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HOG Official Webshop
HOG official merch is now available in the newly opened webshop!

First out is the "Arahant" t-shirt - go get it!

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[December 29, 2016]

HOG live in Jönköping
On November 4, HOG bulldozered the crowd at Denim & Leather Rock Club in Jönköping, together with Sparzanza and The Embodied.
Link to the Facebook-event is here!

Some great pictures by Tage are found here.

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[December 29, 2016]

"Arahant" album released!
"Arahant" was released on June 3 through Danish premier metal record label Mighty Music! The album is getting good reviews from several international Metal Magazines, including Sweden Rock Magazine (7/10), Close-Up Magazine (6/10), Musika (75/100), and  Metalizer (9/10).
"Arahant" can be downloaded or streamed through all major platforms via this link: Arahant.

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[July 25, 2016]

"Serpent Coil" released as video and single!
"Serpent Coil" has been released as the second single from our coming album "Arahant"! This fast-paced and hard-hitting song features Martin Westerstrand (Lillasyster, LOK) on guest vocals and is already a live favorite.

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[April 15, 2016]

New single and video "Serpent Coil"!
On April 15, "Serpent Coil" is released as the second single from our coming album! This release will also include a spectacular music video! This fast-paced and hard-hitting song features Martin Westerstrand (Lillasyster, LOK) on guest vocals and is already a live favorite. Enjoy the cover artwork!

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[April 2, 2016]

HOG signs record deal!
We are very proud to announce that we will release our first album "Arahant" on June 3 through Danish premier metal record label Mighty Music!
[March 31, 2016]

New single "Into The Chasm" released!
HOG has released "Into The Chasm" as the first single from the forthcoming album. Check it out!

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New single "Into The Chasm" released!
HOG has released "Into The Chasm" as the first single from the forthcoming album. Check it out!

[Feb 27, 2016]

New single "Into The Chasm"!
On January 21, HOG will release "Into The Chasm" as the first single from the forthcoming album. Check out the teaser video below!
[Jan 2, 2016]

HOG Live November 26, 2015!
On November 26, HOG will play at Black Carpet, Stockholm, as supporting act to the mighty Lillasyster!
[Nov 14, 2015]

HOG Live October 10, 2015!
On October 10, HOG will play at Nalen, Stockholm.
[Oct 1, 2015]

HOG Live September 5, 2015!
On September 5, HOG will play at Denim And Leather Rock Club, Jönköping.
[May 3, 2015]

Wacken Metal Battle Swedish Final, April 4!
On March 21, HOG won the Wacken Metal Battle Stockholm Semi Final! On April 4, we enter the Swedish Finals in Gävle! The Swedish winner of WMB will play in the international final at Wacken Open Air 2015, the world's biggest metal festival.
[March 25, 2015]

HOG Live May 30, 2015!
On May 30, HOG will play at Sätunafestivalen, Stockholm.
[March 25, 2015]

HOG Live February 25, 2015!
On February 25, HOG will play at Black Carpet, Stockholm, supporting Rammstein tribute band Stammrein!
[February 22, 2015]

Where's The Music? Gallery added!
On February 14, 2015, HOG played at Where's The Music? Festival, Norrköping. Check out all the pictures in the Gallery section!
[February 19, 2015]

Wacken Metal Battle Stockholm Semi-final, March 21!
On March 21, HOG will play and compete in the Wacken Metal Battle Semi Finals! 16 bands were hand-picked from 162 contestants and HOG are among those 16 bands! The Swedish winner of WMB will play in the international final at Wacken Open Air 2015, the world's biggest metal festival.
[February 13, 2015]

hogmetal.com is reborn!
The Official HOG Website has been completely remade! It now works on mobile as well as larger screens. Also, check out the new Gallery section!
[January 22, 2015]

HOG Live February 14, 2015!
On February 14, HOG will play at Where's The Music Festival in Norrköping, Sweden, alongside acts as Thundermother, Crucified Barbara, Colossus, Raubtier and Hardcore Superstar!
[January 9, 2015]

HOG Live January 8!
On January 8, HOG will play at Harry B James, Stockholm!
[December 11, 2014]

HOG Live December 19!
On December 19, HOG will play at Broder Tuck, Stockholm. Link to Facebook-event is here!
[December 11, 2014]

"Halo Turns Black" video and single released!
The new video and single for "Halo Turns Black" have been released! Links are found here!
[November 20, 2014]
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HOG Live October 22!
On October 22, HOG played a crushing gig at Black Carpet, Stockholm!
[October 24, 2014]

HOG Live October 4!
On October 4, HOG will play at The Crypt, Linköping!
[July 12, 2014]

HOG Live in Norway September 5-6!
On September 5, HOG will play at Fredagsliven, Chevys in Stavanger (NO)!

On September 6, HOG will play at Brynerocken Festival, Bryne Mølle (NO)!
[July 12, 2014]

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New HOG video "Halo Turns Black"!
HOG became the jury's choice in SV The Tube's Video Competition. On May 17, the band shot a suitably dark and brooding video for the song "Halo Turns Black". The video will be released after the summer - more details to follow!

In the meantime, enjoy these pictures from the set!
[May 19, 2014]

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Blue Lemon Management!
HOG are proud to announce that we are represented by Blue Lemon Management for an international promotion project during Spring/Summer 2014. Link to Blue Lemon is here.
[April 4, 2014]

HOG Live April 25!
On April 25, HOG will play at We Love Metal, Stockholm. Link to Facebook-event and ticket pre-buy is here.
[March 7, 2014]

HOG Live May 31!
On May 31, HOG will play at Belsepub, Gothenburg. Link to Facebook-event is here.
[February 28, 2014]

HOG Live March 5!
On March 5, HOG will play at Stampen, Stockholm. Link to Facebook-event is here.
[February 28, 2014]

New HOG video "Monolith"!
We have a new video out for "Monolith"! Come on and join the Cult of HOG!
[December 31, 2013]
New HOG song "Denial"!
Check out the new song "Denial"! It's possibly the heaviest one so far, so brace yourselves and crank it up!!!
[November 8, 2013]

HOG video for song "Monolith"!
On November 30, we will make a music video for the song "Monolith".
[October 28, 2013]

HOG gig cancelled!
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the gig on August 24 at The Liffey has been cancelled.
[August 22, 2013]

HOG Live August 24!
On August 24, HOG will play at The Liffey, Stockholm. Link to Facebook-event is here.
[July 28, 2013]

HOG Live June 29!
On June 29, HOG is playing at Copperfields, Stockholm. Link to Facebook-event is here.
[July 28, 2013]

HOG on Spotify!
HOG is now found on Spotify! Enjoy!
[July 28, 2013]
HOG Live May 11!
On May 11, HOG is playing at Broder Tuck, Stockholm. Link to Facebook-event is here.
[July 28, 2013]

HOG confirmed for Sätuna Festival!
On June 1, HOG will crush Sätunafestivalen, Märsta.
[April 13, 2013]

www.hogmetal.com is alive!
Welcome to the new and improved online HOG-sty!
[Feb 18, 2013]