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
The mighy Metal Crypt – the legendary Luxi Lahtinen, to be exact – has published a review of ”Remote Control”. Click the quote read the whole article! ”They decided to revive the project after over 30 years and finally record their full-length debut and, after several spins, I can say that it was the best … More The Metal Crypt review
Kristian: Crawling Down is an old song from the 1990 demo, rebuilt for the Remote Control album. It’s about passion and shame, jealousy and uncertainty. Someone has betrayed or cheated on someone. Mika: Crawling Down was one of my first efforts as a songwriter. The riffs (although I’m not 100% sure if the others contributed … More Song of the Week 3: Crawling Down
Our beloved bass player Mika “Rytky” Rytilahti found some notes about Arched Fire’s second gig, which took place on May 22nd 1989 at Kemijärvi’s Kulttuurikämppä (Culture House) in Lapland, Finland. So endearing and authentic! “Monday 22.5.We didn’t even go to school today because Arimal and I went to Rovaniemi to buy a bass a guitar… … More Treasure from ’89!
Remote-Controlled End is the first video single we released after putting the band back together. It’s also the song that caught WormHoleDeath Records’ attention. Originally, Remote-Controlled End was the first of the three songs on our 1990 demo. The early version was likely written in the spring of 1990. We made the demo in the … More Song of the Week 2: Remote-Controlled End
Remote Control by Arched Fire – song by song. ‘Hindsight 20/20’ is an introduction. It’s twenty-two seconds of traveling through time, trying to find the right frequency… which we did, and Arched Fire was reborn in the late 2019. The fragments you hear through the static are echoes from the past, from our early songs … More Songs of the Week 1: Hindsight 20/20 & Back on Track
What a great way to begin May Day celebrations: “Remote Control”, Arched Fire’s debut album, is now available in both digital and physical format. “Remote Control” is available on all digital platforms. Click HERE to choose yours! You want your records with cover art and liner notes? Click HERE to buy the cd! That’s it … More The album’s out!
”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!