Tag Archives: Melodic Death Metal

At the Gates to Live Stream Chicago Show

At the Gates: At War With Reality

Sweden’s melodic death metal giants At the Gates are currently touring in North America and have teamed up with Live Nation and Yahoo! to live stream their April 6, 2015 concert live from the House of Blues in Chicago, Illinois. Fans can tune in on April 6, 2015 at 11:15 p.m. ET here. The band

Amorphis Announces New Album September


If you are not an Amorphis fan, you have no idea what you are missing. The Finnish melodic death metal titans will be touring with Nightwish and Arch Enemy soon, but they have announced that their upcoming 12th studio album will begin pre-production this month in Helsinki with producer Jens Bogren. Album recordings will begin

In Flames Release Video For Paralyzed

In Flames: Siren Charms

Melodic death metal giants In Flames have released a video their new single, “Paralyzed,” off their latest album Siren Charms (read the Siren Charms review). The video features live footage from the band. Check it out below. Please upgrade your browser Please upgrade your browser

Moonspell Streaming Another New Song Breathe (Until We Are No More)

Moonspell: Extinct

Moonspell is streaming yet another new song from their upcoming album, Extinct, which I have received the promo for already and am loving it. A review will be forthcoming. The latest track is the opener for Extinct and is entitled “Breathe (Until We Are No More).” Check it out below. Craig Gowans created the lyric

Metal Review: At the Gates: At War With Reality (2014)

At the Gates: At War With Reality

Melodic death metal has come a long way in the past 20 years, but it is safe to say that At the Gates was the inspiration to the entire genre, even the bastardized versions merging metalcore into their sound. At the Gates was a dynamic band that changed its sound drastically with each release until

Song of the Week: In Flames: Colony

In Flames: Colony

Swedish melodic death metal giants In Flames released their fourth album, “Colony,” on May 21, 1999, through Nuclear Blast Records. The album was quite similar to “Whoracle,” but featured some more grooves than the previous effort, which would be indicative of the sound that the band would come to make their own. The title track,

Metal Review: Ghost Brigade: IV – One With The Storm (2014)

Ghost Brigade: IV - One With the Storm

Finland’s Ghost Brigade is a different type of band. The band dares you to classify them. Many will say post rock, some will say melodic death metal. Others will say doom metal. Regardless of how you classify them, the band is very progressive in nature and likes to blend a myriad of sounds packed into

Metal Review: Gormathon: Following the Beast (2014)

Gormathon: Following the Beast

Sweden’s Gormathon is a melodic death metal borrowing from a few other genres delivering a diverse second album in “Following the Beast” and completely bypassing the notion of the sophomore jinx by any means. Where many bands have failed, Gormathon has used as a strength by honing their sound to its sharpest point. “Following the

Arch Enemy Announces New Guitarist Jeff Loomis

Jeff Loomis

Talk about some incredible news. I knew that ex-Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis would land somewhere and Arch Enemy seems like a logical place. The Swedish melodic death metal outfit has announced that Loomis will replace outgoing guitarist Nick Cordle. Loomis will join the band on the upcoming European tour, which kicks off November 26, 2014

Arch Enemy Release Live Video For As the Pages Burn

Arch Enemy: War Eternal

Melodic death metal giants Arch Enemy have released a live video for As the Pages Burn from their latest album, “War Eternal” (read the War Eternal review). The video features professionally filmed footage shot at the Masters of Rock festival on July 12, 2014 in Vizovice, Czech Republic and can be seen below. “War Eternal”