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Amaranthe


How many Swedish Metal bands have three lead singers? Well, if there's more than one, the best known is Amaranthe, a band originally known as Avalanche, until they were forced to change their name, due to legal issues.

For the record the three lead vocalist are: Elize Ryd (Pop Rock), Jake E (Hard Rock) and Henrik Englund (Extreme Metal). The latter replaced Andreas Solvestr÷m in '13.

The Metal band usually places Ryd's female vocals in the verses and choruses with E and Englund providing the Hard Rock/Nu Metal breaks.





The band's self-titled debut album, an '11 release, peaked at #35 on the Swedish charts, Their next effort, "The Nexus" did far better. The '13 set went to #6 in Sweden and peaked at #12 on the U.S. Heatseekers chart.

Third album, "Massive Addictive," which nailed the top spot on the U.S. Heatseekers, dropped in '14.

But the following year, Englund announced that he would sitting out the band's North American tour as he prepared to become a father. Olle Ekman was named his temporary replacement.

Amaranthe Discography

Studio Albums

2011 Amaranthe
2013 The Nexus
2014 Massive Addictive



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