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Fatal Smile

From: Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Fatal Smile News

Below is our complete Fatal Smile 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.

Fatal Smile Releasing Single, Recruits Drumer

Sweden's Fatal Smile has issued the following announcement about releasing a single and recruiting a new drummer:

"We'll be releasing our second single 'White Trash Heroes' digitally on April 4th from our forthcoming album that will be released on April 25th via FS Records/GMR Music Group.

"We also wanna welcome our good friend 'Snake' behind the drums & thank Philty for the 'fatal years' & wish him all the best...

"More news coming soon regarding the album & this is what we can say about the new album: we really think this is our best album so far... & expect the hardest 'in your face' Fatal Smile album yet recorded - It's NOT for the faint-hearted since it´s louder, harder & faster than any of our previous albums...& it will KICK YOUR ASS!!!

"New shows have also been added to our 'White Trash Over Europe' tour as you can see below... So once again it's time to lock up your daughters...& LET THE MADNESS BEGIN!" More...

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70000 Tons Of Metal Posts Final Lineup

The annual 70000 Tons of Metal cruise posted the final lineup of bands for the upcoming event, which kicks off Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Port of Miami in Florida. On Friday, the final six bands were revealed to be: Nightmare, Threat Signal, Anaal Nathrakh, ETECC, Steel Engraved and Fatal Smile.

The complete lineup is as follows:

3 Inches of Blood
Anaal Nathrakh
Anacrusis
Angra (w/Fabio Lione on vocals)
Arkona
Delain
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Doro
Dragonforce
Ektomorf
Ensiferum
ETECC
Evergrey
Fatal Smile
Flotsam & Jetsam
Gotthard
Heidevolk
Helloween
Helstar
Holy Grail
Immolation
In Flames
Inquisition
Kreator
Lacuna Coil
Lizzy Borden
Metal Church More...

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More Bands Confirmed For Hard Rock Hell IV

The organisers of Britain's Hard Rock Hell festival has announced some more additions to this years lineup. The biggest news is that British heavy metal staples Saxon will be returning to the event this year and that German power metal veterans Helloween will be joining them. Also added to the bill is New Wave Of British Heavy Metal band Blitzkrieg and Swedish glam metal band Fatal Smile. The event is scheduled to take place in Prestatyn, Wales at the Pontins resort from December 3rd-5th.

The lineup now features the following bands: More...

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Fatal Smile Bassist Hospitalized After Fall

Fatal Smile has issued the following update on the hospitalization of their bassist regarding a recent fall from stage:

"Alx has now done three surgeries since the accident falling from stage in Copenhagen a month ago and is going to spend New Years Eve in the hospital. He has at least 3 more surgeries to do. Infections has lead to high fever and muscle and tissue problems and the reconstruction of his knee isn't going as planned! I raise my glass for Alx this New Years and give my 2010 to his recovery!"

"If anyone wants to wish him luck, send stuff to pass time or make him happy, the adress is:
Alx Fatal Smile
Mälarsjukhuset
Avd 17 ortoped
631 88 Eskilstuna
Sweden"

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Fatal Smile Cancels Serbian Show With Lordi

Swedish hard rockers Fatal Smile have issued the following announcement about canceling tonight's show in Serbia:

"We're really sorry to inform you that the show with LORDI in Serbia has been canceled. We really hope to get a new date in the near future..."

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Fatal Smile Announce Upcoming Tour With Lordi

Swedish hard rock/metal outfit Fatal Smile has issued the following statement:

"So...no rest for the wicked they say...and that's actually true... We're back after the holidays and we're so ready to kick some serious ass together with Lordi. Please make sure to check the tour dates and buy your tickets today & see ya all soon!!!
Peace & Love,

The Fatals"

The promotional poster including tour dates can be viewed below: More...

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Archer Confirmed For Sweden Rock Festival

Archer has performed with some of the biggest names in rock including, Heaven and Hell, Heart and Sevendust. The band is looking forward to sharing the stage at the Sweden Rock Festival (www.swedenrock.com) this summer alongside such metal giants as Judas Priest, Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Poison, RATT, Triumph, Saxon, Disturbed and many more as they return to Europe.

The Santa Cruz, CA-based power trio, who won "Best Local Band 2008" in the Metro Santa Cruz Goldies Awards, takes the stage on Saturday, June 7th, opening for some of the biggest names in the metal music genre. The Sweden Rock Festival is held in Norjeboke, in the tiny village of Norje which is situated in Sölvesborg in the western part of southern Sweden.

Archer’s debut album "Doom$day Profit$" is a "genuine tour-de-force, rich with powerful songs imbued with that essential combination of brain-burrowing melodies, ripping riffs, pulsing basslines, tsunami drums and grab-by-the-throat vocals." The band cites influences that include Ozzy and Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Metallica and other legendary names.

Here is the current lineup for the Sweden Rock Fest 2008, which takes place June 4th - 7th: More...

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Dio Announce European Support Acts

DIO, the band fronted by the legendary heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio (HEAVEN AND HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW), has scheduled the following dates:

May 27 - Academy – Birmingham, UK (w/ GIRLSCHOOL)
May 28 - Astoria – London, UK (w/ GIRLSCHOOL)
May 30 - Sentrum Scene – Oslo, NOR
May 31 - Kopervik Festival – Karmoy, NOR
Jun. 02 - KB Halle – Malmö, SWE (w/ FATAL SMILE)
Jun. 03 - Amager Bio – Copenhagen, DEN (w/ FATAL SMILE)
Jun. 04 - Debaser – Stockholm, SWE (w/ FATAL SMILE)
Jun. 06 - Teatria – Oulu, FIN
Jun. 07 - Water & Rock Festival – Lahti, FIN

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Doro Kicks Off North American Tour In Philly

Germany's long-reigning metal queen, DORO PESCH kicked off her North American tour on March 20th at Jokers, in Philadelphia, PA. The concert represented something of a homecoming for her backing band (Johnny Dee, drums; Nick Douglas, Bass, Joe Taylor, guitar) who all currently reside in (or were originally from) the surrounding NJ-Philly area. Locomotive labelmates FATAL SMILE (from Sweden) opened the show. DORO makes stops in Virginia, upstate New York and New York City before hitting Toronto, on March 25th.

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Fatal Smile Begin Recording New Album

Swedish "traditional" hard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE has entered the studio to begin recording its third album, entitled "Primed & Ready", for a late 2007 release. The CD will contain the following tracks (not in final order):

01. I Do Z
02. Primed & Ready
03. Fatal Smile
04. Six String Gun
05. Eve Of War
06. S.O.B.
07. Stranger
08. Too Far Down For Hell
09. Out Of My Head
10. Pissed Off
11. No Tomorrow
12. Run For Your Life More...

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Fatal Smile To Play Exclusive Showcase Gig

Sweden's Fatal Smile will have an exlusive showcase gig at the legendary Kool Kat Club (Stacy, Regeringsgatan 61, Stockholm) on December the 3rd. They are looking for a new label for the release of their second ass kicking album "Neo Natural Freaks" produced by Jonas Östman (Yngwie Malmsteen) and mixed by Stefan Glaumann (Rammstein, Backyard Babies etc...). The band also welcomes TG on drums.

For more information, visit: www.fatalsmile.nu or www.koolkat.se.

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