The year 2012 heralds the start of a new chapter in the ever-evolving ENGEL saga with the launch of their third and most epic new offering so far: Blood Of Saints.
Once again legendary producer Tue Madsen (The Haunted, Hatesphere, Dark Tranquillity) had been called upon to continue developing the sound and style that defines ENGEL. Also on board was famed Gothenburg studio engineer Arnold Lindberg from Sound Industries
ENGEL’s much anticipated third album marked the triumphant return of Gothenburg’s illustrious group after a very successful year 2011, which culminated in highly successful tours spanning from the heart of Europe to the distant shores of the Far East, alongside artists like PAIN and ARCH ENEMY.
ENGEL emerged to the world stage with the release of their critically acclaimed full-length debut alum Absolute Design (2007) which displayed their unique, melodic rhythms and progressive beats combined with chilling twin guitar harmonies and powerful, impassioned vocals, all the while setting a new standard in modern melodic death metal derived from the highly praised Gothenburg sound.
After three years of hard work and dedication, ENGEL‘s eagerly awaited second album Threnody was finally released in 2010. Gathering the very best elements of death, electronic, thrash and progressive metal and adding an incredible sense of melodic balance, the iconic Threnody proved to be a culmination of hard work and unmatched musicianship, packed with crushing riffs, furious solos, catchy melodies, stylish harmonies, aggressive yet emotional vocal lines and intelligent lyrics far removed from the general metal clichés.
ENGEL‘s first single release “Sense The Fire” (2011) earned the band their first Gold award aided by Bandit Rock Radio and also managed to remain in the top 5 radio play list for almost five months. Chart, television and radio success also continued with the following singles “To The End” and “Six Feet Deep”.
Confronted with high expectations, while being a force to be reckoned with in their own right, ENGEL have established themselves as one of the most stunningly impressive and stylish live acts in their genre. Now it’s time to unleash the true potential of this Swedish elite group, and with Blood Of Saints ENGEL did not disappoint with their third masterpiece.