Dan Swanö

Dan Swanö on STEEL, the Short-Lived Supergroup With Members of Opeth and Edge of Sanity

February 16, 2022

Producer legend Dan Swanö tells the story of Steel, the obscure heavy metal supergroup he formed with Opeth members during the recording of their Morningrise LP.

Track Premiere: Mother Of Graves “The Urn”

November 2, 2020

Indianapolis-based upstarts Mother of Graves stream new track “The Urn” at Decibel! Only (melodic and depressive) death is real!

Album Stream: Cast the Stone “Empyrean Atrophy” & Q&A With Mark Kloeppel

August 30, 2018

American underground death metal supergroup Cast The Stone meld different schools of Swedish death metal to form new EP, Empyrean Atrophy.

Full EP Stream: Sentient Horror – ‘The Crypts Below’

March 28, 2018

Sentient Horror once again lead old-school Swedeath fans through a Lovecraftian pathway between New Jersey and Stockholm on their new EP, The Crypts Below.

Dan Swanö (Witherscape) interviewed

October 7, 2013

** My interview with Dan Swanö appeared in Decibel, but decided the long-form version of my chat with the omnipresent Swanö would best read out in its entirety. Why am I talking to Swanö? He’s the lead man (well, half) of new project Witherscape. The group’s new album is The Inheritance, which is available now…

Dan Swanö’s Kimono Opens

January 3, 2011

Back when time was kept on watches and not phones (i.e., the period shortly after the demise of the trilobites) Swede Dan Swanö was producing records by Opeth, Katatonia, 59 Times the Pain, Millencolin, Coercion, and bunch of other “nobodies”. Decibel got a peek at Mr. Swanö’s “studio guestbook” when we inducted Katatonia’s Brave Murder…