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Jorn---Heavy Rock Radio

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from the press release:


One of the greatest rock singers of our time, Jorn Lande returns with a unique album of covers of classics from artists and bands that have meant something special to him, and helped forge this talented man's own unique style.

Through Jorn's extensive career, which includes more than 40 albums of mostly original songs, he has also recorded great versions of several rock classics such as Thin Lizzy's "Are You Ready", UFO's "On and On", Deep Purple's "Perfect Strangers", and many more. Jorn also recorded a successful Ronnie James Dio tribute album, released in 2010. Every song JORN covers is treated with the utmost respect and "Jorn-ized" accordingly. A good example is his heavy sounding version of "I Walk Alone", first released by Tarja Turunen (ex-Nightwish).

"Heavy Rock Radio" is not an ordinary album of cover songs, it is truly a songbook of hits. Featured – among others - are gr…

SUMMONED TIDE

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An Interview With Summoned Tide


Rickard Thelin - Guitar / Vocal
Jennifer Sikström - Bass / Vocal
Ryan O´Shea - Drums
Mikael Thelin - Guitar
Jimi Toivanen - Synth

Summoned Tide are a true metal band with a powerful and passion filled sound that will melt your face off. Hailing from Sweden, this is band is a power metal force to be reckoned with.  In a world of aging rock stars and metal cliches , Summoned Tide offers something fresh, young, and purely metal to the masses. They answered a few of my questions via social media. Check em out!

Who came up with the name?
Rickard did. He wanted something that would sound wide and broad yet controlled and captivating.
Your influences are certainly steeped in traditional metal but what new metal bands also inspire you?
We listen to about everything from death to classic from all over the world. Music is such a wonderful thing and different people from different countries got their own specialties which inspire us in some way. Some direct examples are ba…