Katatonia Lose Drummer


Drummer Daniel Liljekvist has departed Swedish rockers Katatonia. He explained his exit in a statement: “I’ve been thinking about this for the last couple of months and I’ve come to the sad conclusion that I have to leave the band. It’s got nothing to do with ‘difference in views’ or any other bullshit. I just […]

Katatonia Part With Sodomizer


I have no idea if guitarist Per Eriksson is, as his nickname would indicate, a “Sodomizer,” but I wouldn’t be surprised if he were. Aren’t we all? “It has been some time coming but guitarist Per ‘Sodomizer’ Eriksson and Katatonia have now mutually agreed to part ways,” says a statement. “Per joined the band in […]

Review: Devin Townsend Project Rocks Rabid Melbourne Crowd

Devin Townsend

Hey guys, sorry it’s been a while. Just a quick update: I’ve been busy as fuck with university and writing, which I’m sure a lot of you will understand. With final exams coming up, I won’t have too much time to write articles for GSA, but I will do them! Just less frequently. Fret not, […]

Cult Of Luna Releasing Vertikal II

Cult of Luna

And they’re releasing it next month. Yes, friends — Cult of Luna have announced that on September 17, they’ll release Vertikal II through Density Records. The 4-track release contains over 30 minutes of music and is available to pre-order here. The Swedish band released their sixth full-length album Vertikal in January. This fall, Cult of […]

Katatonia Releasing Dethroned & Uncrowned This September


That’s right, you awesome individuals. Katatonia’s crowd-funded new LP Dethroned & Uncrowned will see a September 10 release in North America on Kscope. Pre-order the fucker here. Why the need for crowd-funding if they’re doing pre-orders anyway…with a label? The album’s basically the band’s reimagining of its Dead End Kings release. “The synopsis is simple […]

Katatonia, Cult Of Luna Tour Confirmed


It’s legit, folks! Find the official dates for the upcoming Katatonia and Cult of Luna tour — which was just confirmed moments ago — at the end of this post. Yes, folks. This fucking tour will kick major ass. The “Uncrowned & Vertikal Tour” which feature Katatonia, Cult Of Luna, Intronaut and TesseracT. It’s a […]

Katatonia, Cult Of Luna Tour In The Works?

Cult of Luna

Yes sir. ThePRP claims such a tour is being planned. Not only will Katatonia and Cult Of Luna hook up for a trek of North Amerca, they’ll be bringing Intronaut and TesseracT with ‘em. The tour will travel under the “Uncrowned & Vertikal” banner. The tour will be going down this fall, with dates to […]

Guest Column: A Record You Need To Hear By Dan Swanö

Guest Column

You no doubt recognize the name Dan Swanö. The man’s known as an audio arbiter, and has worked on albums by bands like Bloodbath, Opeth, Marduk, Katatonia, Dark Funeral, and Dissection. Long story short, Swanö’s got an ear, and he’s checked in this week with a guest column, espousing an album he thinks you need […]

Katatonia Releasing Reworked Version Of Last LP

Dethroned and Uncrowned

Good Monday, my ninjas. It’s a new week, meaning possibilities abound. So why not start this week off with a little Katatonia news? More than a year after releasing their phenomenal ninth studio opus Dead End Kings, Sweden’s Katatonia will return — with their first release on Kscope. Called Dethroned And Uncrowned, the album will […]

Wisdom Of Crowds Post New Tune Online

Wisdom of Crowds

Jonas Renkse, who fronts Katatonia, has a new side project with a dude in something called The Pineapple Thief. Today, that collaboration released its first sampling of music. Renkse and Bruce Soord’s new tune is streaming at the end of this post. Called Wisdom of Crowds, the band’s new album is in stores now. Originally […]