”Remote Control”, Arched Fire’s debut album out on April 30th 2021 via Wormholedeath, is also available on CD. Click to get your copy NOW!
The video for “Remote-Controlled End” received great press coverage in the global metal media! Finland, Spain, Australia, Russia, Italy, Romania, the UK… Here are links to the news stories or their social media profiles. Inferno Filthy Dogs of Metal Stormbringer Metal Rock Music Podcast Blessed Altar Zine Kaaoszine Metal Shock Finland Music Waves Metalliluola Swiss … More Remote-Controlled Press
The Finnish metal band’s debut single ponders the powers of the algorithms. “Remote-Controlled End” is the first video single of Arched Fire, a Finnish metal band working on their debut album to be released later this year. Musically, Arched Fire is where heavy metal meets speed metal—“hevispiidi”, as a Finnish radio dj called them a … More “Remote-Controlled End” video out now!
Arched Fire’s debut album Remote Control to be released in 2021! Track list: Hindsight 2020, Back on Track, Remote-Controlled End, Crawling Down, …And Ride Away, A.T.W., Wormhole, Escape, Futile, From Dust to Dust
The end began in the late summer of 1990, when we decided Rytky had to go. It must have had something to do with the two gigs he missed, but it was also because he never really practiced and you could hear it in his playing. He took the news well, but was sad about … More Part 7: The End
But in a way, things were happening. That spring we came up with a lot of new songs, like “Against the World” parts I and II, “Escape”, “Remote-Controlled End”, “…And Ride Away” and “Crawling Down”, and we played some covers as well, like “For Whom the Bell Tolls” by Metallica and the anthraxed version of … More Part 6: Thrashing Around
He was just 14, a year below me, and was sitting in the music class in our school with his white Ibanez guitar. I had been playing for a couple of years, but Janne was waaaay ahead of me. He was not only cranking out riffs but was doing simple solos as well. I had … More Part 5: Refining Metal
We kept rehearsing in my parents’ garage, and I came up with some new songs, but the guys weren’t happy with them. Too much rock. Not enough metal. The stuff I wrote just wasn’t tough enough to separate us from the hair metal (that wasn’t yet called hair metal) scene. “Rock the Crowd? Why Rock … More Part 4: Turning Rock Into Metal
In May 1989 we got a chance to play our first gig. The local live music association Sessio had this idea of bringing back something they called “school parties”. It meant a bunch of local bands playing in a school gym hall. The party we played at ended up being the first and the last … More Part 3: It’s Alive
Danger Zone split up before we got to play any gigs, but we weren’t to be stopped. Assu got his first drum set (he had to shovel a lot of snow before his dad agreed to buy it), and in early 1989 I convinced my long-suffering parents to let us rehearse in our garage. We … More Part 2: Scorched by the Fire