Tag Archives: Liv Kristine

New & Noteworthy: Reader of the releases – 04/28/2023

Posted by on April 28, 2023

  New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. 2023 is flying by with April coming to a close! With the new Elvenking album to the live Cradle of Filth record, there’s so much new music to be explored. Which releases are […]

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Liv Kristine joins Midnattsol as second singer

Posted by on December 14, 2017

Liv Kristine (ex-Leaves’ Eyes/ex-Theatre of Tragedy) has found a new home by joining Midnattsol, as the group’s second vocalist. The symphonic folk metal outfit features Kristine’s  younger sister, Carmen Elise Espenaes. Initially, the band planned for her appear on their follow-up to 2011’s The Metamorphosis Melody album as a special guest, and instead, they gave […]

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Leaves’ Eyes hired replacement singer for Liv Kristine before firing her

Posted by on April 20, 2016

A few days ago, symphonic band Leaves’ Eyes announced the departure of their long-time singer and founding member Liv Kristine and, for what it seemed like, the departure was sudden, but amicable on both parties’ ends. Now, it appears that this process happened so fast that not even Kristine knew about it and claims it […]

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Leaves’ Eyes part ways with long-time singer Liv Kristine

Posted by on April 18, 2016

It must be strange to be a fan of a certain band since they started and seeing one of those vital members depart from it, but sooner or later, that is bound to happen. Symphonic metal band Leaves’ Eyes announced the departure of their long-time front lady and founding member Liv Kristine. At the same […]

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Kari Rueslåtten’s Top 5: Favorite Non-Traditional Metal Releases made by metal musicians

Posted by on March 17, 2014

Most know Kari Rueslåtten as the founding frontwoman of  Norwegian metal band  The 3rd and the Mortal as well as her catalog of solo work. However, since the beginning of Kari’s solo career in 1997, she has released 5 albums as a singer/songwriter. And her first album in eight years, Time Will Tell (out now via […]

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New & Noteworthy 9/18: Three Suns And One Star

Posted by on September 18, 2012

The idea of a multi-part album cycle or EP series is not new in the metal world. Bands have been engaging in such concepts for decades, even becoming well-known exactly for that reason. Hell, there are even some bands whose entire discography is portrayed as chapters within an overarching series. So is it really a […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 14th – Voice of the Voiceless

Posted by on September 14, 2010

This past week saw Disturbed have their fourth consecutive #1 debut of their prolific career, an amazing feat in the era of file sharing and iTunes. Equally amazing is that Asylum is the third hard rock/metal record to debut at #1 in 2010, a year dominated by the likes of Eminem, Katy Perry, Usher, Lady […]

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