UNLEASH THE ARCHERS

UNLEASH THE ARCHERS

Striker, Helion Prime, The Devils Of Loudun, Silver Talon

Sun Sep 09 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:31 pm

El Corazon

$12.00 - $15.00

This event is all ages

UNLEASH THE ARCHERS
UNLEASH THE ARCHERS
Formed in 2007, Unleash The Archers have been hitting the road tirelessly from the moment they had songs to play. Starting with Vancouver Island, moving on to Western Canada, then all across the country and eventually the whole of North America, touring has been UTA's MO from the start. With the ever-rising popularity of social and digital media, hundreds of thousands of bands are now just one click away, but what can be done in studio can not always be reproduced live. UTA brings a kick ass live show, full of energy and charisma. They bring it from beginning to end, and then are more than happy to hang out after the show; no hiding out in green rooms or leaving after their set. UTA have worked very hard to build up a solid fan base and never take it for granted.
Striker
Striker
“Full Speed or No Speed”: prophetic words to live by from Striker’s debut full length release “Eyes in the Night”. Since forming nearly 8 years ago, not a day goes by without the pedal to the metal attitude that smashes through the traffic jam of modern metal. “Stand in the Fire”, Striker’s 4th studio album, prepares to shift the band into high gear and leave the competition in the dust. Guest performances from some of metal’s premiere players as well as other unprecedented collaborations prepare a high octane mix that is ready for ignition. This will be Striker’s strongest album to date, living a life set by one rule: no limits!


Striker has come a long with since their 2007 formation in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The band’s first demo immediately caught international attention from notable German record label, Iron Kodex. Backed by the label’s support, Striker went on to record and release their first EP, “Road Warrior”, in early 2009. The EP spread like wildfire among metal fans in Canada, Germany, and Spain. It was this first major stepping-stone in kick starting a promising career.

In 2010 the band released their first full-length recording, “Eyes in the Night”, which reinforced Striker’s presence in both the domestic and international metal scene. The release initiated the band’s touring career: including Canada coast to coast, and over a dozen European countries with several festival appearances (Metal Assault Festival, and Headbangers Open Air) overseas. This established the credibility of Striker as a hardworking, dedicated band, willing to take the risks necessary to make it to the next level of their musical career.

Over the years Striker continued to refine their public image, hone their product, and solicit support within the music industry. Having completed the Iron Kodex contract with Eyes in the Night, the band looked towards greater achievements and began working with producer Michael Wagener (Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Skid Row) in Nashville, Tennessee. After spending over two months recording in the USA the band completed their 2nd album, “Armed to the Teeth”, and was promptly signed by prominent Austrian label Napalm Records July 27, 2012.

Hot off the heels of the album release announcement, Striker was selected to directly support heavy metal giants Metallica for 2 sold out shows at Rexall Place in Edmonton. The shows were a huge boost to the band and showed them the inner workings of one of the most successful bands in history. With a newfound work ethic, the band set to work planning their biggest Canadian and European tours to date, breaking into new territories such as the UK and Japan. With the desire to improve and expand to even greater heights, the band remained in Europe after a headlining tour and began to work on the album “City of Gold” with visionary producer Frederik Nordstrom, a founding member of the melodic death metal sound.

“City of Gold” was critically acclaimed and propelled Striker forward in the industry, directly supporting veteran acts such as Bullet and Artillery on extensive tours of Europe and the United States. Major European festivals began to take interest, with the band headlining smaller festivals such as Devilstone Festival and Headbangers Open Air, and headlining the second stage at major festivals such as Metal Days Festival to enormous crowds. Working again with Frederik Nordstrom, “Stand in the Fire” sees Striker taking their destiny into their own hands by releasing the album on their own label “Record Breaking Records”, ushering in a new era of decisive action, dedication and forward thinking. Live life by one rule: No Limits!
Helion Prime
Helion Prime
Helion Prime was first conceived from a common love of metal and all things science. The band was founded when Jason Ashcraft (of Dire Peril) asked Heather Michele (of Graveshadow) to form a project with him. The concept; power metal with themes based on actual scientific theories with the occasional sci-fi tribute. The name Helion Prime was borrowed from an alien planet featured in the film "Chronicles of Riddick," a movie the two were great fans of. Helion Prime’s lineup was completed after bringing Jeremy Steinhouse on bass and Justin Herzer (of Axiom) on drums.

Heather Michele - Vocals
Jason Ashcraft - Guitars
Jeremy Steinhouse - Bass
Justin Herzer - Drums
The Devils Of Loudun
The Devils Of Loudun
From Seattle, located in the heart of the rain drenched, frozen wastes of the Pacific Northwest, comes The Devils of Loudun. A six-man symphonic technical death metal outfit named from a tale of religious fanaticism and demonic possession in 17th century France. Formed in the Summer of 2009, the band quickly gained ground in the Washington State metal scene by destroying every possible show that was thrown at them. Drawing from influences which are spread across a wide musical spectrum, The Devils of Loudun's ever-evolving sound has been called a combination of Scandinavian melodic death metal, symphonic power metal and American death metal topped with hearty serving of classical and video game influenced melodies.

In 2015 the band finished up recording and releasing their first official EP titled "Entering Oblivion," a 4 track release which garnered widespread critical acclaim and positive reviews. Danny Sanderson of Metal Temple said this about the release: "In less than twenty minutes, this band has managed to craft something that is not only more unique than what most underground Death Metal acts are peddling, but also significantly better. 9/10 rating." In the Summer of 2015 The Devils of Loudun embarked on the "Entering Oblivion" West Coast Tour playing 9 shows across 4 states.

The band wasted no time after tour and in July of 2015 started recording their next EP titled "Enduring Creation." 5 songs long and clocking in at 27 minutes, this release is a darker, heavier, faster and more epic sequel to DOL's well received 2015 release. Shortly after the official release of Enduring Creation on April 8th 2016 the band will embark on a 12 date tour across 8 states in the Western US to promote the release. Be sure to catch the band on "Until The Tour Ends" Spring 2016 Tour, which starts on April 13th 2016!
Silver Talon
Silver Talon
Venue Information:
El Corazon
109 Eastlake Ave East
Seattle, WA, 98109
http://www.elcorazonseattle.com/