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Latest Bloodbound News
Below is our complete Bloodbound 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.
Swedish melodic metal act Bloodbound has announced its signing with Germany's AFM Records. The band is preparing to release its fourth album, titled "Unholy Cross," on March 18thth, 2011.
The band commented on the signing by saying:
"We are very thrilled to join the AFM family and we are looking forward to the release of our fourth album, 'Unholy Cross,' on the 18th of March. This is a new chapter for the band, introducing Patrik Johansson on vocals, and a return to the band's classic metal roots."
Swedish metallers Bloodbound have announced the addition of bassist Anders Broman to their band.
The band comments, “We’re very excited to have Anders in the band and we are looking forward to working with him. He is adding his own flavor to the band as well as being a very powerful player and live performer"
Former bass player Johan Sohlberg decided to leave the band and focus on his career and family. The break-up was on good terms.
The band comments further, "We are sad to see Johan leave the band, he has been a great member of our family and a strong character always keeping the spirit high. We wish him the best of luck in the future with his career and family"
New Jersey/New York progressive metallers DARK EMPIRE welcomes Swedish vocalist URBAN BREED (PYRAMAZE, ex-BLOODBOUND, ex-TAD MOROSE) as their new singer. URBAN replaces vocalist JENS CARLSSON (PERSUADER, SAVAGE CIRCUS) who split from the band on good terms in 2008.
Band leader/guitarist MATT MOLITI comments, “I cannot express how thrilled I am to be collaborating with URBAN. His vocals have the perfect blend of power and dynamics that I think will truly take DARK EMPIRE’s music to the next level. I’m excited as hell for people to hear the material!" More...
BLOODBOUND, the Swedish melodic metal band featuring members from TAD MOROSE, MORGANA LEFAY, PYRAMAZE and STREET TALK, has unveiled the cover art for their upcoming third full-length album, "Tabula Rasa."
"Tabula Rasa" will be released by BLISTERING RECORDS in Europe on April 26 and in North America on April 21. MARQUEE/AVALON has set a March 25 street date for the Japanese market. More...
Swedish metal band Bloodbound has announced that they will be touring alongside Hammerfall in April of 2009. The confirmed dates are as follows:
4/7 - Stuk - Maribor, Slovenia
4/8 - Boogaloo - Zagreb, Croatia
4/10 - Universiada Hall - Sofia, Bulgaria
4/11 - SKC - Belgrad, Serbia
4/12 - Petöfi Hall - Budapest, Hungary
4/14 - Gasometer - Wien, Austria
4/15 - Hala Folimanka - Prague, Czech Republic
4/17 - PKO - Bratislava, Slovakia
4/18 - Sports Hall Rates - Zvolen, Slovakia
4/19 - Cassosport Hall - Košice, Slovakia
4/20 - Novesta - Zlin, Czech Republic
BLOODBOUND, the Swedish melodic, heavy metal band featuring members from STREET TALK, TAD MOROSE, MORGANA LEFAY and PYRAMAZE, has signed a worldwide deal with BLISTERING RECORDS.
The band's third album "Tabula Rasa" will be released by BLISTERING RECORDS in early 2009.
The band has kept busy since their inception in 2004, having released two previous albums Nosferatu (2006) and Book Of The Dead (2007), and played numerous shows across Europe with the likes of HammerFall, Arch Enemy, Dark Tranquillity, Evergrey and Pretty Maids.
BLOODBOUND, once again featuring ex-TAD MOROSE vocalist behind the microphone, have been confirmed for two summer 2008 festivals. On June 20th they will play the Hellter Skelter Festival in Peine (Hannover), Germany, and on July 13th they will hit the stage at the Masters Of Rock in Vizovice, Czech Republic
As previously reported, Breed originally left the band in August 2006 due to musical differences but has been doing all the live shows with the band for the last six months. He has replaced his replacement, ex-JADED HEART singer Michael Bormann.
Sweden's BLOODBOUND have launched a new official fan forum. Go to this location to check it out. Vocalist Urban Breed, who left the band in August 2006 due to musical differences but has since returned to the fold, is one of the administrators.
As previously reported, Breed has been doing all the live shows with the band for the last six months and "is officially back and the band is stronger than ever." They are currently working on their third album.
Breed has stepped in to replace his replacement, ex-JADED HEART singer Michael Bormann.
Swedish power metallers BLOODBOUND have issued the following update:
"As some of you already know, Urban (Breed - ex-TAD MOROSE singer) has been doing all the live shows with the band for the last six months. He is now officially back and the band is stronger than ever. They have also started to work on their third album."
Urban Breed originally split with Bloodbound in August 2006.
A four-minute promotional video clip for BLOODBOUND's new album, "Book of the Dead", has been posted online at YouTube.
BLOODBOUND is the Swedish/German metal band featuring Fredrik Bergh (STREET TALK; bass, keyboards and backing vocals), Tomas Olsson (lead and rhythm guitars) and Michael Bormann (JADED HEART, BONFIRE, J.R. BLACKMORE, RAIN; vocals).
"Book of the Dead" will have two different covers: one for Asia and Brazil (cover) and one for Europe (cover). In addition, the Asian release will contain a bonus track while the European version will feature a bonus video and come as a limited-edition digipack. More...
Vocalist Urban Breed (ex-TAD MOROSE) has officially left BLOODBOUND, the Swedish metal band also featuring Fredrik Bergh (STREET TALK; bass, keyboards and backing vocals) and Tomas Olsson (lead and rhythm guitars). "I've thought about this for some time and I've decided not to let Tomas and Bergh have any more of my time," Urban said in a statement. "The gig in Gothenburg [on August 8] was therefore the last thing I did for BLOODBOUND. (If it wasn't for Pelle [Åkerlind, drums] it would have been Norrtälje [on August 5].) Starting today, it's finally possible to focus entirely on my album." More...
The following message was posted on the official Dark Tranquillity website:
"Shows for 2006 are beginning to get booked now. First out is a gig together with Evergrey and Bloodbound at the SkyCom Arena in Umeå, Sweden on April 28. Click below for ticket information:
"Also, we're glad to announce that we'll be back at Italy's great Evolution festival, which takes place between the 14th and 16th of July. Exact schedule will be available soon, but check the homepage in the meantime: