New band - new album
Code is a brand new band consisting of Sherwood
Ball; vocals and guitar, Ola af Trampe; guitar
and Anders Rydholm; bass, keyboards, guitars.
Since December 2004 they have been busy
writing songs for a melodic rock album. 40
songs later they have narrowed it down to
13 really melodic and heavy songs. Recordings
have taken place in Växjö, Sweden and Hollywood,
Los Angeles, USA. Guests on the album are
Gregg Bissonette on drums, Per Svensson and
Rob Meister on background vocals. The album
wil be released in Japan the 24th of January 2007 and the European release will follow a few weeks later. The title of the album are; The enemy within
Why an album with an American singer?
Anders wrote some songs during 2004 but couldn't
decide on a suitable singer for his songs. Suddenly
he heard Sherwood sing an old Jay Graydon tune
on the radio (Holding on to love) and started to
wonder what Sherwood was doing these days. A quick
search on the Internet and Anders had found Sherwoods
Sherwood replied a couple of hours later and said "Ok, send me a couple of songs
so I could hear how the music sounds and check
out the song writing". He must have liked what
he heard cause that was the start of an intense
period of song writing back and forth over
A couple of months later Anders and Ola also visited Sherwood in Studio City,
California and then they all together drew
up the plans for what now is the band Code.
During all of the year of 2004 they have continiously wriitten new songs and
also recorded them in Växjö, Sweden and Studio
City, Hollywood Usa.