Åskväder release second studio album “Fenix”; announce new live-dates!

Electrifying garage rock outfit Åskväder launch their second studio album “Fenix”. Following the release of the Swede’s self titled debut from 2020, Åskväder returns with a set of 12 new tracks. Recorded live in studio, “Fenix” captures the essence of the band’s energetic and direct sound. Combining bluesy guitar licks with groovy rhythms, thundering bass lines, and catchy, melodic hooks, Åskväder’s new album brings straight forward, 90’s inspired Scandinavian garage rock to the modern day and age. 

Martin Gut from the band about the new album: 

“The name of the album came because we as a band in many ways hit a big bump in the road after the first album was released. Fenix is the sequel and is a symbol for rebirth. Covid struck and unfortunately we had some changes in our line up which put the band in a tough spot. However with new members and the absence of Covid we have preserved our sound and thoughts about music in general and the music itself has evolved with the contribution of the new members. The songs are recorded live this time, something that really puts a nice vibe to them, in the enriched Welfare Sounds which also has helped us reach our musical vision.”

Åskväder’s new album “Fenix” is released on The Sign Records. The album is out on all streaming platforms March 25. The CD and vinyl version is set for release in May and can be pre-ordered now. ”Fenix” was recorded and produced by Åskväder, Kalle Lilja and Per Stålberg. The album was mixed by Kalle Lilja and Per Stålberg at Welfare Sounds Studio, and mastered by Magnus Lindberg at Redmount Studios.

Besides the new album, Åskväder is also announcing new live dates:

25/3 Göteborg – Fyrens Ölkafe 

29/3 Malaga – Velvet Club

30/3 Granada – Rocknrolla

31/3 Baeza – Café Teatro Central 

1/4 Dalis-Almeria – Pub J&G

2/4 Caravaca De La Cruz – La Capellania Festival Punknroll

6/5 Motala – Bomber Bar 

7/5 Stockholm – Harry B James 

1/6 Aalborg – 1000Fryd 

2/6 Osnabrück – Zur Heimat

3/6 Berlin – Wild At Heart

4/6 Hamburg – Astra Strube 

5/6 Asendorf – Break Out 

Tracklist:

  1. Blurry Lines
  2. When We Fall
  3. Let You Down
  4. Old Friend
  5. Claptrap
  6. Head Home
  7. Zealot
  8. Nightcap
  9. Preach for Me
  10. Deadlock
  11. Reap What You Sow
  12. Run out of Time

Åskväder are:
Albin Sörensson – Lead vocals
Martin Gut – Guitar, vocals
Kammo Olayvar – Bass
August Waernelius – Drums

For more info visit:


https://www.facebook.com/askvaderband

https://www.instagram.com/askvaderband/

https://askvader.bandcamp.com/

https://www.facebook.com/thesignrecords

http://thesignrecords.com

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