On March 14, Project Alpha TV
conducted an interview with vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid
of Swedish metallers SOILWORK
at this year's Hammerfest
, which was held at Hafan y Mor Holiday Park, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire, Wales. You can now watch the chat below.
As previously reported, Dutch singer Floor Jansen
) joined SOILWORK
on stage last night (Friday, March 21) at Circus in Helsinki, Finland. The concert was filmed for SOILWORK
's first-ever live DVD, to be released later in the year.
The choice of location for the shoot of the first-ever SOILWORK
audiovisual live document was an easy one since Helsinki has always been a second home to the band. The venue itself, Circus, was just the right one to offer a full-on SOILWORK
The show marked SOILWORK
's only Scandinavian show of the spring.
The DVD is being produced by Jouni Markkanen
and directed by Ville Lipiäinen
, who also helmed the most recent NIGHTWISH
DVD, "Showtime, Storytime"
's ninth studio and first dual-disc album, "The Living Infinite"
, sold around 7,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release to enter The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 60. The effort also landed at No. 11 on the Independent Albums chart, and No. 2 on the Hard Music chart. "The Living Infinite"
entered the iTunes Metal Top Albums chart at No. 1 and was the No. 1 most added album on the CMJ
"The Living Infinite"
was produced by Jens Bogren
, AMON AMARTH
) and boasts artwork by MNEMIC
's Mircea Gabriel Eftemie
. The CD features Justin Sullivan
— lead singer of the English band NEW MODEL ARMY
— as a guest vocalist on the track "The Windswept Mercy"
and also marks the recording debut of longtime SOILWORK
touring guitarist David Andersson
(also of THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA
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