Black Steam Biography
Black Steam is a Swedish heavy metal band from Linköping. Formed in 2017 they released their first single “Tomorrow I’m Gone” in March 2018. The first single was followed up by three more singles (Metal Guardians, Call For Eternity, Midnight Obsession) later same year. In 2019 they released a self-titled 4-track EP availible on CD-format. Influenced by bands like Judas Priest, Metallica, Sabaton and more, they play old-school heavy metal BUT with a touch of modern notes.
Black Steam line-up consist of:
Stefan Borg – lead vocals
Wilhelm Glanz – guitar
Jan Högström - guitar
Hans Liljebladh – Bass
UFFE TILLMAN – drums.
In 2020 they planned to record their first full lenght album, but instead ORIGIAL DRUMMER Oscar RASK chosed to leave Black Steam due to own music projects. Uffe Tillman (Crossing Eternaty) was recruited as new drummer and the band immediately started rehearsals and write new songs. At this time the Covid pandemic was peaking, resulting in making it harder to rehears on regular basis. But it wasn’t all.. In the late summer of 2020 gutarist Jan Högström was diagnosed Arthritis in his hands meaning he couldn’t go on playing. The band now concentrated on making a final recording with Jan on guitar. The new single “Broken” is the result of this work.
Black Steam is currently working and recording new songs for a fortcoming album, though there will be some single releases later this year.