FIREWIND Announce New Singer

February 27, 2004

FIREWIND, the Greek/American melodic metal band led by DREAM EVIL guitarist Gus G., have announced that vocalist Chity Somapala (ex-AVALON, FARO) has officially joined the group for their upcoming tours and next CD. "We find that Chity brings to the band the perfect combination of melody, passion and power," Gus writes on the band's web site. "We feel that with Chity's close proximity and his ability to give FIREWIND his full-time attention will bring FIREWIND to the next level.

"In regards to [previous singer] Stephen Fredrick, we wish to thank him for his tremendous performances on 'Between Heaven and Hell' and 'Burning Earth' and wish him nothing but the best in his future musical endeavors. For more info on Stephen's music go to

"FIREWIND hopes to do a few selected tour dates in Europe and begin writing and recording our new release later in 2004."

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