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Evil Masquerade

Formed: 2002
From: Denmark
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Evil Masquerade News

Below is our complete Evil Masquerade news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Evil Masquerade Announces New Release Title

Danish metal act Evil Masquerade announced that the band's seventh studio release will be entitled "The Outcast Hall of Fame." The album will be issued on May 19th via Dark Minstrel Music.

The music has been described as a "dark fistful of dynamite." More information, including album artwork and track listing, will be revealed soon.

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Evil Masquerade Posts Video Interview

After releasing part 1 in a Q&A series, Evil Masquerade has now posted both parts 1 and 2 together as a YouTube playlist, available below.

The complete interview spans 30 minutes and sees the band answering questions about music, alcohol, instruments, skeletons, crowd funding, tour memories and much more.

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Evil Masquerade Answers Fan Questions

In a new video clip available below, Evil Masquerade answers questions from fans and supporters. The response was quite overwhelming when the Evil Masquerade Q & A idea was recently announced at the band's official website.

It was necessary to limit the ambitions to only include one question per person and to cut the video into a Part 1 and a Part 2. The total playing time is now about half an hour. Check out the first part here: More...

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Evil Masquerade Recording New Album

Evil Masquerade is back in the studio working an upcoming full-length release to follow "The Digital Crucifix" (reviewed here).

Last year marked the 10th anniversary of the band, seeing shows take place in The Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark. 2014 also marked 6th studio album "The Digital Crucifix" and then the remastered compilation album "10 Years in the Dark," featuring songs picked by fans.

While both albums are still freshl, the band is already back in the studio working on a 7th album as Dark Minstrel Music is adding new shows to the calendar. Stay tuned for more details.

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Evil Masquerade Posts 10th Anniversary Trailer

Celebrating a decade of existence, Evil Masquerade's "10 Years in the Dark" contains music from all the band's six previous albums. A teaser trailer can be seen below, and the full track listing is as follows:

01. The Wind Will Rise (2004)
02. Like Voodoo (2014)
03. Lights Out (2008)
04. Far Away (2006)
05. But You Were Smiling... (2004)
06. Hollow Soul (2008)
07. A Silhouette (2012)
08. Bozo the Clown (2005)
09. Black Ravens Cry (2006)
10. The Nature is Calling (2014) More...

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Evil Masquerade Releasing 10th Anniversary Album

Evil Masquerade released "The Digital Crucifix" (reviewed here) earlier this year. Now the band is back with one more ace up its sleeve before the year comes to an end.

To mark the band's 10th anniversary, Evil Masquerade is releasing the album "10 Years in the Dark" on the 10th of December. The album features 10 digitally remastered tracks from the period 2004 – 2014 and a booklet that is filled to the brim with photos. More...

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Evil Masquerade Post Official Bootleg Footage

Danish melodic metal act Evil Masquerade released an official bootleg clip of the band performing the new track "Bad News." The song appears on the latest album "The Digital Crucifix," which is available now through Dark Minstrel Music.

The footage was taken at a private party in a club in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 7, 2013. Check it out here:

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Evil Masquerade Releases "Like Voodoo" Clip

Evil Masquerade has released a new video clip for the "Like Voodoo" single, which can be seen below.

"Like Voodoo" is taken from the band's upcoming sixth album "The Digital Crucifix," due for release on April 22nd, 2014.

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Evil Masquerade To Release New Single

Evil Masquerade will release new album "The Digital Crucifix" this Spring, and the first single and video will be for "Like Voodoo." The single is due out April 5th in celebration of the band's 10th anniversary.

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Evil Masquerade Reveals New Album Title

Danish based metal act Evil Masquerade has revealed the album title to the follow up to 2012's "Pentagram" (see review here). Slated for an early 2014 release via Dark Minstrel Music, the band's sixth release will be entitled "The Digital Crucifix."

Evil Masquerade is:

Henrik Flyman (Lacrimosa) - guitar
Apollo Papathanasio (Ex-Firewind/Spiritual Beggars) - vocals
Thor Jeppesen (Ex-Sinphonia) - bass
Dennis Buhl (Sinphonia) - drums
Artur Meinild (Ex-Seven Thorns) - keyboards More...

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Evil Masquerade Posts New Music Video

Danish power metal band Evil Masquerade (featuring Firewind vocalist Apollo Papathanasio) posted a new music video for the track "A Silhouette." The song appears on the band's new LP "Pentagram," out now on Dark Minstrel Music.

Check out the video here:

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Evil Masquerade Posts New Album Teaser

Danish power metal band Evil Masquerade posted a new album teaser video featuring snippets of songs from the forthcoming LP "Pentagram," the band's fifth release and first for Dark Minstrel Music. The album is scheduled for release on May 21, 2012.

The track listing for "Pentagram" is as follows:

1. Pentagram
2. A Silhouette
3. Perfect Disgrace
4. The Spirits of the Dead
5. Moonlight Fantasy
6. Unholy Water
7. Pray For Mercy On Our Souls
8. Soul Taker
9. On a Bed of Thorns
10. Strangers Might Fool Ya'
11. When the Fire Dies
12. The Golden Ratio

Check out the preview video here: More...

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All Star Group Unites Against Cancer

Evil Masquerade vocalist/guitarist Henrik Flyman has released a new track "Let's Unite in Rock" under the moniker The MFC Dragon Slayer All Star Project to benefit the charity Metal for Cancer. The song can be purchased at this location and all proceeds will be donated to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation.

The MFC Dragon Slayer All Star Project consists of:

Henrik Flyman - guitar (Evil Masquerade)
Peter Wildoer - drums (James LaBrie, Darkane, Arch Enemy)
Thor Jeppesen - bass (Evil Masquerade)
Artur Meinild - keyboard (Evil Masquerade)

The following musicians appear as guests on the track:


Mats Leven (Therion, Yngwie Malmsteen)
Snowy Shaw (Therion, Mercyful Fate, Dream Evil)
Tony Kakko (Sonata Arctica, Northern Kings)
Apollo Papathanasio (Evil Masquerade, Firewind, Spiritual Beggars)
Tony Mills (TNT, Shy)
Silvio Massaro (Vanishing Point)
Richard Ofsoski (Ofsoski, Sedition)
Henrik Flyman (Evil Masquerade)
Lance King (Avian, Pyramaze)
Dagfinn Joensen (Fate)

Lead Guitars:

Glen Drover (Megadeth, Testament, Eidolon)
Henrik Flyman (Evil Masquerade)
Stu Marshall (Empires Of Eden)

Check out "Let's Unite In Rock" here:

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Evil Masquerade Announces New Album Title

Evil Masquerade has issued the following announcement about the title for the band's upcoming fifth studio album:

"We're proud to announce the title of our 5th studio album. The album of the year 2011 is PENTAGRAM. The recordings are about to start within a couple of months. Meanwhile, let's speak more at the Official Evil Masquerade Forum. That's where all the cool people hang out ;)"

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Evil Masquerade To Film Copenhagen Show

Denmark's Evil Masquerade have announced they will be performing a live show at The Rock in Copenhagen on March 12th, 2010 with supporting bands to be announced later. The show will be filmed for an upcoming documentary about Evil Masquerade. More information about the show can be found here. Samples of Evil Masquerade's music can also be found at their MySpace page.

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Evil Masquerade Reveals Tracklisting

Evil Masquerade have now revealed the title of their third opus to be ”Third Act”. It is performed by Henrik Flyman (guitar), Apollo Papathanasio (vocals), Dennis Buhl (drums), Thor Jeppesen (bass) and special invited guests on keyboards are David Rosenthal and Richard Andersson. The track list looks like this:

  • The Devil’s Last Temptation

  • Third Act

  • Black Ravens Cry

  • Descended From the Grave

  • Far Away

  • The Dark Minstrel Plays

  • I’ll Make You Burn

  • Under the Surface of Water

  • Orchestration For More Than One Horn

  • Bring On the World

  • The Final Goodbye

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