ELEINE sign new record deal with ATOMIC FIRE RECORDS & enter the studio for a spin-off EP25th January 2022 0 By John Deaux
ELEINE is a multifaceted, intense, epically overpowering dark symphonic metal band from Sweden, founded and led by charismatic vocalist Madeleine Liljestam and guitarist/growler Rikard Ekberg.
ELEINE have released three successful albums since 2015, all of which beautifully illuminate the remarkably sorted and exquisitely balanced dark mixture this enticing collective is capable of producing. Indeed, the authors push their high-class, theatrical and cinematic flair to the extreme, manifesting an atmospheric world where dark metal collide with their influences from thrash-, black- and death-metal in fantastically captivating fashion. The persistently originality of these passionate thoroughbred artists reveals itself quite effortlessly in every single moment of listening.
Today, ELEINE open a new chapter and announce the signing of a new record deal with ATOMIC FIRE RECORDS.
“Signing with Atomic Fire Records is a huge step in the right direction for ELEINE. We’re entering a new era of metal, not only with this new mighty label but also in a world where we have faced challenges as a music industry alongside with our dedicated and loyal fans”, comments vocalist Madeleine Liljestam and adds: “Finding a label that agrees that both the physical and digital media world actually work together, and don’t have to exclude each other, made us feel that this is a label that will stay true to metal and at the same time evolve alongside with the industry and us as a band”.
“We have been in touch for a few years now and I followed their amazing career almost from the start. Especially after I saw ELEINE live at Sabaton Open Air in 2018, I knew that this band is truly unique and something really special. I love their strong belief in themselves, their do-it-yourself attitude and finally: their music. ELEINE is an experience, something intense that you feel and inspires you. On top, they are lovely people with their hearts at the right place”, says ATOMIC FIRE‘s CEO Markus Wosgien.
2022 will see the band touring with FIREWIND, performing at several festivals and touring in Finland, before joining their new label mates SONATA ARCTICA as special guest on their acoustic European tour.
“We feel very confident in this new collaboration, and we are very proud”, continues guitarist Rikard Ekberg and reveals: “While we work on our next full-length album, we will keep busy by releasing an acoustic spin-off EP all in honor of the upcoming Acoustic Tour as special guests to Sonata Arctica in fall/winter of 2022”.
ELEINE – Live 2022
17-18.03.2022 SE – Close-Up Båten – Sweden/Åland
19.03.2022 SE – Stockholm, Fållan (w / Dark Funeral, release show)
23.03.2022 FI – HMH On The Road – Olympia Kortteli, Tampere
24.03.2022 FI – HMH On The Road – Utopia Club, Turku
25.03.2022 FI – HMH On The Road – On The Rocks, Helsinki
26.03.2022 FI – HMH On The Road – WS Arena, Vaasa
07.05.2022 SE – Malmö, Plan B
08.05.2022 SE – Stockholm, Hus 7
10.05.2022 NO – Oslo, John Dee
11.05.2022 SE – Gotheburg – Valand
12.05.2022 DK – Kolding, Godset
13.05.2022 DK – Rodovre, Viften
15.05.2022 DE – Hamburg, Knust
17.05.2022 DE – Cologne, Kantine
18.05.2022 NL – Enschede, Metropool
19.05.2022 DE – Berlin, Lido
20.05.2022 PL – Wroclaw, A1
21.05.2022 PL – Warsaw, Progressia
22.05.2022 LT – Vilnius, Vakaris
24.05.2022 AUT – Vienna, Scene
25.05.2022 DE – Frankfurt, Das Bett
26.05.2022 NL – Uden, De Pul
11.06.2022 SE – Sölvesborg, Sweden Rock Festival
17.06.2022 FI – Metal Capital Festival, Oulu
06.08.2022 SE – Uppsala, Stone Hamlet Rockfest
w / Sonata Arctica
20.10.2022 SE – Stockholm, Södra Teatern
21.10.2022 SE – Östersund, Gamla Teatern
22.10.2022 NO – Trondheim, Byscenen
23.10.2022 NO – Oslo, Parkteatret
24.10.2022 SE – Gothenburg, Valand (Ordensalen)
25.10.2022 DE – Hamburg, Fabrik
27.10.2022 NL – Tilburg, 013 KZ
28.10.2022 DE – Bochum, Christuskirche
29.10.2022 NL – Utrecht, Pandora
31.10.2022 UK – London, Islington Assembly Hall
02.11.2022 FR – Paris/Vaureal, Le Forum
03.11.2022 FR – Lyon, Le CCO
04.11.2022 ES – Barcelona, Salamandra
05.11.2022 ES – Bilbao, Stage Live
06.11.2022 ES – Madrid, Copérnico
08.11.2022 ES – Sevilla, Custom
09.11.2022 ES – Murcia, Garaje
10.11.2022 ES – Pamplona, Totem
11.11.2022 FR – Toulouse, Le Metronum
12.11.2022 FR – Nantes, Le Ferrailleur
13.11.2022 BE – Sint-Niklaas, De Casino
15.11.2022 DE – Nürnberg, Hirsch
16.11.2022 CH – Pratteln, Z7
17.11.2022 IT – Milan, Live Club
18.11.2022 SL – Ljubljana, Orto Bar
20.11.2022 BG – Sofia, Joy Station
21.11.2022 RO – Bukarest, Quantic Club
22.11.2022 RO – Cluj-Napoca, FORM Space
24.11.2022 AT – Wien, Szene
25.11.2022 HU – Budapest, Akvarium
26.11.2022 CZ – Ostrava, Club Garage
27.11.2022 PL – Warsaw, Proxima
28.11.2022 DE – Berlin, Columbia Theater
29.11.2022 DE – München, Backstage Werk
01.12.2022 DE – Köln, Essigfabrik
02.12.2022 DE – Passau, Zauberberg
03.12.2022 DE – Speyer, Halle 101
Madeleine Liljestam – Vocals
Rikard Ekberg – Guitar & Vocals
Jesper Sunnhagen – Drums
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