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Like The Fearless Hunter - NONEXIST

NONEXIST has always been a project that danced in the realm of comfort-food melodeath, whose main creative force has primarily been guitarist Johan Reinholdz — now also a member of DARK TRANQUILLITY. But a large portion of that comfort, from founding through to 2015's "Throne of Scars", was from original ARCH ENEMY frontperson Johan Liiva. ...

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BLACK EARTH Feat. Former And Current Members Of ARCH ENEMY: 'Burning Bridges' 20th-Anniversary Tour Of Japan Announced

BLACK EARTH — the project featuring former and current members of ARCH ENEMY performing material from ARCH ENEMY's first three albums live on stage — will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the "Burning Bridges" LP with a Japanese tour in May 2019. BLACK EARTH is: Michael Amott - guitar Christopher Amott - guitar Johan Liiva ...

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Former ARCH ENEMY Singer JOHAN LIIVA Interviewed By METAL RULES! TV (Video)

Metal Rules! TV recently conducted an interview with Swedish extreme metal legend Johan Liiva (ARCH ENEMY, FURBOWL, CARNAGE, NONEXIST). You can now watch the chat in three parts below. NONEXIST's latest, digital-only full-length album, "From My Cold Dead Hands", was released last November via Pivotal Rockordings. The CD was recorded at Multipass Studios and features ...

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NONEXIST: Cover Versions Of CORONER, ATOMIC ROOSTER Available For Streaming

Swedish tech metal supergroup NONEXIST, featuring former ARCH ENEMY and current HEARSE vocalist Johan Liiva and ANDROMEDA/SKYFIRE guitarist Johan Reinholdz, released its new, digital-only full-length album, "From My Cold Dead Hands", on November 2 via Pivotal Rockordings. The CD was recorded at Multipass Studios and features nine blistering new tracks, accompanied by cover songs that ...

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NONEXIST's Cover Of MEGADETH's 'In My Darkest Hour' Available For Streaming

Swedish tech metal supergroup NONEXIST, featuring former ARCH ENEMY and current HEARSE vocalist Johan Liiva and ANDROMEDA/SKYFIRE guitarist Johan Reinholdz, will release its new, digital-only full-length album, "From My Cold Dead Hands", on November 2 via Pivotal Rockordings. The CD was recorded at Multipass Studios and will feature nine blistering new tracks, to be accompanied ...

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NONEXIST: New Song Available For Streaming

"Fire At Will", a brand new song from the Swedish tech metal supergroup NONEXIST, featuring former ARCH ENEMY and current HEARSE vocalist Johan Liiva and ANDROMEDA/SKYFIRE guitarist Johan Reinholdz, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below (courtesy of Metal Injection). The track comes off NONEXIST's new digital-only full-length album, entitled "From My ...

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Reactivated NONEXIST Signs With PIVOTAL ROCKORDINGS

Swedish tech metal supergroup NONEXIST, featuring former ARCH ENEMY and current HEARSE vocalist Johan Liiva and ANDROMEDA/SKYFIRE guitarist Johan Reinholdz, has inked a deal with Pivotal Rockordings. The band's new full-length album, entitled "From My Cold Dead Hands", is currently being recorded at Multipass Studios and will feature nine blistering new tracks, to be released ...

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Esoteric - SKYFIRE

In the "it's a small world" department, Sweden's SKYFIRE take a good portion of the European metal scene, stuff it into a blender, and serve the results up extra smooth on the aptly-named "Esoteric". Equal parts melodic death metal, neo-classical, prog, black, and power metal (depending on everyone's contentious definitions of each of these, of ...

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SKYFIRE: New Album Track Listing, Release Dates Announced

After five years of computer failure, illness, lineup changes and countless other obstacles, Swedish progressive death metallers SKYFIRE will triumphantly return to unleash their long awaited fourth album, "Esoteric", this September 8 in North America, September 14 in the U.K. and September 18 in the rest of Europe via Pivotal Rockordings. Commented bassist Martin Hanner: ...

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SKYFIRE: Digital-Only EP Details Revealed

Swedish progressive death metallers SKYFIRE have made their new song "Esoteric" available for download on their MySpace page. The band will release a four-song, digital-only EP entitled "Fractal" in July via Pivotal Rockordings. "Fractal" is made up of songs that were written between 2004's "Spectral" and their yet-to-be-released September 2009 "Esoteric" album. Commented ...

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FURBOWL To Re-Record Old Songs For New CD

Vocalist Johan Liiva (HEARSE, ARCH ENEMY, NONEXIST, FURBOWL) has issued the following update: "FURBOWL has been offered to re-record and release old unreleased songs. Max [Thornell, ex-FURBOWL drummer] has been in touch with Niclas Stenemo and he's totally into the idea. This means, the classic 'The Autumn Years' [1994] line-up will go to some studio ...

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HEARSE Set U.S. Release Date For Second Album

HEARSE, the Swedish band featuring former ARCH ENEMY/NONEXIST vocalist Johan Liiva, have set an April 6 U.S. release date through Candlelight Records for their second full-length album, "Armageddon Mon Amour". Recorded at Basement Audio System in Stockholm, the follow-up to 2003's "Dominion Reptillian" "showcases the band's refreshing hybrid of musical styles — an embodiment of ...

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HEARSE: Sophomore Album To Surface In March

Sweden's HEARSE, the band featuring former ARCH ENEMY/NONEXIST vocalist Johan Liiva and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, have set a March 2004 release date through Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records) for their sophomore full-length album, "Armageddon Mon Amour". The CD was recorded earlier this summer at Basement Audio System in Stockholm, Sweden with producer Jonas ...

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HEARSE Complete Work On 'Armageddon Mon Amour'

Sweden's HEARSE, featuring former ARCH ENEMY/NONEXIST vocalist Johan Liiva and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, have completed work on their sophomore full-length album, "Armageddon Mon Amour", due in early 2004 through Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). The CD was recorded earlier this summer at Basement Audio System in Stockholm, Sweden with producer Jonas Elder. 13 ...

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Vocalist JOHAN LIIVA Exits NONEXIST

Sweden's NONEXIST, featuring ANDROMEDA guitarist Johan Reinholdz, have parted ways with vocalist Johan Liiva (HEARSE, ex-ARCH ENEMY). "Liiva said that his full-time job and involvement with HEARSE made it difficult to find energy for NONEXIST as well," Reinholdz explained to Digital Metal. "I understand his situation and reasons and there are no hard ...

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NONEXIST Hard At Work On Sophomore CD

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band featuring former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva and ANDROMEDA guitarist Johan Reinholdz, are writing material for their second full-length record, tentatively due before the end of the year. The follow-up to last year's "Deus Deceptor" will be recorded in part at Reinholdz' personal studio, Multipass Studios, in Höör, Sweden, where ...

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HEARSE Completes Work On 'Dominion Reptilian'

Sweden's HEARSE, featuring current NONEXIST vocalist Johan Liiva (ex-ARCH ENEMY) and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, has finished recording its debut album, "Dominion Reptilian", at Stockholm-based Dog Pound Studios (ENTOMBED, TERRA FIRMA) for an early 2003 release through Hammerheart Records. "Dominion Reptilian" was recorded over a four-week period with technician Jonas Elder, and is described by ...

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HEARSE To Issue 7" EP, Full-Length CD To Follow

Sweden's HEARSE, consisting of former ARCH ENEMY/current NONEXIST frontman Johan Liiva (vocals/bass), Max Thornell (drums), and Mattias Ljung (guitars), will issue a 7" EP, entitled "Torch", on August 12th through Hammerheart Records. The group's debut full-length album, entitled Dominion Reptillian, is due at the end of the year. Johan and Max had previously played together ...

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CENTURY MEDIA EUROPE Secure Distribution Deal For NEW HAWEN RECORDS

Effective immediately, Century Media Europe have secured a European distribution/marketing deal for Swedish label New Hawen Records. Century Media's European offices will handle the marketing and distribution for all New Haven titles exclusively, as well as handling promotion. New Hawen is the label of "Wez" Wenedikter, who until last year ran the WAR Music label, ...

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HEARSE Commence Recording Sessions For 7" EP, Full-Length Debut

Sweden's HEARSE, consisting of former ARCH ENEMY/current NONEXIST frontman Johan Liiva (vocals/bass), Max Thornell (drums), and Mattias Ljung (guitars), have commenced the recording sessions for their upcoming 7" EP and their debut full-length album, entitled Dominion Reptialian. A late 2002 release through Hammerheart Records is expected. Johan and Max had previously played together from 1990 ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Cooking Up New Riffs!

Words of wisdom from ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott: "We are back home in Sweden after a hectic weekend in the USA, the 2 festivals we played were chaotic, stressful and…FUN! As always, these festivals with a million bands playing are a bit crazy from an organizational point of view, but the shows themselves were ...

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Deus Deceptor - NONEXIST

A Swedish “supergroup” consisting of former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva, ANDROMEDA guitarist Johan Reinholdz and DEFLESHED/DARK FUNERAL skinsman Matte Modin, NONEXIST offer very little in the way of surprises on their debut CD, Deus Deceptor, but nevertheless deliver the goods with a respectable amount of conviction, in the process creating one of the more ...

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HEARSE Ink Deal With Hammerheart Records

Sweden's HEARSE, consisting of former ARCH ENEMY/current NONEXIST frontman Johan Liiva (vocals/bass), Max Thornell (drums), and Mattias Ljung (guitars), have inked a deal with Hammerheart Records and will shortly be issuing a 7” single as a taster for a forthcoming debut album, due in the fall. Johan and Max had previously played together from 1990 ...

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NONEXIST Finalize Track Listing, Plot Attack

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band of former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva, ANDROMEDA guitarist Johan Reinholdz, and DEFLESHED/DARK FUNERAL drummer Matte Modin, have finalized the track listing for their debut album, entitled Deus Deceptor, which is tentatively scheduled to be released in Japan in February, Europe in March (through New Hawen Records) and in the ...

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NONEXIST: More MP3 Clips Up For Grabs!

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band of former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva, have made available for download MP3 clips of the tracks “Phantoms” and “Ebony Tower” at the following locations: 01. Phantoms 02. Ebony Tower Both songs come off the group's debut album, entitled Deus Deceptor, which is tentatively due to ...

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