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Scar Symmetry

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Scar Symmetry is a melodic death metal band from Avesta, Sweden formed in 2004. In addition to the typical melodic death metal aesthetics (numerous melodies and harmonies in the guitars, growling vocals, etc.), they incorporate synthesised sounds into their music. Their lyrics are themed towards astronomy, philosophy, mysticism and inner struggles.

The band's third album "Holographic Universe" was released on June 20, 2008. Following the release Read more on Last.fm

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 – Interviews, Photos, Setlists, Reviews – all our coverage is here

August 11th, 2013

Bloodstock Open Air 2013 on Thrash Hits

You know the drill by now. This is the Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page and this is where you’ll find some of the most comprehensive coverage of Bloodstock Open Air 2013 that you don’t have to pay for. It’s here!

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013: Scar Symmetry @ Second Stage – Friday, 09 August 2013

August 10th, 2013

Scar Symmetry at Bloodstock Open Air 2013 by Jenn McCambridge Thrash Hits

The lads in Scar Symmetry know their limits. They don’t try to force Roberth Karlsson into doing clean vocals, or insist Lars Palmqvist do anything other than provide the clean stuff. Nope, they came to Bloodstock Open Air 2013 to do what they do best – Scandinavian melo-power-death-whatsit metal.

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Sunday Slaylist: Happy birthday, Christian Älvestam

April 14th, 2013

Christian Älvestam promo photo Thrash Hits

Today is the 37th birthday of Christian Älvestam. What’s that? You don’t recognise the name of the vocalist of more than a dozen metal bands? Who’s done guest vocal spots for everyone from Bloodbath to Demon Hunter? The former frontman of Scar Symmetry? No? Well, in that case, this week’s Sunday Spotify Slaylist is going to be something of an education for you.

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Sunday Slaylist: Tech-Fest 2013

March 31st, 2013

Tech-Fest 2013 Thrash Hits

Earlier this week, the folks over in charge of Tech-Fest 2013 made their first line-up announcement – and they weren’t messing about. 25 bands, including all three major headline acts, were all covered in the first batch of names. That’s the kind of festival announcement we can get behind, and the kind that we’re making the subject of this week’s Sunday Spotify Slaylist.

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Tech-Fest announces the 25 bands of their 2013 line-up

March 25th, 2013

Tech-Fest 2013 Thrash Hits

Tech-Fest is returning to the UK for 2013, and blimey, they’ve gone and announced 25 bands as part of their first announcement. 

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Album: Scar Symmetry – The Unseen Empire

April 5th, 2011

Scar Symmetry
The Unseen Empire
Nuclear Blast
15 April 2011

by Tom Dare

Draw a line in the sand right here – The Unseen Empire marks the point at which Lars Palmqvist and Robert Karlsson step out from the not inconsiderable shadow of Christian Älvestam and take full, authoritative ownership of their roles in Scar Symmetry. If anything, the interplay between the impassioned, emotive but ballsy clean singing and the death growls is even more effective than the (admittedly brilliant) sole singer.
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