BROTHER FIRETRIBE, the Finnish AOR/hard rock band featuring NIGHTWISH guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, will release its second studio album, "Heart Full Of Fire", on April 2, 2008 via Spinefarm Records. A single, "Runaways", backed by a cover version of "Chasing The Angels" (from the "Iron Eagle 2" soundtrack) will precede the full-length CD on February 27.
"Heart Full Of Fire" was produced by keyboard player Tomppa Nikulainen and Vuorinen, and sees the band pushing its AOR-influenced style to even greater heights. Among those tracks featured are "I Am Rock" (already a single in Finland), "Chasing The Angels" (plus the title track itself, complete with suitably "foxy" vocals from NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon. The CD was mixed by Torsti Spoof and Jari Mikkola at Studio Audio. Mastering duties were handled by Svante Forsbäck at Chartmakers Studios.
"Heart Full Of Fire" album, final tracklisting:
01. Wildest Dreams
02. Heart Full Of Fire
04. Who Will You Run To Now
05. Play It From The Heart
06. Going Out With A Bang
07. Heard It On My Radio
08. Game They Call Love
09. Out Of My Head
10. Chasing The Angels
11. I Am Rock
The second single, "Heart Full Of Fire...And Then Some", is scheduled to come out in May. The track listing of the single is as follows:
01. Heart Full Of Fire (featuring Anette Olzon)
02. Heart Full Of Fire (JS16 Remix)
03. Two Hearts (a new non-album track)
04. Hungry For Heaven (DIO cover)
Founded by five Finnish musicians with a deep regard for all-conquering U.S. heavyweights such as JOURNEY and VAN HALEN, the band — also featuring LEVERAGE frontman Pekka Ansio Heino — released its debut album, "Break Out", back in 2006. A 10-track affair built around melody-conscious rockers such as "I'm On Fire", "Valerie" and first single/video "One Single Breath", the record instantly caused a stir with the quality of its songwriting and the energy of its excecution…
For audio samples, visit www.myspace.com/brotherfiretribe.