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Latest Atoma News

Below is our complete Atoma news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Atoma Going On Extended Break

Atoma, which released the "Skylight" album last year (reviewed here), has checked in with the following announcement about going on an indefinite hiatus:

"Atomic friends, we have been forced to put AtomA on ice for a while.

"As nationalism, racism and neoliberalism is on the rise in Europe we fear the well being of our families these coming decades, since we are immigrants in Sweden. Therefore we've been forced to put aside music to focus fully on studies and high education in order to be able to take care of our own when and if the shit goes down in these western countries.

"It pains us that we've had to take a break in the middle of writing the next album, but right now we must work and study hard to protect our families and loved ones from a very uncertain future.
We don't know when we'll be back, but you'll find out on our facebook page.

"We thank you deeply for the support you've been showing AtomA so far and we hope to be back soon to continue developing the vision we had, to create challenging albums that is no slave to any genre, but free to explore and roam through the universe of sound without imaginary prisons.
See you soon." More...

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AtomA Posts "Rainmen" Music Video

Swedish apocalyptic post metal act AtomA posted a new music video for the track "Rainmen." The song appears on the debut album "Skylight," which was released at the end of March through Napalm Records. For a review of the album, head on over to this location.

Check out "Rainmen" here:

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AtomA Posts New Music Video

Swedish apocalyptic post metal act AtomA posted a new music video for the track "Bermuda Riviera." The song appears on the forthcoming debut album "Skylight," which is scheduled for release on March 30th, 2012 through Napalm Records.

The track list for "Skylight" is as follows:

1. Atoma
2. Skylight
3. Hole in the Sky
4. Highway
5. Bermuda Riviera
6. Resonance
7. Solaris
8. Rainmen
9. Saturn and I
10. Cloud Nine

Check out "Bermuda Riviera" here: More...

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Napalm To Release Free Sampler At PaganFest

Three Napalm Records recording artists - Alestorm, Arkona, and Huntress - will be joining headliners Turisas as direct support for this year's installment of the PaganFest America tour. To celebrate this monumental tour, Napalm Records is giving away a free label sampler on a first-come/first-served basis to all PaganFest America Part III ticket-buyers. Entitled "With Us Or Against Us - Operation Bald Eagle," this Napalm label sampler includes the following track list:

1) HUNTRESS - Spell Eater
2) MOONSPELL - Lickanthrope
3) MOONSPELL - White Skies
4) CANDLEMASS - Dancing in the Temple of the Mad Queen Bee
5) KONTRUST - Sock 'n' Doll
6) NACHTBLUT - Eiskönigin
7) ATOMA - Rainmen
8) LONEWOLF - Army of the Damned
9) THE GRAVIATORS - Häxagram
10) XANDRIA - Valentine
11) HEIDEVOLK - Een Nieuw Begin
12 DIABULUS IN MUSICA - Sceneries of Hope
13) HELLSAW - Silence
14) IRON FIRE - Taken
15) NEMESEA - Afterlife
16) SVÖLK - 52
17) ARKONA - Slovo
18) THULCANDRA - Black Flags of Hate More...

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AtomA Posts Album Preview

Swedish atmospheric post metal act Atoma posted a full album preview for the forthcoming debut album "Skylight." The album is scheduled for release on March 30th, 2012 through Napalm Records.

Check out the album preview here:

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Atoma Signs With Napalm Records

Stockholm's Atoma has officially signed a worldwide recording deal with Napalm Records. The band's new album "Skylight," the debut of the apocalyptic post rock/metal band, will be released on March 30th, 2012. Atoma also commented:

"We've inked a deal with Napalm Records, to leave earth behind and explore other worlds. Goodbye, planet earth."

For more details on Atoma, head over to the band's official website. Further information on "Skylight" will be announced as it is made available.

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Atoma Finishes New Album

Stockholm's Atoma, which features former members of Slumber, has issued the following announcement about completing the "Skylight" album:

"Skylight is now complete. We are very proud of this piece and eager beyond words to continue writing more albums. More news will follow shortly.

"Artworks for front cover and 'Skylight' booklet are being made. We will post more info and the album cover here when it's done."

Further details on the release date for "Skylight" will be announced as they are made available.

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Slumber Members Reunite In Atoma

Sweden's Slumber announced earlier this month that the group had disbanded and formed two separate bands. Slumber has now announced the the band's complete lineup has reunited in the group Atoma, with the recruitment of Slumber guitarist Jari Lindholm.

Atoma is currently working on the new album "Skylight," which is set for release later this year. In the mean time you can check out more information on the band via the official Atoma MySpace page.

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Slumber Calls It A Day

Sweden's Slumber has issued the following announcement about splitting up and forming two new bands:

"As from today, Slumber exists no more as a group. Slumber has now turned into two bands: First out is A T O M A. The album 'Skylight' is recorded and mastered, release fall 2011. Skylight was originally the coming album of Slumber named 'Resonance.'

"Here is the ATOMA MySapce page. Second band is yet unnamed, but is two weeks away from recording its debut album. Updates on these two bands will follow shortly."

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