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
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
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!
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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