Posts Tagged ‘Skyfire’

Skyfire – Esoteric

Years ago, when Sweden was seething amazing music, Skyfire emerged with a ridiculously good debut album called Timeless Departure that was more theatrical than anything Children of Bodom could churn out. It turned many underground heads, including mine, and gave the band somewhat of a name. The band continuously rendered enjoyable albums including 2004s Spectral, but […]

SKYFIRE’s ‘Esoteric’ North American Release Date Pushed Back

Pivotal Rockordings has pushed back the North American release date for Esoteric, the long-awaited fourth album from Swedish progressive death metallers SKYFIRE, to October 13th. The push is due to a scheduling issue and does not affect the UK (September 14th) and European (September 18th) release dates. The album will be distributed via Koch Distribution, […]

SKYFIRE Announces Release Dates and Comments On New Album

After 5 years of computer failure, illness, lineup-changes and countless other obstacles, Swedish progressive death metallers SKYFIRE will triumphantly return to unleash their long awaited 4th album “Esoteric” this September 8th in North America, 14th in the UK and 18th in Europe via Pivotal Rockordings. Bassist Martin Hanner comments on the band’s new album which […]

SKYFIRE Post New Song and Announce Digital-Only EP Details

Swedish progressive death metal act SKYFIRE has made its new song “Esoteric,” available for download on their myspace page at  The band will release a 4-song, digital-only EP entitled Fractal in July via Pivotal Rockordings. Fractal is made up of songs that were written between 2004’s Spectral and their yet-to-be-released September 2009 Esoteric album. […]

New SKYFIRE Song Available for Listening On Sale Now!

Swedish progressive death metallers SKYFIRE have premiered the song “Esoteric” on The Entropy League podcast via METAL INJECTION’s podcast network. The track comes off of both the band’s Esoteric full-length due out in August/September and the still-to-be-announced digital EP due out in June/July. The podcast will is available at now. The follow-up to 2004’s […]

SKYFIRE’s “Esoteric” ready for mixing and a digital-only EP release

Swedish progressive death metallers SKYFIRE have wrapped up the recordings for the follow-up to 2004’s “Spectral,” entitled “Esoteric.” The album’s music was self-produced at Powernest Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden, while vocals were produced by THE FORSAKEN guitarist Patrik Persson. “Esoteric” is set to be mixed by Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, SONIC SYNDICATE, ZONARIA, THE ABSENCE) […]

Skyfire – Spectral

I like Skyfire, so I was more than a little surprised that upon shopping for the import version of prior album Mind Revolution, I found out this, their third album, had been released on Spanish label Arise Records. I was also a little surprised that this disappoints somewhat. Skyfire, along with Norther, have headed the […]