Hell yes...
Tamara Press (started by Daniel from Incision) will release on 23 of this month a huge nice 500 page book about Swedish Death Metal, containing a listing of about 900 bands, and many other information such as the fanzines that were active in those days, interviews of 30 of the most important characters in the Swedish Death Metal Scene including members from bands like Merciless, Grave, Dismember/Carnage, Treblinka/Tiamat... a huge number of pictures, etc...

All in all, A MUST for Swedish Death metal maniacs !!!!
The book is about 1,5 kg heavy and costs 50 Euro. 55 Outside Europe.

Release Party
An exclusive release party will be on the 26 of January at Kafé 44 in Stockholm. A party for invited OLD FARTS only. The flyier nicely claims "STRICTLY NO POSERS, HARDLY ANYONE UNDER 30 ALLOWED ENTRANCE" And will feature unique performances of Nirvana 2002, Grotesque and Internment.

For more info check the Tamara myspace.
Damn...


Source: myspace.com
 
Posted: 20.01.2007 by ylside



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ylside - 20.01.2007 at 21:41  
Seriously, this is awesome.
Dane Train - 20.01.2007 at 22:11  
Is there anyway for those of us living outside of Europe to buy it?
ylside - 20.01.2007 at 22:15  
Of course, to be more precise :

300 SEK for Sweden
50 Euro in Europe
55 Euro outside Europe. I guess it would give you something around 70 Dollars.

More info about ordering is available on the myspace link. Check it.
-tom- - 20.01.2007 at 23:05  
Thats one sexy line up for the release party. Though there are inevitable people under 30 who are die hard old school death fans that are gutted that they won't be allowed in fo no good reason.
ylside - 20.01.2007 at 23:24  
Indeed, and not every 30 year old, only on invitation and stuff. Of the whole "revival" spirit I have never thought of a Nirvana 2002 reunion ! Must be great.

Hopefully I live far enough to not regret being a 1987 born.
Bad English - 21.01.2007 at 02:07  
WoW Old Scool Swedish death metal are amazing I wanna get it but hope ist be in english not swedish
ylside - 21.01.2007 at 02:48  
I think it is in English, one won't advertise it worldwide if it wasn't. And some shown parts of the interviews from the book I read were in english. (check their myspace!!)
Opium Magnet - 21.01.2007 at 14:23  
I would certainly want to attend this... if only I were born earlier in life...
dancingdecember - 21.01.2007 at 15:47  
"Gather around metalheads - exit posers!"

i would love to have that book.swedish death forever
Muskot - 22.01.2007 at 01:24  
Am I the only one noticing the horrible cover? I mean, yes, Swedish death metal rules (we simply know how to do it good), but that is one horrifying cover. I know, it's the image, blah, blah, but they could at least have given it some class. =P
Opium Magnet - 22.01.2007 at 02:03  
Written by Guest on 22.01.2007 at 01:24

Am I the only one noticing the horrible cover? I mean, yes, Swedish death metal rules (we simply know how to do it good), but that is one horrifying cover. I know, it's the image, blah, blah, but they could at least have given it some class. =P

or "zazz"
Locke - 22.01.2007 at 10:24  
Unfortunately 70 dollars sounds a bit too expensive for a Yank like me.
Metal_Misstress - 23.01.2007 at 05:00  
Fuckin awesome. I'll be ordering this book.
Mega-Slayer - 23.01.2007 at 07:04  
I want the book,dont know if I wanna pay that much though,Hopefully Seance is mentioned,they have been my favorite latley,cant get enough of "Fornever Laid To Rest" it is a must have classic slab of death metal.
Nazeef - 12.06.2007 at 07:21  
Nice!! it's like a historical masterpiece!!
I've loved Swedish Death Metal through At The Gates, hope them illustrated too.
I'll wait for that book...
Darkside Momo - 17.08.2007 at 15:45  
Written by ylside on 21.01.2007 at 02:48

I think it is in English, one won't advertise it worldwide if it wasn't. And some shown parts of the interviews from the book I read were in english. (check their myspace!!)


Yes it's in english. And now, have you read it ? What do you think of it ?
A friend lend me his own, and I found it interesting, even if the author's appreciation of bands is a little black/white only sometimes... And I also liked the 100+ pages listing and commentaries on ALL (well, really closely) death bands from Sweden.

And about the release party, it must have been one hell of a drunken mess !
ylside - 17.08.2007 at 21:34  
Written by Darkside Momo on 17.08.2007 at 15:45

Written by ylside on 21.01.2007 at 02:48

I think it is in English, one won't advertise it worldwide if it wasn't. And some shown parts of the interviews from the book I read were in english. (check their myspace!!)


Yes it's in english. And now, have you read it ? What do you think of it ?
A friend lend me his own, and I found it interesting, even if the author's appreciation of bands is a little black/white only sometimes... And I also liked the 100+ pages listing and commentaries on ALL (well, really closely) death bands from Sweden.

And about the release party, it must have been one hell of a drunken mess !


Unfortunatly I'm thinking thinking of a way to order it from my country, things aren't easy when it comes to moving little pieces of paper from my country to another ...
Darkside Momo - 18.08.2007 at 10:31  
Written by ylside on 17.08.2007 at 21:34

Written by Darkside Momo on 17.08.2007 at 15:45

Written by ylside on 21.01.2007 at 02:48

I think it is in English, one won't advertise it worldwide if it wasn't. And some shown parts of the interviews from the book I read were in english. (check their myspace!!)


Yes it's in english. And now, have you read it ? What do you think of it ?
A friend lend me his own, and I found it interesting, even if the author's appreciation of bands is a little black/white only sometimes... And I also liked the 100+ pages listing and commentaries on ALL (well, really closely) death bands from Sweden.

And about the release party, it must have been one hell of a drunken mess !


Unfortunatly I'm thinking thinking of a way to order it from my country, things aren't easy when it comes to moving little pieces of paper from my country to another ...

Well, good luck and tell us when you got it. I think you'll find it interesting !

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