Tag: Greg Mackintosh

Jun 12

Greg Mackintosh of Vallenfyre discussed Fear Those Who Fear Him

Vallenfyre just released their third studio album titled Fear Those Who Fear Him, a collection of 10 crushing songs that together clocked exactly at 39:00 minutes, It might seems short compared with Splinters (2014) and A Fragile King (2011), but fear not as Vallenfyre really have been busy polishing their already dark and raw sound. …

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Apr 02

The Unplanned Path: A Conversation with Greg Mackintosh of Vallenfyre

I was introduced to Vallenfyre in 2011 during the press days previous to the release of their début album, A Fragile King. The band was founded by vocalist Greg Mackintosh (Paradise Lost) as a grief response to his dad passing in 2009, the album itself is full of doom melodies with really heavy and intense riffs, and …

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May 29

Vallenfyre – Splinters (2014)

What started as a project to pay homage to the memory of Greg Mackingtosh‘s father, who passed in 2009, it rapidly became one of the greatest underground death metal bands that had released worth material in the last 4 years. If A Fragile King was a fantastic debut album, Splinters takes Vallefyre to a heavier and darker level.  Use …

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Sep 14

Aaron Aedy of Paradise Lost checked in with The Age Of Metal

  Paradise Lost is one of those bands that can take credit for being pioneers not only of one genre of metal, but two genres of metal. Doom and Gothic metal, both genres had their prime on the early 90’s and for both Paradise Lost had been highly influential. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Apr 23

Greg Mackintosh of Paradise Lost talked to The Age Of Metal

For the last 20 years Paradise Lost have consolidated themselves as one of the pioneers on Gothic Metal, and one of the most influential bands on the genre along with Type O Negative, Tiamat, The Gathering, and Theater Of Tragedy. During all this time the band has maintained a pretty steady line up, with minimal …

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Nov 08

Vallenfyre – A Fragile King (2011)

While Vallenfyre itself is a fairly new band, its members are far from newbies. Consisting of members from Paradise Lost, Doom, and My Dying Bride, this band did not form with the intent on being labeled as a “supergroup” (a ridiculous term that gets thrown around an awful lot these days). A Fragile King was …

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Oct 12

Greg Mackintosh talked about Vallenfyre with The Age Of Metal

Vallenfyre is the brainchild of Greg Mackintosh, more known for his guitar work in Paradise Lost. The band was born as a tribute to Greg’s father, John Mackintosh, who passed away late 2009. Vallenfyre also includes in their ranks Hamish Glencross (My Dying Bride), Scoot (Doom), Adrian Erlandsson (Paradise Lost), and Mully a guitar player friend of Mackintosh, all …

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