Last Known Status: Active
Axenstar evolved out of the 1998 metal cover band Powerage formed by guitarist Peter Johanson and bassist Magnus Ek. Since 2001, the band has had a multitude of face changes, and both founding members Johanson and Ek have left the band. Axenstar has released four albums, and once replacement members are found, plan to play live shows again.
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U.K. act Dakesis has issued the following announcement about upcoming live shows with Axenstar:
"We are very pleased to announce that we will be supporting Swedish power metallers Axenstar on their upcoming UK tour, alongside Ascension! Details for tickets will be available soon...as well as what we are up to on the 8th!"
05/09/12 - Glasgow - Nice N Sleazy
06/09/12 - Birmingham - Roadhouse
07/09/12 - Cockpit 3 - Leeds
08/09/12 - Ragefest - Leicester (Axenstar/Ascension only)
09/09/12 - Macclesfield - The Swan with Two Necks More...
Sweden's Axenstar has posted its new music video "Aftermath," which is the title track off the band's upcoming album. The video clip can be viewed below. "Aftermath" is currently set for release on January 7th, 2011.
Sweden's Axenstar has posted a teaser trailer online for the new video "Aftermath," which is the title track off the band's upcoming album. The video clip can be viewed below. "Aftermath" is currently set for release on January 7th, 2011.
Swedish melodic power metal band AXENSTAR will release their fifth studio album, "Aftermath," around Christmas via IceWarrior Records/Rock It Up Records. The limited first edition of the CD will include one bonus track and a video clip. A video for the song "Tears Of The Sun", which was directed by Dino Medanhodzic and will appear on "Aftermath," can be viewed below:
AXENSTAR current lineup is as follows:
Jens Klovegård - Guitar (LIQUID SUICIDE)
Joakim Jonsson - Guitar
Magnus Winterwild - Vocals and Bass
Adam Lindberg - Drums (INTRIVE)
Swedish power metallers AXENSTAR have inked a long-term deal with Massacre Records. The grup recently parted ways with guitarist Peter Johansson and Thomas Eriksson due to "personal reasons." The three remaining members will continue with the help of new lead guitarist Joakim Jonsson (SKYFIRE, THE MIST OF AVALON).
AXENSTAR will enter the studio in April to record their fourth album, tentatively due in late 2006. The band were previously signed to the Arise label.