Diablo

Diablo
STYLE: , ORIGIN: FinlandFORMED: 1995LABEL: Sakara Records
  • MEMBERS:
  • Rainer Nygård – vocals, guitar
  • Marko Utriainen – guitar
  • Aadolf Virtanen – bass
  • Heikki Malmberg – drums
BIOGRAPHY

Four piece Finnish metal-bulldozer Diablo was born on the west coast of Finland in the late 1990’s. Diablo’s talent was soon noticed by Poko Records, which released the band’s debut album ELEGANCE IN BLACK in 2000. Two years later Diablo were ready to hit big with their second album RENAISSANCE. The album debuted at the position #14 in the official Finnish album charts and raised Diablo to the frontline of Finnish metal bands.

Diablo did not lay back to repeat the success formula. The band continued evolving and sharpened their style for the third album ETERNIUM (2004); the sound was more carefully considered and the band gave more space to strong melodies. However, the down-tuned guitars kept crushing the listener like ever before. ETERNIUM took the position #3 on the Finnish album charts and the album stayed on the charts for ten weeks. Diablo went on tour to play intense shows all over Finland to establish their place in the hearts of Finnish metal heads.

Diablo’s fourth album called MIMIC47 (2006) crystallized what Diablo is all about; virtuous musicianship, genius guitar riffs, great melodies and the undisputed attitude of northern Finns. Impatiently awaited MIMIC47 reached the #1 position on the Finnish album charts and so did the title song single on the single charts. In 2007 Diablo toured Germany for two weeks to promote the album’s German release. One of the highlights of the tour was supporting Metallica at their Helsinki Olympic Stadium concert.

Diablo’s fifth album ICAROS was their first one for Sakara Records. The album introduced the band more aggressive than ever; the tempos had gone up and the guitar tuning down. The record buyers rewarded the band by giving Icaros the position #2 on the Finnish album charts. Icaros got great feedback also from the international media and the album was released all over Europe during Autumn 2008. At the beginning of 2009 Diablo were invited on an extensive tour with Children of Bodom and Cannibal Corpse. Diablo proved their skill as a live band, and in October 2009 they were called back to Germany to do their first headlining mini-tour.

SILVER HORIZON is the title of Diablo’s long awaited sixth album. The story of the album is loosely based on old science fiction novel called Aniara. It’s written in 1956 by Swedish Nobelist Harry Martinson. Silver Horizon will be release in 18th September in Finland and a later in the Fall in other European countries.

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DISCOGRAPHY

Silvër Horizon / 2015

Diablo - Silvër Horizon
  • Album Info
  • 2015
  • Sakara Rekords

01. The Call
02. Isolation
03. The Serpent Holder
04. Into the Void
05. Illuminati
06. Prince of the Machine
07. Silver Horizon
08. Savage
09. Corium Black
10. Voyage to eternity

Silvër Horizon is the sixth studio album of Finnish melodic heavy metal band Diablo. Album made it to #1 in Finnish official charts for the week 39/2015 as Mimic 47 did in year 2006.

Icaros / 2008

Diablo - Icaros
  • Album Info
  • 2008
  • Sakara Records

01. Trail of Kings
02. Living Dead Superstars
03. Bad Sign
04. Resign From Life
05. Icaros
06. Light of The End
07. Chagrin
08. Through Difficulties To Defeat
09. Hammer
10. Into The Sea

Icaros is the fifth album by Finnish melodic death metal band Diablo.

Mimic47 / 2006

Diablo - Mimic47
  • Album Info
  • 2006
  • Poko Rekords

01. Shadow World
02. Damien
03. Together As Lost
04. In Sorrow We Trust
05. Mimic 47
06. Condition Red
07. Kalla
08. Blackheart
09. Kathryn
10. Rebellion of One
11. D.O.A.

Mimic47 is the 4th album by Finnish melodic death metal band Diablo. It debuted at #1 on the Finnish albums chart.

Eternium / 2004

Diablo - Eternium
  • Album Info
  • 2004
  • Poko Rekords

01. Symbol of Eternity
02. Read My Scars
03. Queen of Entity
04. Lovedivided
05. Faceless
06. The Preacher
07. In Flesh
08. Black Swan
09. Omerta
10. Shape Shifters
11. Reptiles

Eternium is the 3rd album by Finnish melodic death metal band Diablo.

Renaissance / 2002

Diablo - Renaissance
  • Album Info
  • 2002
  • Poko Rekords

01. Angel
02. Icon of Flesh
03. Tunnel of Pain
04. C22
05. Creatures of Deception
06. Hollow Point
07. Intomesee
08. Enemy
09. A Fear
10. Renaissance

Renaissance is the 2nd studio album by Finnish thrash metal band Diablo. It debuted at #14 on the Finnish albums chart.

Elegance in Black / 2000

Diablo - Elegance In Black
  • Album Info
  • 2000
  • Poko Rekords

01. Elegance In Black
02. Princess
03. Triumph of Misery
04. Crusify
05. The Art of Self-Destruction
06. The Beginning of The End
07. Distorted
08. Penetration
09. Core of Lies
10. Dancing Queen

Elegance In Black is the debut album by Finnish thrash metal band Diablo.

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