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Heavy Load - Reunites

Legendary Swedish heavy metal maniacs Heavy Load are back for some shows. The band returns to the stage after 33 years of absence in 2018, with an epic and majestic stage production. The concerts will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of the band's first LP, Full Speed At High Level.


Apr. 28 - Keep It True XXI - Lauda-Königshofen, Germany
May 26 - Up The Hammers - Athens, Greece
Jun. 08 - Sweden Rock - Sölvesborg, Sweden

Due to a pact between the band and No Remorse Records, the legendary Heavy Load back catalogue will be made available again. The series of ultimate reissues will start with their last album Stronger Than Evil, and will continue back through their production. These first ever official reissues will be expanded with bonus tracks: some of these tracks have never been heard by the public before - demos, and songs recorded for the albums which had to be dropped due to the limited playing time on the LPs. In order to guarantee the best sound quality, the reissues have been remastered - by the Wahlquist brothers themselves - directly from the original analogue tapes, at the Atlantis Studio in Stockholm, which is one of the few studios that still have the capacity to handle recordings the old analogue way.

The date of the official re-release of Stronger Than Evil (1983) is set for January 26th, 2018. It will be available in digipak CD, jewel case CD, LP + CD package, limited edition box set and in digital download format. The reissue will contain 6 bonus tracks out of which 4 never have been available publicly before. Both the CD-versions and the LP-versions will contain very extensive booklets designed by the Wahlquist brothers themselves. The booklets will feature previously unpublished photos, as well as the band's memories and ideas about the songs. In fact, the CD-booklet will be in 32 pages and the LP-booklet will be in full LP-size. The rest of their four albums are soon to be re-released in similar ways.

Band profile: Heavy Load
Posted: 27.10.2017 by Bad English

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