HammerFall – More Than Just Built to Last
It’s been 7 long years since
HammerFall has toured North America. Their fans have
waited with patience and were rewarded with a
HammerFall/Delain co-headline tour. When I first saw
this tour pairing I knew that the show would be very special.
And judging by the large turnout, I wasn’t alone.
HammerFall has long been considered
one of the creators of the Gothenburg metal sound.
“Built to Last” is their tenth record in 20 years. And
from my perspective, the band took a small step backwards –
reclaiming elements of their root sound – in order to take
this amazing step forward. The result you ask?
“Built to Last” was a #1 record in the Swedish charts and the
#1 most added record in the US metal radio charts.
I sat down with bassist Fredrik
Larsson at Club Red in Mesa, AZ. Watch…