HFMC - Hasse Froberg & Musical Companion

The idea of forming a new band started sometime in 2008, says Hasse: "I had a handful of new songs, and more were coming regularly."

The idea started to take shape and, in 2009, Hasse Fröberg & Musical Companion (in short: HFMC) started to play and prepare for what later became their debut album FuturePast (2010).

After shows in both Sweden and abroad, the band entered the studio to record Powerplay, released in 2012. The album was followed by shows and festivals in both Europe and USA. 2015 saw the release of the self-titled album HFMC, which resulted in more extensive touring. When the band finally returned to Uppsala, they filmed and recorded the show for the Live DVD/Album No Place Like Home released in 2017.

In 2019, HFMC announced the release of brand new music in form of the ambitious opus Parallel Life, including the 22-minute title track. The band embarked on tour initially performing on Prog at Sea and carried on playing until the pandemic put a stop to it all. Well, it didn’t stop all, as the band released their fifth album album We Are The Truth in 2021.

Hasse is well known for his contribution for more than two decades as singer/guitarist in The Flower Kings, as well as his work with the Swedish hard rock band Spellbound during the eighties. HFMC also consists of Sampo Axelsson (bass guitar), Kjell Haraldsson (keyboards), Anton Lindsjö (guitar) and Ola Strandberg (dums). The band members have played together with names like Glenn Hughes, Michael Schenker, Jeff Scott Soto, Joe Lynn Turner amongst others... HFMC has a warm and unique sound of their own with influences from progressive rock, classic rock and even a hint of pop.