20 May 2019
Join us for an evening to discuss the Swedish Metal Story! Meet Ika Johannesson and Jeff Jeffersson Klingberg, the Swedish authors behind the newly released book ''Blood, Fire, Death''.
Chris Richards, pop music critic for the Washington Post, will moderate a panel with authors Johannesson & Klingberg along with Zealot R.I.P. members and DC natives Mike Schleibaum and Jason Hamacher. Schleibaum and Hamacher have extensive experience with the Swedish music scene through their respective bands, Darkest Hour and Frodus. Darkest Hour has shared the stage with Swedish Metal legends At the Gates, The Haunted,The Crown, In flames, Soilwork, Witchery, Dismember, Hypocrisy, Entombed and Arch Enemy, while Hamacher toured Sweden extensively in the 1990’s with Swedish hardcore legends, Refused. The conversation promises to be insightful, learned and entertaining.
LIVE debut performance by Zealot R.I.P featuring members from Darkest Hours, Frodus, Pig Destroyer and Fairweather, will follow the discussion.
-21+ to attend, limited seating
-Cash bar available
Swedish branded beer from DC Brau ~ Licorice ice cream from Mount Desert Ice Cream ~ Lingonberry Kombucha from Craft Kombucha.
To attend: https://theswedishmetalstory.eventbrite.com