did an interview with vocalist Johannes Eckerström, which you can read here.. Read the report!
Swedish melodic death metal formation Avatar released its fifth studio album, Hail The Apocalypse earlier this year. Metal-Exposure caught up with vocalist Johannes Eckerström about darkness, art, the clown make-up, writing for the new album and Spinal Tap moments when the band played in Amsterdam. “Where I am now, artistically, I offer very little hope. […]
To be from a region of the world such as Scandinavia, it is an impressive feat to make such an impact for the members of Avatar. For me, it would seem intimidating to come from a country that produces some of the best metal acts in the worldm like Amon Amarth, Meshuggah, Opeth, In Flames […]