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Unleashed

Formed: 1989
From: Kungsängen, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Unleashed News

Below is our complete Unleashed 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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New Bands Added To Fall Of Summer Lineup

The Fall Of Summer festival team is proud to reveal two more acts to be added to the 2016 lineup, taking place September 2nd and 3rd in France.

Shining will perform a special set to celebrate the band's 20 year anniversary, while fellow countrymen from Unleashed will make the lake of Torcy tremble with some unholy death metal.

These announcements join previously confirmed bands Exciter, Revenge, Nifelheim, Dead Congregation, Manilla Road, Grim Reaper, Abigail, and Hell Militia, with another 18 bands still to be announced. More...

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Diabolical Added To Kaltenbach Open Air 2016

Austria's metal underground festival K:O:A (Kaltenbach Open Air) has announced the addition of the swedish death metal titans Diabolical to the billing of its 11th edition. K:O:A will take place between 18th and 20th August 2016, in front of the spectacular backdrop of the Austrian Alps nearby the small village of Spital am Semmering, including the following so far confirmed bands:

Exodus, Unleashed, Tankard, Taake, Impaled Nazarene, Insomnium, Jungle Rot, Monument Of Misanthropy, Skyforger, Thulcandra, Forgotten Tomb, Abrupt Demise, Age Of Agony, Anomalie, asmodeus, Ctulu, Epsilon, Halo Creation, Harakiri For The Sky, Illuminata, Insanity Alert, Moros, Mortal Strike, Mosfet, Nuclear Vomit, Pray for Pain, Sakrileg, Steel Engraved, Taxidermist, Vulvathrone, Waldschrat.

Tickets for the three days lasting festival can be ordered online at Ticketmaster HERE.

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Monument Of Misanthropy Added To Kaltenbach 2016

Austria's metal underground festival K:O:A (Kaltenbach Open Air) has announced the addition of Austrian/French brutal death metal veterans of Monument Of Misanthropy to the billing of its 11th edition. K:O:A will take place between 18th and 20th August 2016, in front of the spectacular backdrop of the Austrian Alps nearby the small village of Spital am Semmering, including the following so far confirmed bands:

Exodus, Unleashed, Tankard, Taake, Impaled Nazarene, Insomnium, Jungle Rot, Skyforger, Thulcandra, Forgotten Tomb, Abrupt Demise, Age Of Agony, Anomalie, asmodeus, Ctulu, Epsilon, Halo Creation, Harakiri For The Sky, Illuminata, Insanity Alert, Moros, Mortal Strike, Mosfet, Nuclear Vomit, Parental Advisory, Pray for Pain, Sakrileg, Steel Engraved, Taxidermist, Vulvathrone, Waldschrat.

Tickets for the three days lasting festival can be ordered online at Ticketmaster HERE.

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Jungle Rot Confirmed For Kaltenbach Open Air 2016

Austria's metal underground festival K:O:A (Kaltenbach Open Air) has announced the addition of Jungle Rot to the billing of its 11th edition. K:O:A will take place between 18th and 20th August 2016, in front of the spectacular backdrop of the Austrian Alps nearby the small village of Spital am Semmering, including the following so far confirmed bands:

Exodus, Unleashed, Tankard, Taake, Impaled Nazarene, Insomnium, Jungle Rot, Skyforger, Thulcandra, Forgotten Tomb, Abrupt Demise, Age Of Agony, Anomalie, asmodeus, Ctulu, Disfigured Divinity, Epsilon, Halo Creation, Harakiri For The Sky, Illuminata, Insanity Alert, Moros, Mortal Strike, Mosfet, Nuclear Vomit, Parental Advisory, Pray for Pain, Sakrileg, Steel Engraved, Taxidermist, Vulvathrone, Waldschrat.

Tickets for the three days lasting festival can be ordered online at Ticketmaster HERE.

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Taake Confirmed For Kaltenbach Open Air 2016

Formerly known as Thule, this band unarguably breathes and represents the spirit of true Norwegian Black Metal more than any other. For the very first time Taake will be unleashing hell at Kaltenbach Open Air, which will take place between 18th and 20th August 2016.

Taake will be sharing the stage with the following other so far confirmed bands: More...

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K:O:A 2016: Exodus, Unleashed, Tankard Confirmed

Austria's metal underground festival K:O:A (Kaltenbach Open Air) has announced the intermediate billing of its 11th edition, which will take place between 18th and 20th August 2016, including the following so far confirmed bands:

- Exodus
- Unleashed
- Tankard
- Insomnium
- Thulcandra
- Abrupt Demise
- Anomalie
- asmodeus
- Disfigured Divinity
- Epsilon
- Halo Creation
- Illuminata
- Moros
- Mortal Strike
- Mosfet
- Pray for Pain
- Steel Engraved
- Waldschrat

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Unleashed Premieres New Lyric Video

The Swedish death metal veterans of Unleashed today debut their new lyric video for the track "Defenders Of Midgard" from the upcoming new album "Dawn of the Nine."

The album is set for release on April April 24th (EU), April 27th (UK), May 4th (US), 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Check out now "Defenders Of Midgard" below. More...

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Unleashed Releases Third Track-By-Track Video

Swedish legends Unleashed released the third part in a series of track-by-track clips for the new opus "Dawn of the Nine." The album drops on April 24th (EU), April 27th (UK) and May 4th (US) via Nuclear Blast Records.

The track list is:

1. A New Day Will Rise
2. They Came To Die
3. Defenders Of Midgard
4. Where Is Your God Now? (see lyric video here)
5. The Bolt Thrower
6. Let The Hammer Fly
7. Where Churches Once Burned
8. Land Of The Thousand Lakes
9. Dawn Of The Nine
10. Welcome The Son Of Thor!

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Unleashed Releases Second Track-By-Track Video

Swedish death metal stalwarts Unleashed released the second part in an ongoing track-by-track series for the upcoming new album "Dawn of the Nine." The series features mainman Johnny Hedlund giving the meaning behind the songs of the new release.

"Dawn of the Nine" is set to drop on April 24th (EU), April 27th (UK) and May 4th (US) via Nuclear Blast Records. The track list is:

1. A New Day Will Rise
2. They Came To Die
3. Defenders Of Midgard
4. Where Is Your God Now? (see lyric video here)
5. The Bolt Thrower
6. Let The Hammer Fly
7. Where Churches Once Burned
8. Land Of The Thousand Lakes
9. Dawn Of The Nine
10. Welcome The Son Of Thor!

Check out the clip here: More...

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Unleashed Posts #1 Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metal veterans Unleashed are streaming the first track-by-track breakdown video for their upcoming new album "Dawn of the Nine."

Unleashed will release twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine," on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. Watch now the first track-by-track breakdown video for "Dawn of the Nine" below.

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Unleashed Posts "Where Is Your God Now" Lyric Clip

Swedish death metal veterans Unleashed released lyric video for the new track "Where Is Your God Now?," the first salvo from the upcoming new album "Dawn of the Nine." The album is set for release on April 24th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records.

The track list is:

1. A New Day Will Rise
2. They Came To Die
3. Defenders Of Midgard
4. Where Is Your God Now?
5. The Bolt Thrower
6. Let The Hammer Fly
7. Where Churches Once Burned
8. Land Of The Thousand Lakes
9. Dawn Of The Nine
10. Welcome The Son Of Thor!

Check out "Where Is Your God Now?" here: More...

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Unleashed Reveals "Dawn Of The Nine" Artwork

Unleashed today unveils the artwork for twelfth studio album "Dawn Of The Nine," which was crafted by Pär Olofsson.

"Dawn Of The Nine" will see official release on April 24th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The band also comments:

“The artwork represents the continuation of our previous album, which ended with 'The Great Battle of Odalheim.' The battle took place at Uppsala fields in Sweden, and you can clearly see the 'kings graves' at the cover art work which is present at Uppsala also in the future. You can also see the bombed out church in the far distance. Then off course, you see the place of Blot in the front and the rune stone with the runic symbol of courage of the new dawn.”

1. A New Day Will Rise
2. They Came To Die
3. Defenders Of Midgard
4. Where Is Your God Now?
5. The Bolt Thrower
6. Let The Hammer Fly
7. Where Churches Once Burned
8. Land Of The Thousand Lakes
9. Dawn Of The Nine
10. Welcome The Son Of Thor! More...

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Unleashed Finishes New Album

Swedish Viking death metal outfit Unleashed just finished recording the follow-up to the "Odalheim" album. The title of the album is still a secret but according to Nuclear Blast, fans should be prepared for another classic record.

The forthcoming release was recorded by producer and guitar player Fredrik Folkare in his own Chrome Studios in Stockholm, Sweden. Frontman Johnny Hedlund states:

“Warriors!!! Unleashed are now done mastering and we now have the finished recording in our hands. Fredrik has once again done a tremendous job in the studio and I would say this is our best produced album to date. We are very much looking forward to the release date and to play some of the songs live.”

Nuclear Blast also comments: "With their blend of melody and brutality, Unleashed are credited as the founders of the Viking Death Metal movement from their inception back in 1989. Twenty six years later and their riffs are still pure shrapnel and their choruses just as epic - melting uncompromising brutality with anthemic odes to Odin. Unleashed's latest record 'Odalheim' was released in April 2012 via Nuclear Blast."

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Unleashed Issues Album Update

Swedish viking death metal outfit Unleashed is currently in the studio recording the follow-up to the "Odalheim" album.

The as-yet-untitled new album is being recorded by producer and guitar player Fredrik Folkare in his own Chrome Studios in Stockholm, Sweden. Front man Johnny Hedlund states:

“Warriors!!! We are almost finished with the recordings of the new album. We are naturally very excited about this new release and are looking forward to hear your comments about it. This album takes over exactly where Odalheim left off, both music and story wise. Looking forward to see you all in a Viking hall soon. Hail Odin! Johnny & The Boys.”

Unleashed's latest record "Odalheim" was released in April 2012 via Nuclear Blast. Stay tuned for full details coming soon on the new album.

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Unleashed Entering The Studio

Sweden's Unleashed is about to hit the recording studio to work on the follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" album. The band comments:

"Warriors!!! Unleashed is now entering the studio to record our 12th full length album. The album should be in the stores early spring 2015. Album title and more info will be released later."

Further details are forthcoming, and in the mean time you can check out a lyric video to the title track off the band's last album below. More...

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Onslaught Drops Off Eindhoven Bill

The Eindhoven Metal Meeting organization has announced that due to scheduling issues Onslaught has cancelled the band's previously planned performance at the festival.

Recently reunited U.K. thrashers Xentrix will replace Onslaught on Saturday December 13th, 2014.

Xentrix has released four albums through Roadrunner Records: 1989’s "Shattered Existence," 1990’s "For Whose Advantage," 1991’s "Dilute to Taste," and 1992’s "Kin." Heavy Metal Records also released a 1996 LP called "Scourge."

The currently announced lineup for Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2014 is as follows: More...

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Eindhoven Metal Meeting Reveals Full Band Lineup

The Eindhoven Metal Meeting is very proud to announce that with the addition of In Solitude, Valkyrja, Thanatos, Skyforger, Dust Bolt, The Committee, and Miasmal, the line-up for this year's edition - set to take place December 12 & 13th, 2014 at the Effenaar venue in Eindhoven, The Netherlands - is now complete.

The Dutch all-female death metal band Sisters Of Suffocation will also perform on Friday, December 12th at the official after party at the Dynamo Club together with the cover-bands Mercyfull Fake and Forever Twisted. Entrance is free with an Eindhoven Metal Meeting ticket!

The full festival billing is as follows (in alphabetical order): More...

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Asphyx And Carach Angren To Play Eindhoven

The Eindhoven Metal Meeting is very happy to welcome Asphyx, Carach Angren, Cripper, and Funeral Whore to lineup for this year's edition, set to take place December 12 & 13th, 2014 at the Effenaar venue in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

Aborted
Asphyx
At The Gates
Attic
Blasphemy
Bölzer
Carach Angren
Cripper
Cruachan
Ensiferum
Evil Invaders
Exhumed
Funeral Whore
Holy Moses
Morbid Angel
Morbus Chron
One Tail, One Head
Onslaught
Origin
Primordial
Thyrfing
Triptykon
Unleashed
Urfaust
Saille
Sinister
The Vision Bleak
Woland

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Morbid Angel To Play Eindhoven

The Eindhoven Metal Meeting is very happy to welcome U.S. death metal band Morbid Angel again at this year's edition, set to take place December 12th & 13th, 2014 at the reputable Effenaar venue in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

The band will play the "Covenant' album in its entirety, followed by a shorter best-of set list. Also exclusively confirmed are Swiss atmospheric black metallers Bolzer! A few more bands will be announced soon. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

Blasphemy
Bölzer
Cruachan
Ensiferum
Evil Invaders
Exhumed
Holy Moses
Morbid Angel
Morbus Chron
One Tail, One Head
Onslaught
Origin
Primordial
Thyrfing
Triptykon
Unleashed
Urfaust
Saille
Sinister
The Vision Bleak
Woland

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Eindhoven Confirms New Bands For 2014 Festival

Unleashed, One Tail One Head, Sinister, The Vision Bleak, Cruachan, Saille, and Evil Invaders are the latest bands to have been confirmed for this year's Eindhoven Metal Meeting festival.

The festival is set to take place December 12 & 13th, 2014 at the reputable Effenaar venue in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. More bands will be announced soon. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

Aborted
At The Gates
Attic
Blasphemy
Cruachan
Ensiferum
Evil Invaders
Exhumed
Holy Moses
Morbus Chron
One Tail, One Head
Onslaught
Origin
Primordial
Thyrfing
Triptykon
Unleashed
Urfaust
Saille
Sinister
The Vision Bleak
Woland More...

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