Tribulation in the flesh. Live on stage. In front of a seated audience. At one of Stockholm’s oldest and most storied venues. Normally, this would be unceremonious, but for Alive & Dead At Södra Teatern, Tribulation‘s first live album, it was an event to behold, for the monsters were let out of their cages to run wild as the Swedes imparted death metal of distinction across two fearsome sets. Invited by ex-Nirvana 2002 vocalist and curator Orvar Säfström, who also bedeviled the audience as master of ceremonies, Tribulation treated their besuited Swedish legions to unrivaled dark magic at their first-ever Södra Teatern (Southern Theatre) main hall gig.
“As the title suggests, we left shore and headed into uncharted waters with this one, and it ended up being one of the most Romantic and Gothic songs to-date. We actually almost scratched it completely before we got through the recording! Luckily the stars aligned, we mustered through it and made it work! As if heading into uncharted territory wasn’t enough, it was also the first – and so far only – time we’ve played the song live. We’re all glad we did since it’s a song that we’ve had requested countless times since the release of ‘Down Below’, and now everyone who so wishes can partake in that very performance – and who knows, we might play it again. Don’t you hear the distant howling of the wolf?”
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