May 122016

Melech_8d0Melech is a side project from Ricke and Karl of Swedish death metal band Pantokrator and exist as an additional creative outlet. All music is written and performed by Rickard, lyrics by Karl. ‘Mästarens väg’ is the first single and is released last week on May 6th. (International Pantokratorday). The song can be streamed and/or purchased on Bandcamp.

“This song goes out to our beloved brethren in Pantokrator, and all Pantokrator fans out there on this PD 2016.”

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May 062016

13139251_10154810795333294_2309705514364841599_n_1_2e2The Swedish death metal band Pantokrator is celebrating International Listen to Pantokrator Day (not a joke, a holiday celebrated by their fans on May 6) today by releasing a new music video for ‘Awesome God.’ The song is being released as a stand-alone single and is widely known and sung among Christians, the original made famous by the penman Rich Mullins. The video can be seen below.

“When we add all things to the equation of life we arrive at the indisputable conclusion that: Our God is a truly awesome God. This cover was recorded by request from a Slovakian friend, and the video was made by impulse during Easter 2016.” – Rickard Gustafsson (Drummer).

Pantokrator will play at our own festival (In honor of the 10th anniversary of our webzine), This will be their first show in Holland since 2007 (Dead & Alive Fest). festival will be held on June 18th. in the Naxt Stage, Almelo (NL). See poster below for line-up & details. Continue reading »

Mar 272016

Pantokrator band_2014Swedish death metal band Pantokrator have checked in with the following announcement:

“We in Pantokrator would like to wish you all a very happy Easter. This is our gift to you:  We celebrate the risen King by giving you our version of ‘Awesome God’ ( originally written by Rich Mullins, God rest his soul ) an Awesome song recorded for one of our most prominent funders.  If you want to bless us with a gift you are most welcome to donate through PayPal ( your blessings will help us in our work to complete the sanctuary.”

Recorded by Pantokrator at Tower recordings, choirs recorded at Luvehult records by Olof Eveborn. Mixed by Rickard Gustafsson. Choirs mixed by Olof Eveborn and Rickard Gustafsson. Mastered by Thomas “Plec” Johansson at The Panic Room.

The song can be streamed in the soundcloud player below. Continue reading »

Mar 252016

MSW_2016_b1fBritish Death/Doom Metal Band My Silent Wake (MSW) just released a new version of ‘And So it Comes to an End’. This is their first release with Simon Thomas Bibby (Seventh Angel/Firefly) on keys. Simon Bibby joined the band last September. Check out the video below.

The song comes of My Silent Wake‘s album “Damnatio Memoriae,” which has been released on April 10th. 2015 through House of Ashes Productions.

My Silent Wake latest effort “An Unbroken Threnody: 2005 – 2015” is a remastered compilation of some of the highlights from ten years of My Silent Wake and is released Feb. 8 on cd and digital through Stone Groove Records. Continue reading »

Jan 292015

Pantokrator band_2014Swedish death metal band Pantokrator recently released a lyric video for ‘The Madness of Nebuchadnezzar’. The song is taken from the re-release of the long out-of-print album “Aurum,” which is available now through Rottweiler Records. The re-release includes the bonus tracks ‘Leviathon’ and ‘The Initiation’. “Aurum” is their second full-length studio-album, originally released on June 20th. 2007 via Whirlwind Records. The video can be seen below.

Pantokrator‘s latest & long- awaited album “Incarnate” has been released Jan. 21th. 2014 via Rottweiler Records & Soundmass.. Continue reading »