Soilwork's The Ride Majestic Created Amid Tragedy
And in the first in a documentary series about the recording process, the singer reveals how difficult it was to create their 10th album. He says: "By the time we entered the studio in Stockholm in January, a member of the band had two deaths in his family, and another had a parent hospitalised with serious conditions."
A couple of weeks into recording Strid says he received a call from home telling him his grandmother didn't have long to live. He adds: "She was one of my best friends and always fell asleep to Soilwork. I decided to leave the studio and travel six hours south to say goodbye. It was one of my hardest journeys."
He continues: "Naturally, all of those tragic events had a huge impact on this record and the way we approached it. Death was more real than ever and we all channeled it into this record." Watch the video here.
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