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Grand Magus

    Janne (guitar/vocals), Fox (bass), and Iggy (drums) began playing together as Smack in their native Stockholm circa1996.By1999, new drummerTrisse had joined up and a couple of well-received three-song demos convinced the band to goproandadopt a new name in the year 2000. Theirchoice, Grand Magus, was actually much more fitting with their sonicidentity,whichconsisted of both '70s hard rock and stoner rock influences(what the band likes to call doom blues) and drew theattentionofRise Above label boss Lee Dorrian. At the beginning of 2001, they entered localDas Boot Studios with Dismemberdrum ...read more

    Janne (guitar/vocals), Fox (bass), and Iggy (drums) began playing together as Smack in their native Stockholm circa1996.By1999, new drummerTrisse had joined up and a couple of well-received three-song demos convinced the band to goproandadopt a new name in the year 2000. Theirchoice, Grand Magus, was actually much more fitting with their sonicidentity,whichconsisted of both '70s hard rock and stoner rock influences(what the band likes to call doom blues) and drew theattentionofRise Above label boss Lee Dorrian. At the beginning of 2001, they entered localDas Boot Studios with DismemberdrummerFredEstby acting as producer, emerging a few weeks later with a self-titled debut that was released in2001. Sincethen,GrandMagus have released four more full-lengths: Monument in 2003 (JVC); Wolf's Return in 2005 and Iron Will in2008(bothonCandlelight); and Hammer of the North in 2010 (Roadrunner). Along the way lead vocalist Janne changed his nametotheinitials J.B. and also begansinging for top Swedish stoner metal act Spiritual Beggars. « hide

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    LPs
    Sword Songs
    2016

    3.3
    29 Votes
    Triumph and Power
    2014

    3.6
    77 Votes
    The Hunt
    05/25/2012

    3.7
    62 Votes
    Hammer of the North
    2010

    3.8
    74 Votes
    Iron Will
    2008

    3.7
    69 Votes
    Wolf's Return
    2005

    3.5
    31 Votes
    Monument
    2003

    3.7
    29 Votes
    Grand Magus
    2001

    3.5
    27 Votes
    EPs
    Grand Magus (Demo)
    2000

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