DEAD LORD to release new EP ‘Dystopia’ on March 11th, 2022



12/22/2021 3 min read

Swedish Hard Rockers DEAD LORD have announced the details for their upcoming EP release, ‘Dystopia’! A continuation and closing chapter for the band’s 2020 full-length LP, ‘Surrender’, the ‘Dystopia’ EP starts off where that record ended, with the title track serving as a front bookend. The remainder of its tracklisting features a collection of cover versions from acts like D-A-D (‘Sleeping My Day Away’), Winterhawk (‘Ace In The Hole’), Moon Martin (‘Hands Down’) and Rory Gallagher (‘Moonchild’), before closing out with the Swedish version of ‘Letter From Allen St.’. The ‘Dystopia’ EP, which features front cover artwork by Juan Machado (Shown above!), will see a March 11th, 2022 release via Century Media Records.

Speaking on their new EP, DEAD LORD guitarist and vocalist Hakim Krim finds the following words: “Wax is the only thing that's eternal! We know this as well as do you. So at last, here's our latest single-gone-ep release, for you to enjoy. 6 tracks of something new, something old, something borrowed and something ice cold. A couple of unreleased tracks, homages to our fellow rockateers, if you will, along with some nuggets previously only digitally released, finally make their way to a face melting platter of rocking grooves. So even in the most dystopian of potential futures, where computers have long since lost to the nuclear storms, your record player will keep spinning. And rock will prevail!“

DEAD LORD - ‘Dystopia’ EP Tracklisting:

Side A:
1. Dystopia
2. Sleeping My Day Away
3. Ace In The Hole

Side B:
1. Hands Down
2. Moonchild
3. I staden som aldrig slumrar till

Pre-Order starts January 7th, 2022 with the launch of a next single!

In the meantime, you can still check out the video-clips as well as a stream of the release-show for DEAD LORD’s ‘Surrender’ album, which entered the official sales charts in Germany upon release on position # 25, here:
Distance Over Time:
Evil Always Wins:
Letter From Allen St.:
Surrender – Release Show:

And you can still order the album here:

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In addition to the release of their new EP, DEAD LORD are also pleased to announce a next run of European live-shows for March 2022, supported by fellow Stockholmers The Riven. See here for all upcoming dates:

DEAD LORD + The Riven – Dystopia Tour 2022
WE 02.03.2022 Vanløse (Denmark) - Stairway
TH 03.03.2022 Hamburg (Germany) - Bambi Galore
FR 04.03.2022 Bochum (Germany) - Matrix
SA 05.03.2022 Tilburg (The Netherlands) - Little Devil
SU 06.03.2022 Antwerp (Belgium) - Kavka
MO 07.03.2022 Cologne (Germany) - MTC
WE 09.03.2022 Vienna (Austria) - Escape Club
TH 10.03.2022 Nuremberg (Germany) - Der Cult
FR 11.03.2022 Strasbourg (France) - La Maison Bleue
SA 12.03.2022 Nantes (France) - La Scène Michelet
SU 13.03.2022 Portugalete (Spain) - Groove
MO 14.03.2022 Madrid (Spain) - Rockville
TU 15.03.2022 Barcelona (Spain) - Razzmatazz 3
WE 16.03.2022 Lyon (France) - Rock n'Eat
TH 17.03.2022 Winterthur (Switzerland) - Gaswerk

DEAD LORD – Live 2022
TH 02.06.2022 Gdansk (Poland) - Mystic Festival
SA 30.07.2022 Osterholz-Scharmbeck (Germany) - Burning Q Festival
And many more dates to be announced soon…

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Hakim Krim - Vocals, Guitar
Martin Nordin - Guitar
Adam Lindmark - Drums
Ryan Kemp - Bass

DEAD LORD online:

DEAD LORD – Live 2022  TH 02.06.2022 Gdansk (Poland) - Mystic Festival SA 30.07.2022 Osterholz-Schar