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Sweden’s leading metal band has never stopped moving forward during the more than 20 years they’ve been performing. The melodic death metal of the band’s early days has since evolved into a unique expression, manifested in 12 albums like A Sense of Purpose, Sounds of a Playground Fading, Siren Charms and their latest release, Battles, recorded in Los Angeles with multi Grammy nominated producer, Howard Benson. 2016’s BATTLES spun off the band’s first Top 15 track at Active Rock radio and charted Top 10 in multiple countries internationally. The globally demanded act have toured worldwide with acts such as Metallica, Judas Priest and Avenged Sevenfold while inspiring many of our favorite rock and metal artists today. In Flames is a band that fans around the world can rely on, inspiring their fans, the Jesterheads, to live by the phrase, ”In Flames We Trust”.
Traitors Gate hails from Boise, Idaho. The band consists of Ken Mansfield on guitars, Jayce Kefferon on drums Colby Dees on bass and their lead vocalist whom they affectionately call “Mister ‘Y’”. Four definitely strong personalities make up this band which draws on its varied creative backgrounds when writing the powerful and edgy material that can only be Traitors Gate. The band incorporates its metal, heavy rock, punk and technical influences to create both a visual and sonic experience which they are bringing to Boise and the surrounding areas this year. A recently completed demo solidified the Traitors Gate sound, for which a tremendous local buzz has started.