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Watch Arch Enemy guitarist Michael Amott join Megadeth onstage at Hellfest Open Air

Posted by on June 26, 2018

While the Game of Thrones actor, Kristian Nairn, introduced Megadeth onstage at this year’s Hellfest Open Air, Arch Enemy guitarist Michael Amott surprised the crowd by joining the group during their classic song “Symphony of Destruction.” Prior to Amott’s appearance, Dave Mustaine dedicated the song, “My Last Words” to the late Vinnie Paul. Watch the […]

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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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Arch Enemy are Breaking the Law

Posted by on October 23, 2014

We already knew that Arch Enemy, currently on tour as of today with Kreator and Huntress, had recorded a cover of Judas Priest’s “Breaking the Law.” In fact, if you’re one of the first 500 people to do so, you can pick up a vinyl version of it. That being said, if you’re not in […]

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Arch Enemy break the law for tour single with Kreator

Posted by on October 8, 2014

In a little over two weeks, Arch Enemy will be heading out on the road with Kreator and Huntress. And to commemorate that special occasion, they’re making a limited-edition 7″ with Kreator (sorry Huntress, maybe next time).  The 7″ will be limited to 500 transparent red copies available starting at the 10/23 tour kickoff in Baltimore. […]

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Interview: Michael Amott opens up about the next stage of Arch Enemy

Posted by on May 28, 2014

Arch Enemy dropped a bombshell earlier this year when singer Angela Gossow left the band after 13 years. But as important as she was to the band’s sound, they were already an established band when she joined in 2001. As you’ve already heard, the band’s replacement, former The Agonist vocalist Alissa White-Gluz has done a great […]

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Which of the following metal rumors are true?

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Chances are, you spent the better part of the day wondering whether something unbelievable was true or if it was part of an April Fool’s prank (yeah, sorry about that). With that in mind, we decided to play a little game. We’ve compiled eleven “rumors” that have made their way around the metal community over […]

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New Arch Enemy coming in June

Posted by on March 4, 2014

With Carcass’ huge comeback last year, a band that sprung from them, Arch Enemy, kind of fell a bit by the wayside, even though Michal Amott and Daniel Erlandsson chose not to participate with Surgical Steel in favor of AE. Now the fruit of their labor appears to be imminent. The band have finished recording […]

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Vista Chino Drummer Brant Bjork’s Top 5: Stoner Rock And Metal Bands

Posted by on August 5, 2013

If anyone can be considered an expert of weed-inspired music, it’s Brant Bjork. Not only was he the time keeper behind seminal stoner rockers Kyuss, but continues the tradition with Visto Chino (also featuring his Kyuss bandmate John Garcia). In anticipation of the group’s debut album Peace, out September 3 via Napalm Records, we asked […]

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Eternal Descent Video Game Now Available For Mobile Devices

Posted by on July 18, 2013

Have you ever wanted to see Misha Mansoor of Periphery fight Wayne Static of Static-X while flying through the air using magic guitar powers? You have? Well you’re in luck, because Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes is now available for download in the iTunes app store. Eternal Descent is an ongoing multimedia comic series that […]

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