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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 all the spanish territory, 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 2012” in Slovenia, “RockBitch Boat” in Sweden, and also some of the most reputed contests in Spain, like the final of the “W:O:A Wacken Metal 2011”, the XXIII edition of the “Villa de Bilbao” in 2011.

JOTNAR has one of the most powerful metal shows nowadays, 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_Giant
    GIANT Number of tracks : 5
    Jotnar_Giant

    Album Name: GIANT

    Label: MURDERED MUSIC / CORONER REC

    Release Date: 2012/05/07

    Genre: Melodic Death Metal

    Review

    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

  • 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

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  • Ben_Melero

    Ben Melero

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    Full 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

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

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    Mario_Infantes

    Mario Infantes

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

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  • Octavio_Santana

    Octavio Santana

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

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    Jose Rodriguez

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

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