The band originates from Sweden. The first name suggestions of the band was in Swedish, “Tung Död“ or “Den Tunga Döden“ or in Old Norse “Þungr Dauði“. But the final band name became in English words, HEAVYDEATH. Formed in 2013 by Nicklas Rudolfsson (Runemagick, The Funeral Orchestra) and Johan Bäckman (Necrocurse, Rapid Terrör). Many demo sessions were recorded of varying quality during 2013-2014. Most of the recordings have been released on cassette by the band and/or Caligari Records and digitally on the band’s bandcamp page. During the summer of 2014 Daniel Moilanen (Runemagick, Katatonia) joined the band. The debut full length album “Eternal Sleepwalker“ was recorded July 2014. Released on LP/CD in March 2015 by Svart Records and MC by Tape Worship Records. HEAVYDEATH entered the stage for the first time at the Mörkaste Småland Festival in Sweden, September 2015. The band has only made a few appearances since then like Inferno Festival i Norway 2017. In 2016 the band recorded the 2nd full length album “In Circles We Die“. Released in November 2016 on DLP – Iron Bonehead Productions, CD – Aftermath Music, MC – Flowing Downwards and streaming/download at HEAVYDEATH.
In Circles We Die – DLP/CD/MC 2016 (Iron Bonehead Productions, Aftermath Music, Flowing Downwards) Eternal Sleepwalker – LP/CD/MC 2015 (Svart Records, Tape Worship Records) Full discography with EP’s, singles and demos visit heavydeath.com
Johan Bäckman – bass Daniel Moilanen – drums Nicklas Rudolfsson – guitar, voice Daniel Moilanen plays TAMA Drums, MEINL Cymbals, Evans Drumheads and ProMark Drumsticks exclusively