Tag Archives: melodic metal

Metalite Social Butterflies

Swedish melodic metal band Metalite’s new album Biomechanicals was recently released and the band has lifted ‘Social Butterflies’ from it as their latest single, out now on AFM Records. Guitarist Edwin Premberg said of the song: “Social media steals more and more of our time, everyday. It is all about the addiction of being online and connected to the world ...

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Brothers Of Metal in Emblas Saga

With 2010 debut Prophecy Of Ragnarök having become a bestseller alongside some 25 million streams of their songs, the eight strong line-up that is Brothers Of Metal are armed and ready with winter releases either side of the new year. First out the tracks is ‘Njord’ a new single out now and taken from their forthcoming new album Emblas Saga ...

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 A Metalite Apocalypse

Stockholm quintet Metalite unleash their very own ‘Apocalypse’ by way of their latest single, out now It’s the second song taken from their forthcoming album Biomechanicals due out on 25th October through AFM Records, wherein new vocalist Erica Ohlsson joins Edwin Premberg &Robert Örnesved (Guitars), Robert Majd (Bass) and Lea Larsson (Drums). “We see ourselves as a modern band that ...

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Metalite

Two years after their Heroes In Time debut, Sweden’s Metalite has signed to AFM for the release of new album Biomechanicals due out on 25th October. As the name suggests the band offer melodic metal, as influenced by bands like Within Temptation, and in their endeavours to move forward musically have brought in new vocalist Erica Ohlsson. “We knew that ...

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Whitechapel

The Valley by Whitechapel

After a three-year wait, the boys from Knoxville are back with their seventh studio album, The Valley. It is quite possible that there has never been a darker, more raw album ever conceived in the history of mankind. Phil Bozeman is quoted in the bio for this album as saying; “It’s all about me as a child, and some of ...

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Amaranthe “You need to be both humble and tough in this industry” Interview (audio)

So many metal bands today blur the boundaries with other genres, Swedish melodic metalheads Amaranthe are a great example of this. Elize Ryd and co. fuse metal, pop, Swedish folk, EDM and pretty much every other genre they can squeeze in there. Amaranthe have just released their new album ‘Helix’  via Spinefarm / Universal. Watch this space for a review ...

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Elize Ryd Guests With Arion

The latest single from Finnish melodic metal band Arion is ‘At The Break Of Dawn’ and it features a guest vocal appearance by Elize Ry. Rye’s main occupation is of course as singer with Swedish melodic metal core/power metal band Amaranthe, with previous form as a guest artist with Kamelot. She also appears on the video for the single that you ...

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Unforgiveable Arion

Finland’s melodic metal act Arion have a new single ‘Unforgiveable’ out, ahead of their forthcoming album Life Is Not Beautiful due October 19th through ADF Records. Lead by guitarist Iivo Kaipainen with vocalist Lassi Vääränen, Arttu Vauhkonen on keyboards, bass player Gege Velinov and drummer Topias Kupiainen the band have been around since 2011 when they were teenager – And most ...

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Dynazty Go Grey

‘The Grey’ is the latest single by Sweden’s Dynazty, and the second track to be taken from their forthcoming album Firesign that is due for release on 28th September through AFM Records. Firesign has been described as the modern melodic metal band’s strongest effort so far, being a “creative, dynamic and inspired album”. The Swedes merge a pinch of heaviness with ...

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Lordi release new album ‘Sexorcism’

Eurovision song contest winners and Finnish horror rockers Lordi release their lastest album on 25th May and it’s going to be controversial. The band’s 9th studio album bears the name of Sexorcism and has been described as “An uncensored shot with a full on in-your-face attitude.” If you were in any doubt about that here’s a list of the songs ...

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