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Grendel

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GRENDEL Realese Official Video for "Apocalyptic Rain"

30 September 2011

Helsinki-based melodic death metal band GRENDEL has released today its first official music video, for "Apocalyptic Rain",  track included on their 2011 effort, "Corrupt to the Core". Director Owe Lingvall has worked previously with bands like KAMELOT, PAIN OF SALVATION, TRACEDAWN, ARI KOIVUNEN, THE RASMUS, THUNDERSTONE and AMORPHIS. GRENDEL's coming show with AMORPHIS (7.10.2011, Nosturi, Helsinki) reach sold out status in a short time, but the band can be seen on the Metallia Perkele! tour that is to follow only days after. Watch these Finns play Russian roulette and shed some blood: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4mh9UCjz2o&feature=share Official website Additionally, you can check our entry about GRENDEL in the official MF

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Biography

1999

• The band is formed
• Recordings of first demo 'CrosSection'

2000

• Change of name from Crimson Sky to Grendel
• Recordings of first EP 'Broken Dream'
• Recordings of 'Endless War' demo

2001

• 'Endless War' to Norhernbreeze II compilation CD
• Vocalist Jarno Blom leaves the band
• Search of a new vocalist

2002

• Mikko Virtanen joins the band to replace Jarno Blom
• Recordings of second EP 'Fight Against Time'
• 2 gigs

2003

• Recordings of 'Promo 2003'
• 1 gig

2004

• Recordings of 'Something To Remind' demo
• 5 gigs

2005

• 'The Times Of Agony' to Noise.fi Vol. 1 compilation CD
• Recordings of debut album 'Lost Beyond Retrieval'
• Opening of www.grendelband.com
• 11 gigs

2006

• Release of debut album 'Lost Beyond Retrieval'
• 13 gigs

2007

• 'Drifting Away' to Firesampler No. 5 compilation CD
• Recordings of 'Promo 2007'
• 'Quicksand' to Firebox Records' Video Collection DVD
• Recordings of second album
• 18 gigs

2008

• 'The Deaf Cult' to Tuhma Vol. 2 compilation CD
• Deal with Firebox Records
• Release of 'Half-Life' single
• Release of 'A Change Through Destruction'
• 19th place on the Official Finnish Album Chart
• Warm-up on Poisonblack's tour in Finland
• 27 gigs

2009

• 'One Desire' to Terrrorizer Magazine's compilation CD
• Gig at Finnish Metal Expo, Cable Factory
• Metallia Perkele! Tour 2009 Finland
• 27 gigs

2010

• First gig outside Finland (Finnsnes, Norway)
• Metallia Perkele! Tour 2010 Finland/Europe
• Recordings of third album
• 25 gigs

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Discography

Albums

Lost Beyond Retrieval

  • Label:
  • Released: 2006
  • 1. Drifting Away
  • 2. The Times Of Agony
  • 3. Dead Sun
  • 4. Second Chance
  • 5. Tears & Sorrow
  • 6. Something To Remind
  • 7. Fall From The Top
  • 8. Dedication
  • 9. In The End

A Change Through Destruction

  • Label: Firebox Records
  • Released: 2008
  • 1. One Desire
  • 2. A Change Through Destruction
  • 3. Dialog With Pain
  • 4. The Deaf Cult
  • 5. Another Link In The Chain
  • 6. Forsaken Shell
  • 7. Quicksand
  • 8. Half-Life
  • 9. Trapped Inside
  • 10. Moment Of Silence

Corrupt To The Core

  • Label: Sonic Pump
  • Released: 2011
  • 1. Apocalyptic Rain
  • 2. An Evil Eye
  • 3. Down
  • 4. Silver Tongues
  • 5. Five Years Without The Sun
  • 6. Traumatised For Life
  • 7. Crushed By The Pressure
  • 8. Through Hell
  • 9. Dusk of Humankind
  • 10. Day Of Redemption

Single / EP / MCD

Fight Against Time

  • Label:
  • Released: 2002
  • 1. Fall From The Top
  • 2. Futile
  • 3. Legions Of The Dead
  • 4. The Scar
  • 5. Hate Me
  • 6. Dreams

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Members

Mikko Virtanen
Vocals
Mika Kivi
Guitars
Jussi Kraft
Guitars
Kari Martikainen
Bass
Juha Terrilä
Keyboards
Jarkko Piipari
Drums

Contact Info:

Band:
Arentitie 4-6 C 39
00410 Helsinki
Finland
contact (at) grendelband.com

Booking:
Firebox Agency
Toni Peltola
Tel. +358 440 218 601
toni (at) firebox.fi

Jarkko Viitasaari
Tel. +358 50 591 8818

Jarkko Piipari
Tel. +358 40 581 9827

Label:
Firebox Records
Päivölänkatu 40
60120 Seinäjoki
Finland
info (at) firebox.fi

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