Posts Tagged ‘Sweden’

So for years people have been asking me if I will ever get someone from The Hellacopters on the show since the name of the zine I started in 1998 and this podcast I started in 2007 was named after one of their songs. Well, my friends, it finally happened and it’s awesome! I got The Hellacopters’ drummer, Robert Eriksson, on to have a chat about all things ‘Copters and the like in this two hour spectacular of radness. The Hellacopters mean so much to a lot of people, myself included, and so Robert coming on this show was pretty darn special for me. I have featured interviews with both Nicke Andersson (vocals / guitars) and Robert at separate times in the zine in the past and they were on the cover of the very first issue, but many years have passed since those zine days and The Hellacopters have reformed and the people have been more than excited. Is it just a reunion? Will there be more shows? New albums? What is coming next? Well I made sure to ask Robert all about those hot topics and it’s all here. We start from his beginnings, how the band formed, their unfortunate demise in 1998, to their reunion shows happening this year. It’s a great chat and I think you’re going to love it. Listen right now by clicking on THIS LINK. If you want to stay in the loop with all things Long Gone Loser, subscribe by clicking on the link over there on the left side of the page. Thank you for listening.

All music by The Hellacopters (of course).



Please welcome back to the show, Entombed A.D. vocalist, LG Petrov. For those who haven’t been following the show, LG came on the show around a year ago right before the release of Dead Dawn (you can hear that interview right here) and now he returns to the LGL Show as he is excited to be heading down under for a tour in May thanks to the fine folk at Hardline Media. Heaps good! You can listen in to this interview right now by clicking on THIS LINK.

Music by Entombed. And why not?

Catch the band on their Australian tour this May!


This week’s interview is a fun chat with Millencolin bassist and singer, Nikola Sarcevic, as we talk about such things as the key to staying together as a band for over 20 years with the same line-up, broken bones on tour, sharing the stage with a living legend, and how Refused played a bigger part in the Swedish music scene than one would believe. There’s tour stories and the whole kit and kaboodle and whether you’re a fan of Millencolin, or they’re unknown to your ears, you can listen in right now by clicking on THIS LINK. (more…)


Entombed A.D.

This week’s episode is an all exclusive interview with vocalist LG Petrov of Sweden’s very own death metal legends, ENTOMBED A.D., hot on the heels of their brand new album, Dead Dawn, which comes out February 26th through Century Media. In this interview LG talks about meeting drummer and Hellacopters frontman, Nicke Andersson and forming the band Nihilist, discovering rock music and incorporating it into their style, Motorhead, Scandinavian black metal, recording their new album, and heaps more. This show is an hour long and is sure to please any fan of Entombed so have a listen right now by clicking on THIS LINK. (more…)


Episode 20

This week the gang have a special guest with us as Anna from the Swedish metal magazine, Close-Up Magazine, joins us to chat about all things Swedish and Scandinavian. Every band featured this week is from Scandinavia and it’s all awesome. We showcase new bands, old classics and the ones that you probably forgot about. You can tune in now by clicking this link.

Enjoy tunes by:
Backyard Babies
Satanic Surfers
The Hellacopters
Sahara Hotnights
Hanoi Rocks
Electric Boys
Roxie 77
Imperial State Electric

You can follow LGL on Instagram at: @longgoneloser
You can follow Anna on Instagram at: @annajennyelisabet
You can follow Craig on Instagram at: @666craigmetal
You can follow Peta on Instagram at: @petatron


Episode 8 and 9

So here we go again with a huge double episode for you. So what happened to last week’s show? All is explained in this week’s episode. This time we travel to all corners of the world to bring you an amazing bunch of songs. There’s rants, travel stories, and all round good times and even a few prank calls by the mighty Touch-Tone Terrorists. Craig, Michele and Damo have managed to dish up 3 of the most hilarious hours of your life. Listen to it now right here at this link (or right click and save as for the mp3) and enjoy! This one is fun fun fun!

Enjoy tunes by:
Gooch Palms
The Royal Beat Conspiracy
Rival Sons
The Dirtbombs
The Mansfields
Naked City
3 Headed Dog
Alkaline Trio
Andrew WK
The Wildhearts
Dear Landlord
The Yo-Yo’s
The Sonics
The Victims

The documentary we discuss on the podcast…

I was going through my old video tapes and stumbled across this. After re-watching this I knew I had to upload it for all to see. Right here we have a classic interview with Nicke and Boba from Sweden’s greatest rock n roll band, The Hellacopters, being interview by Australian Idol host, Andy G. Why do you need to see this interview? Because it’s funny. It’s quite clear that Andy G doesn’t really know a lot about rock n roll besides seeing KISS in concert. But I have met dudes who have 6 year old kids who like KISS too so it doesn’t really count. Anyway, this interview shows a very disinterested Nicke and Boba be subjected to questions about the weather and why they chose to see an AC/DC video. Seriously. This is quality journalism. Not that I am any better but there’s so much to the Hellacopters history that could be spoken about. Either way, click, watch, laugh and share.

Andy G: “Why AC/DC?”
Nicke: “Why? Cos it’s good?”

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