Posts Tagged ‘Michael Amott’

Arch Enemy

The new video was filmed at Wacken 2016 and is featured on the Arch Enemy’s upcoming live DVD/Blu-ray As The Stages Burn!, which comes out March 31st. As The Stages Burn! will be available as a Ltd. Deluxe CD+DVD+Blu-ray Box Set (EU), Ltd Edition CD+DVD Digipak, Gatefold 2LP+DVD, and as digital album. Watch it inside and pre-order now! (more…)

Extreme metal giants Arch Enemy have now launched the first trailer for their upcoming live DVD/Bluray “As The Stages Burn!” which will be released on March 31st, 2017.

Featuring footage of their headline performance at WACKEN OPEN AIR 2016, marking the pinnacle of a highly successful album campaign in support of War Eternal, “As The Stages Burn!” highlights an impressive live production fans have never seen before! (more…)

Arch Enemy

Arch Enemy

Check out pro-shot footage of Arch Enemy’s full set from the Wacken Open Air Festival 2016 in Germany. During a press conference on the day prior to its performance, guitarist Michael Amott revealed that the band has plans for a live release and have written a “handful of new songs” with its latest addition to the band, guitarist Jeff Loomis (Nevermore). The follow-up to 2014’s War Eternal (review) will be the first studio album featuring Loomis and second with vocalist Alissa White-Gluz. Watch the live set inside! (more…)

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Review by Jeff Maki
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Arch Enemy, Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, The Acacia Strain, Cattle Decapitation, Beyond Creation
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With all the drama surrounding the 2015 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and its lack of true headlining bands and low attendance, the timing of the 2015 Summer Slaughter Tour couldn’t have been any better.

But wait, there’s no one here either … (more…)

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Cattle Decapitation

Cattle Decapitation’s seventh album, The Anthropocene Extinction (review), is its own grindcore version of Roots, a turning point for the band and possibly one for the entire subgenre. This is grind like you’ve never heard it before. Among the blastbeats, the rhythm section divvies out multiple tempo changes, making for surprises around every bend. Songs flawlessly go from grind to thrash to black metal to even a hardcore tempo. Adding to the variety and depth are a range of guest musicians, along with a newer vocal style by frontman Travis Ryan. Providing the riffs is Josh Elmore, the band’s guitarist since 2001, ranging from harsh and pummeling to sad and epic.

The band already has begun the touring cycle for the new album by taking part in this year’s installment of the Summer Slaughter Tour (view tour dates here), headlined by Arch Enemy and also featuring Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, The Acacia Strain, After the Burial and Beyond Creation. A week into the tour, which included stops in the Midwest, we talked with Elmore about the new release, the tour and selling T-shirts. (more…)

Arch Enemy

Arch Enemy

Currently on the road in Europe in support of 2014’s War Eternal, Arch Enemy will return to North America this July and August to headline the 2015 installment of “Summer Slaughter.” Featuring Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, The Acacia Strain, Obscura, After the Burial, Cattle Decapitation and Beyond Creation as support, this tour will mark the band’s second North American run on this album cycle–but the first stateside trek to feature new guitarist Jeff Loomis. (more…)


Before extreme metal titans Arch Enemy kick off their European tour tomorrow in France, they are releasing a new video for the digital single, “Stolen Life (2015 Version)”! The original version of the song was released on 2014’s War Eternal, and the new version features additional lead/solo parts by the band’s new guitarist, Jeff Loomis. Watch it inside now! (more…)

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This October/November, metal icons Arch Enemy will be returning to North American soil to tour in support of their new, critically acclaimed album, War Eternal (review). To celebrate this momentous headlining trek, the band will be releasing a split 7″ with Kreator, who are direct support on the run. Available starting at the Baltimore show on October 23, be sure to purchase this exclusive transparent red 7″ (limited to 500 copies) at the merch table; a dark red 7″ (limited to 500 copies) will also be available on Kreator and Arch Enemy’s European tour, which sees Arch Enemy as direct support. (more…)


Earlier this week, metal icons Arch Enemy unleashed their new album, War Eternal (review), across the world, with critics hailing it as their “strongest album in years” (Decibel Magazine). To kick-off the War Eternal campaign, the band launched an extensive European tour, which is currently underway through the rest of the year. In addition to these dates, Arch Enemy will also make their much-anticipated return to North American soil this October/November! Featuring Kreator, Huntress, and Starkill as support, this headlining trek will be the band’s first tour in the States since 2011– and the first US tour to feature new members Alissa White-Gluz (vocals) and Nick Cordle (guitar). View tour dates inside. (more…)

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Arch Enemy’s highly anticipated album War Eternal is out NOW. Watch the premiere of the new music video for “No More Regrets” inside and if you haven’t yet, be sure to read our favorable review of the new album here. The clip was once again directed by the band’s long time friend and collaborator Patric Ullaeus. (more…)

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Check out the second single/video for “You Will Know My Name” from Arch Enemy’s new release War Eternal. The clip was once again directed by the band’s long time friend and collaborator Patric Ullaeus. From the sound of these first two songs, it seems the band has gone back to a more stripped down, Wages of Sin style and we’re diggin’ it. Not to mention new front-woman Alissa White-Gluz. Check out the clip inside. (more…)

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After recently launching a video for their new album’s title track (which has already surpassed 2 million views on YouTube), metal icons Arch Enemy are now ready to unleash the second single from their upcoming 9th full-length, War Eternal, due out worldwide via Century Media Records (Trooper Entertainment in Japan) on June 9th in Europe and June 10th in North America. Watch this new lyric video for “As The Pages Burn” after the break.

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