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Tag Archives: Christopher Amott

Original Arch Enemy lineup form Black Earth, announce Japanese tour

Posted by on January 22, 2016

Last year, Arch Enemy performed at Loudpark in Saitaba, Japan and during that show, the group was joined on stage by the rest of the original founding members, singer Johan Liiva and Christopher Amott. The first original lineup made Arch Enemy’s first three records Black Earth, Stigmata and Burning Bridges, which are a great three albums, and […]

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Holy crap, Jeff Loomis is in Arch Enemy now!

Posted by on November 17, 2014

It’s been a completely insane year of lineup changes for Arch Enemy, what with Angela Gossow stepping aside for Alissa White-Gluz, but they’ve just upped the ante, because now Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis is in the band! He replaces Nick Cordle, who understandably, has stepped aside. And while Loomis won’t start until the European tour, […]

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New and Noteworthy, 6/10: Cult of Chaos

Posted by on June 10, 2014

The volume of new releases coming out this week defies all logic and reason. If I don’t see at least eight of these new albums on next week’s Billboard 200 list, there is a serious problem! There is no reason for anyone not to buy AT LEAST one of these albums, if not more. So […]

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A Christopher Amott-less Ghost Ship Octavius release new music

Posted by on September 4, 2013

We’ve been pretty excited about new band Ghost Ship Octavius, which started out as a side project for guitarists Christopher Amott (formerly of Arch Enemy) and Matt Wicklund (God Forbid) and former Nevermore drummer Van Williams. Things have definitely changed within the band in the last few weeks, however. First off, God Forbid disbanded a […]

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Ghost Ship Octavius shred in new video

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Remember Ghost Ship Octavius? That new project that former Arch Enemy guitarist Christopher Amott and God Forbid guitarist Matt Wicklund  came together to make? Well they went ahead and released a new production sampler video via Matt Wicklund’s Youtube channel. The video shows that the band is going to have some insanely shred-tastic guitar parts. […]

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Former Arch Enemy Guitarist Launches New Band With God Forbid/Ex-Nevermore Members

Posted by on July 1, 2013

Former Arch Enemy guitarist Christopher Amott is teaming up with some familiar faces to create a new project called Ghost Ship Octavius. After leaving Arch Enemy, Amott released one solo album called Impulses in 2012, but besides announcing his intentions to record a new Armageddon record, has otherwise stayed out of the metal scene. Along […]

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Arch Enemy March Under Black Flags With New Guitarist In Latest Music Video

Posted by on April 26, 2012

We’ve seen rehearsal footage of Arch Enemy with new guitarist Nick Cordle (of Arsis fame). Now, we get to see him in a music video with the Swedish metal group. Metal Hammer’s German edition has recently premiered the new music video for Arch Enemy’s “Under Black Flags We March.” While it’s a typical performance clip, […]

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Video: Arch Enemy Rehearse With New Guitarist Nick Cordle

Posted by on April 10, 2012

This past weekend, Arch Enemy released video of them (minus singer Angela Gossow) rehearsing with new guitarist Nick Cordle. The clip may only be about a minute long, but it’s our first glance at Arch Enemy with the Arsis guitarist and Christopher Amott’s replacement. Plus, Cordle kills the solo in “The First Deadly Sin.” Watch […]

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Christopher Amott Out Of Arch Enemy, Arsis’ Nick Cordle In

Posted by on March 5, 2012

Arch Enemy are still going full throttle on the road in support of their latest release Khaos Legions. Sadly, though, they’ll be doing so without guitarist Christopher Amott. It’s been confirmed today that the Swedish/ German metal group have once again parted ways with Christopher Amott, saying: “We thank Christopher for the time he’s worked […]

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