Leading Swedish Rockers tAKiDA Unveil Visualizer Video for New Single “On the line”


Leading Swedish Rockers tAKiDA Unveil Visualizer Video for New Single “On the line” | Watch HERE

New Album, The agony flame, out Tomorrow, February 9, 2024 via Napalm Records! Don’t Miss to Secure Your Copy NOW!

On Extended GSA Tour in April 2024 | Get Your Tickets Now!

[Photo credit: Jonathan Perlmann]

“The best tAKiDA album ever!”
 – Hardline Magazine, DE

“Absolutely their strongest release, by far.”
 Scream Magazine, NO

This Friday, February 9, tAKiDA, one of Sweden’s largest and most successful rock bands, will finally reveal their massive ninth studio album and Napalm Records debut, The agony flame! In anticipation of the upcoming release, the quintet have unveiled their brand-new fourth single, “On the line”. The track presents fast-paced melody and intense vocals – building a highly-infectious hymn alongside its official music video.

tAKiDA will soon kick off their 2024 “Smoke & Mirrors Tour”, including an extended run through several major cities in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Starting on April 2 in Offenbach, Germany, the band will be supported by the English band Those Damn Crows. Tickets are on sale now.

Check out the Visualizer Video for “On the line” HERE:

Ever since their start in 1999 and breaking into the scene with their first studio album, Make You Breathe (2006), tAKiDA has become one of Sweden’s top-notch export, garnering mind-blowing success in their home country with six platinum singles (one of them 4x platinum), three platinum albums and five #1 albums. In 2023, tAKiDA’s recent singles, cut from the upcoming album The agony flame, have exceeded the already extremely well-accomplished band’s previous international radio chart success, with “The loneliest hour” hitting #1 on German Rock Airplay Charts, and “Third strike” added to daily rotation at Antyradio – Poland’s biggest and most important rock radio channel. In summer 2023, tAKiDA conquered the mainstage of the legendary Wacken Open Air, performing in front of twenty thousand people. With the release of The agony flame in 2024, tAKiDA will not only celebrate 25 years of band history, but surpass their current success without the shadow of a doubt.

tAKiDA on The agony flame:
The agony flame is our “now or never”-album and you’re free to interpret that however you want. Hope you’ll like it.”

Pre-Order Your Copy of The agony flame HERE
The agony flame Tracklisting:
1. Third strike
2. The other side
3. Sacred spell
4. In time
5. Your blood awaits you
6. Nothing but a misplace
7. The loneliest hour
8. Sickening
9. Isolated (smoke & mirrors)
10.On the line
11.Second fiddleThe agony flame will be available in the following formats:
1-LP Gatefold MARBLED ORANGE RED Die Hard Edition (Cotton Bag + Slipmat + Record Butler) – SOLD OUT!
1-LP Gatefold SOLID RED
1-CD Digisleeve + Shirt Bundle
1-CD Digisleeve
1-LP Gatefold BLACK
Digital Album

[1-CD Digisleeve + Shirt Bundle]

The agony flame embodies the distinctive, unmistakable tAKiDA sound, rich with infectious, huge choruses. The band’s sound is a blend of the members’ individual influences rooted in the 80s. The lyrics often explore intense emotions – darkness, melancholy, and desperation – reflecting the uncertainties of current times. Despite the challenges, the band emphasizes the importance of dancing in the dark and finding hope. The agony flame embodies the distinctive, unmistakable tAKiDA sound, rich with infectious, huge choruses. On the new album, listeners get to witness some of singer Robert Pettersson’s strongest vocal performances to date. In trademark tAKiDA manner, songs like “Your blood awaits you”, “Third strike” and “On the line” are loaded with emotion and unlimited hit potential.

More than two decades after the band’s formation, tAKiDA’s new offering makes it crystal clear that the unit’s pop-infused rock is still relevant today.

tAKiDA Live 2024

Smoke & Mirrors Tour 2024
w/ Those Damn Crows
02.04.2024 DE – Offenbach / Stadthalle
04.04.2024 DE – Hanover / Capitol
05.04.2024 DE – Leipzig / Haus Auensee
06.04.2024 DE – Filderstadt / FILHarmonie
07.04.2024 CH – Pratteln / Konzertfabrik Z7
09.04.2024 DE – Munich / TonHalle
10.04.2024 AT – Vienna / Szene Wien
12.04.2024 DE – Hamburg / Edel-Optics.de Arena
13.04.2024 DE – Cologne / Palladium
14.04.2024 DE – Berlin / Columbiahalle
16.04.2024 DE – Saarbrücken / Garage
17.04.2023 DE – Nuremberg / Löwensaal

tAKiDA are:
Robert Pettersson – Vocals
Tomas Wallin – Choirs, Guitars
Mattias Larsson – Guitars
Chris Rehn – Bass, Keyboards, Guitars, Programming and Arrangements
Kristoffer Söderström – DrumstAKiDA online:

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