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Meet Akani, Featuring Current and Former Members of At the Gates, Entombed, Soilwork, and Merauder


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Did this month’s new offerings from Devil You Know and Killer Be Killed fail to satiate your appetite for supergroups? Well, feast on this, motherfuckers: the band is called Akani, and they count amongst their members vocalist Jorge Rosado (Merauder), guitarists Anders Björler  (At the Gates, ex-The Haunted) and Daniel Antonsson (Dimension Zero, ex-Soilwork, ex-Dark Tranquillity), bassist Victor Brandt (Entombed, ex-Satyricon) and drummer Anders Lowgren (Dead Reprise). That line-up certainly suggests quality, and based on the band’s newly-released song “Who’s to Blame?”, it seems safe to say fans ain’t gonna be disappointed. I can’t foresee anyone who likes the members’ other bands being down on this larger-than-life, anthemic Swedecore tune. Listen:

“Who’s to Blame?” will appear on Akani’s four-track 7″, Santa Muerte, which is scheduled for a May release via Demons Run Amok Records.

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