Battle Beast – Bringer of Pain
by Dave Schwartz

Since the release of “Bringer of Pain,” some amazing things have been happening for Battle Beast.  The album went to #1 in the Finnish charts and Top 20 in Germany and Switzerland – producing the best chart results of all four of Battle Beast’s albums.  This success has turned some heads and brought Battle Beast to the attention of fans in North America and Asia. 

“Bringer of Pain” is a stylistic departure from previous records in that for the first time all members of the band have contributed to the songs.  The results – guitars influenced by British Heavy Metal and keyboards that forgo the standard metal stylings and land squarely with a pop feel.  Yes, that description sounded strange to me too.  But it is the reality and it works. 

Battle Beast are currently touring for the first time in North America as support for Sabaton and Leaves' Eyes.  I met up with guitarist Joona Björkroth at The Marquee Theater in Tempe, AZ.   Watch… 

1. "Straight to the Heart" 3:31
2. "Bringer of Pain" 3:04
3. "King for a Day" 4:35
4. "Beyond the Burning Skies" 4:39
5. "Familiar Hell" 4:06
6. "Lost in Wars" (feat. Tomi Joutsen) 4:34
7. "Bastard Son of Odin" 3:36
8. "We Will Fight" 3:30
9. "Dancing with the Beast" 3:44
10. "Far from Heaven" 4:23
11. "God of War" (bonus track) 3:56
12. "The Eclipse" (bonus track) 4:30
13. "Rock Trash" (bonus track) 3:13

Released February 17th, 2017
Nuclear Blast Records
Battle Beast - Bringer of Pain 

DaBelly Host:

Dave Schwartz

Battle Beast:
Noora Louhimo – vocals
Eero Sipilä – bass, vocals
Pyry Vikki – drums
Juuso Soinio – guitar
Janne Björkroth – keyboards
Joona Björkroth – guitar

Filmed On Location:
The Marquee Theater

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