All Things Fallen – S/T

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Apr 262019

The thrill at hearing the organ run, bolstered by sawtoothed synths followed by the guitars, bass and drums crashing in is visceral. The guitars, at first glassy unleash a threatening growl before all is pulled back to foreground the voice. All Things Fallen is the brainchild of Markus Sigfridsson, guitarist for Sweden’s Darkwater, and on this album he also fills out the melodic progressive metal sound with contributions on bass, keyboards/programming and vocals. This is not a one man show; All Things Fallen benefits from the vocal talents of Erik Tordsson (End of September) and the rhythmic powerhouse that is Leo Margarit (Pain of Salvation) on drums.

The sound is full, melodic and powerful and the songwriters ponder the dystopian present, poignantly illustrated by the spoken word samples scattered throughout the songs. These spoken word samples appear well-researched, as they dialogue – in documentary-like fashion – with Tordsson’s lyrics. “Ex Nihilo” is a good example in this regard. Continue reading »

Apr 082019

The new Swedish melodic progressive metal project All Things Fallen will release their self titled debut album on May 1st 2019. The album will be available on CD, and digital.

Project started by Markus Sigfridsson in 2015. Markus Sigfridsson is a guitar player, songwriter and co-producer in bands like Darkwater, Harmony and 7days.

The idea to start All Things Fallen came from the need to get more of his music out in the public. Continue reading »

Dec 152014

harmony faceMarkus Sigfridsson, a very talented musician from Sweden is the lead guitarist in Darkwater, 7days and Harmony. His band Harmony recently released a new album “Theater of Redemption”. In the following interview, Markus talks about the new line-up, hobbies, key principles, biggest fear. and of course the new album and much more.

TMR: Hey Markus this is ‘The Metal Resource’ from Holland, how are things going there in Sweden?

Markus:: Things are going well thank you. We are enjoying the great response for the new album.

TMR: Could you Introduce yourself and the new line-up please. Continue reading »