Finnish metallers AMORAL have announced the addition of bassist Pekka Johansson to the group's ranks. "Pekka has been helping us out with our recent live duties, and the vibes been great both on and off stage," the band writes in a statement. "The dude's a great bassist, has a killer stage presence and is good company, so we quickly realized wed need to look no further."
Upcoming AMORAL shows:
June 07 - Lieska, Finland - Muhelinpurock
Jun. 27 - Helsinki, Finland - Tuska Afterparty
Aug. 23 - Tammela, Finland - Thrashia Lpi Yn
AMORAL last year entered the album chart in Finland at position No. 5 with the band's latest effort, "Reptile Ride".
An e-card for "Reptile Ride", featuring clips of all the songs on the CD, can be accessed at this location.
"Reptile Ride" (view cover artwork by Aki Siltala at this location) was produced, recorded and mixed by Janne Saksa at Sound Supreme Studios in Hmeenlinna, Finland.
Spikefarm Records last June released the Internet-only "Leave Your Dead Behind". The bonus track for this release was a cover of Swedish pop star PANDORA's song "The Naked Sun". AMORAL's back catalogue has also gone digital: "Wound Creations" (2004) and "Decrowning" (2005) were released to digital music distributors last May.
AMORAL's video for the song "Leave Your Dead Behind" can be viewed below.