November 7, 2018 — While THE SPIRIT hail from Saarbrücken, Germany, they sound like they were born in the metal Mecca of Gothenburg, Sweden. It’s abundantly clear that DISSECTION are, by far, their main influence.
July 12, 2016 — In a surprise move, major label BMG has announced the acquisition of pioneering indie label The End Records. The acquisition includes the entire back catalogue as well as future releases.
June 29, 2011 — Tried and true warriors all know of the greatness of DISSECTION’s classic, The Somberlain, released in 1993. The album featured guitarist John Zwetsloot’s skills and knowledge in not only the composition of the songs but also in the classical guitar songs that he played throughout the album.
June 13, 2010 — Another day, another “supergroup” pops up and tries to catch your attention. Much like the “supergroup” of OV HELL (Shagarath, King, Frost), TRIDENT is comprised of members from excellent and established bands, namely axeman Johan Norman (ex-DISSECTION, SOULREAPER) and vocalist Tobias Sidegård (NECROPHOBIC).
February 19, 2010 — Swedish black-death heathens TRIDENT will release their debut album, World Destruction, on March 22, 2010 via Regain Records. Three blistering new tracks from the album - “Slaves To Anguish,” “World Destruction” and “Jaws of Satan” - are currently streaming on the band’s official MySpace page.
December 16, 2009 — After a lengthy legal battle with ex-members over the band name, GORGOROTH leader Infernus has unleashed Quantos Possunt Ad Satanitatem Trahunt by recruiting a few well known musicians for this project – vocalist Pest from back in the band, along with Frank Watkins (OBITUARY) and Tomas Asklund (ex-DISSECTION, DARK FUNERAL) to round out this super group of sorts.
August 24, 2006 — DISSECTION frontman Jon NÃ¶dtveidt, 31, was found dead from an apparent ritual suicide on Wednesday, August 16th at his apartment in HÃ¤sselby, Sweden. Reports stated that he was surrounded by a ring of lit candles, and had shot himself in the head.
July 25, 2006 — Swedish metal pioneers DISSECTION have cancelled their two scheduled appearances in North America. The band had two shows planned in North America this fall: Sept 1: Los Angeles (USA), House of Blues Sunset Strip Sept 6: New York City (USA), B.