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Grand Magus

Janne (guitar/vocals), Fox (bass), and Iggy (drums) began playing together as Smack in their native Stockholm circa 1996.By1999, new drummerTrisse had joined up and a couple of well-received three-song demos convinced the band to go proandadopt a new name in the year 2000. Theirchoice, Grand Magus, was actually much more fitting with their sonic identity,whichconsisted of both '70s hard rock and stoner rock influences(what the band likes to call doom blues) and drew the attentionofRise Above label boss Lee Dorrian. At the beginning of 2001, they entered localDas Boot Studios with Dismember ...read more

Janne (guitar/vocals), Fox (bass), and Iggy (drums) began playing together as Smack in their native Stockholm circa 1996.By1999, new drummerTrisse had joined up and a couple of well-received three-song demos convinced the band to go proandadopt a new name in the year 2000. Theirchoice, Grand Magus, was actually much more fitting with their sonic identity,whichconsisted of both '70s hard rock and stoner rock influences(what the band likes to call doom blues) and drew the attentionofRise Above label boss Lee Dorrian. At the beginning of 2001, they entered localDas Boot Studios with Dismember drummerFredEstby acting as producer, emerging a few weeks later with a self-titled debut that was released in2001. Since then,GrandMagus have released four more full-lengths: Monument in 2003 (JVC); Wolf's Return in 2005 and Iron Will in 2008(bothonCandlelight); and Hammer of the North in 2010 (Roadrunner). Along the way lead vocalist Janne changed his name totheinitials J.B. and also begansinging for top Swedish stoner metal act Spiritual Beggars. « hide

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LPs
Triumph and Power
2014

3.5
63 Votes
The Hunt
05/25/2012

3.7
54 Votes
Hammer of the North
2010

3.8
65 Votes
Iron Will
2008

3.8
56 Votes
Wolf's Return
2005

3.6
25 Votes
Monument
2004

3.7
22 Votes
Grand Magus
2002

3.6
20 Votes
EPs
Demo
2000

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