Excellent downer-punk from the upcoming EP "Stora stöten", due out September 12 via Rättens Krater's own label . Hear more tracks at SoundCloud.
will be releasing a new Alpaca Sports 7" at the end of the month featuring the track "I was running"; bundled with a mini-poster, pin and the option of a matching tote. Video coming soon.
Sweden's Imperial State Electric will be teaming up with Norway's Smoke Mohawk for a quick tour next month:
09/19 - Knust, Hamburg (GER)
09/20 - Luxor, Köln (GER)
09/21 - Matrix, Bochum (GER)
09/22 - 1210, Stuttgart (GER)
09/23 - ISC, Bern (CH)
09/25 - 59:1, München (GER)
09/26 - Hirsch, Nürnberg (GER)
09/27 - Bi Nuu, Berlin (GER)
And that's not all! The band's will also be doing a split 7" for the occasion via which will feature each group covering a Blue Öyster Cult song.
has announced that Spiders' lead single for their upcoming album "Flash point" will be the tune "Weekend nights". It will get an official release on September 7 with a limited 7" run of 500 copies and will include a cover of "Lies" by 90s-era Swedish retro-rockers The Strollers on the flip.
Swedish instrumental/prog act Gösta Berlings Saga's excellent sophomore release "Detta har hänt" will be getting a much-welcome vinyl next month and the band will celebrate by hopping on Switchblade's record release show on September 20 at Hornstull Strand in Stockholm. Details here.
The new Beast! 7" is out now via and is available for streaming/purchase via Bandcamp.
Danish mainstream hyped hardcore act Lower will be releasing a 2-song 7" via Austin-based label , details here.
Norwegian indiepop act Making Marks (nee mylittlepony) have been picked up by and will be releasing the new 7" "Ticket machine" in October with a new full-length to follow in spring 2013.
19 brand new tracks from Swedish hardcore act Pusrad, soon to be pressed as a 12" EP for release this fall.
Swedish postrockers Ef have finished recording their new 10" EP "Delusions of grandeur" and will release it this September via German label .
A preview of Burning Motherfuckers' new self-titled 12" EP, due out August 17 via .
New psychrock/shoegaze outta Malmö featuring members and guestspots from all sorts of local acts. I'm pretty much burnt on this genre, but I can't deny that these folks are quite good at what they do. Look for a split 12" with Mono Stereo at the end of the month with tourdates to follow.
Finland meets Sweden by way of gentle indierock. This is Finns The New Tigers covering Swedes Top Sound while the latter return the favor on the flipside. Hear both tracks and/or order the 7" here.
Virus' highly acclaimed landmark avant-metal album "The black flux" will finally be getting a proper vinyl pressing this fall via -- head over to the label's website to preoder.