2008, HG Hogström (guitar) and Staffan Lundholm
(drums) start working on a project together.
When they realize that they have a couple of
great songs, they begin the search for musicians
to form a band to record the songs and put them
out. The singer Antonio Ravina Da Silva
teams up with HG and Staffan and the three
starts the pre-production of what´s later will
be the debut album ”Black Oblivion”. During
the autumn of 2009 bass player Thomas Jonsson is
recruited and the band Circle of Chaos is
officially born. Finally at the end of the year
the band is complete as Allan Lundholm joins the
band as guitarist.
album ”Black Oblivion” – mastered by
legend Dan Swanö – is released in march 2010
and the band makes their first live shows as
Circle of Chaos. The album is being well
recieved all over the world, with great reviews
and radio play in every continent. Amongst other
things the band is voted ”Band of the week”
at Nightmares Radio in USA and Metalcentral.net
in Sweden. On the CD-compilation that came with
issue #124 of “Close-Up Magazine”, Sweden’s
major metal magazine, the song “Flags of our
fathers” was the opening track.
ten months after the release of ”Black
Oblivion” the band makes their first tour
abroad as they go to Germany for three gigs in
January 2011. The band goes back to Germany and
Poland at two more times this year, culminating
in November when the band performs before a
chaotic crowd of 250 people at the Bremer Metal
Festival. Earlier the same year the band
recruited new vocalist Julian ”Julle” Loaiza.
the spring of 2012, the 5 track album
”Twoheaded Serpent” – mixed and mastered
by Mike Wead of King Diamond – is released and
the band goes out on a ten day tour of Poland
and the Czech republic. Earlier that year the
band enters the contest Emergenza festival where
they go all the way to the Scandinavian finals.
Early January 2013 guitar player Anders
“Atte” Strokirk (Blackshine, Necrophobic) is
recruited. At the same time the band sign a
record deal with a European label and begins the
pre-production of the new album, set to be
released in the autumn 2013.