Origin: UmeĆ„, Sweden  
Genres: Traditional Metal
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Last update/review: January 31, 2019

Hollow

Hollow's style blended Mindcrime-era Queensryche (vocal melodies and some of the less heavier moments) with a tradition Euro power metal base (Helloween, or perhaps Conception, come to mind). The Queensryche tendencies have led some to put this band in the progressive category, but they don't really belong there, as they are more a melodic power metal band. The vocals were clear and melodic, almost too much so, while the guitar work is crunchy and effective without overdoing it. They never rated too high on the originality scale, but they were decent enough for the time. They broke up shortly after their 1999 release, but mainman Andres Stoltz resurrected the name, essentially turning the band into a solo project, and releasing a new album in 2018.

Current Members

Andreas Stoltz

guitars/vocals

Stalder Zantos

drums

Former Members/Guests

Marcus Bigren

guitars

Thomas Nilsson

bass

Urban Vikstrom

drums



Discography


Hollow  EP
1997 Zakana
  1. Stand or Fall
  2. My Vision Fails
  3. Break the Chains
  4. When the Night is Over
  • Andreas Stoltz
  • Marcus Bigren
  • Thomas Nilsson
  • Urban Vikstrom



Modern Cathedral  
1998 Nuclear Blast
  1. Trademark
  2. Can You Hear Me?
  3. Speak to Me
  4. Bagatell 3
  5. Crusaders
  6. Lies
  7. Wounds
  8. In Your Arms
  9. Whispers
  10. Hold Your Banners High
  11. What I Can Be
  12. Waiting
  • Andreas Stoltz
  • Marcus Bigren
  • Thomas Nilsson
  • Urban Vikstrom



Architect Of The Mind  
1999 Nuclear Blast
  1. Transcending Sorrow
  2. Cogito
  3. Rain
  4. Shadow God
  5. Secluded Dreams
  6. Walls of Confusion
  7. Binary Creed
  8. Deified
  9. Alone In Darkness
  10. Shutdown
  11. Father
  • Andreas Stoltz
  • Marcus Bigren
  • Thomas Nilsson
  • Urban Vikstrom



Between Eternities Of Darkness  
2018 Rockshots
  1. Travel Far
  2. Fate of the Jester
  3. Down
  4. Pull of the Undertow
  5. Shadow World
  6. Hidden
  7. Calling
  8. The Road I'm On
  9. Death of Her Dream
  10. Say Farewell
  • Andreas Stoltz
  • Stalder Zantos




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