"some music was meant to stay underground..."


Formed: 1998
From: Gothenburg, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Mustasch News

Below is our complete Mustasch 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.

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Arsis Added To Indianapolis Metalfest II Lineup

Nuclear Blast USA Recording artist and death metal act Arsis is confirmed to appear at the Indianapolis Metal Fest II on September 26th and 27.

Arsis joins label mates Dew-Scented, Threat Signal, and Bleed the Sky for their first-ever appearance at what's being touted as the "fastest growing celebration of all things metal." In its second year, the Indianapolis Metal Fest is setting itself apart from other metal festivals by highlighting diverse bands from all metal genres.

2008 has proved to be busy and successful for the Virginia-based Arsis, which is arriving in Indianapolis fresh off their summer "Trash and Burn Tour" with Misery Signal, Darkest Hour, and Parkway Drive and will hit the road again in November on the "European MetalFest Tour" with Morbid Angel and Kataklysm through the end of the year. Arsis is performing and touring with material from their latest Nuclear Blast Release, "We are the Nightmare."

Joining Arsis, Dew-Scented, Threat Signal, and Bleed the Sky at the Indianapolis Metal Fest II will be national bands Kittie, Divine Heresy, Mustasch, The Absence, Ekotren, Woe of Tyrants, Demiricous, Shadowside (Brazil), Level-C, Wykked Wytch, Obszon Geschopf (France), Green Jelly, Into Eternity, Daylight Dies, Destrophy, Skeletonwitch, The Destro, Gates of Slumber, Gigan, Black Chapel, and a number of hand-picked artists and regional favorites.

The show will take place at Madame Walker Theater, located at 617 Indiana Avenue in Indianapolis. Two-day tickets are $30 in advance/$40 at the door. Tickets are available at indianapolismetalfest.com, www.myspace.com/indymetalfest or by phone at (888) 690-9875.

Tickets are also available locally at select retails locations listed below. More...

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Indianapolis Metal Fest Returns I September

Following a successful 2007 debut, the Indianapolis Metal Fest is returning this September 26 and 27 to prove itself as the Midwest's premiere metal festival.

The festival includes an assortment of headliner-status and personally-chosen unsigned artists, including three bands that will be making their U.S. debuts. Bands already confirmed are: Dew Scented, Kittie, Divine Heresy, Mustasch, Daylight Dies, Bleed The Sky, Into Eternity, Ekotren, Skeletonwitch, The Destro, Gigan (ex-Hate Eternal), Psyopus, Level-C, Obszon Geschopf, Black Chapel, Demiricous, Gates of Slumber, Threat Signal, and The Absence. In all, the festival will host 60 bands over the two days. More...

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Mustasch Announces More Tour Dates

Swedish metal band MUSTASCH has lined up loads of tour dates for the rest of this year. They are as follows:

07.12 Svedala(S)/ Sommar Rock
07.18 Bollnäs (S)/ Rock Weekend
07.19 Åland(S)/ Rock Off Festival
07.25 Kuopio(F)/ Kuopio Rock
07.26 Trelleborg(S)/ Palmrocken
07.31 Wacken(D)/ Wacken open air
08.01 Östersund(S)/ Storsjöyran
08.02 Karlskoga(S)/ Putte i Parken
08.08 Halmstad(S)/ B&B
08.09 Norberg(S)/ Norbergs Rocken
08.16 Dinkelsbuehl(D)/ Summer Breeze
09.04 Copenhagen (DK)/ The Rock
11.29 Stockholm (S)/ Arenan More...

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Mustasch Parts Ways With Guitarist

Swedish metal band Mustasch has parted ways with their guitarist of ten years. The band issued the following statement on their website:

After ten years as guitarist in Mustasch Hannes Hansson decides to leave the band. His last concert will be in Gothenburg, 25th of June at Liseberg. "It's been a fantastic period of ten years with the band, but now the band has grown so much with touring all over the world. It takes too much from my family and other things in life which I now want to put all my priority to", Hannes comments. Hannes Hansson leaving the band will not mean any changes in tourplans and Mustasch will keep on with a temporary replacer.

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Archer Confirmed For Sweden Rock Festival

Archer has performed with some of the biggest names in rock including, Heaven and Hell, Heart and Sevendust. The band is looking forward to sharing the stage at the Sweden Rock Festival (www.swedenrock.com) this summer alongside such metal giants as Judas Priest, Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Poison, RATT, Triumph, Saxon, Disturbed and many more as they return to Europe.

The Santa Cruz, CA-based power trio, who won "Best Local Band 2008" in the Metro Santa Cruz Goldies Awards, takes the stage on Saturday, June 7th, opening for some of the biggest names in the metal music genre. The Sweden Rock Festival is held in Norjeboke, in the tiny village of Norje which is situated in Sölvesborg in the western part of southern Sweden.

Archer’s debut album "Doom$day Profit$" is a "genuine tour-de-force, rich with powerful songs imbued with that essential combination of brain-burrowing melodies, ripping riffs, pulsing basslines, tsunami drums and grab-by-the-throat vocals." The band cites influences that include Ozzy and Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Metallica and other legendary names.

Here is the current lineup for the Sweden Rock Fest 2008, which takes place June 4th - 7th: More...

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Mustasch Confirmed For Wacken Open Air

The Wacken Open Air website has posted the following message online:

"Dear Metalheads, we are proud to confirm the swedish Mustasch as newest band in the W:O:A billing. Over the last years the band earned a lot of fame with their mixture of metal and hardrock. This year they will also perform in front of the W:O:A audience."

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Mustasch Gets "Best Hard Rock" Grammis Award

Swedish act Mustasch has been honored with the “Best Hard Rock” Grammis award, the Swedish version of the Grammy Awards, for its album “Latest Version of the Truth.”

The Gothenberg-based quartet was presented with the award by Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee at the awards ceremony on January 9 at Globen in Stockholm. Mustasch beat out tough competition in veteran bands like Candlemass, Clawfinger, Entombed, and Arch Enemy.

“It felt a lot more emotional and fantastic than we initially thought,” said vocalist/lead guitarist Ralf Gyllenhammar. “Before the Grammys we thought of it more as an industry meet or a public event where it doesn’t really affect us personally if we win or loose, but when Mikkey Dee announced us as winners it was almost like a blackout of joy! Can hardly remember what was said in the speech.”

A clip from the event is available on YouTube and embedded below. More...

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