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JOTNAR is an aggressive melodic metal band, which offers a redesigned and modern sound, hitting a potent blend of strong and aggressive rhythms with very pronounced melodies, achieving a perfect balance between both sides and taking modern metal to the next level and thus generating a whole new genre of prolific music.
Guitars offer powerful and demolishing riffs in combination to smooth melodies, reinforced with the strength and hunger of the insane growls perfectly mixed with catchy melodies and choruses, highlighting the final band’s distinctive signature sound.JOTNAR has offered a large amounts of shows around Europe, from small venues to big festivals, consolidating a solid and powerful live performance, which has lead them to reach some of the most important metal festivals in Europe, like Metalcamp/Metaldays in Slovenia, “RockBitch Boat” in Sweden or “Villa de Bilbao” in Spain, and played with iconic bands like Korn, Amon Amarth, Machine Head, Hatebreed, among others...

JOTNAR has a very powerful show, not only being able to perfectly capture and recreate the main essence of the studio recordings but also adding their rage and devastating punch in live performances, recruiting new fans after every show.

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  • jotnar_connected_condmened
    CONNECTED/CONDEMNED Number of tracks : 14
    jotnar_connected_condmened

    Album Title: CONNECTED/CONDEMNED

    Label: TBA

    Release Date: TBA

    Genre: Melodic Death Metal

    Info

    Produced by Ben Melero
    Recorded & Engineer by Ben Melero at Jotunheim Studios, Spain
    Mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios, Sweden

    Mixed by Sacha Laskow at Perfect Fifth Studios, Canada
    Guest Vocals on "Broken Esteem" by Björn "Speed" Strid from SOILWORK
    Guest Vocals on"The Portrait" by Jennie Nord
    Acoustic Guitars on "The Portrait" by Santi Suarez
    All programming and synths by Alessio Nero Argento
    Additional synths and keys in "Broken Esteem", "Suicidal Angel","Live Together Die Alone", "Invisible Trace" by Ben Melero
    Orchestral in "The Portrait" by Bruno Pardini
    Artwork by Russ Mills byroglyphics.com.
    Booklet design and Layout by Ben Melero
    Photo by Pablo Garcia pablogarciavisuals.com

    Tracklist

    1. CONNECTED/CONDEMNED 03:44

    2. REMAINING STILL 04:10

    3. MISSING SHADOWS 04:10

    4. BROKEN ESTEEM (feat… 04:27

    5. SUICIDAL ANGEL 04:20

    6. LIVE TOGETHER DIE ALONE 05:00

    7. STARVED OF GUIDANCE 04:16

    8. I, THE PARADOX 03:58

    9. the sentence 03:39

    10. INVISIBLE TRACE 03:47

    11. THE LONELINESS LEGACY 03:52

    12. say it right 04:33

    13. ENVY WORLD 03:27

    14. THE PORTRAIT 05:11

  • Jotnar_Giant
    GIANT Number of tracks : 5
    Jotnar_Giant

    Album Title: GIANT

    Label: MURDERED MUSIC / CORONER REC

    Release Date: 2012/05/07

    Genre: Melodic Death Metal

    Info

    Recorded & Engineered by Ben Melero at Jotunheim Studios, Spain.
    Mixed and Mastered by Sacha Laskow at Perfect Fifth Studios,Canada
    Produced by JOTNAR
    Label Murdered Music
    All lyrics by Ben Melero & Elhadji N'Diaye except "I Am Giant" by Eduardo Rodriguez.

    Tracklist

    1. PERFECT LIE 03:39

    2. IN PROCESS 03:28

    3. I AM GIANT 04:42

    4. never fall silent 04:19

    5. SOIL MY SOUL 05:24

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  • It was a lot of fun finding the melodies and it went pretty smooth, so that's a good sign!
    It has some really interesting twists,
    You guys are talented!

    Björn "Speed" Strid - SOILWORK

BandMembers

  • Ben_Melero

    Ben Melero

    Bio

    Name: Ben MeleroBirth Date: 1978/10/31City: Málaga/Las Palmas GC, SpainRole: Lead Guitar

    Equipment

    Caparison Angelus Custom, Gibson Les Paul Joe Perry, ESP Explorer MX250, ESP Eclipse Holopainen, ESP Ninja, Caparison Orbit, BC Rich Mockingbird Custom, ESP Custom EX bass.
    Diezel Herbert & Diezel 4x12 FL cab with Celestion G12K100.
    Bare Knuckle Pickups (Nailbomb, Miracle Man, Warpig) & Lundgren M6 Pickups.
    Fractal Audio Axe-Fx II & Axe-Fx Ultra, Wireless Line6 Relay G90 & G50, ISP Decimator ProrackG, Furman Voltage Regulator AR-2306, Custom Connection rack with Peter Cornish iso transformers. Evidence Cables with Neutrik connectors.
    Custom Pedalboard by Guitarsystems with a Gaspedal midi controller, Mission Engineering EP1-R with Spring Load, Ernie Ball VP JR 250K, Boss TU-2.

    Other Interests

    Arquitecture, Star Wars & 80's movies, Sports, Gym, Beach & Good Beer...

    Elhadji_Ndiaye

    Elhadji N’Diaye

    Bio

    Name: Elhadji N'DiayeBirth Date: 1978/03/06City: Las Palmas GC, SpainRole: Rhythm Guitar

    Equipment

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    Other Interests

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    Mario_Infantes

    Mario Infantes

    Bio

    Name: Mario InfantesBirth Date: 1988/08/14City: Jaen, SpainRole: Vocalist

    Equipment

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    Other Interests

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  • Octavio_Santana

    Octavio Santana

    Bio

    Name: Octavio SantanaBirth Date: 1983/04/24City: Las Palmas GC, SpainRole: Bassist

    Equipment

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    Other Interests

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    Jose Rodriguez

    Bio

    Name: Jose RodriguezBirth Date: 1984/10/29City: Las Palmas GC, SpainRole: Drummer

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Lyrics Connected/Condemned

Tomorrow Aug. 17th, at 19:00 CET, we will publish the brand new music video for "Connected/Condemned", first single of our forthcoming album. In the meantime,…

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Here you have the trailer of the "Connected/Condemned" video, which will be published next week, August 17th at 19:00 CET. Please, share in your social…

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