The city Kristianstad was founded by King Christian IV, and all cities the king founded start with Kristian…. Now, of course, the king has died a long time ago, but instead the death metal Heretic Legion band is ruling! Their music combines old school Swedish death metal with a fresh modern sound, completed by clear and atmospheric inlays. With their heavy captivating choruses, merciless tempo and a steady rhythmic groove, they leave very few listeners unmoved.
The band was founded in 2012 by Daniel Klinteberg (Vocals/Guitar), Linus Fredriksson (Drums), Rasmus Karlsson (Guitar), Benjamin Hjort Andersson (Bass). In 2012 they released their self-titled demo consisting of three songs. In 2014 the single Leviathan was released. After a long production time, Heretic Legion released their debut album,The Purge, on September 15th, 2018.
The band has shared stage with bands like Misery Index, Jucifer and Through The Noise.Heretic Legion is probably for fans of by Bloodbath, Hypocrisy, Vomitory, Fit For An Autopsy and Facebreaker.