We have a new single fresh outta oven today, featuring the legendary Tim ”Ripper” Owens! Pestilence (feat. Tim “Ripper” Owens) / Mr. Death “Pestilence” is the second video and single off Arched Fire’s second album Trust Betrayal, to be released in the spring of 2023. The b-side “Mr. Death” is not on the album. Lyrically, “Pestilence” observes a … More ”Pestilence” / ”Mr. Death” single out now!
Our song ”Crawling Down” was aired today (20.1.2022) by Kjell Simosas’ fantastic X3M Metall show on the Yle X3M channel! Check out the show in Yle Areena online, or on the airwaves on Sunday and Tuesday! Listen to X3M Metall here!
Antichrist magazine added “Remote-Controlled End” on their Spotify playlist. Check it out here!
Check out Metal Invasion, a cool podcast with some great songs from Five Finger Death Punch, Skid Row, ARCHED FIRE and others! CLICK to listen!
“The listener can really feel how much fun the band is having for the whole of the record and that single-handedly makes Remote Control a very fun listen”, says Vinterd of Head-Banger Reviews in their thoroughly-thought article about our album. Cheers to Head-Banger Reviews and good metal journalism! Read the review here!
Our very own lead guitar genius Janne Särkelä gets some well-deserved six-string media attention, as he introduces his favourite guitar in the new issue of Guitarrista, a guitar magazine available in Portuguese and Spanish. Also, Arched Fire’s song A.T.W. is on the magazine’s CD! Get Guitarrista here!
Futile, the most epic piece on the Remote Control album, is both old and new, with the emphasis heavily on the latter. Some of it – the verse arpeggio and both middle parts (meaning the ”out in the dark (…) blaze of glory” section and the Maiden-esque part that follows) was originally written in 1990 … More Song of the Week 8: Futile
It’s week seven and time to Escape. Conveniently so, as the lyric video was released just recently. This one dates back to our 1989-90 era. Metallica had ”Escape”, Stone had ”Escape”, we wrote one as well. The original version was reeeeeaaaaalllyyyy long and had a slow, arpeggio middle-part. And as the lyrics had something to … More Song of the week 7: Escape
Ever Metal asked us some questions, and we promptly answered – click to read all about it!
The song of the week six is Wormhole, one of the album tracks released as a video single. Kristian Herkman: At the time, we were remaking the old Arched Fire songs for the album, but we also had the idea to include a new one. In December 2019, I went through my old Guitar Pro … More Song of the Week 6: Wormhole