Tag Archives: Melodic Death Metal

Metal Review: Mindead: Controlling the Tides (2015)

Mindead: Controlling the Tides

Stuttgart, Germany metal band Mindead is back with their latest effort, Controlling the Tides, a collection of 12 new tracks. Mindead’s sound is pretty much summed up by the power of the riff, which define the band’s sound throughout each track. In addition to Pablo’s powerful guitar riffs are Timo’s strong vocals, which are good

Amorphis Releases Details About New Album Under the Red Cloud

Amorphis: Under the Red Cloud

Finnish melodic death metal giants Amorphis have released details about their upcoming album. The album will be called Under the Red Cloud and is due to be released on September 4, 2015. Check out the tracklisting and cover artwork by Valnoir Mortasonge below. “The album is titled Under the Red Cloud and the artwork is

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

Amorphis

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