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Air Raid

From: Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Air Raid News

Below is our complete Air Raid 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.

Air Raid Releasing New Album

Air Raid is the newest traditional heavy metal sensation from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was originally formed in 2009, and in 2011 the band recorded an EP entitled "Danger Ahead," followed by full-length debut album "Night Of The Axe" in 2013.

In April of the same year, Air Raid appeared at the legendary Keep It True festival in Germany. This was followed by a live appearance in Japan as well as gigs in Italy, Spain and Portugal.

Having changed singers, Arthur W Andersson (vocals), Andreas Johansson (guitars), Johan Karlsson (guitars), Robin Utbult (bass) and David Hermansson (drums) started work on the "Point Of Impact" album in June 2014. The eight tracks on the new album show influences of traditional metal all the way through from Judas Priest and Iron Maiden to Riot and Chastain (including some slight Teutonic leanings in the form of Accept and Grave Digger thrown in for good measure). The album is due to drop January 23rd, 2015 and the track listing is as follows: More...

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