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Arch Enemy Announce New Guitarist

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Arch Enemy have announced the addition of guitarist Fredrik Akesson, who replaces the departed Chris Amott. Akesson, a native of Sweden, has previously played with such bands as Talisman, Krux, and Tiamat. Comments Arch Enemy's Michael Amott:

"This guy, he just simply kills on the axe! Rhythms and Leads – he's really got a shredding and musical style. He was down here rehearsing with us last week and we had a great time playing music and hanging out. We are eagerly looking forward to hitting the road again, this time with Fredrik on board the good ship Arch Enemy."

Source: Lambgoat

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1. aznxsouperman writes:

wow, i didnt even know Chris left! bummer, o well, hope this guy is just as good if not better

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2. key to nothing writes:

hopefully he can help them with their songwriting problems,they're always pretty mediocre in that area

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3. Rulin Kmadd writes:

Chris wants to go to college in Sweden and just live a common life over there.
He just didn't care for all the touring demand that Arch Enemy has.

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4. that sux rulin kmadd writes:

because the amott brothers were one of the smoothes guitar tandems in the business....best of luck to him but it will be extremely tough for Arch Enemy to fill his shoes

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5. prod writes:

if michael says he's good than there is nothing to worry about

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6. asianfetish writes:

ok...that's cool...i wish angela gossow would come up with better lyrics...god the doomsday machine sucks!

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