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Enforcer

Formed: 2004
From: Arvika, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Enforcer News

Below is our complete Enforcer 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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Enforcer Posts "Regrets" Music Video

It's been more than 4 years but today Swedish metallers Enforcer finally unleash their fifth studio album Zenith via Nuclear Blast. To mark the occasion, the quartet is premiering the official music video for 'Regrets', an English adaption of Terminal's song "Zadnji Izlet." Check out the video, which was directed by Gustav Ohman Spjuth who also produced the "Die For The Devil" music video below.

Bass player Tobias Lindqvist comments, "'Regrets' was originally written for and performed by TERMINAL. It's a melancholic ballad with a strong chorus and felt like an interesting challenge to record with Enforcer."

Vocalist/guitarist Olof Wikstrand adds, "'Regrets' is by far the darkest song we have ever done. A real challenge to make it fit and to make it ours but eventually I'm really happy with how it came out." More...

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Enforcer Checks In From The Studio

Swedish metallers Enforcer will release of their highly anticipated new studio album "Zenith" on April 26th. Today, the band launched the first album trailer, in which Olof and Jonas update us from the studio. Watch the guys discuss the writing and recording process for "Zenith" below.

The tracklist racks up as follows:

1. Die For The Devil
2. Zenith Of The Black Sun
3. Searching For You
4. Regrets
5. The End Of A Universe
6. Sail On
7. One Thousand Years Of Darkness
8. Thunder And Hell
9. Forever We Worship The Dark
10. Ode To Death
Bonus Track (digital only)
11. To Another World

"Zenith" contains 10 brand new anthems, bringing not only classic tunes, but also fresh blood to the band's unique sound. In addition, guitarist Jonathan Nordwall debuts as new permament member of the group on the forthcoming record. Comments Olof Wikstrand on the new record, "Zenith is definitely the most ambitious project we ever engaged ourselves in. I think all together we spent over two and a half years to write, produce and record it all. We are super excited to finally get this one out to you all. Beware the 'Zenith Of The Black Sun'." More...

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Warbringer Fall North American Tour Announced

Warbringer and Enforcer will be joining forces for a fall North American tour. It's the second time the groups have teamed up for a co-headlining run (they did so in 2016).

Below's where that 54-date trek will hit: More...

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Enforcer Reveals New Album Details

It's been silent for a while now in the camp of Swedish metallers Enforcer - too silent! But now the quartet are pleased to announce their return, with their highly anticipated fifth studio album entitled "Zenith." The record will be unleashed on April 26th 2019 through Nuclear Blast Records - containing 10 brand new anthems, bringing not only classic tunes but also fresh blood to the band's unique sound. In addition, guitarist Jonathan Nordwall debuts as a new permanent member of the group on the forthcoming record.

Comments guitarist/vocalist Olof Wikstrand, "Zenith is definitely the most ambitious project we ever engaged ourselves in. I think all together we spent over two and a half years writing, producing and recording it all. We are super excited to finally get this one out to you all. Beware the 'Zenith Of The Black Sun'." More...

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Destruction Announces Tour With Flotsam & Jetsam

Iconic band Destruction is set to release new thrash metal hammer "Under Attack" on May 13th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band announced plans to hitt the road for a full European headlining tour this fall.

Destruction will join forces with U.S. thrash metal monsters Flotsam & Jetsam, the Swedish metal maniacs from Enforcer, and Brazil's Nervosa. Destruction mastermind Schmier states:

"I'm totally thrilled that we got this amazing package together, when you go on tour you wanna give the fans the best they deserve: Nervosa - for me the best extreme female metal band by far, Enforcer are my fave metal - outfit with this pure 80s touch and are back stronger than ever, we are old mates, finally we will tour together again! I can`t wait to see thrashers and metal heads united this autumn, to party, mosh & bang with us - oh yes, sometimes it`s really great to be a metal fan and play in a band - FUCK YEAH! See you ALL soon at the best party around!"

Flotsam & Jetsam comments: “This tour is going to be an absolute thrash fest! is honored to support the legendary Destruction, one of the strongest thrash bands to ever come out of Europe. We can’t think of anything better for this fall than getting back to our friends and fans in Europe for a month, hitting the stage and the streets with Schmier, Mike and Vaaver, the Enforcer crew, and Fernanda and the women of Nervosa, night after night. If that doesn’t sound like trouble, we don’t know what does!”

Enforcer adds: "Extremely excited to take a break in our new album process to go out on another European tour with our childhood heroes in Destruction and Flotsam & Jetsam. 100% total metal madness guaranteed! Don't miss out on the heaviest tour of the year." More...

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Swallow The Sun Announces North American Tour

After having a Dubai show cancelled, Swallow The Sun just checked in with this announcement about planning a new run of shows this coming fall / winter:

"We are very happy to announce a North America tour in Nov-Dec! Swallow the Sun will be supporting Dark Tranquillity with Enforcer and Starkill. Tickets on sale right here and more dates to be added soon." More...

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Enforcer Announces Latin American Tour

The Swedish heavy metal heroes from Enforcer are proud to announce their 2016 From Beyond Latin America tour!

The band will start the year with an extensive U.S. tour that launches on January 5th in New York City, followed by 23 dates across Latin America that will begin on February 21st in Mexico City and wrap up in Cali, Columbia on March 23rd. Full dates are available below.

"We are very excited to make our return to South America," the band commented. "After the killer USA/Canada run we have coming up, it will be a long trip but worth every minute to play for you. See you all very soon." More...

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Enforcer Posts "Stellar Plains" Video

Swedish quartet Enforcer will release the band's very first live DVD/CD package, called "Live By Fire," next week on November 20, 2015 via Nuclear Blast.

Today, the band reveals another appetizer clip: watch the video for new studio track, "Stellar Plains," in the player below. The previously posted video for "Scream Of The Savage" can also be seen at this location.

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Enforcer Posts "Scream Of The Savage" Live Clip

Two weeks are left until Swedish quartet Enforcer releases the band's very first live DVD/CD package, called "Live By Fire" (due out November 20, 2015 via Nuclear Blast).

Today, the band presents another appetizer clip online. Watch the "Scream Of The Savage" live video, recorded in Athens, in the YouTube player below.

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Enforcer Announces Live DVD/CD Release, New Video

Swedish new wave of traditional metal act Enforcer released a live clip for the track "Take Me Out of This Nightmare" (see player below). The clip is taken from the upcoming new live DVD/CD release "Live By Fire," which is set to drop via Nuclear Blast Records on November 20, 2015.

The release features performances captured from the band's performances in Japan and Greece in 2013. The track listing is as follows:

DVD: (Recorded @ Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo on October 20th, 2013)

1. Bells Of Hades
2. Death Rides This Night
3. Mesmerized By Fire
4. Katana
5. On The Loose
6. Scream Of The Savage
7. Take Me Out Of This Nightmare
8. Silent Hour/The Conjugation
9. Midnight Vice

CD (Recorded @ Kyttaro Club in Athens on January 24th, 2013)

1. Bells Of Hades
2. Death Rides This Night
3. Mistress From Hell
4. Mesmerized By Fire
5. Katana
6. Crystal Suite
7. Scream Of The Savage
8. Midnight Vice
9. Take Me Out Of This Nightmare
10. Take Me To Hell
11. Silent Hour/The Conjugation
12. Satan
13. Black Angel
14. Roll The Dice
15. Into The Night
16. Evil Attacker
17. Speak The Tongue Of Heathen Gods
18. Stellar Plains
19. Tyrants Of Our Generation More...

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Enforcer Releases New Music Video "Undying Evil"

Swedish traditional/speed metal act Enforcer released a new music video for the track "Undying Evil." The song appears on the latest album "From Beyond," which was issued back in February via Nuclear Blast Records.

Enforcer will embark on a North American tour this January with Warbringer, Cauldron and Exmortus. Confirmed dates and venues are as follows: More...

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Warbringer Announces Winter Tour

Southern California thrash metal five piece Warbringer is back in action after a few lineup changes and writing an album with plans to record in the fall. Today the band also announces a full North American tour in early 2016 with Enforcer and a South American Tour in July.

Warbringer Frontman John Kevill had this to say about the North American tour: "We are excited to announce the return of Warbringer to the road across North America. It looks to be a completely excellent lineup, with heavy metal warriors Enforcer and Cauldron, and longtime friends/total shredders Exmortus. Looking forward to firing up the engines again and getting back out there on the warpath, hell, it's about time!" More...

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Enforcer Streaming "Below The Slumber"

Swedish heavy metal foursome Enforcer will release new album "From Beyond" this coming Tuesday via Nuclear Blast. The fourth Enforcer record consists of ten new tracks; all produced, mixed, and mastered by the band itself.

Today the band has teamed up with Decibel Magazine's "Deciblog" for an exclusive premiere of the song "Below the Slumber." Check it out below. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Destroyer
2. Undying Evil
3. From Beyond
4. One With Fire
5. Below The Slumber
6. Hungry They Will Come
7. The Banshee
8. Farewell
9. Hell Will Follow
10. Mask Of Red Death More...

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Enforcer Posts "From Beyond" Title Track

Swedish heavy metal foursome Enforcer will release new album "From Beyond" on April 7th via Nuclear Blast.

The fourth Enforcer record consists of ten new tracks; all produced, mixed, and mastered by the band themselves. Today the title track "From Beyond" is available online and can be heard below, courtesy of Decibel Magazine. The full album's track listing is:

1. Destroyer
2. Undying Evil
3. From Beyond
4. One With Fire
5. Below The Slumber
6. Hungry They Will Come
7. The Banshee
8. Farewell
9. Hell Will Follow
10. Mask Of Red Death More...

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Enforcer Posts "Destroyer" Video

Swedish heavy metal foursome Enforcer will release upcoming new album "From Beyond" on February 27th (EU), March 2nd (UK), and April 7th (US) via Nuclear Blast. The fourth Enforcer record comprises ten new tracks, all produced, mixed and mastered by the band itself.

Today the band presents a video clip for the album opening track "Destroyer," which was shot in Arvika/Sweden and edited by Gustav Öhman Spjuth. Check it out below. The full album's track listing is:

1. Destroyer
2. Undying Evil
3. From Beyond
4. One with Fire
5. Below the Slumber
6. Hungry They Will Come
7. The Banshee
8. Farewell
9. Hell Will Follow
10. Mask of Red Death More...

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Enforcer Releases Preview Clip For "From Beyond"

Swedish traditional/speed metal act Enforcer posted a preview clip for the new album "From Beyond." The album is set for release on February 27th (EU), March 2nd (UK) and March 10th (USA) via Nuclear Blast Records.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Destroyer
2. Undying Evil (see lyric video here)
3. From Beyond
4. One with Fire
5. Below the Slumber
6. Hungry They Will Come
7. The Banshee
8. Farewell
9. Hell Will Follow
10. Mask of Red Death

Check out the preview clip here: More...

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Enforcer Posts "Undying Evil" Lyric Video

Swedish traditional/speed metal act Enforcer released a lyric video for the new track "Undying Evil."

The song will appear on the upcoming new release "From Beyond," the band's fourth full length studio effort. The album is set for release on February 27th (EU), March 2nd (UK) and March 10th (USA) via Nuclear Blast Records. The track listing is as follows:

1. Destroyer
2. Undying Evil
3. From Beyond
4. One with Fire
5. Below the Slumber
6. Hungry They Will Come
7. The Banshee
8. Farewell
9. Hell Will Follow
10. Mask of Red Death More...

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Enforcer Announces New Album "From Beyond"

Swedish traditional metal act Enforcer announced that the band's new release will be entitled "From Beyond." The album is set for release via Nuclear Blast Records on February 27th (EU), March 2nd (UK) and March 10th (USA).

The fourth full length effort will contain ten new songs, which was produced, mixed and mastered by the band members Olof and Jonas Wikstrand.

Vocalist/guitarist Olof Wikstrand commented: "'From Beyond' is faster, heavier, louder, darker and more viscous all at the same time without loosing a tiny bit of what Enforcer stands for. A fist in the face of all current trends and a stake through the throat of modernity. Total metal!"

"From Beyond" will be available in CD, digipak and vinyl and can be pre-ordered at this location. The track list is as follows:

1. Destroyer
2. Undying Evil
3. From Beyond
4. One With Fire
5. Below The Slumber
6. Hungry They Will Come
7. The Banshee
8. Farewell
9. Hell Will Follow
10. Mask Of Red Death More...

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Enforcer Announces New Shows

The Swedish speed metal maniacs from Enforcer just announced their return to the European roads for November.

Following the success of latest album "Death By Fire," the band will be playing a run of shows including the renowned Speedfest in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Commented vocalist & guitarist Olof Wikstrand: “In connection with the forthcoming European tour with Overkill, we can now announce that we will be doing a few extra selected headliner shows. These will also include longer and special sets.”

Dates are as follows:

16.11. NL Antwerpen - Kavka
17.11. D Eisenach - Alter Schlachthof
18.11. D Aalen - Rock It
19.11. D Trier - Ex House
20.11. IT Brescia - Circolo Colony
21.11. AT Dornbirn - Conrad Sohm
22.11. NL Eindhoven - Speedfest More...

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Overkill Announces European Tour

With the release of new album "White Devil Armory" scheduled for this summer, the New Jersey thrash metal veterans in Overkill now announce an extended European tour for October and November 2014.

Joining Overkill on tour will be L.A.-based metalheads Prong, Swedish speed youngsters and labelmates Enforcer, as well as Greek heavy metal outlet Darkology.

Commented Overkill vocalist Bobby Blitz: “We hit the European shores on October 30th of this year, with our White Devil Armory version of 'Killfest'. With us will be PRONG & ENFORCER. We look forward to banging out the new tunes, as well as some of the old school classics we have banged our heads to over these past 28 years of touring. Until then, Horns UP!“

"White Devil Armory" will be out on July 18th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. The effort was tracked at Gear Recording and mixed by Greg Reely, who also worked on 2012's "The Electric Age." See the band live: More...

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