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Treasure Land

From: Gothenburg, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Treasure Land News

Below is our complete Treasure Land 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.

Architect Announces New Guitarist, Yuval Kramer

Architect announced that Yuval Kramer, axeman of the Israeli holy prog-rock band, Amaseffer, will take the lead guitar player role in the band. The band posted the following on their myspace page about Kramer's recruitment:

"hello friends, it is a pleasure to notice you that, Yuval Kramer, Guitarist from Amaseffer, will be the new lead guitar of Architect.This will be a new and Magic horizon for Architect.... welcome Yuval!! ..."

The band is now comprised of:

Mexican Mauricio Bustamante - Drums
American Kyle Honea - Bass
Swedish Jonas Hörnqvist (Treasure Land) - Guitars
Brazilian Gus Monsanto (ex-Adagio) - Vocals

The band has already featured guest appearances by Joost Van Den Broek (Keyboard) from After Forever and Ayreon, Julie Kiss (voice) from To-Mera and Tom MacLean (guitars) From To-Mera.

Architect is said to be nearly finished writing their first album, wrapping up the final songs and preparing to record the news songs.

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Deathriders Posts New Song Online

DEATHRIDERS has posted a second new song, "Riders Of The Apocalypse," available for streaming on MySpace.

DEATHRIDERS new album "Back With A Vengeance" is currently being recorded and mixed by Ken Orth at Alpine Sound in Mesa, Arizona. "Riders Of The Apocalypse," which is a rough mix, is a new song from DEATHRIDERS forthcoming album "Back With A Vengeance." All Words and Music by Neil Turbin. DEATHRIDERS have already been performing the song live at festivals and concerts in Europe, Japan and the US. "Riders Of The Apocalypse" features the Swedish guitarist Jonas Hornqvist of the band Treasure Land in collaboration with DEATHRIDERS which also features DEATHRIDERS guitarists Dave Watson and Mike Guerrero. More...

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Treasure Land Part Ways With Bassist

Gothenburg, Sweden-based progressive thrashers TREASURE LAND have parted ways with bassist Magnus Lind - the band say that a replacement has been chosen and will be revealed soon. Treasure Land recently enlisted new singer Toby 'Lungs Of A Lion' Jay. For more info on the band visit their Myspace page.

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Treasure Land Part Ways With Singer

Swedish progressive metallers TREASURE LAND have parted ways with singer Rick Altzi due to "personal issues." Any interested/serious parties can contact the band via jonas@jonashornqvist.com. Treasure Land are still looking for a new deal for their upcoming album.

They recently made audio samples from the Treasure Land 2007 demo available here: 'Cities Are Burning', 'Let The Curtain Fall', 'The Price'.

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Treasure Land Post 2007 Demo Samples Online

TREASURE LAND, the Swedish progressive metal band who released two highly acclaimed CDs in 1997 and 1998, has posted audio samples from its 2007 demo at its official >web site. The tracks available for preview are as follows:

01. Cities are Burning
02. Let the Curtain Fall
03. The Price

TREASURE LAND last month cancelled its appearance at the Gothenburg Metal Festival (which took place on April 29-30 at Musikens Hus in Göteborg, Sweden) due to "personal reasons."

TREASURE LAND previously described its new material as "straightforward/in-your-face metal interlaced with strong neoclassical elements."

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