Summoned Tide is Robertsfors next rock export. The journey has just begun to meet the goal of becoming one of the world’s biggest bands.
Hard facts: Started 2004 with this constellation Members: Rickard Thelin Vocal / Lead Guitar Jennifer Sikström Vocal / Bass Nicklas Åström Drums Mikael Thelin 2nd Guitar Jimi Toivanen Synth / Piano Summoned Tide is a tight, melodic metal band from Robertsfors in Västerbotten, Sweden with influences from Uriah Heep and early Iron Maiden, Queensryche and Helloween. They have already managed to get the name “one of the hottest bands from the North on the metal scene”. The band started in 2004 and has the same style of the band now as it was then. Rickard with his magical voice which is compared with the celebrities like Bruce D, Geoff T, Kai H and M Kiske. They have in the past year had around 30 live gigs and they have played on a number of festival gigs, like: NORDIC ROCK, Umea, SE, July 2012, (Hammerfall, Headline) SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL, Norje, SE, Jun 2011 (Ozzy, Judas Priest Headline) ROCK OUT WILD, Sorsele, SE, Aug 2011 (Crucified Barbara Headline) HOUSE OF METAL, Umea, SE, mar 2011, (U.D.O. Headline) The band has released two album “If We fall” We will Rise “, dec 2010 and” The Bringer of the Tide “in March 2012. They have only own material. “If We fall” We will Rise ” has had bestowed on the high score in reviews around the world. “The Bringer of the Tide” was released on March 29. It is faster, tougher and slightly darker than the debut album. While it has been well received by critics in and outside Sweden, “this is intelligent heavy metal that hits my heart and makes people both happy and roused. Frontman, guitarist and the fabulous skilled singer Rickard Thelin is Robertsfors response to Geoff Tate. He is able to sing both like the demons as the angels. This band has the capacity to grow in value faster than a freehold in central Stockholm. ” (Daniel Nordström, VF) They have had an incredible good feedback from the 60 or so radio stations that played ‘em around the world, this is primarily due to the celebrity fan base that is growing rapidly in Asia and South America. While Swedish radio stations treat them poor. Visit their Official Site! Friend them on Myspace! Like them on Facebook! Fan them on ReverbNation!