Category: Amaran

Amaran – Pristine in Bondage

amaran pristine bondage

Amaran was a short-lived female-fronted Swedish melodic death metal band from Sweden. I say melodic death metal despite there being no death metal vocals, with the exception of one song. Amaran was fronted by Johanna DePierre, who was accompanied by Kari Kainulainen (guitar, composition), Robin Bergh (drums), Mikael Andersson (bass), and Ronnie Backlund (guitar). Musically, Amaran plays a fairly standard, yet varied version of Swedish melodic death metal like that of bands like Dark Tranquillity or early In Flames, but with DePierre’s very strong female vocals. She has a strong clean voice, well-suited for this heavy music, and far from the angelic voices generally used by (more…)