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Frosttide - Biography




Frosttide are a five-piece epic / dark / folk metal band formed by Joni Snoro back in 2009. The band released their first EP called Dawn of Frost in 2010 and won the "Year's underground act 2011" trophy at the Finnish Metal Awards. Frosttidehave already played shows with Korpiklaani as well as festivals together with the likes of Sabbaton, Fear Factory among other bands and released second EP Our Journey - again single-handedly - in 2012.

In April 2013, the band signed with NoiseArt records and its first full-length album called Awakening was released on 30th of August, 2013. Frosttide's debut got a positive response among fans and reviewers around the globe, which led the band to take part in the Heidenfest tour and play shows through Europe together with Ensiferum, Turisas, Equilibrium and Suidakra. Frosttide supported their debut album with an intense sound and bombastic shows, earning more fans and recognition. Then the band embarked to tour France as support act for Ensiferum on their Unsung Heroes tour and later played 2 shows in Finland supporting Finntroll and Korpiklaani.

Frosttide's sound can be described as the mixture of melodic and technical riffs, aggressive vocal lines and fast drumming accompanied by magical keyboard atmospheres that take the listener into an epic journey!

Source : Official website, 09/02/2015