Posts Tagged ‘Sister Sin’

Review by Jeff Maki
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Sister Sin had a fairly successful 13-year career, which saw the Swedish hard rockers sell thousands of records and play all over the world, including the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, where we interviewed vocalist Liv Sin (read here), who also stakes claim as one of Revolver’s “Hottest Chicks in Metal.” When Sister Sin unexpectedly called it quits in 2015, Liv Sin—the band—was born. And what a rebirth it is. Follow Me sees Liv transforming into full-on-metal, while channeling the classic sound from the late ’80s and early ’90s.

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Swedish metal goddess Liv Sin has released the video for “Immortal Sin” (f / Jyrki 69 from 69 Eyes) from her debut solo album Follow Me. The video can be seen inside. The classic Fight cover comes off of Liv’s recently released and hotly tipped debut solo album, Follow Me, which was produced by the duo of Stefan Kaufmann and Fitty Weinhold, who brought out more intense metal in me than I ever could imagine” Liv says. “These guys have been in the business and in this music for so long, so their experience really brought out the essence of our songs, for the better.” Watch it inside! (more…)

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Live Jagrell of Sister Sin performing on the Victory Stage during the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival – July 24, 2015 – Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, Va.

By now, you should have read our recent article on this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring Victory Stage artists’ responses to Slayer’s Kerry King’s now infamous comments. If not, we kindly direct you to it here. Well, old-school hard rockers Sister Sin played the Victory Stage and vocalist Liv Jagrell chimed in for us, albeit in a nicer way than the others. But the Mayhem controversy wasn’t all we discussed; there were also some things about her band, influences, her posing for publications and more. Here is the complete interview we conducted with the Swedish bombshell. (more…)

Tommy Sciro, left, and Joey Simpson of Kissing Candice

Tommy Sciro, left, and Joey Simpson of Kissing Candice

Molding an array of styles on its Victory Records debut album, Blind Until We Burn, Kissing Candice spent the summer promoting it by playing the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival’s Victory Records Stage. This year’s installment of the festival has been mired in controversy, started by festival co-founder Kevin Lyman and further stoked by Kerry King of Slayer, the festival’s headliner. Victory Records artists didn’t take too kindly to King calling the Victory Stage a “piece of shit record stage,” and as you may already have seen, Jungle Rot, Sister Sin and Kissing Candice all responded to King right here on Live Metal (Read here). Here is the interview we conducted with Kissing Candice in which the comments originated, along with the band discussing its diverse music style and fan base. (more…)

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2015 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Photos by Greg Maki. (more…)

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Madness and Mayhem: Is Kerry King the most hated man on Mayhem Festival? Victory Stage bands respond to his controversial comments.

At the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival’s July 24 stop at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia., we talked with members of Jungle Rot, Kissing Candice and Sister Sin, who all weighed in on the controversy involving Slayer guitarist Kerry King and festival co-founder Kevin Lyman. (more…)

Review by Greg Maki
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Sister Sin hails from Sweden, the hotbed of melodic death metal, but its primary influence comes from Hollywood, as if they cut their teeth in the same clubs along the Sunset Strip that spawned Mötley Crüe. Think the Crüe circa Too Fast for Love/Shout at the Devil with a touch of Motorhead’s grimier rock sound (made explicit by a cover of “Make My Day”), and you have Sister Sin. (more…)