INTRODUCING AMAHIRU — FEATURING FRÉDÉRIC LECLERCQ (KREATOR, SINSAENUM, EX-DRAGONFORCE) AND SAKI (MARY’S BLOOD)
DEBUT ALBUM OUT NOVEMBER 27 VIA EARMUSIC
BAND COMBINES TRADITIONAL METAL WITH MELODIC AND ORIENTAL-INFUSED ELEMENTS
WATCH VIDEO FOR FIRST SINGLE “HOURS“
Amahiru arose from the friendship between Frédéric Leclercq and SAKI. Having gotten to know each other in 2015 when Mary’s Blood opened for Dragonforce in Hong Kong, they immediately hit it off — both personally and musically. After exchanging many ideas over the years, Frédéric finally travelled to Japan in March 2019 to finalize what soon became their debut album.
Combining traditional metal with melodic and oriental-infused elements, Amahiru‘s self-
Watch the video for the first single “Hours” here.
The song is available at all DSPs here.
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“I’m influenced by many artists, pretty much anything I hear I can consider an influence and music should be the reflection of that,” Frédéric says. “With Amahiru, I personally wanted to do something groovy and melodic and still metal/hard rock. We didn’t want to make 12 songs sounding the same. SAKI and I have a lot in common musically and it was really easy to work together in the same direction.”
AMAHIRU TRACK LISTING:
“Ninja No Tamashii”
“Bringing Me Down”
“Lucky Star” (Feat. Elize Ryd)
“Bringing Me Down (Feat. Sean Reinert) [Alternative Version]
“Zombi” (Bonus Track)
Frédéric Leclercq — Rhythm and Lead Guitar + Bass Guitar
SAKI — Lead Guitar
Archie Wilson — Vocals
Coen Janssen — Keys
Mike Heller — Drums