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'Axemen of Sweden' Documentary Honors Swedish Guitar Heroes — Video

Simply put, Axemen of Sweden, an upcoming film, is a documentary about Swedish guitar heroes.

The film features appearances by Fredrik Åkesson (Opeth), Kee Marcello (Europe), John Norum (Europe), Mattias IA Eklundh (Freak Kitchen), Per Nilsson (Scar Symmetry), Jessica Gardlund and more.

To be honest, we don't know a lot about this just-announced project. However, be sure to stay tuned for details and follow along at axemenofsweden.com and the project's new Facebook page.

Below, check out a few shred=packed trailers for the film, starting off with a clip that features guitarist Jessica Gardlund. Enjoy!

Jessica Gardlund

Fredrik Åkesson (Opeth)

Mattias IA Eklundh

John Norum (Europe)

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.