Tag Archives: Björn “Speed” Strid

Night Flight Orchestra return with “Midnight Flyer”

Posted by on March 23, 2017

If you were to think of what a band that included members of Soilwork and Arch Enemy would sound like, Night Flight Orchestra isn’t the band that you’d probably envision. Featuring Soilwork’s Bjorn “Speed” Strid on vocals, the band’s got a full-on ’70s and ’80s hard rock worship thing going on. It’s commercial and super hooky […]

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Earthside premieres new song feat. Soilwork’s Björn Strid

Posted by on October 12, 2015

Earthside has premiered a new song called “Crater”, featuring Soilwork singer Björn Strid, via Yahoo! Music. The song appears on the band’s debut album, A Dream in Static, out October 23.

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Criminally Slept-On: Soilwork

Posted by on August 14, 2015

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. Without a doubt, Soilwork is one of the most celebrated acts in the history of Scandinavian metal. From their early death/thrash leanings, through their evolution into the territory of melodic death metal, to […]

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Night Flight Orchestra release rock-tastic new song

Posted by on March 17, 2015

When Metal Sucks wrote about the a new Night Flight Orchestra song, they said that no one else was going to write about the  band. Wrong! Featuring  Soilwork’s Bjorn “Speed” Strid and Arch Enemy’s Sharlee D’Angelo, the band are, as we refer to them here at Metal Insider headquarters, “maximum dadcore.” Owing a debt not to […]

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Soilwork preview new song

Posted by on February 3, 2015

Soilwork is in the process of recording a new album, and from the sound of it, they’re making pretty solid progress. Via a posting on Toontrack’s Facebook page, drummer Dirk Verbeuren and vocalist Bjorn “Speed” Strid show off a snippet of a new track using software from Toontrack. They seem pretty psyched about the software, which […]

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Disarmonia Mundi releases ‘making of’ videos for 10th anniversary of second album

Posted by on July 29, 2014

2004 was a huge year for metal, with a lot of big-name releases and bands breaking into the mainstream. One album that flew very far under the radar that year was Fragments of D-Generation, the second album from Italian melodic death metal group Disarmonia Mundi. The band includes vocalist Claudio Ravinale and multi-instrumentalist/producer Ettore Rigotti, and […]

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Soilwork’s Björn ‘Speed’ Strid suffers back injury, cancels festival appearance

Posted by on July 9, 2014

In an unfortunate turn of events, Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork had to cancel their July 11th appearance at Rockharz Open Air Festival in Ballenstedt, Germany. Singer Björn ‘Speed’ Strid suffered a serious back injury while, and needs to take the time off to recover. Unable to really even sit or walk, he could […]

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Sonic Syndicate premiere new video with Soilwork singer

Posted by on June 9, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/WjTPG7q3AR8[/youtube] Sonic Syndicate has had a rough few years. Their 2010 album, We Rule the Night, received very mixed reviews, with many criticizing it for being a heavily commercialized album. Amidst these reviews, founding vocalist Richard Sjunnesson left the band to form The Unguided, an offshoot project that quickly added other members of Sonic Syndicate, […]

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Singer Björn “Speed” Strid Discusses Soilwork’s Most Collaborative And Ambitious Effort To Date

Posted by on April 12, 2013

Soilwork had lots to celebrate last month. That’s because the group’s double album The Living Infinite not only cracked the top 60 in its first week, but also marked the Swedish metal group’s best debut ever. Yet singer Björn “Speed” Strid isn’t letting himself rest to enjoy the victory, as Soilwork continue on with an […]

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Start Your Tuesday Off With Some New Soilwork

Posted by on December 18, 2012

We’ve known for a while that the ninth album from Soilwork would be a double album called The Living Infinite. And last night, the band premiered a track from the album on Swedish radio station Bandit Rock. “Spectrum of Eternity” leads off the first disc, and explodes out of the gate. It’s everything you’d expect from […]

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