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Fire, the passion and belief in one's music and one's self. Ice, the ability to ignore all who criticize or think they know what's best and continue doing what you believe in. These are just two of the qualities found in heavy metal's newest member, ArcticFlame. In a world where everyone follows the flavor of the month, AF sticks to their guns and creates music they grew up on and continue to enjoy.
The latest news ...
Music and drums have been completed for the next AF album except for the cover song, "Tower" from 70's semi-progressive band Angel. During the last drum tracking, drummer Mike had experienced tendinitis in his left arm and made it worse by finishing the last 5 songs, making the performance for "Tower" very painful. That last song is being put off for a couple weeks. Vocals will start, hopefully in a week or tow as vocalist Michael Clayton Moore and Mike, hash out lyrics and final melodies. Then guitar leads will finish off the recording. Band is hoping to have all finished by end of the year but this is ArcticFlame, so I bet on 2045.......Lets get hammered!!!........Morty.
Some small details concerning the new album. Drums were re-recorded about 2 weeks ago as producer Brian Anthony wanted a more "live" feel. Some lyrics and melodies have been completed with titles consisting of "I All Mighty", "The Coyotes Watch", "Running Toward the Enemy", "Sins of Retribution", "Her Cross to Bear", "Nevermind My Name (Just Know Who I Am), "Silence of the Templars" and the tentative album title song, "Demons in Rome". There maybe a cover song thrown in but that's in the air at this time. There are a total of 14 songs and it's hopeful all will appear on the album. Well, that's it for now, see you in a few...Morty
Yeah, it's been quite some time since the band has had some news. Recording for the new album is slow but coming along nicely. Producer Brian J Anthony meets with members in the next few days to discuss the next step in the sessions. In between the recording, drummer Mike Paradine's solo band, MPG, performed in Columbus Ohio in for a benefit with legendary cult frontman, Eric Moore of The Godz. The band did a set of Godz songs with Eric coming front and center to do his rap in "Gotta Keep A Runnin'". Joining MPG were AF members Rod Mariani on guitar and bassist Jeff Scott, filling in. MPG also did some biker club shows in the area. John Risko, AF's newly added guitarist, has been keeping busy in his side cover project, Denim and Leather and had vocalist, Ski of Deadly Blessing, handling vocal duties for a couple shows. Singer Michael Clayton Moore continues to do his acoustic show throughout the New Jersey and now, especially down the Jersey shore area. In cinema news, guitarist Sebastian Garcia is appearing as a martial art expert in a yet untitled movie. Though the band has been quiet for most of the last several months, members have been keeping the metal flowing through other avenues... Til next time..avoid a hangover, stay drunk!!!!!