Origin: Sweden
Genres: Power Metal
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Morifade  


The onslaught of European melodic power metal bands continues with Morifade, a Swedish entry that formed in 1992 with five releases, their latest being DomiNation in 2003. They play a pretty classic melodic power metal style with faint progressive overtones, with bands such as Rhapsody Of Fire, Tad Morose, and Evergrey mentioned by others as reference points. A quick listen to DomiNation reveals many of the genre trademarks -- clear, soaring vocals, rollicking double-bass driven riffs, an almost clinical production, and not a lot of innovation. Like many bands in this genre, Morifade don't particularly sound like any one other band but instead sound like the sum of their influences and contemporaries, which in itself is not wholly a bad thing but there is the stigma of a lack of a true identity here. But Morifade are quite accomplished at what they do, and a surefire winner for melodic power metal fans.

Current Members

Kristian Wallin

vocals

Mathias Kamijo

guitars

Robin Arnell

guitars

Henrik Weimedal

bass

Fredrik Eriksson

keyboards (Tad Morose)

Kim Arnell

drums

Former Members/Guests

Christian Stinga-Borg

vocals/keyboards

Stefan Petersson

vocals

Jesper Johansson

guitars

Fredrik Johansson

guitars

Adrian Kanebäck

guitars


Discography



(EP) Across The Starlit Sky 
1998 Loud'n'Proud
  1. Enter The Past
  2. Tomorrow Knows
  3. Starlit Sky
  4. Distant World
  • Christian Stinga-Borg
  • Jesper Johansson
  • Fredrik Johansson
  • Henrik Weimedal
  • Kim Arnell




Possession Of Power 
1999 Loud'n'Proud
  1. Possession of Power
  2. Dragonlord
  3. Cast a Spell
  4. Ending of Time
  5. The Signs
  6. My own Majesty
  7. To Live Forever
  8. The Vision and the Temple
  9. World of Steel
  10. A Northen Rhyme
  11. Ancient Prophecy
  • Stefan Petersson
  • Jesper Johansson
  • Henrik Weimedal
  • Kim Arnell

Reviews:   Metal Observer 



(EP) Cast A Spell 
2000 Loud'n'Proud
  1. Cast A Spell
  2. As Time Decides
  3. Tomorrow Knows
  4. Dance With The Devil
  • Stefan Petersson
  • Jesper Johansson
  • Adrian Kanebäck
  • Henrik Weimedal
  • Fredrik Eriksson
  • Kim Arnell




Imaginarium 
2002 Hammerheart
  1. Lost Within A Shade
  2. Escape
  3. Rising Higher
  4. Nevermore
  5. The Enemy Within
  6. Dark Images
  7. In Martyria
  8. Revive For Awhile
  9. The Secrecy
  10. Reborn
  11. Whispering Voices
  • Stefan Petersson
  • Jesper Johansson
  • Robin Arnell
  • Henrik Weimedal
  • Fredrik Eriksson
  • Kim Arnell

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Metal Observer 



Domination 
2004 Karmageddon Media
  1. Parallels
  2. A Silent Revolution
  3. The Second Coming
  4. Words I Never Speak
  5. Clarity (Fragments of a Dream)
  6. Panopticon
  7. The Rising
  8. Erase
  9. Memorys End
  10. Cast A Spell (*)
  11. As Time Decides (*)
  12. Tomorrow Knows (*)
  13. Dance With The Devil (*)
  14. Judas (*)
  • Stefan Petersson
  • Jesper Johansson
  • Robin Arnell
  • Henrik Weimedal
  • Fredrik Eriksson
  • Kim Arnell

Reviews:   Sea Of Tranquility 



Empire Of Souls 
2011 Rock It Up
  1. Bleeding For Lust
  2. A Cry From Void
  3. Come In Blood
  4. Fear Breeder
  5. My Silent Serenade
  6. Road Of Deception
  7. Recemblance Of Hate
  8. Impact Of Vanity
  9. Strenght In Solitude
  10. The Dark Resignation
  11. A Sinister Mind (bonus track)
  • Kristian Wallin
  • Mathias Kamijo
  • Robin Arnell
  • Henrik Weimedal
  • Fredrik Eriksson
  • Kim Arnell


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