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THE HELLACOPTERS – Sign With Nuclear Blast + Classic Album “Grande Rock” Available Digitally For The First Time!

Legendary Swedish high energy rock’n’roll band THE HELLACOPTERS has signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Records! To celebrate the new partnership, their classic third album, Grande Rock, from 1999 has been made available on digital services for the first time ever. Furthermore, the band has wrapped up the recording of a brand new HELLACOPTERSstudio album which will see the light of day in Spring 2022! Stay tuned for more updates!

Click here to listen to the album Grande Rock

Click here to listen to the single “The Devil Stole The Beat From The Lord“:

A remastered version of the vintage video clip for the smashing single and long-time fan-favorite “The Devil Stole The Beat From The Lord” (taken from “Grande Rock”) can be watched here:

THE HELLACOPTERS frontman Nicke Andersson comments:
The excitement levels are sky-high over here at camp Hellacopter. I know I said this was never gonna happen but I was wrong. Once in a blue moon that’s the case and not only do we have a brand new album ready to be unleashed upon you, dear disciples of the rock – we also have the immense pleasure of doing this together with the finest of folks at Nuclear Blast Records. Good times ahead indeed!

Jens Prüter, Head Of A&R Nuclear Blast Europe comments:
I was more than happy to see THE HELLACOPTERS again at their recent reunion shows. To quote Dave Grohl from an interview at the Australian Big Day Out Festival (where the band played with the FOO FIGHTERS and RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS): ‘The Hellacopters are amazing. They’re one of the best bands you’ve ever seen in your life. I’m telling you. It’s amazing.’ Of course, at the reunion shows, I asked the band if they would also do a new album, but I didn’t want to build my dreams up too high. But I guess dreams can come true. Special thanks to Nicke, Robert, Boba, Dregen, and their manager Patrick for giving Nuclear Blast the opportunity to work with THE HELLACOPTERS. The upcoming album proves that they are still amazing. I’m telling you.

THE HELLACOPTERS were formed in 1994 by Nicke Andersson (vocals and guitar), Andreas Tyrone “Dregen” Svensson (guitar), Kenny Håkansson (bass) and Robert Eriksson (drums). Andersson is renowned for his work in death metal band ENTOMBED and Dregen from his main band BACKYARD BABIES. Together with THE HIVESTHE HELLACOPTERS are considered one of the most important and influential Swedish rock bands – they achieved two Gold certifications, won the Swedish grammy and a Kerrang! award, and have amassed 100 million streams to date. The Hellacopters reunited in 2016 and have proven an unstoppable force ever since, performing at Sweden Rock Festival, Psycho Las Vegas, Download, Hellfest, Roskilde, Ilosaarirock, and many more.

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