Tag Archive: Melodic Death Metal

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 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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