Members: Jonny - vocals, Fredrik - guitar, Nils E - bass, Nils N - lead/rhythm guitar, Owe - drums, Mattias - keyboards
With a barrage of bombastic melodies, a ferocious double-bass assault and mind-blowing dual-guitar shredding, the Swedish quintet NOCTURNAL RITES has effectively marked its triumphant return. With one listen it is easy to hear this versatile group pay homage to such genre titans as Iron Maiden and Blind Guardian in their songwriting style. What sets the band apart from the pack is their aggressive and stunning harmonies. Together almost a decade, they have toured with the likes of Nevermore, Iron Savior, Overkill, Saxon and Hammerfall while also appearing at some of the biggest metal festivals in Europe (Dynamo, Wacken Open Air and Sweden Rock). Above all, the talented musicians blend experience with outstanding song writing skills into a fresh shot of overwhelming traditional metal intensity.
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