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Loch Vostok

From: Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Loch Vostok News

Below is our complete Loch Vostok 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.

Loch Vostok Posts "Sacred Structure" Video

Loch Vostok has posted a new music video online for the song "Sacred Structure," which can be viewed below. The band also commented on the clip:

"Hi guys check out our new video from the upcoming album Dystopium that will be out on 23rd of September. It's called Sacred Structure and was directed by Martin Gustafsson."

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Loch Vostok Checks In From The Road

Sweden's Loch Vostok is currently out on tour with symphonic metallers Therion. Loch Vostok has checked in with the following brief road report:

"A little tour update from us while we are waiting for load in at Frankfurt. It´s going really well so far and we feel really comfortable with the set now! Therion guys and girls and crew are really great, and the guys in Leprous are making sure we don't get scurvy with their super healthy smoothies! We'd like to thank you guys who screamed along with us so far: Tilburg, Groningen, London, Antwerp, Lille, Paris, you rule!"

Loch Vostok still has the following upcoming tour dates:

11/5 2010 Batschkapp Frankfurt, DE
11/5 2010 Masters Of Rock Café Zlin, CZ
11/7 2010 Boogallo Club Zagreb, CT
11/8 2010 Kino Siska Club Ljubljana, SI
11/10 2010 Alcatraz Milan, IT
11/10 2010 Le Transbordeur Lyon, France, FRANCE
11/13 2010 Razzmatazz 1 Barcelona, ES
11/13 2010 La Riviera Madrid, ES
11/14 2010 CC John Lennon Limoges, FR
11/15 2010 La Laitere Strasburg, FR
11/17 2010 Odeon Belgrade, RS
11/18 2010 Hr. Botev Sports Hall Sofia, BG
11/22 2010 Arenele Romane (Special Tent) Bucharest, ROMANIA
11/25 2010 Z7 Pratteln, CH
11/26 2010 Backstage Munich, DE
11/26 2010 DK Vitavska Prague, CZ
11/27 2010 Almassy Ter Budapest, HU
11/29 2010 Club Studio Krakow, PL
11/30 2010 Stodola Warsaw, PL

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Loch Vostok Recording New Album

Sweden's Loch Vostok has announced the band has officially begun recording a fourth full-length album to be titled "Dystopium." No additional details were announced, and further information will be released as it is made available. In the mean time you can check out Loch Vostok songs through the band's MySpace page or catch them live on the following dates:

10/29 2010 013 Tillburg, NL
10/30 2010 Oosterpoort Groningen, NL
10/31 2010 Shepherds Bush Empire London, UK
11/1 2010 Hof Ter Lo Antwerp, BE
11/3 2010 Aeronef Lille, FR
11/4 2010 Elysee Montmartre Paris, FR
11/5 2010 Batschkapp Frankfurt, DE
11/5 2010 Masters Of Rock Café Zlin, CZ
11/7 2010 Szene Vienna, AT
11/7 2010 Boogallo Club Zagreb, CT
11/8 2010 Kino Siska Club Ljubljana, SI
11/10 2010 Alcatraz Milan, IT
11/13 2010 Razzmatazz 1 Barcelona, ES
11/13 2010 La Riviera Madrid, ES
11/14 2010 CC John Lennon Limoges, FR
11/15 2010 La Laitere Strasburg, FR
11/17 2010 Odeon Belgrade, RS
11/18 2010 Hr. Botev Sports Hall Sofia, BG
11/25 2010 Z7 Pratteln, CH
11/26 2010 Backstage Munich, DE
11/26 2010 DK Vitavska Prague, CZ
11/27 2010 Almassy Ter Budapest, HU
11/29 2010 Club Studio Krakow, PL
11/30 2010 Stodola Warsaw, PL

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Sandalinas Posts Unreleased Music Online

Spanish metal band SANDALINAS has posted two unreleased tracks on their MySpace page.

"Battlefield Blues" is a track that belongs to the recording sessions of SANDALINAS first album called "Living on the Edge" (2005) as signed by current Firewind's singer Apollo Papathanasio. Gus G, guitarrist for Firewind is the new new Ozzy Osbourne's axe man.

The folowing track, which features current SANDALINAS singer, Rick Altzi (At Vance and Frequency), is called "No Matter What" which is a version of the so-called track as featured on SANDALINAS second CD "Fly to the Sun" (2008), edited by Metal Heaven Records. Also drummer Patrick Johanson (Yngwie Malmsteen) and bassist Mick Cervino (Yngwie Malmsteen, G3) are also featured in that track apart from SANDALINAS main man, Jordi Sandalinas. More...

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Sandalinas To Enter Studio In August

SANDALINAS — the Spanish/Swedish band featuring Mats Rendlert (bass; DREAMLAND), Alvaro Svanerö (drums; LOCH VOSTOK), Jordi Sandalinas (guitar) and Rick Altzi (vocals; AT VANCE) — will enter Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden in August with producer Andy LaRocque (KING DIAMOND) to begin recording its third album. More information will be made available soon.

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Sandalinas Cancels Spanish Dates With Testament

SANDALINAS — the Spanish/Swedish band featuring Mat Saint (bass; DREAMLAND), Alvaro Svanerö (drums; LOCH VOSTOK), Jordi Sandalinas (guitar) and Rick Altzi (vocals; AT VANCE) — has cancelled its support slot for TESTAMENT for two shows in Spain. The group's participation in the concerts was called off "due to circumstances beyond our control," according to a statement from SANDALINAS.

The affected dates — which will still go ahead with TESTAMENT headlining — are as follows:

Jun. 24 - Heineken, Madrid, SPA
Jun. 25 - Apolo, Barcelona, SPA

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Loch Vostok Complete New Album

Sweden's LOCH VOSTOK have issued the following update:

"Folks, the new album is done. 9 cheezy songs, 9 cheezy pieces of intricate lyricism."

"Teddy (Möller - Vocals/Guitar) and Fredrik (Klingwall - Keyboards) spent weeks preparing the lyrical content by watching conspiracy theory themed documentaries, true or not, interresting it is, and now we're fucked beyond belief, wearing tin foil hats just in case the government wanna read our thoughts."

"For a little preview of a new song head over to our MySpace!"

"We'll be back in a few weeks announcing the release date and other juicy details!"

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Redemption To Headline Holland's Headway Festival

REDEMPTION, the Los Angeles-based progressive metal band led by guitarist/keyboardist/songwriter Nicolas van Dyk and featuring vocal legend Ray Alder of FATES WARNING, has been confirmed as the headliner of the Headway progressive rock and metal festival, which will celebrate its fifth anniversary in 2007. The festival will be held over two days — April 7 and April 8 — at P60 in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

DIAL (NL)
INTO ETERNITY (CAN)
LAST CRACK (USA)
LOCH VOSTOK (SWE)
MÖRGLBL (F)
REDEMPTION (USA)
SEVENTH WONDER (SWE)
SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM (USA)
TO-MERA (UK)
ZERO HOUR (USA)

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King Diamond Announce European Support Acts

KING DIAMOND have announced the opening bands for their upcoming European tour, which is scheduled to take place in April/May 2006. The Scandinavian leg of the tour will feature LOCH VOSTOK and SECRET SPHERE, while support on the rest of the trek will come from GRIFFIN and one more as-yet-undisclosed act. Exact cites and dates will be announced soon.

As previously reported, vocalist King Diamond and guitarist Andy LaRocque are currently writing songs for the next KING DIAMOND album for a tentative 2006 release.

KING DIAMOND earlier in the year completed a U.S. tour with NILE, BEHEMOTH and THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER. The band's latest studio album, "The Puppet Master", was released in 2003. A live CD, "Deadly Lullabyes Live", followed last year.

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