NewsApril 22, 2005 1:29 AM ET5,425 views

Metal Blade signs Angel Blake (ex-The Crown)

Angel Blake, featuring Marko Tervonen (formerly of The Crown), have officially signed with Metal Blade Records. Regarding the group's sound, Tervonen had this to say: "Well, I do have a certain style in me that I can't get away from. If The Crown was more about speed and aggression, then Angel Blake is more about heavy melancholic songs. There's no blastbeats here. Over the years I have always enjoyed writing these songs that were kind of "different" from The Crown. Songs that were not within the typical death/thrash borders." The band will enter the studio in May to record their Metal Blade debut. Song titles include "Lycanthrope", "Self-terminate", "Solitude, my friend", "Autumnal", and "Thousand Storms".

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har_har 4/21/2005 10:37:56 PM

OMG 1st post!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


john_doe 4/21/2005 10:43:18 PM

in other words, shitty music that no one wants because the crown was better?


natexnathan 4/21/2005 10:57:03 PM

pfft...seems like metal blade has singed about 20 bands in the past month


mobab 4/21/2005 11:28:49 PM

I care not.


nashvegas 4/21/2005 11:59:17 PM

metal blade signing again? wow! I love the crown so i'll be curious about this


xtroyx 4/22/2005 12:10:02 AM

yea i liked the crown. should be interesting to hear.


drewcifer 4/22/2005 1:38:06 AM

...oh. heavy melancholic songs. that's...that's just great.


fkscenes1021 4/22/2005 1:56:36 AM

<3 deathrace king. there are not enough thrash bands


xthistimeyoudiex 4/22/2005 2:34:24 AM

how many more bands will they fcking sign??? kick off winter solstice they suck


DoctorDooom 4/22/2005 10:59:41 AM

Crowned in Terror!


DoctorDooom 4/22/2005 11:00:07 AM

By the Way, whatever happened to Terror 2000?


monarchy 4/22/2005 11:41:34 AM

the crown is good stuff. hopefully this is good


Complete_Termination 4/22/2005 8:27:53 PM

For those who wish to complain before they hear one fckin note, please kill yourself! ;)


scott_m 4/23/2005 1:19:09 AM

the crown owns.


peno 4/27/2005 1:22:54 PM

The Crown fck'n destroys all. Marko's a bad ass, I'm sure the music will be good. Their singer has a new band called One Man Army. I think (don't quote me) that they got signed to earache. Total fcking Satan!





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