After talking with front-woman Alissa White-Gluz, about her fair share in War Eternal‘s recording, and her transition to fronting one of the most extreme metal bands on the planet. And after listening the album more and more, I was confronted with more questions about the musical nature of this album.
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Since last March Arch Enemy was put actively in the spotlight, not only because of their new album War Eternal, but because of their new vocalist Alissa White-Gluz (ex-The Agonist) as Angela Gossow stepped down the vocal post within the band to focus more on her family and the management side of the band.. Read more
Photograph by Jeremy Saffer
Last March it was announced that Alissa White-Gluz was taking over Angela Gossow‘s position as the new vocalist for Arch Enemy. The news caused mixed feelings among media and fans. Shortly after that, Arch Enemy released the video clip for the title track of their new album War Eternal, showcasing Alissa‘s voice. Read more
The definition of modern melodic death metal has returned, Insomnium delivers a powerful piece of metal art on their 7th studio album Shadows Of A Dying Sun. The distinctive sound of the band hasn’t changed, in the contrary it has evolved from what they presented with One For Sorrow back in 2011. Read more
A while ago when I heard the demos for the songs presented on this EP, I got a hunch that this band could go far, and now I am glad I wasn’t wrong about it. With the release of the EP The Mixtape, Meridian Dawn delivers a small taste of their musical talent, and let clear they are here to stay
As expected Finnish metal sensation Children Of Bodom brought the house down a couple of days ago at Club Red here in Tempe, AZ. The band is now touring North America promoting their new album, Halo Of Blood. Their tour package this time is quite diverse, as they are touring with Death Angel and TYR. Read more
After 20 years of existence, the Gothenburg sound still influences young bands out there. Some ended up copying their riffs and rip off their sounds, others just take the movement as a reference point to develop their own sound. That is the case of Finnish melodic death metal act, Omnium Gatherum, who after six albums they have projected themselves as a new breed of melodic death metal. Read more
Listening to Dark Tranquillity and watching them live are two different experiences, their music translates exactly the same, as they are one of those bands that are able to sound good live as they sound on the record. But the live dynamic of a Dark Tranquillity show goes beyond the general screaming, headbanging or moshing, is almost a spiritual experience.