News

June 16, 2016

 

Achievement award

 

I am very honored to recieve this award in the town where I lived and played music in my late teens, Surahammar. I will be at the ceremony to pick up the award on July 1. (Article in Swedish)

 

http://vlt.se/nyheter/hallstasura/1.3976113-hardrockare-arets-suring

August 24, 2016

 

Are You Ready To Rock MMXIV - Japan

 

Today sees the release of Eclipse cd Are You Ready To Rock MMXIV, in Japan. It includes the original album, the original european bonus tracks + two bonus tracks for Japan.

 

Japan bonus tracks:

Unbreakable (Original demo featuring Magnus Ulfstedt on drums)

How To Mend A Broken Heart (Original demo with different lyrics)

June 9, 2016

 

Thank you people at Sweden Rock Festival. What a crowd!

June 6, 2016

 

Sweden Rock Festival

 

In just a few days Eclipse will play at Sweden Rock Festival. This will be the first show for Eclipse at the festival.

May 10, 2016

 

Eclipse Down Under

 

Eclipse are ready to rock Melbourne, Australia, on May 14.

 

Eclipse will headline the Melodic Rock Fest at the Elephant & Wheelbarrow. This will be the first ever Eclipse show in Australia.

 

Other acts at the festival includes Paul Laine, White Widdow, BB Steal among others.

April 20, 2016

 

Norway Rock kick off

 

Ammunition will headline the Norway Rock Festival Kick Off party on April 22 at John Dee, Oslo. Opening act is Niterain.

March 30

 

Debaser Medis, Stockholm

 

In just a few days, on April 2, Eclipse will do a headline show at Debaser Medis in Stockholm. Special guest this evening is Tiamat. This is gonna be a night to remember.

April 4

 

Thank you Stockholm!!! You were amazing!

February 28, 2016

 

Thank you!

 

We are very proud of what we did. We coudn't have done it better. Unfortunately it didn't take us all the way. Thank you all for your support!!!

January 27, 2016

 

Live page update

 

The live page is updated for 2016. Confirmed shows with Eclipse and Ammunition. This upcoming weekend I will do two gigs with 80's rockers Sha-Boom in Helsingborg and Karlshamn, Sweden. More dates will be announced soon..

January 5, 2016

 

Ammunition 2016

 

I am happy to announce that I'm the new drummer for Ammunition. The band is fronted by singer Åge Sten Nielsen (ex-Wig Wam) and also includes Eclipse singer Erik Mårtensson on guitar.

 

We're gonna kickstart this year by playing at the Ice Rock Festival in Switzerland on January 9. More dates are booked for 2016. Stay tuned..

 

This will not affect Eclipse in any way.

February 27, 2016

 

Melodifestivalen

 

Tonight's the night! Eclipse needs all of

your help to get to the final. Votes can

only be made in Sweden.

But you need to vote vote vote...

 

You will love the new song Runaways,

and we're gonna kick some serious a**.

December 22, 2015

 

Eclipse in Finland in 2016

 

Eclipse is gearing up for yet another fantastic year. The latest addition for 2016 is two shows together with Jorn (NOR), Peer Günt (FIN) and headliner Scorpions (GER) in Finland.

 

Dates:

 

July 29 in Kaarina

July 30 in Tahko

 

This will be the third time for Eclipse to play in Finland. The latest show was at the South Park Festival in Tampere, 2015.

 

Already confirmed Eclipse dates for 2016 is Debaser Medis, Stockholm, on April 2, Sweden Rock Festival, Sölvesborg, on June 8

 

More dates will be announced soon.

December 4, 2015

 

Eclipse down under

 

Eclipse have been confirmed to headline the Melodic Rock festival in Melbourne, Australia, in May 2016.

 

This will be the first time for Eclipse to play in Australia.

 

Other bands on the bill is Mitch Malloy, Paul Laine and White Widdow, to name a few.

November 30, 2015

 

Eclipse announce Melodifestival and new drummer

 

I am pleased to announce that Eclipse have been selected to take part in the Melodifestivalen in Sweden.

Melodifestivalen is a Swedish TV show which selects the national artist who will represent the country in the Eurovision contest later in the year 2016.

Eclipse will therefore present the new song “Runaways” and they will appear on February 27th, 2016 in the show that will be broadcasted from Gävle.

 

Eclipse also announce the new drummer. Philip Crusner.

November 27, 2015

 

Eclipse plays Stockholm in 2016

 

Eclipse will play an exclusive headline show in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 2 2016. This will be the first show in Stockholm since March 2015. Secure your ticket at tickster.com.

 

September 25, 2015

 

New Grand Design video

 

Here's the new Grand Design video for the song Get Up N Love Someone. It's the third video taken from the latest CD Thrill Of The Night. The video was filmed on location at Rockland, Sala, Sweden, by Thomas Tjäder. Enjoy!

November 13, 2015

 

New project Nordic Union

 

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to present the self-titled debut album from NORDIC UNION, which is set for release on January 29, 2016.

 

NORDIC UNION is the name behind the new musical collaboration, built by Frontiers President Serafino Perugino, between singer Ronnie Atkins of the legendary Danish Hard Rock institution Pretty Maids and the up-and-coming Swedish songwriter and producer Erik Martensson of Eclipse and W.E.T fame.

 

 

NORDIC UNION:

- Ronnie Atkins: Lead & Background Vocals

- Erik Martensson: Lead Guitar, Bass, Keyboards and Background Vocals

- Magnus Ulfstedt: Drums

Guest Guitar Solos:

- Thomas Larsson, guitar solo on "Every Heartbest" & "Wide Awake"

- Fredrik Folkare, guitar solo on "Point Of No Return" & "Hypocrisy"

- Magnus Henriksson, guitar solo on "The War Has Begun"

 

Produced by Erik Martensson

November 18, 2015

 

Thank you Grand Design!

 

After being a member of Grand Design for 2,5 years I've decided to leave the band. Due to my tight schedule with Eclipse in the upcoming year I see no other option than to step out.

 

It was great playing with Grand Design and we did a great album, "Thrill Of The Night", in 2014. I wish the guys all the luck.

 

November 4, 2015

 

Ammunition in Spain

 

I will be joining norwegian band Ammunition on their tour of Spain. It is with a very short notice since their drummer got sick and couldn't finnish the tour.

 

The band includes Åge Sten Nielsen (ex-Wig Wam) on vocals, Hal Patino (ex-King Diamond) on bass and Eclipse singer Erik Mårtensson on guitar.

 

My first show with Ammunition is at Sala Boveda in Barcelona tomorrow.

August 17, 2015

 

Eclipse in USA 2016

 

Eclipse will play the Rock N Skull Festival,

Chicago, IL, US in October 2016.

 

This will be the second time for Eclipse in the US,

and the first time in support of the Armageddonize

album.

 

Other acts at this event includes Danger Danger,

Ammunition, Brighton Rock, Mitch Malloy,

House Of Lords and Grand Design.

August 19, 2015

 

Armageddonize European Tour

 

The second leg of the Armageddonize tour hits off on September 18 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Eclipse will run through countries like France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Austria and Netherlands. The band will also once again play in Italy and Switzerland.

 

Support band on this tour will be fellow swedish melodic rockers Reach.

July 21, 2015

 

Check out this great clip. Eclipse playing The Storm at Väsby Rock Festival 2015.

July 20, 2015

 

Thank you Väsby Rock Festival!!!

July 12, 2015

 

Väsby Rock Festival

 

In just a few days Eclipse will enter the main stage at Väsby Rock Festival. We are ready to rock! Are you?

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