Tag Archives: Esa Holopainen

A conversation with Esa Holopainen (Amorphis) on debut Silver Lake album

Posted by on June 21, 2021

    The debut album of Silver Lake by Esa Holopainen (Amorphis) finally arrived last month via Nuclear Blast. The record has landed in worldwide charts with #1 in the physical charts of Finland and #30 in Germany. We caught up with the guitarist to discuss the record, guest musicians, and more.   SIlver Lake […]

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New & Noteworthy: May 28th, 2021 – New Music With No Name

Posted by on May 30, 2021

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features a live Alestorm release, a solo album from Esa Holopainen (Amorphis), an acoustic Gwar EP, and more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous New & Noteworthy, and for […]

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Silver Lake by Esa Holopainen (Amorphis) shares new album trailer

Posted by on May 20, 2021

  Silver Lake, the new project by Amorphis guitarist Esa Holopainen, will be released on May 28th via Nuclear Blast  Tonträger Produktions- und Vertriebs GmbH. The upcoming record will feature many guest vocalists, including Jonas Renkse (Katatonia), Einar Solberg (Leprous), Björn “Speed” Strid (Soilwork), Anneke Van Giersbergen, and more. A new trailer for the debut […]

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Silver Lake by Esa Holopainen (Amorphis) reveals details for self-titled album

Posted by on February 17, 2021

  Amorphis’ Esa Holopainen’s new solo project Silver Lake, is gearing up for his self-titled record, which will be released on May 28th via Nuclear Blast. The artwork was created by Metastazis and was recorded at Sonic Pump, produced and mixed by Nino Laurence and Holopainen, and mastered by Svante  Forsbäck. While we wait to […]

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Amorphis guitarist Esa Holopainen announces new solo project Silver Lake

Posted by on January 25, 2021

  Amorphis guitarist Esa Holopainen has announced his new solo project Silver Lake. Holpainen has used the pandemic to focus on his solo material by recording his debut solo record at the Sonic Pump Studios. Silver Lake has also signed with Amorphis’ record label,  Nuclear Blast Records.   Holopainen comments: “As some of you might […]

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Amorphis’ Under the Red Cloud now available for pre-order, gets third trailer

Posted by on July 24, 2015

With only 41 days left until the Finnish prog metal act Amorphis releases their 12th studio album, Under the Red Cloud, they have released their third trailer for the album. This trailer features vocalist Tomi Joutsen speaking from Stockhold, Sweden about the recording process of the album. “With this record, we had first time pre-production […]

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