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Fission

Formed: 2002
From: Skelleftea, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Fission News

Below is our complete Fission 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.

Gravisphere Completes Debut Album

Swedish experimental symphonic black metal band Gravisphere, which consists of Mr. V(Vintersorg, Borknagar, Cronian, Fission, WaterClime) and A. Stenlund S (TME), has issued the following update regarding the progress of their debut album:

"All the songs for what shall become Gravisphere's first release are done! Eight songs of cosmic, dreaming, feeling, dark and visionary metal! We are truly pleased with the result and still feel that we have something new and fresh to contribute to the metal scene! The lyrics focuses around the vast emptiness of space and the notion mankind sometimes have that we may not be alone, even on our own planet."

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Fission Streaming Two New Songs Online

Swedish metal band Fission, led by Borknagar frontman Andreas Hedlund (aka Vintersorg), has posted two new songs online from their upcoming album "Pain Parade". The songs "Pain Parade" and "Frequency Control (short version)" can be heard on the band's MySpace page.

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Fission Post "Pain Parade" Trailer Online

Sweden's FISSION, led by BORKNAGAR/VINTERSORG frontman Andreas Hedlund (aka Vintersorg), have issued the a trailer for their forthcoming album Pain Parade, due to be released via Aphotic Records (view here).

Tracklisting for Pain Parade is as follows: "Chains," "Frequency Control," "Dear Frenzy!," "Pain Parade," "Machination (The Kallocain Protocol)," "Collision And Collapse," "Earthquaker" and "Mekanisk är Själen."

The album is curretnly being mixed at Ballerina Audio with Nils Johanson (Vintersorg, NAGLFAR, TME). More...

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Fission Reveal "Pain Parade" Track Listing

FISSION, the collaboration between BORKNAGAR/VINTERSORG frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg) and VINTERSORG live session drummer Benny "Hägge" Hägglund, has finalized the track listing for its second album, "Pain Parade", due later in the year via Aphotic Records. The CD was mixed at Ballerina Audio with Nils Johansson (VINTERSORG, NAGLFAR, TME). According to a press release, "Pain Parade" will contain "eight brilliant songs that mix the most of [what] metal has to offer."

"Pain Parade" track listing is as follows:

01. Chains
02. Frequency Control
03. Dear Frenzy!
04. Pain Parade
05. Machination (The Kallocain Protocol)
06. Collision and Collapse
07. Earthquaker
08. Mekanisk Är Själen More...

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Fission Announce New Album Title

FISSION, the collaboration between BORKNAGAR/VINTERSORG frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg) and VINTERSORG live session drummer Benny "Hägge" Hägglund, has set "Pain Parade" as the title of its second album, due later in the year via Aphotic Records. The CD will be mixed beginning on February 1 at Ballerina Audio with Nils Johansson (VINTERSORG, NAGLFAR, TME). According to a press release, "Pain Parade" will contain "eight brilliant songs that mix the most of [what] metal has to offer."

FISSION's debut album, "Crater", was released in 2004 via Napalm Records.

According to Hedlund, FISSION's musical style can be described as "harsh and razor-sharp thrash metal, with a lot of melody and atmosphere. Some links can be made to bands like AT THE GATES — it has some of that melodism — but still has its very own identity. Vocally, the style switches between bone-chilling black-metal escapism, to soothing and calm voice-scapes, and the lethal dose of attitude in multiple parts are of course very present."

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Fission Signs To Aphotic Records

Swedish metalers Fission have signed to Aphotic Records. The album will start being recorded in late 2007. For now you can check out some of their material on their MySpace page.

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