A new future for Arsis
2007-08-31 by Steven Moore | 17 Comments
Arsis have recently announced new information on their line up and upcoming album 'We are the Nightmare'.

Quote:
Unfortunately, we have decided to part ways with Mike Parks.

When James' voice went out a couple tours ago, Mike did us the biggest favor by joining and replacing James on vocals. I know I speak for everyone in Arsis when I say we couldn't imagine anyone else doing a better job. He sacrificed a lot to do this with us. If anyone owes him the amount of respect we do, it's the fans.

As shitty as it might be, we felt that with the new album right around the corner, we needed to move on with Arsis in the Arsis way -- with James back on vocals. We wish him nothing but the best, as we'll always be friends.

Arsis heads into the studio September 3rd, to begin recording 'We Are The Nightmare,' our third full length album, to be released on Nuclear Blast International. Watch out for us on the road in November with Enslaved and January with Exodus. Check our myspace for dates!

Cheers,

Noah/Arsis

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SCREAM!
August 31st 2007
10390 Comments


Arsis has always failed to impress me...I really don't know what everyone sees in them...

Digging: Svartidau?i - Flesh Cathedral

Aeksis8745
August 31st 2007
448 Comments


Same here man I don't get it either

XMII
August 31st 2007
176 Comments


Me as well.

Abaddon2005
August 31st 2007
684 Comments


Hopefully this'll be better than the last album.

Wizard
August 31st 2007
19644 Comments


This was probably the biggest, hyped band in the metal section. I will check this out, but Im not counting on them to do anything original.

Digging: Ash Borer - Cold of Ages

OhMyGandhi
August 31st 2007
101 Comments


Im afraid this will be thrown together and lame...

Skyler
August 31st 2007
1084 Comments


This band is mediocre in every sense of the word.

masscows
August 31st 2007
2236 Comments


ACOG is awesome. ADFD is awesome. But uhhh, united in regret...a few good songs, but also some really bad ones.

I hope this album is a return to form.

Shattered_Future
August 31st 2007
1541 Comments


They've only managed to write two good songs. I don't have high hopes for this at all.

masscows
August 31st 2007
2236 Comments


They've only managed to write two good songs. I don't have high hopes for this at all.
your face is two good songs.

Seriously, Arsis has 18 good songs.

All of ACOG, the title track of ADFD, and some of the songs on United in Regret.

You're poop if you don't like them. I'm looking at you Coke.

mynameischan
Staff Reviewer
August 31st 2007
17945 Comments


more like arsis have 1 good song

JumpTheF**kUp
August 31st 2007
2716 Comments


They've only managed to write two good songs. I don't have high hopes for this at all.

If you're referring to The Face of My Innocence and A Diamond For Disease, then I agree.

Zoo
August 31st 2007
3759 Comments


I am looking forward to this. Too bad they're just getting into the studio now though.

Shadows
Moderator
September 1st 2007
2530 Comments


Didn't know they were recording already. I sure hope the new album is better than UIR, such a disappointment compared to the last two incredible releases.

Thor
September 1st 2007
10202 Comments


UIR was their weakest release, but I still love it. I'm so happy that James is back on vocals... Mike Parks was complete garbage. I've seen live performances of them on YouTube and his vocals just don't fit at all. Darren's back up vocals were also atrocious.

I'm still incredibly stoked for the new album.

Digging: Black Crown Initiate - The Wreckage of Stars

SCREAM!
September 4th 2007
10390 Comments


If you're referring to The Face of My Innocence and A Diamond For Disease, then I agree.


Same here

Jmaj14
September 13th 2007
6 Comments


Arsis is incredible.

Unoriginal? If blending tech death, melo-death, grind, and thrash with epic, almost symphonic arrangements has been done this well before than I'll give it to you(and don't even try "Carcass" even though they delved into most of the aforementioned genres they never did so on one album).

mediocre?Well that's opinion, but the musicianship alone, whether you're into it or not is highly commendable. Not to mention the great lyrics and artwork. So try telling ACTUAL metal fans that Arsis is mediocre and see what happens.

Ok, so maybe you just can't get into them, probly cuz they don't have breakdowns or play some sort of opeth offshoot...but don't pretend to know what you're talking about.



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