This was going to be an interview filled with positive vibes and let us get to know...
We are going on a 43 date (if I remember correctly) tour in Europe and if we survive that we will survive anything, ha ha ha. It’s more physical to be a singer or a drummer so I sit tight and play my guitar. We’ll carry on, two more albums are signed for so in four years we have to take a decision for the future.
When we´re on festivals I try to go see new/younger bands, but I can´t say that I am up to date with the scene.
That I blame my father, he got me hooked to that when I was a kid. He had a shit load of albums! From jazz to irish folk stuff, and Beatles, Elvis…
Having been a key member of Uriah Heep more than 30 years; a solo career was not...
The Swedish/American/Brazilian band NorthTale consists of Christian Eriksson (vocals), Mikael T Planefeldt (bass), Patrick Johansson (drums), Jimmy...
I played with Max Martin in the band It’s Alive, Jocke Björkegren (guitar) says. Max was one of the songwriters and to be honest Leila K is a rock star, one of the few we have in Sweden. Both Max and she are great personalities.
The mastermind in Manimal is Henrik and he is grown up with the old bands that’s inspires us all so in the end every one in the band add something to the final result.
Yeah, it’s a bit of a struggle – and had we all been 25 and single, we probably would have been out a lot more, but no. We don’t do that many shows, we choose carefully and say no. That way we can keep the spark and have fun – and never feel like ”this is just another day at work”
-The new album is called ”Icebreaker” and we really want to break the ice and reach out to a wide metal audience, as well as a big commercial audience.
Not a chance, definitely not. I have to say that I’m very lucky in many ways, doing the right thing from the beginning and my voice has worked for all these years.
At the Sabaton Open Air Festival this year, I had the chance to sit down with Brothers...
I have to say two. John Bonham (Led Zeppelin) and Keith Moon (The Who). The reason why is that I like Bonham for his technique and Moon for his absolute madness on the stage.
Interview – Christian Liljegren (Narnia) – Personally I think that we never have played and sang better
The list can get very long. If you run a band like Narnia it requires a lot of resources and knowledge in many levels and we are happy that we in the band have most of the knowledge about what services to get to keep this ship rolling on.
Then KISS were support of Whitesnake. Apparently, it wasn’t easy for them to be just a support – as they were used to a big success in US. I heard from my tour manager, from our road crew that things were getting rough backstage… But that’s life – the tables turn. And it happens in everyone’s career. I mean – Jesus, Metallica was opening for Vandenberg! And now I would be happy to open for them.
We usually have concepts behind our albums so that bit wasn’t new to us but having a sort of narrative curve with a beginning, middle and end to relate to during the writing was something we had not done before.