“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
Finnish heavy metallers ARCHED FIRE present “Escape” [Lyric Video]. “Escape” is a track taken from Arched Fire’s album “Remote Control” out via Wormholedeath worldwide. “Remote Control” will be available in CD format on 11 06 2021 via Aural Music Group. ”Escape” is a story of a man who strives to get out of the misery … More “Escape” video out now, CD released!
Originally titled Against the World, the first version of this song was written in early 1990. Again, a rehearsal recording from April 1990 has survived, preventing the tune from getting lost in time. Personally I liked the dark and oppressive feel of the verses and the explosive chorus from the get-go. Probably because of the … More Song of the Week 5: A.T.W.
The Metal Crypt asked us some good question and we answered. Check it out, folks, it’s hellagood! From the Vaults of the Past: Arched Fire’s Metal Crypt interview
Good morning! We’re a month into introducing the songs on Remote Control well on the way! This week’s tune …And Ride Away dates back to the late spring of 1990. Janne still has the guitar tabs he penned of the riffs he provided for the song. see the photo below. He was 14. Pretty cool, … More Song of the Week 4: …And Ride Away