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Now Hear This: Ett Dödens Maskineri | Det Svenska Hatet

I'm getting caught up on the good albums that have come out lately. Like this one.


THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “There’s no question that 2020 has been a year to forget. Rampant discrimination, racism, polarisation, global poverty, infectious disease, historical revisionism and deepening socio-economic divisions. When it comes to hatred, there are few rocks left to turn.

Hailing from the city of Falun in Sweden, Ett Dödens Maskineri are a band looking to change what it can by taking those responsible to task, drawing influence from the crust/death metal of cult Swedish acts Skitsystem, Disfear and Totalitär, along with the discordant anarchy of punk rock bands such as Asta Kask and Strebers.

As a follow-up to last year’s searing Sveriges Humanitära Ruiner EP, new album Det Svenska Hatet — translation: The Swedish Hatred — is the quartet’s sonic offering for the creation of a more empathetic and inclusive society. One worthy of celebration. Seeking to destroy Sweden’s ultra-right and stem the flow of racist rhetoric; fascist government and the transfusion of philosophies that’ve poisoned the common good, they know they’ve got their work cut out. Yet in that looming shadow of an Orwellian future, as new singles Låsta Dörrar and the title track Det Svenska Hatet demonstrate that if anger truly is an energy, Ett Dödens Maskineri’s music is an aural dystopia imbued with over 30 years of rage, sorrow and rectification.”