Swallow The Sun

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Khemmis, Pathology and Swallow the Sun

November 5, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent pecks on some Decibel faves, moshy death dudes, and sullen Finnish doom metallers this week.

Q&A: Swallow The Sun’s Juha Raivio Is Blinded By The Light

June 3, 2019

Finnish doom-death metallers Swallow The Sun stare death in the face on new album, “When a Shadow Is Forced into the Light.” A Q&A with Juha Raivio.

Swallow the Sun Lyric Video Premiere: “Abandoned by the Light”

November 2, 2015

This week, get a sneak peek (okay, a nine-minute stare) at one of the crushing hymns from Songs III, “Abandoned by the Light.”

Eat Up: Swallow the Sun Interview and Lyric Videos from “Songs From the North I”

October 27, 2015

We asked keyboard player Aleksi Munter some questions about this stage in the band’s career, so stick around for what he had to say.  Also, be sure to check out the two videos Swallow the Sun have given us so far.

STREAMING: Swallow The Sun “Emerald Forest And The Blackbird”

August 31, 2012

We’ve been geeked on Finland’s answer to My Dying Bride since 2003 when the fearless Finns issued debut album, The Morning Never Came. Years and four full-lengths later—the latest of which is the subtle yet stunning Emerald Forest And The Blackbird—, we’re still nuts about Swallow The Sun. So much so, we pre-empted the album…

Aleksi Munter (Swallow The Sun) Interviewed

August 13, 2012

I’ve often felt STS songs are like album-form movies. At this point, where does the cinematic inspiration come from?Aleksi: Mainly Twin Peaks, it has always been an inspiration, especially to the songs musically, but also lyrically to some extent. On Hope we tried to go for The Shining-type of vibes, but in hindsight that could’ve…