Tag Archive: Melodic Death Metal

May 01

Marios Iliopoulos of Nightrage discussed the new album The Venomous

Greek/Swedish melodic death metal veterans Nightrage are back with a new album. The Venomous which was released last month, this new album reflects the consolidating moment that the band is living right now. With a strong lineup, Nightrage shows that they are here to stay and to bring a heavier side to the Melodic Death …

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Dec 13

Markus Vanhala of Omnium Gatherum talks about their busiest year ever

Finnish sextet Omnium Gatherum have been slowly but steadily becoming a regular band to tour the US as they are just completing their third visit as part of the Sonata Arctica tour along with Leaves Eyes. Omnium Gatherum gained the love and respect from the American crowds after completing two almost consecutive tours with Dark Tranquillity and …

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Dec 12

Parker Jameson of Starkill on touring and Shadow Sleep

Since Starkill debuted with Fires of Life (2013) we knew this was a band that was destined to carry the torch of American melodic death metal, their style was born from the influences of bands like Children of Bodom, Nightwish, Wintersun and Amon Amarth and their own brew of American Metal. The result of that …

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Dec 09

Mikael Stanne of Dark Tranquillity discussed Atoma, touring and beer.

Dark Tranquillity just finished a North American tour supporting their new album Atoma, which was released at the beginning of November. Last Saturday they stopped by Mesa, AZ and played an intense show at Club Red. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Dec 06

Dark Tranquillity/Swallow The Sun/Enforcer/Starkill at Club Red Mesa, AZ (12/03/16)

After two years of absence, Dark Tranquillity found its way back to the Arizona desert as part of one largest tour they have done in North America. This time around they came with a diverse package that saw Club Red get a good size audience for a Saturday night show. Swallow The Sun, Enforcer and …

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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)

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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