Quality multi-camera video footage of FIREWIND‘s October 16, 2011 concert at Peabody’s in Cleveland, Ohio as part of the “Frets Of Fury” tour with ARSIS, WHITE WIZZARD and NIGHTRAGE can be viewed below (filmed in 1080p high definition by Ken Kitt and Kim Schleeper; edited and produced by Ken Kitt for FIREWIND and Vidz-R-Us.com).
FIREWIND vocalist Apollo Papathanasio was unable to make the band’s recent European tour due to family issues. His replacement for the “Defiance Over Europe” shows was the acclaimed Swedish vocalist Mats Levén (KRUX, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, THERION, TREAT, ADAGIO, AT VANCE).
FIREWIND‘s latest album, “Days Of Defiance”, landed at position No. 53 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
“Days Of Defiance” was released in North America on October 26, 2010 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD’s striking cover artwork was designed by the band’s longtime partner in all design matters, Gustavo Sazes.