Bloody-Disgusting is excited to bring you an exclusive interview with Soilwork drummer Dirk Verbeuren! In the interview we get to hear about the upcoming double album The Living Infinite, which will hit US streets on Mar. 5th, 2013 via Nuclear Blast Records. Dirk also tells us his thoughts on social media and how bands utilize it to spread their music and how it affects the music industry. He also shares his favorite drum fills and chats a bit about his personal favorite horror movie Dead Alive. Check it all out below! READ MORE
Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork have announced that their next studio album The Living Infinite will feature TWO CDs, not one. Jens Bogren (Opeth, Amon Amarth, Bloodbath) has been tapped as producer. The album will also mark the recording debut of long-time touring guitarist David Andersson (Night Flight Orchestra).
Singer Bjorn “Speed” Strid explains, “So here’s the scoop. Me and the boys have been waiting to share this for quite some time now: The Living Infinite will be a double album! A REAL double album, in the true sense of the word, which means no fillers and no left-overs.
I’ve been wanting to do this for a while and I proposed the idea to the rest of the guys in the band, during our festival tour last summer. Everybody liked the title The Living Infinite and also the idea of working towards the goal of releasing a double album. David Andersson was already playing with us last summer, so he has also been a part of this goal from the start. I feel very excited and proud that we’ve managed to find the inspiration and dedication it takes to create somewhat of a conceptual double album, especially since it’s dealing with a lot of existential questions.
We would also like to reveal a brand new band shot by Hannah Verbeuren Photography [below]. We are currently hard at work in the studio, putting this beast on tape. Things are sounding incredibly good so far. So excited about this and can’t wait to share the awesomeness with you all!”
I was a huge fan of 2010′s The Panic Broadcast so I’m very eager to hear this next album. READ MORE
Soilwork is back with their eighth studio album, ‘The Panic Broadcast’. I’ve been listening to Soilwork since ‘Natural Born Chaos’ and have always enjoyed their albums, even though the past few have been a bit lackluster. So, when a new album was announced, it wasn’t even a question as to whether or not I was going to pick it up, it was just a plain fact. So, after two and a half years since their last album, ‘Sworn To A Great Divide’, how is Soilwork holding up? Check afterwards for my official review.
One band that I always enjoy listening to, Soilwork, have posted ‘Two Lives Worth of Reckoning’ off their new album, ‘The Panic Broadcast’, on their MySpace. I’ve checked it out and I’m loving it so far! It’s heavy but with great melody and singer Bjorn Strid is still impressing me with his vocal range. Plus, the production sounds incredibly tight. If this is what I’m to expect from the new album, count me in!