Tag Archive: Melodic Death Metal

Mar 30

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

Ester Segarra

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)

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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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Dec 12

The Swedish Connection: A Conversation with Niclas Engels of In Flames


Swedish melodic death metal pioneers In Flames had transformed their sound since the release of Lunar Strain (1994) time and time again, and for some reason every time they released an album they had encountered some sort of critical resistance. Like, there was some sort of ‘critical In Flames task force‘ among their fans in charge of criticized …

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Oct 15

Starkill – Virus Of The Mind (2014)


Chicago’s very own Starkill return this year with their sophomore album Virus Of The Mind. Following the success left by their début album Fires Of Life, and their great touring campaign with Wintersun & Fleshgod Apocalypse in North America last year, and with Turisas in Europe at the beginning of this year. These melodic metallers …

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Jun 04

The Template For War Eternal – An Interview with Michael Amott of Arch Enemy


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. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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May 27

Arch Enemy – War Eternal (2014)


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..  Use Facebook …

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May 09

The Revamp of Rebellion – An Interview With Alissa White-Gluz of Arch Enemy


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.  Use Facebook …

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Apr 19

Insomnium – Shadows Of The Dying Sun (2014)


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. Use Facebook to Comment …

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Mar 24

Meridian Dawn – The Mixtape EP (2014)

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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 …

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