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Evergrey’s Tom Englund on The MetalSucks Podcast #437


This week, Evergrey guitarist/vocalist Tom Englund is our guest! We discuss the huge number of songs he wrote and recorded during the pandemic, working on video game soundtracks (including the new Evil Dead game), how a musical director dictates their vision when creating music for any game, and making music on a day job schedule every week. We also discuss how he got fans to participate vocally on the band’s upcoming album A Heartless Portrait (The Orphan Testament), how Evergrey are planning to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the band, and updates on new albums from his other projects including Redemption and Silent Skies.

Petar, Brandon, and Sylvia also discuss Judas Priest getting inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Danzig stating that his current tour may be his last, at what age heavy music artists should call it a day, and Rob Zombie’s The Munsters being nearly 3 hours long.

Song: Evergrey “Save Us”

Song: Evergrey “Midwinter Calls”

Song: Jani Liimatanien “Breathing Divinity Featuring Bjorn “Speed” Strid

Thank you to our sponsor, Metal Blade Records, for their continued support!

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