Tag Archive: Melodic Death Metal

Nov 12

Jani Stefanovic of Solution .45 discussed Nightmares In The Waking State Part I


Solution .45 is a Swedish band that has a lot of progressive influences but sounds more like a melodic death metal band. The band is about to release their 2nd studio album titled Nightmares In The Waking Stage Pt 1, which inherited the sound of its predecessor For Aeons Past (2011). One of the differences …

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Nov 09

David Andersson of Soilwork discussed touring the US & The Ride Majestic.


Soilwork has become one of the modern symbols of melodic death metal along with bands like Insomnium and Omnium Gatherum. They are what we can call the second generation of the Gothenburg sound. Recently Soilwork just finished an extensive tour along the US supporting Soulfly, during the last days of that tour the stopped by …

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Sep 30

Henkka Blacksmith of Children Of Bodom discussed I Worship Chaos


After a short 2 years lapse, Children Of Bodom returns with a new album, a more visceral album that could be perceived as one of the most aggressive album since their famous Follow The Reaper (2000). Without taking any of the well-deserved credit from their previous works, it seems that the band had moved on …

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Sep 28

Children of Bodom – I Worship Chaos (2015)

Children Of Bodom - I Worship Chaos

We have all known for years that Children of Bodom worships chaos. But they truly prove to us more much they indeed worship it. Fittingly titled I Worship Chaos, this album is comprised of solos that are powerful enough to obliterate the whole continent of Europe. And where would Children of Bodom be without those …

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Sep 04

Markus Vanhala of Insomnium & Omnium Gatherum discussed the plans for both bands & pulling double guitar duty on tour


Being a musician on an international touring band nowadays is not an easy thing to do, now imagine being a musician on two international touring bands, and now add the great idea of those two bands to tour together the United States. How do you go about that?  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Sep 01

Esa Holopainen of Amorphis discussed Under The Red Cloud


After 25 years and a dozen of studio albums later, Amorphis is releasing what could be considered one of the heaviest album in their career and one of the top albums of 2015. With Under The Red Cloud, Amorphis not only shows the true power behind Tomi Joutsen‘s vocal cords, but the bands moves to …

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Aug 31

Insomnium & Omnium Gatherum play Club Red (Mesa, AZ 08/30/15)


Melodic death metal fans are brave and passionate enough to filled up a venue on a Sunday night (having to work early Monday morning), but when you have two of the greatest melodic death metal bands coming out from Finland visiting your town on a Sunday night, there is not obstacle that this crowd wouldn’t …

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Mar 30

Tomas Lindberg of At The Gates discussed touring & At War With Reality with The Age Of Metal


The 2015 Decibel Magazine tour kicked off last Friday at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. The bill for this edition of the tour is extremely heavy as it is diverse as well; UK’s Vallenfyre is the band in charge of opening the show, follow by Pallbearer, Converge, and the godfathers of melodic death metal, …

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Feb 09

Armageddon – Captivity & Devourment (2015)

armageddon - cover

Armageddon is the brain child of Christopher Amott (ex Arch Enemy), the band have had several reincarnations since their inception in Sweden back in 1997, and had released four studio albums so far. Captivity & Devourment is their new album in their discography, after Christopher decided to restart the band in 2013 that now resides in …

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Feb 03

Niilo Sevänen of Insomnium discussed Shadows Of The Dying Sun & touring with Dark Tranquillity


Since their very beginning back in 2002, Insomnium has shown the potential that they have to create new and meaningful material to the melodic-death metal scene. They are the kind of band that with every album they release, their music gets darker, and somehow it gets a lot more significance into the minds and hearts of …

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Jan 15

The Crown – Death is not Dead (2015)


The Crown’s new album Death is not Dead is truly a tremendous release. Every song will provoke you even more as the album plays to the point where you can’t stop listening. The Crown has always stood out amongst other melodic death metal bands for their distinct use of energy, and this quality stands strong …

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