Genre: Alternative/Alt. Rock
The swedish alternative rock band Pound was formed in 2004 in the town of Borlänge, located somewhere near the middle of Sweden. The band consists of Stefan Altzar (guitars & lead vocals), Christian Larsson (bass & vocals), Samuel Granath (drums), Janne Korpela (guitars) and Kalle Sandström (keyboards & vocals).In 2005 they released their first EP “Phantom killer” which received great reviews. A few months after the release of “Phantom Killer". The band began to work intensively on writing and recording songs and also performed live all over Sweden. Pound began to plan the making of their first full length record and needed a suitable producer. This producer turned out to be the famous American rock singer Tony Harnell (ex. TNT), who was asked to produce the album. Harnell accepted and Pound's first full-length album "Stardust, lies and holy water" was released in april 2009. The album was
later released in both Europe and Japan. After the release of the debut album Karl Sandström joined the band on keyboards and the band continued doing gigs in Sweden and also a tour in Germany/Switzerland in the spring of 2011. The band has also released a 5-track EP with the title ”Desillusionizer”. In the fall of 2011 they started to work on the new album "One of these days I'm gonna bring you the sun in a box. The Apocalyptic smile video was released in october and the album will be released in december 2012.