Helix (album)

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Helix
Album cover of Helix by Amaranthe.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 19, 2018 (2018-10-19)
Genre
Length41:07
LabelSpinefarm
ProducerJacob Hansen
Amaranthe chronology
Maximalism
(2016)
Helix
(2018)
Singles from Helix
  1. "365"
    Released: August 10, 2018[1]
  2. "Countdown"
    Released: September 28, 2018[2]
  3. "Inferno"
    Released: October 12, 2018[3]
  4. "Dream"
    Released: January 10, 2019
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Metal Hammer (UK)3.5/5 stars[4]
Blabbermouth.net7/10[5]

Helix is the fifth studio album by the Swedish-Danish heavy metal band Amaranthe. It is also the first album featuring the band's new clean male vocalist Nils Molin (Dynazty), since the departure of the band's former clean male vocalist Jake E.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Elize Ryd and Olof Mörck, except "GG6" and "My Haven", which were co-composed by Henrik Englund Wilhemsson.

No.TitleLength
1."The Score"3:40
2."365"3:28
3."Inferno"3:12
4."Countdown"3:00
5."Helix"3:35
6."Dream"3:39
7."GG6"3:09
8."Breakthrough Starshot"3:11
9."My Haven"3:43
10."Iconic"3:11
11."Unified"3:58
12."Momentum"3:21
Total length:41:07

Personnel[edit]

  • Olof Mörck – guitars, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Elize Ryd – female clean vocals
  • Morten Løwe Sørensen – drums
  • Johan Andreassen – bass
  • Henrik Englund Wilhemsson – unclean vocals
  • Nils Molin – male clean vocals

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[6] 47
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[7] 57
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[8] 101
Czech Albums (ČNS IFPI)[9] 39
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[10] 4
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[11] 29
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[12] 54
Scottish Albums (OCC)[13] 78
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[14] 64
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[15] 19
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 21
UK Album Downloads (OCC)[17] 52
UK Album Sales (OCC)[18] 60
UK Rock & Metal Albums (OCC)[19] 5
US Top Current Albums (Billboard)[20] 52
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[21] 1
US Top Hard Rock Album Sales (Billboard)[22] 7
US Top Rock Album Sales (Billboard)[23] 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AMARANTHE To Reveal New Album Details Tomorrow; Music Video For New Single "365" Streaming". Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  2. ^ "AMARANTHE Debut "Countdown" Music Video". Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  3. ^ "AMARANTHE Release Lyric Video For New Song "Inferno"". Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  4. ^ Dome, Malcolm. "Amaranthe - Helix album review". Loudersound. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  5. ^ Blabbermouth (2018-10-31). "Helix - AMARANTHE". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Retrieved 2019-05-02.
  6. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Amaranthe – Helix" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Amaranthe – Helix" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 26, 2018.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Amaranthe – Helix" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
  9. ^ "Czech Albums – Top 100". ČNS IFPI. Note: On the chart page, select 201843 on the field besides the word "Zobrazit", and then click over the word to retrieve the correct chart data. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  10. ^ "Amaranthe: Helix" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  11. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Amaranthe – Helix" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved October 26, 2018.
  12. ^ "Oricon Top 50 Albums: 2018-10-29" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  13. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  14. ^ "Top 100 Albumes – Semana 43: del 19.10.2018 al 25.10.2018" (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  15. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Amaranthe – Helix". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Amaranthe – Helix". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  17. ^ "Official Albums Downloads Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  18. ^ "Official Albums Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  19. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  20. ^ "Top Current Albums". Billboard.biz. November 3, 2018. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  21. ^ "Amaranthe Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  22. ^ "Hard Rock Album Sales". Billboard.biz. November 3, 2018. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  23. ^ "Rock Album Sales". Billboard.biz. November 3, 2018. Retrieved October 31, 2018.