Swedish fashionable metallers AMARANTHE have parted methods with longtime singer Henrik “GG6” Englund Wilhelmson.
Henrik introduced his exit from AMARANTHE in a social media put up earlier right this moment (Wednesday, June 8). He wrote: “I am sorry to say that I bought some unhappy information for ya’ll! I’ll not be part of AMARANTHE.
“After 2 years at dwelling brought on by corona, one thing hit me. I freakin liked being at dwelling with my household and began to dream about doing one thing else. One thing extra necessary and in addition to NOT spend extra time away from my youngsters. For a lot of causes I additionally slowly stopped having fun with life on the street with AMARANTHE. It turned extra of a job and one thing i pushed myself to do. Not like again within the days once I had some severe enjoyable on a regular basis!
“I wish to thank all my followers on your help over time and I promise I will be again with killer ‘GG6‘ stuff sooner or later when the temper and creativity finds it approach again to me!
“Cheers n love and good luck to AMARANTHE sooner or later.”
The remaining members of AMARANTHE said: “We absolutely respect and perceive Henrik‘s determination, and we want him all the most effective on his future adventures. Henrik is really one of many world’s foremost growlers, as anybody who’ve seen him rip by means of our songs reside is aware of, and we won’t wait to see what he comes up with subsequent! Hold your eyes peeled to his socials to remain updated with forthcoming GG6 insanity!”
AMARANTHE added: “This summer season’s reveals can be carried out by two particular visitors, keep tuned!”
Final December, AMARANTHE dropped a music video for its newest single “PvP” (gamer speech for “Participant Versus Participant”). The monitor, which was launched in November, was the official anthem for the Swedish staff on the worldwide e-sports world championship. The clip was directed by Poland’s Grupa13, which beforehand labored with AMARANTHE on the “Archangel” and “BOOM!1” movies.
AMARANTHE has spent the final decade establishing itself as a formidable, optimistic and fervently melodic pressure for metallic good. From their explosive self-titled debut in 2011 to the extra subtle, streamlined likes of 2014’s “Large Addictive” and its immaculate follow-up “Maximalism” (2016),AMARANTHE has masterfully blurred the strains between melodic metallic, crushing brutality, cinematic sweep and futuristic sparkle. Led by the endlessly ingenious songwriting of guitarist Olof Mörck and powerhouse vocalist Elize Ryd, their rise to prominence has been a pleasure to behold.
Extensively acclaimed as a blinding reside act, the Swedes reached a brand new peak of creativity on 2018’s vastly profitable “Helix”: an album that pushed the band’s imaginative and prescient to new heights, breadths and depths, whereas showcasing the brilliance of Elize and her co-vocalists, Wilhelmsson and up to date recruit Nils Molin.
After 9 years and 4 albums collectively, Henrik “GG6” Englund Wilhelmson has now chosen to finish his journey with…
Posted by Amaranthe on Wednesday, June 8, 2022