Debut alum “Let Them Burn” to be released in December. Denied is fronted by singer Johan Fahlberg from german Jaded Heart. Also ex members of Therion, Opeth and Grave plays in the band. “Let Them Burn” is mixed and co produced by Fredrik Folkare (from swedish Unleashed) and mastering by Rickard Sporrong of Dugout Productions.
DENIED was formed in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm, Sweden in 2003 by Andreas Carlsson. Devoted to heavy yet melodic metal he wanted to expand his vision beyond a simple dream. The band recorded their first demoalbum in 2005, titled ”Seven Times Your Sin” which was a local success and brought some airplay and gigs to follow.
In September 2005 the band went trough their first line-up change when bassplayer Robert Stellmar and drummer Pete Dolls were recruited. The band started rehearsing new material in early 2006.The new songs showcase a much heavier and stronger sound than before. After two years of recording the band’s second demo album ”New Army For The Old Revolution” saw the light of day in late 2008. To celebrate this occasion a releaseparty was held in their hometown Upplands Väsby where they gave 600 frantic fans a performance not soon to be forgotten.
The band has earned a reputation as a great live act from their performances in various rock clubs in the area of Stockholm. Through the years DENIED has supported bands like DREAM EVIL, SISTER SIN, ENTOMBED among others.Their ability to work the crowd and drive them into a frenzy has become a trademark for DENIED.
In 2009 DENIED proudly presented long time friend Johan Fahlberg (JADED HEART) as their new vocalist and in November Chris Vowden (ex OPETH), lead guitarist, also joined the band.May 2011 the band parted with bassplayer Robert Stellmar. Fredrik Isaksson (ex. THERION, GRAVE) joined the band as new bassplayer in June 2011.
In November 2011, the band started the process of recording new songs for a release date in the beginning of 2012.The mixing process will be handled by acclaimed musician Fredrik Folkare from Swedish Metallers UNLEASHED.