Deadtide, a melodic death metal band from NY/NJ, USA, was formed by YouTube heavy metal riff veterans & pioneers, ChromeCelica00 (Phil, aka "Chrome" and blackened138 (Mike, aka "Mike Metal"). Deadtide is the new wave in melodic death metal bands. If you truly know metal (like we do), the first question to run through your mind upon reading that is "What do a bunch of American kids know about the greatest thing to come out of Sweden?" The answer is pretty simple; a lot. In the few years this band has been together in various incarnations, whether it be jamming together, working on new riffs and drums to accompany it, or finally putting together a full band and cranking out a finished product, one thing has remained true about the members of Deadtide; We practically study metal, especially melodic death metal. From all the big bands like In Flames, Dark Tranquility, At The Gates and Soilwork to the slightly less "huge," bands such as Norther, Blinded Colony, and Darkest Hour, every song gets analyzed, played over and over again until the inner workings are ingrained in our heads.
But what will make Deadtide truly unique is a combination of things. First, the incorporation of other styles of music, from power metal to punk to rock, and anything else we like or know we can take and make "metal." Sometimes that means even a metal cover here and there; "Separate Ways" by Journey, and the Halloween theme for example.
Second, a whole lot of stuff that has yet to be disclosed. See, that's what we're aiming for as a band: Uniqueness. Sure, we can crank out some killer melo-death riffs and throw it on a CD, but incorporating other elements of music, no matter what the genre, ensures that we're doing something that will produce a unique sound.
We're not only writing some traditional melodeath material for the time being, but we're looking to come into our own and eventually break new ground in any ways we can if possible. We're planning it as you read this. Four of us write the musical material, so there are going to be different takes and styles all around. It's not going to happen overnight because we're a busy bunch of guys and can't always get together, but besides material that's our own take on traditional melodeath we want to give you something different and a kind of intricacy and depth we hope you may have never seen (or heard) before in some of the stuff we're writing. Call it experimental, but the blueprint so far seems pretty concrete. And we look forward to bringing a unique sound to all of you, and conjuring up the swell that is a new wave of melodic death metal! Hope you can swim...
More about the band:
-We're a bunch of guys who share a deep love for metal and want to share our own ideas and metal with metalheads of all ages.
-If you're looking for a scene band or some kind of disgrace to real metal, you've come to the wrong place. We don't care for boy-bands who think they're metal. Sorry.
-We love all of our loyal fans who found us on YouTube and want to continue meeting even more metalheads both on YouTube and now on MySpace!
-Hit us up on YOUTUBE, FACEBOOK, & MYSPACE because they have the most Deadtide and general metal-related content on them!
-We love to hear from all you metalheads!
-Add us, hit us up, and dive into the DEADTIDE.
Mike, Phil, Glenn, & Andrew of DEADTIDE.