"some music was meant to stay underground..."

Anthriel

From: Finland
Last Known Status: Active

Background

Anthriel is a Progressive metal band from Finland. Anthriel's music can be described as a blend of neo classical with metal and progressive influences.

Latest Anthriel News

Below is our complete Anthriel 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.

Anthriel Unveils New Album

Lion Music is proud to announce the June 15th release for Finnish prog metal act Anthriel's second album "Transcendence," arriving seven years after previous album "The Pathway." Guitarist Timo Niemistö explains the long wait time:

"To make a long story short, life happened to us with highs and lows. We started to record a new material soon after releasing 'The Pathway' but some time after we had to let go of our prolonged rehearsal studio. It was a huge setback for the band as a lot of Anthriel history was written within those walls. As a result of frustration the bands ways departed with Jari and Klaus.

"We were kind of drifting some time to find and build a new environment and fresh start to continue recording of 'Transcendence.' Henrikki Markkula is a long time friend of us and was a whole band choice number one as a new drummer. Finding a bass player took a while but gladly Mr.Horttana contacted us and turned out to be a multi-talented studio musician and a great personality as well.

"Since the debut album 'The Pathway,' the Anthriel family has seen couple marriages and some kids born. I'm busy of repairing house and building a home studio for our needs. The band is stronger than ever and we are really looking forward to prove our strength at live. More...

Read more...  |  0 Comments - Discuss

Raskasta Joulua 2010 Shows Announced

This year's The Raskasta Joulua (Heavy Christmas) shows have been announced. In Raskasta Joulua, Finland's finest heavy metal voices sing and perform different Christmas songs in Finnish and heavy renditions.

Anthriel has announced that they will be warming up the Raskasta Joulua concert at Tullikamari Pakkahuone on November 26th. At that show you'll hear:

JP Leppäluoto ( Charon )
Jarkko Ahola ( Teräsbetoni )
Tuple Salmela ( Tarot )
Ari Koivunen ( Amoral )

Here are the upcoming concerts according to the Raska Joulu MySpace page:

Nov 20 2010 @ 10:00P - Imatran Kylpylä Imatra, FINLAND
Nov 26 2010 @ 10:00P - Pakkahuone Tampere, FINLAND
Nov 27 2010 @ 10:00P - Raahesali Raahe, FINLAND
Nov 30 2010 @ 9:00P - Yksityistilaisuus Helsinki, FINLAND
Dec 3 2010 @ 10:00P - Rikala-Sali Salo, FINLAND
Dec 4 2010 @ 10:00P - Finlandia-Klubi Lahti, FINLAND
Dec 5 2010 @ 3:00P - Keravasali Kerava, FINLAND
Dec 5 2010 @ 11:00P - Osmantupa Eura, FINLAND
Dec 10 2010 @ 10:00P - Himos Areena Jämsä, FINLAND
Dec 11 2010 @ 10:30P - Klubi Turku, FINLAND
Dec 15 2010 @ 7:00P - Akustiikka Ylivieska, FINLAND
Dec 16 2010 @ 7:00P - Musiikkikeskus Kuopio, FINLAND
Dec 17 2010 @ 10:00P - Bar & Night Vaakuna Mikkeli, FINLAND
Dec 18 2010 @ 3:00P - Tavastia Helsinki, FINLAND
Dec 18 2010 @ 9:00P - Tavastia Helsinki, FINLAND

2 Comments - Discuss

Anthriel Signs To Lion Music

Finnish progressive metallers Anthriel have announced thier signing with Lion Music. The band have also set "The Pathway" as the title of their forthcoming studio album which is due for release on October 15th, 2010. Anthriel combine neo classical elements with progressive metal to create their unique sound.

The cover art and song samples can be found here.

0 Comments - Discuss