Tuesday, 17 May 2016

GRAND MAGUS JB shares his favourite vinyl artwork


Swedish riff lords GRAND MAGUS recently unleashed new studio album Sword Songs via Nuclear Blast. In celebration, a new trailer has been released in which JB shares his favourite vinyl artwork, Bathory's 'Blood Fire Death'. 

The band have also launched the third and final track-by-track trailer, including 'Everyday There's A Battle To Fight', 'In For The Kill' and 'Stormbringer' (DEEP PURPLE cover). 

Catch up on parts 1 & 2:

Sword Songs was produced by Nico Elgstrand at Studio Supa in Stockholm, where the guitars, vocals and bass were recorded too. The drums were recorded with Roberto Laghi at Top Floor Studios in Gothenburg. The album was mixed by Roberto Laghi (Oral Majority Records, Gothenburg) and mastered bySvante Forsbäck (Chartmakers, Helsinki).

The track lists are as follows:
CD
01. Freja's Choice
02. Varangian
03. Forged In Iron - Crowned In Steel
04. Born For Battle (Black Dog Of Brocéliande)
05. Master Of The Land
06. Last One To Fall
07. Frost And Fire
08. Hugr
09. Everyday There's A Battle To Fight
Bonus Tracks (digipack only)
10. In For The Kill
11. Stormbringer (Deep Purple Cover)

LP
Side A
01. Freja's Choice
02. Varangian
03. Forged In Iron - Crowned In Steel
04. Born For Battle (Black Dog Of Brocéliande)
05. Master Of The Land
Side B
01. Last One To Fall
02. Frost And Fire
03. Hugr
04. Everyday There's A Battle To Fight
Bonus Tracks
05. In For The Kill
06. Stormbringer (Deep Purple Cover)

MORE ON 'SWORD SONGS':
Listen to track 'Varangian' here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_9jrowMBz0 

Listen to 'Forged In Iron - Crowned In Steel' here: https://youtu.be/NMPQgvhKis8 

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