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BULLSEYE TALKSHOW: SABATON – May 25th 2014

“We had a great time on The Bullseye Talk Show. Our fans loved it!” Pär Sundström, Sabaton

SABATON is one of Sweden’s biggest metal bands of all times. Platinum records, top charting albums, awards and becoming honorary citizens of Poland – the list over Sabaton’s conquests seem endless. Before the guys took their album “Heroes” on the road, the band made an appearance on THE BULLSEYE TALK SHOW at Trädgår’n May 25th.(TRÄDGÅR’N – GOTHENBURG)

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BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: SABATON was a unique event packed with untold stories, music, videoclips and surprises – a dream come true for every Sabaton fan.

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The official Bandit Rock poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Sabaton.

 

BULLSEYE TALKSHOW: MIKKEY DEE – February 6th 2014

“It was kick ass fun being on the Bullseye Talk Show!” Mikkey Dee, Motörhead

MIKKEY DEE started his professional journey as a drummer in legendary KING DIAMOND. Today he’s got over 20 years in the rock’n’roll institution MOTÖRHEAD. He’s also the most beloved hard rock celebrity in Sweden. He’s toured the world countless of times and has hung out with the most mythical hard rock personalities since the early 80’s. (BREWHOUSE – GOTHENBURG)

Bullseye Talk Show: Mikkey Dee in it’s full extent (Swedish only) …

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The audience met a warm and humble guy from Gothenburg in a candid and entertaining conversation about his life and career. Mikkey Dee here together with the talk show host Mattias Lindeblad.

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The official Bandit Rock poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Mikkey Dee.

 

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: BROTHERS OF METAL – PETER IWERS (IN FLAMES) & ANDERS IWERS (TIAMAT) – November 26th 2013

“From bowel movements to the nerdiest details, there’s nowhere Mattias won’t go. And I love it.” Anders Iwers, Tiamat

Peter Iwers is the bass player of the biggest metal band in Sweden, IN FLAMES. The band has sold millions of records, toured several times around the globe and have played with gigantic iconic bands like Iron Maiden and Metallica. Peter’s older brother Anders Iwers is the bass player of Sweden’s most famous goth metal act TIAMAT. They are goth metal pioneers and have also travelled the world with their music. They have played with Black Sabbath and have influenced some of the biggest rock stars. (KULTURHUSET FYREN – KUNGSBACKA)

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The BROTHERS OF METAL – PETER IWERS & ANDERS IWERS came together on the BULLSEYE TALKSHOW to share their fascinating stories about their careers, their adventures in the land of heavy metal, and of course their passion for bass.

Brothers and musicians: Anders Iwers of Tiamat and Peter Iwers of In Flames on The Bullseye Talk Show (Swedish Only)

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It seems like the guys had a great time on The Bullseye Talk Show …

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The poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Brothers of Metal – Peter Iwers (In Flames) & Anders Iwers (Tiamat)

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: DANKO JONES – November 5th 2013

“We had a lot of fun walking down memory lane on the Bullseye Talk Show.” Danko Jones

In the midst of the hard rocking distortion wrecking DANKO JONES tour through Scandinavia, the band took a little detour to be on the BULLSEYE TALK SHOW. The audience at the sold out venue met the outspoken and multi versatile bandleader Danko Jones and his faithful squire John Calabrese. It became a magic and exclusive evening filled with anecdotes from the lives of two rockstars and stories about the eternal glowing passion for hard rock and metal. This was probably as close to Danko Jones as you’ll ever get. (FRÖLUNDA KULTURHUS – GOTHENBURG)

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The Bullseye Talk Show host Mattias Lindeblad bursted out in some spontaneous air drums during a clip from the Danko Jones “Bounce” video.

When Danko turned into an accidental James Hetfield stalker

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Danko, Mattias and JC in a classic after show pic …

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The Bandit Rock poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Danko Jones.

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: ANDERS FRIDÉN (IN FLAMES) – October 25th 2013

On October 25th 2013 the BULLSEYE TALK SHOW left Gothenburg and headed towards the royal capital. The first BULLSEYE TALK SHOW guest on Stockholm soil – ever – was no one less than Anders Fridén, the singer of IN FLAMES.

Only days before IN FLAMES barricaded themselves in the studio to record their eleventh album Anders Fridén made time for a magic evening on the BULLSEYE TALK SHOW. He talked about his musical background, the life and career in Sweden’s biggest metal band and the albums that changed the world. (RINGOS CAFÉ BAR BISTRO – STOCKHOLM)

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Mattias and Anders are talking about his bands from the past, the pre-In Flames days …

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The Bandit Rock poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Anders Fridén (In Flames).

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: DARK TRANQUILLITY – September 27th 2013

“Participating in Bullseye Talk Show was a stellar experience. Mattias’ attention to detail brought some surprises even to me while strolling down memory lane.” Martin Brändström, Dark Tranquillity

DARK TRANQUILLITY is the band that never compromises or never back away from a challenge. It’s been 20 years since they released their first ground breaking melodic death metal album “Skydancer”. Before they took their new highly acclaimed album “Construct” on a world tour Mikael Stanne and Martin Brändström made an exclusive appearance on THE BULLSEYE TALK SHOW. The audience got to meet two humble guys in a candid conversation about melodic death metal, the brotherhood of ‘DARK TRANQUILLITY’ and the most horrific gig ever. (FRÖLUNDA KULTURHUS – GOTHENBURG)

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Enjoying one of those magic Dark Tranquillity moments that got caught on film – live footage from Milan, Italy.

The Dark Tranquillity debut album Skydancer 20 years (Fan Footage – Swedish Only)

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The Bandit Rock poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Dark Tranquillity.

During Sweden Rock Festival 2013 THE BULLSEYE TALK SHOW performed a shortened festival edition in the Jägermeister bar in the backstage area. During three days Bullseye Talk Show was honored by having guests like Jason Newsted, Mille Petrozza from KREATOR, Rachel Bolan and Johnny Solinger from SKID ROW, Tomas Lindberg and Anders Bjorler from AT THE GATES and all the members from RAUBTIER to came and make 30 unforgettable minutes each …

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW (Festival Edition): JASON NEWSTED

In the summer of 2013 the metal icon Jason Newsted (ex-METALLICA, ex-VOIVOD, ex-FLOTSAM AND JETSAM) was out conquering Europe with his magnificent band NEWSTED. When playing at the SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 7th of June he also took the opportunity to attend the festival edition of THE BULLSEYE TALK SHOW.

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Jason Newsted talking about his admiration for the band Voivod and the loss of his dear friend Voivod guitarist Piggy D’Amour (1959-2005).

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW (Festival Edition): SKID ROW

“The Bullseye Talk Show was genious! Mattias is definitely up there with the great interviewers.” Rachel Bolan, Skid Row

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Mr. Rachel Bolan and Mr. Johnny Solinger talked about the making of the SKID ROW debute album amongst other things. (Sweden Rock Festival, June 8th, 2013)

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW (Festival Edition): KREATOR

“Fun times on The Bullseye Talk Show!” Mille Petrozza, Kreator

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The iconic frontman of KREATORMille Petrozza, went on THE BULLSEYE TALK SHOW and shared some memories from the recording of the legendary Pleasure To Kill album. (Sweden Rock Festival, June 8th, 2013)

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW (Festival Edition): AT THE GATES

“Bullseye is the perfect entertainment. Interesting, nerdy and exciting. I can really recommend the show!” Anders Björler, At The Gates

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Tomas Lindberg and Anders Bjorler teamed up with the host Mattias Lindeblad to talk about what it was like to be in a death metal band like AT THE GATES back in the good old days. (Sweden Rock Festival, June 7th, 2013)

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW (Festival Edition): RAUBTIER

”Mattias is one of those few journalists these days that knows his stuff. The concept of The Bullseye Talk Show is very serious but it’s also entertaining, both for the audience and as a guest.” Pär Hulkoff, Raubtier

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The Swedish metal band RAUBTIER stopped by THE BULLSEYE TALK SHOW after their gig at Sweden Rock. They talked about the becoming of the video “En hjältes väg” (“The Way of a Hero”) in which the Swedish euro techno star E-Type played a part. (Sweden Rock Festival, June 6th, 2013)

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: HARDCORE SUPERSTAR – April 12th 2013

“BULLSEYE is nerdy, personal and strenuous ha ha. I had a great time!” Magnus ”Adde” Andreasson, Hardcore Superstar

The combination of sleaze, thrash and being able to put together catchy riffs and smash hits makes HARDCORE SUPERSTAR one of the greatest Swedish bands of all times. With the bag full of gold selling albums, topping the charts and multiple world tours the band is out promoting their ninth studio album ”C’mon Take On Me”. (FRÖLUNDA KULTURHUS – GOTHENBURG)

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In THE BULLSEYE TALK SHOW HARDCORE SUPERSTAR talked with an open heart about success, total breakdowns and what it was like knocking down a journalist at the Swedish consulate in New York.

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR about the origin of a dirty picture (Fan Footage – Swedish Only – Poor Sound Quality)

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The Frölunda Kulturhus poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Hardcore Superstar.

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: SATOR – February 28th 2013

”Mattias is a professional and full of surprises. The show lasted for two hours, but felt like fifteen minutes.” Kent Norberg, Sator

The legendary Swedish punk rockers SATOR has released nine albums and won a Grammy award. In 1992 they managed to get into the soul of the Swedish people with their huge hit “I Wanna Go Home”. (FRÖLUNDA KULTURHUS – GOTHENBURG)

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This particular evening Kent Norberg, Hans Gäfvert and Mikael Solén gave the uncensored stories about the decampment from their hometown Borlänge, the awaited American breakthrough that never happened and what it was like playing together with the Swedish icon THÅSTRÖM.

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The Frölunda Kulturhus poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Sator.

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: THE GOTHENBURG SOUND – January 5th 2013

“The concept is awesome! Bullseye Talk Show is like a pre-party with your favourite artists.” Mikael Stanne, Dark Tranquillity

During the GOTHENBURG SOUND FESTIVAL (January, 4th & 5th 2013) the GOTHENBURG SOUND: THE EXHIBITION took place – a truly remarkable journey about the world renowned sound told in pictures and film.

The exhibition also included THE BULLSEYE TALK SHOW. Guests were Mikael Stanne from DARK TRANQUILLITY, Tomas Lindberg from AT THE GATES, Oscar Dronjak from HAMMERFALL and the legendary producer Fredrik Nordström from STUDIO FREDMAN. (STORA TEATERN – GOTHENBURG)

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The topic was The Gothenburg Sound origin and legacy – a historic walk down memory lane with an extraordinary line-up. 60 minutes of magic.

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The Frölunda Kulturhus poster for Bullseye Talk Show. The Gothenburg Sound.

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: HAMMERFALL – November 9th 2012

”It was a true pleasure to be a guest on The Bullseye Talk Show hosted by the warm and funny Mattias Lindeblad.” Joacim Cans, Hammerfall

Joacim Cans is the singer and one of the songwriters in Swedens biggest heavy metal-band through all times, HAMMERFALL. The band has sold over two million albums and has toured the world five full laps. Experts within the music business claim HAMMERFALL to be responsible for the worldwide return of classic heavy metal in the late 90’s. (FRÖLUNDA KULTURHUS – GOTHENBURG)

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This magic evening the audience got to hear Joacim’s inner thoughts about what it was like to become Swedens most popular heavy metallers, his victory in the TV-show “CLASH OF THE CHOIRS” and the assault that nearly cost him the sight on one eye.

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The Frölunda Kulturhus poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Joacim Cans (Hammerfall).

BULLSEYE TALK SHOW: IN FLAMES – Oktober 12th 2012

”One of the best evenings I’ve had in a long time. Mattias even made me sing!” Peter Iwers, In Flames

Millions of sold records and constant world tours have made the Gothenburg band into one of Swedens foremost exports within the music business. From being a part of the underground movement of death metal to become co-creators of the world renowned Gothenburg Sound subgenre is a remarkable journey. Today IN FLAMES is the biggest metal band in Sweden. (FRÖLUNDA KULTURHUS  – GOTHENBURG)

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This particular evening the guitarist Björn Gelotte and bass player Peter Iwers gave the audience their inner thoughts about their life, career, the common passion for food and RESTAURANT 2112.

Peter and Bjorn from IN FLAMES guests on THE BULLSEYE TALK SHOW (Swedish Only)

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The Frölunda Kulturhus poster for Bullseye Talk Show: Björn Gelotte & Peter Iwers (In Flames).