Chapter I – Cupids Trail

Cupids Trail is singer and songwriter Mats Nilsson brand new project. It ´s his pure dedication to melodic and classic hardrock with great melodies, heavy guitars, pounding drums…and of course his well known and characteristic voice. On the new demo called ”Pure dedication” Mats plays all instruments except the lead guitars which is handled by Jonas Hallberg (MarysCreek, Simon Says). If everything goes as planned we can hope to see Cupids Trail out on the road as a band in a near future…so stay tuned for more information about that.

Mats are best known as the lead singer and song writer in MarysCreek and Sins IV Ages. He has many years experience of the live sceen and has been on the road together with bands like Uriah Heep, Takida, Crucified Barbara, The Poodles, Dead by april, Evergrey, Sator, From behind to name a few.

Mats was born and raised in a small town called Väderstad in Sweden. He started to play the flute in school but after a while he got his first guitar and that was a kick off for his music interest. He started his first band Legacy when he was 13 years old and started to write his own songs. He played in some local bands Fair Warning, Fatal Attraction, name a few. He also had his solo project MNP for a couple of years.

In 2004 Mats and Stefan Halldin got together and created MarysCreek. The plan was to get a record deal and get out on the road as fast as possible. MarysCreek inked a deal with German Major Label MTM Music and Publishing in 2006 and released their debut album called “Some Kind Of Hate” world wide in march 2007. MarysCreek are currently working on their second release and planning to get in the studio during 2011.

In 2008 Mats and former Morifade guitarist Jesper Johansson started Sins IV Ages. Sins IV Ages band members are known from Enbound, Freevil, MarysCreek and Morifade. They are right now working on their debut album.

…And now 2011, Cupids Trail is born. The first chapter about Cupids Trail is written but there´s more to come…that´s for shure! So stay tuned for more news.

– This is from my heart, my soul and  my love to melodic rock…it´s pure dedication!

//Mats Nilsson