Tampere (FI) - Finnish Classic Metal squad CORONARY are streaming another new song from forthcoming album Sinbad. Stream "Firewings" at the following location:
Cruz Del Sur Music is proud to announce the February 19, 2021 release of Sinbad, the debut full-length album from CORONARY, on CD, vinyl, and digital formats. On Sinbad, CORONARY assumes the mantle as one of their country’s finest representations of pure, 1980s heavy metal that goes in for the kill!
"Ageless Heavy Metal!" - Rock Hard (DE), 8/10
"With Sinbad, Finland's Coronary offers metalheads a fine debut album with a consistent and persistent commitment to 'keep it true' heavy metal. Recommended." - Dangerdog Music Reviews (US), 4/5
"Old school through and through!" - Powermetal.de (DE), 8/10
"All songs have a good flow, great hooks, catchy riffs and a lot Of variety." - Totentanz (DE)
"Driven by pure love for ‘80s Heavy Metal." - Metalkaoz.com
"Finest old school Heavy Metal - a must-have for fans of this genre!" - Metal Only (DE), 9.5/10
"A very thrilling debut album! The best thing to do is to press the start button and turn the volume up to the limit." - Heavy Music Blog (DE), 8/10
"A good fun album with an authentic early 80s metal sound!" - Deaf Forever (DE)
"If it’s true, pure metal you crave, Sinbad is an album you’ll have been waiting for for a while." - Sentinel Daily (AU)
"Dynamite debut - melodic, heavy, vagrant and catchy!" - Rocking (GR)
"Absolutely mature!" - Metal Hammer (DE), 5/7
"Born-and-bred 80s metal with roots in 70s hardrock and NWOBHM!" - Streetclip (DE), 8/10
"Recommended for all lovers of the 80s sound!" - Metalbrothers (ES)
"Effective and tasty!" - Queens Of Steel (ES), 8/10
"To make heavy metal, you need not only good musicians, but an immense amount of inspirations, and these Finns have that balance. Recommended." - Dargedik Rock Metal Webzine (PE), 8.5/10
"Find those old leather pants, squeeze into them, open up a beer and just enjoy some old-school heavy metal music done really well." - Games, Brrraains & A Head-Banging Life (UK), 7.5/10
"This album just oozes old-school charm and serves as a loving ode to what made us all fall in love with this music all those years ago. Not to be missed." - The Metal Crypt (US), 4.25/5
“CORONARY refuse to reinvent the heavy metal wheel.” This quote — attributed to Metal Crypt — appropriately sums up everything this Finnish quintet stands for. While there are still some who balk at the idea that metal should have both of its feet firmly planted in its glory years, there is a growing consensus that this was the time when metal was at its best. Without all of the mindless, if not grating sub-genre tags that exist today, 1980s heavy metal was pure, raging, and, most of all, fun. CORONARY recaptures those elements and more on their first full-length album and initial release for Cruz Del Sur Music, Sinbad.
CORONARY came together in 2017 when guitarist Aku Kytölä and drummer Pate Vuorio happened to be browsing in the same second-hand vinyl section at a Tampere flea market. The two instantly struck up a connection over their shared love of music and over time, started making plans to form a band of their own. The band was soon rounded out by Korpiklaani bassist Jarkko Aaltonen, second guitarist Jukka Holm and vocalist Olli Kärki, and got to work on writing original material. The freshly-branded CORONARY promptly issued Demo 2018, an effort so promising that Gates of Hell Records paired the band with emerging Canada metallers Traveler for a highly-regarded split release the same year.
Recorded at Headline Studio in Tampere under the guidance of producer and engineer Jari Latomaa, Sinbad picks up where CORONARY left off their debut demo. Fans were treated to a handful of sneak previews earlier in 2020 with songs such as “I Can Feel This Love,” “The Hammer” and “Reflector,” but taken as a whole, Sinbad is a consummate pure metal album complete with an array of scorching guitar leads, fiery lead vocals courtesy of Kärki and memorable compositions. The Sinbad album title is a reference to Sinbad the Sailor, the fictional traveler and his amazing journeys. But, look further and it’s also an amalgamation of the words “sin” and “bad,” both of which, in CORONARY’s estimation, are “perfectly suitable life goals.”
Raise your fist and bang your head — the golden age of metal lives on through CORONARY!
3. The Hammer
4. Bullet Train
5. I Can Feel This Love
8. Fight St. 666
10. Wonders of the World
Olli Kärki - Vocals
Aku Kytölä - Guitars
Jarkko Aaltonen - Bass
Jukka Holm - Guitars
Pate Vuorio - Drums