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Latest Tyrant News

Below is our complete Tyrant 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.

Tyrant To Tour With At The Gates, New Song Online

After having slaughtered stages at the Hole In The Sky and Partysan festivals, TYRANT will be embarking on a tour with AT THE GATES and GRAND MAGUS in Sweden. The band released their debut album "Reclaim The Flame" last year and completed a European tour with GORGOROTH.

TYRANT is working on a split LP with ALEHAMMER. Their new song from this split, "Hell To Pay," is available on the band's myspace in a very rough mix version.

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Tyrant Scheduled For Hole In The Sky Festival

Swedish cult Metallers TYRANT are set to appear at the upcoming annual Hole In The Sky Festival happening from August 27th - 30th, 2008 in Bergen, Norway.

Here's the itinerary:

Wednesday 27/8 - Skinned Alive @ Garage
Toxic Holocaust

Thursday 28/8 - Metal Command @ Garage
3 Inches of Blood
Dead to This World
Lobotomized More...

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Tyrant To Tour With Gorgoroth and Enthroned

Sweden's black metal band Tyrant has issued the following update about their band, by way of introduction before going on tour with Gorgoroth and Enthroned later this year:

"On the edge of the precipice, there is only one way back, and that is by taking a step forward.

"The band that was to become TYRANT was something we had been wanting to create for a long time. But it was nothing we planned, it just happened. But now afterwards we realize that it was inevitable. And when something comes naturally, it's a result of honesty. We were simply pissed off about the development in music today, it needed to be reminded of how it´s supposed to be.

"January 2007.
We were in studio Beast drinking beer like we often do. Peter had been drunk the day before and had recorded an idea, which he shared with the rest of us, and to us it was obvious how we needed to develop it further. Once you start working, the inspiration sets in. We made the songs, recorded them live, most of them in just one take, and barely mixed them. The album was completed in 26 hours! We realized we had created something unique. TYRANT was born. When others talk about perfectionism, we talk about simplicity. When others talk about beautifying, we talk about uglifying. Sometimes it's right to be wrong.

-D.F.Bragman July 2007"

TYRANT release their debut album "Reclaim The Flame' in October and will tour Europe with GORGOROTH and ENTHRONED on the tour dates listed below. In the meantime, you can check out some of their material on their MySpace page.

TYRANT tour dates with Gorgoroth and Enthroned
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