Tag: Arch Enemy

NEWS: Vicky Psarakis of The Agonist covers KoRn!

It seems crazy but “Falling Away From Me” by KoRn is now 21 years old having been released in 1999, a huge hit with over 91 million streams of YouTube of a music video that features an anti child abuse theme. The Agonist frontwoman Vicky Psarakis who replaced Alissa White-Gluz when she joined Arch Enemy

Review: “Moment” by Dark Tranquillity

At this point in their careers it’s safe to say that the legacy of Swedish Melodic Death Metallers Dark Tranquillity as one of the cornerstones of the Gothenburg sound is set in stone. The only question is whether the band can continue to produce music worthy of that legacy as they reach their twelfth studio

Documentary: Dark Tranquillity’s “Moment” studio diary #4!

Back at Rogue Music, the studio of Melodic Death Metal pioneers Dark Tranquillity and their electronics guru Martin Brändström, episode #4 of the bands making of featurette is something of a gear rundown with vocalist Mikael Stanne explaining not only what his guitarists Christopher Amott (ex-Arch Enemy) and Johan Reinholdz (Nonexist) have been experimenting with but also

Review: “Retrogression Part 1: Egomania” by Agony Atlas

A concept release with a story marks the debut EP from Koblenz, Germany Progressive Technical Metallcore outfit Agony Atlas, a band with a wealth of prior experience. Vocalist Liane Walter is in Deathlesson and formerly in Incertain; guitarist, keys and programmer Christoph Fuchs in Karabooza, formerly Sixfinger and Timeshift Passenger; Drummer Markus Moewis formerly graced

NEWS: Dark Tranquillity prepare for the “Moment”!

The return of Melodic Death Metal pioneers Dark Tranquillity, considered a cornerstone of the Gothenburg Sound has been been made all the more inviting by the news that they’ve welcomed a pair of high caliber guitarists into the fold in Christopher Amott (ex-Arch Enemy) and Johan Reinholdz (Nonexist). Their latest offering, some four years after their

Exclusive Interview: Deathcraeft talk “On Human Devolution”!

Greek Death Metal trio Deathcraeft created an Odyssey of their own with their freshly released debut album “On Human Devolution”, which sees vocalist Nikonas Tsolakos and guitarist Kostas Kalampokas and drummer Giannis Chionidis (also of Progressive Death Metal act Echidna) join forces to created what they termed as a piece “describing the self-destructing nature of

Riff Police! Pull Over! #117: At The Gates Vs Trivium!

The last album from Swedish Melodic Death Metallers At The Gates before an 11 year hiatus was “Slaughter of the Soul“. A landmark album, it is considered alongside works by In Flames and Dark Tranquillity as one of the cornerstones of the Gothenburg sound. Produced by Fredrik Nordström (Soilwork, Arch Enemy, Opeth) in 1995 and

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Killswitch Engage.

Without a doubt one of the stand out tracks from “As Daylight Dies“, the fourth studio record from Metalcore mainstays Killswitch Engage, “My Curse” is an instantly recognisable classic from 2006. Lex Halaby was tapped up to shoot a music video for the single, having previously done so for “A Bid Farewell” and a radio

Review: “On Human Devolution” by Deathcraeft

A concept album that takes the elements of Thrash, Black and Death Metal in order to reinvent the story of “Cthulhu Mythos” by H.P. Lovecraft with more socio-political lyrics, Greek trio Deathcraeft look to create an Odyssey of their own with “On Human Devolution” vocalist Nikonas Tsolakos, guitarist and bassist Kostas Kalampokas and drummer Giannis Chionidis (also