Arise

There are at least 14 groups named Arise: 1. Swedish death/thrash metal band: Arise was founded 1996 in Alingsås, Sweden outside Gothenburg, under another name, but changed their name to Arise for the first demo recording Arise in 1998. They released two demos in 1999, Statues and Resurrection. They released two demos in 2000, Hell's Retribution and the fifth and final demo Abducted Intelligence was recorded in Los Angered Recordings by Andy LaRocque which earned the accolade "Demo Recording of the Month" in Sweden's Close Up Magazine. ...show more

There are at least 14 groups named Arise: 1. Swedish death/thrash metal band: Arise was founded 1996 in Alingsås, Sweden outside Gothenburg, under another name, but changed their name to Arise for the first demo recording Arise in 1998. They released two demos in 1999, Statues and Resurrection. They released two demos in 2000, Hell's Retribution and the fifth and final demo Abducted Intelligence was recorded in Los Angered Recordings by Andy LaRocque which earned the accolade "Demo Recording of the Month" in Sweden's Close Up Magazine.

In 2001 the band signed to Spinefarm Records who released their debut full length album The Godly Work of Art. The same year, the band was nominated for the Swedish Rockbjörnen award. Their second full length studio album Kings Of The Cloned Generation was released in 2003 also on Spinefarm Records. Spinefarm was bought by universal records during that time, resulting in wider distribution for their albums.

The third full length album The Beautiful New World was recorded and released in 2005 on Spinefarm Records. The Beautiful New World received a review score of 9/10 in Terrorizer Magazine. In December 2005, bassist Patrik Skoglöw and vocalist & rhythm guitarist Erik Ljungkvist left Arise due to differences in opinion. They were replaced by Patrik Johansson (vocals), Sternberg (guitars) and Kai L (bass). ...show less