To say it's been a big week in the history of Arch Enemy is an understatement. Earlier this week, frontwoman Angela Gossow revealed she was stepping down from the band, passing the torch to former Agonist vocalist Alissa White-Gluz. Gossow, who will transition into more of a behind-the-scenes roll, has allowed news of her departure to sink in and is now thanking fans for their tremendous support.
Arch Enemy are wasting no time in getting their fans acclimated to the surprising vocalist switch that they revealed earlier this week. Longtime frontwoman Angela Gossow left the band, with The Agonist's Alissa White-Gluz taking over on vocals. Here, White-Gluz makes her video debut with t
Yesterday (March 17), a massive piece of news impacted the metal world that changed the career of not one, but two popular metal acts. Legendary Arch Enemy vocalist Angela Gossow stepped down from the band, allowing Alissa White-Gluz of the Agonist to take her place. This led to the Agonist recruiting a new singer, but in a new statement from White-Gluz, it was her intension to remain as the Agonist's frontwoman.
Very surprising news from extreme metal veterans Arch Enemy as highly celebrated longtime vocalist Angela Gossow has left the band! Along with a statement announcing Gossow's departure, Arch Enemy have also revealed the Agonist's Alissa White-Gluz as the group's new frontwoman. A publicity photo of the band's new lineup can be seen above.
When Arch Enemy welcomed German export Angela Gossow to the fold, the band’s popularity skyrocketed. Call it coincidence, call it fate, but Angela’s savage vocal delivery, which is reminiscent of Carcass’ Jeff Walker, brought an unholy union to the band featuring Carcass axeman Michael Amott.
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