Arch Enemy

DELAIN “THE HUMAN CONTRADICTION”

I’ll admit it right off the bat, symphonic metal is not usually my cup of tea.  I find it a bit boring for my tastes. When Delain‘s The Human Contradiction came across my desk, I decided to give it a spin anyway, and I was taken aback.  Charlotte Wessels haunting vocals, the groove-laden harmonies and the ultra superb production of

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FRIENDLY REMINDER THAT “FEMALE-FRONTED” IS NOT A GENRE

Dearest fuckers, 1) “FEMALE-FRONTED” IS AN ADJECTIVE, NOT A GENRE. THIS: Click for big, and, ya know, feel free to ignore the cat health discussion toward the top. …IS BULLSHIT. 2) Women’s voices do not all sound the same. Some women do clean vocals, some do harsh, some female vocalists are better than others. You wouldn’t put Corpsegrinder and Jørn

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ANGELA GOSSOW RELEASES A FAREWELL STATEMENT TO ARCH ENEMY FANS!

Last week we revealed the shocking news that longtime front woman, Angela Gossow, parted ways with Arch Enemy and Alissa White-Gluz is now their new vocalist. Not only that, but we heard the first new track with Alissa, and you can hear “War Eternal” right here! As I said in my response to the news, I was absolutely stunned. Angela

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ARCH ENEMY: “WAR ETERNAL” VIDEO RELEASED!

Earlier this week Arch Enemy shocked the metal world by announcing that longtime front woman, Angela Gossow, parted ways with the band and Alissa White-Gluz is now their new vocalist. As you read in my response to the news, I was absolutely stunned. Angela was one of my favorite vocalist in metal period, and one of the main reasons that

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ANGELA GOSSOW LEAVES ARCH ENEMY AND ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ IS IN!

Earlier this afternoon I received a text from a friend saying that Angela Gossow left Arch Enemy, and my reply was “go play in traffic you asshole.” He insisted it was true, so I looked it up and my heart just dropped. The legendary band is about to release their ninth album, “War Eternal,” so this was the last thing

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ARCH ENEMY: “WAR ETERNAL” IS COMING IN JUNE!

BEST NEWS EVER! The mighty Arch Enemy will be releasing their highly anticipated new album, “War Eternal,” on June 10th via Century Media Records! Guitarist Michael Amott previously said this on the new material “This album is actually very different from ‘Khaos Legions’. All of our albums have had their own vibe, and this one will be its own entity

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AN EXCITING NEW UPDATE FROM ARCH ENEMY IS HERE!

Good news Arch Enemy fans! The Swedish metal giants are currently recording their next masterpiece, and a new update from guitarist Michael Amott is here! When asked about the musical direction of the record, he told Decibel Magazine this: “This album is actually very different from ‘Khaos Legions’. All of our albums have had their own vibe, and this one

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IS THERE A PLACE FOR POLITICS IN MUSIC?

I think 50% of people right off the bat are not going to click through and read this article because they don’t want to be bothered with a political rant, which is unfortunate because I think those people might be disillusioned to the more broad meaning of ‘politics’, having been exposed to all of the very loud ignorance one might

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ANGELA GOSSOW VERSUS A SIX YEAR OLD GIRL!

It goes without saying that Angela Gossow is one of the most powerful vocalist in the scene! Her energy and voice has helped make Arch Enemy one of the biggest bands in the world, but now she may have some competition! Do you remember the video of the six year old doing a Skeletonwitch mic check? Well the girl is

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ARCH ENEMY TO PLAY THE ENTIRE “WAGES OF SIN” ALBUM IN MEXICO CITY!

Arch Enemy has something really special planned for their December 6th show in Mexico City! The band will be celebrating the 10th year anniversary of their “Wages Of Sin” album by performing it in its entirety (plus an encore of rare Arch Enemy songs)! As their Facebook post reads: “Don’t miss out on this truly unique event which will not

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