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LEAVES’ EYES signs worldwide agreement with AFM Records! New album scheduled for 2015!

March 14th, 2015
Leaves' Eyes

Leaves’ Eyes

After several successful tours around the globe LEAVES’ EYES is back in Mastersound Studio, moreover, the band just signed a record deal with AFM Records!

„We couldn’t be happier with our choice to sign with AFM Records,“ says lead singer Liv Kristine. „We wanted a trustful and true partner and we feel that with Jochen and his whole team.

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Leaves Eyes @ The Garage, London

February 2nd, 2014

Leaves Eyes

@ The Garage, London

19th January 2014

Review by Ben Spencer

Photography by Graham Hilling 

Leaves Eyes

Leaves Eyes

Having quickly wrapped up an insightful interview with Liv Kristine before hand, it was time to rush into the main bar to catch what little I could of tonight’s opening band Atrocity.
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Leaves Eyes Interview @ The Garage, London

February 2nd, 2014

Leaves Eyes Interview

@ The Garage, London

19th January 2014

Interview by Ben Spencer

Photography by Graham Hilling

Liv Kristine - Leaves Eyes

Liv Kristine – Leaves Eyes

Having just interviewed her husband and waiting around for her previous interviewer to finish, it was time to interview front woman Liv Kristine of Gothic Metal band Leaves Eyes and learn more about the bands journey through the years.
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Interview with Liv Kristine – Leave’s Eyes

December 18th, 2013

Liv Kristine Interview by Beth Avison

Liv Kristine

Liv Kristine

In the ever-similar pool of symphonic metal, there are only a few bands which truly stand out. One such band is Norway’s Leaves’ Eyes, who have managed to command an impressive legion of fans since their inception in 2003. Now releasing their fifth studio album Symphonies of the Night, the five-piece are preparing for a string of tour dates in 2014, including a stint in the UK. I had an email exchange with well-grounded frontwoman Liv Kristine to find out more.


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LEAVES’ EYES – album title, cover artwork and release date!

January 16th, 2011
LEAVES' EYES "Meredead"

LEAVES' EYES "Meredead"

Great news for LEAVES’ EYES fans!

The new LEAVES’ EYES record is called “Meredead”.

Producer Alexander Krull is doing the final mix of “Meredead” at Mastersound Studio.

The artwork was done by Stefan Heilemann.

“Meredead” will be released on the 22nd of April 2011 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland! More streetdates will follow soon!

Singer Liv Kristine comments: “As we began composing the first song ideas for our fourth full-length album, all of us were very eager to take another step in strengthening both the individual sound and concept of Leaves’ Eyes, like we have done album by album. Along with the song-writing process, I made up my mind about the songs’ themes, and drowned myself in different sources of literature. Some songs clearly needed lyrics rooted in northern history and culture, as well as having mystical themes. Being an Old-English fan, I decided to write some of the lyrics in Old-English, which of course included further studies of grammatical and phonetic knowledge, which I really enjoyed doing. Next to modern English and Old-English, some songs are sung in traditional Norwegian, to keep their strong individuality and focus on certain themes from special genres in Norwegian traditional singing. The album is given the title “Meredead”, as one of the songs on the album. It is my own word-creation (at least I haven’t found it in a dictionary yet), and it may mean both “dead by/in the sea”, or “the mortal or killing sea”. In my lyrics you will find traditional themes from Viking literature and Norwegian song tradition, moreover, tales from the Irish isles, some from already existing sources, some made up myself. Sometimes you will hear about men going on adventures, some ending up drowing in the sea, their wives, evil witches, three-headed trolls, or spell-bound princesses, as well as marble halls and blood-thirsty creatures. I allowed myself more freedom for the concept of “Meredead”, telling a number of different stories, real, mystical or sometimes maybe even both.”

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LEAVES’ EYES North America tour update!

September 16th, 2010

Direct news from the band themselves: “After the cancellation of the Kamelot tour, LEAVES’ EYES will play the next headlining shows in the USA and Canada:

September 18 Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
September 19 Toronto, ON @ Opera House
September 20 Detroit, MI @ Blondie’s
September 21 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s

“Direct support will come from our Canadian friends BLACKGUARD. Be sure to come and check out the show – we hope to see you all there!”

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LEAVES EYES full North American tour dates confirmed

August 30th, 2010
LEAVES EYES full North American tour dates confirmed

LEAVES EYES full North American tour dates confirmed

The news everyone’s been waiting for: Napalm recording artists LEAVES’ EYES will return to North American soil this September and October, their first tour dates in support of latest album Njord. Fronted by the alluring Liv Kristine, LEAVES’ EYES will be joined on this tour by KAMELOT and BLACKGUARD. Here are the CONFIRMED dates/venues:

9.8.2010 – Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
9.10.2010 – Atlana, GA @ Center Stage
9.11.2010 – Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
9.12.2010 – Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11 9.13.2010 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Gil’s Bar and Grill
9.14.2010 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
9.15.2010 – New York, NY @ Nokia Theatre
9.17.2010 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
9.18.2010 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
9.19.2010 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
9.20.2010 – Detroit, MI @ Blondie’s
9.21.2010 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
9.22.2010 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
9.24.2010 – Chicago, IL @ Logan Square Auditorium
9.25.2010 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Ave
9.27.2010 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre
9.29.2010 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
10.1.2010 – West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues
10.2.2010 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
10.3.2010 – Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon 10.4.2010 – Mesa, AZ @ U.B.’s Bar 10.5.2010 – Tuscon, AZ @ The Rock 10.6.2010 – Amarillo, TX @ The War Legion Underground 10.7.2010 – San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit 10.8.2010 – Houston, TX @ Meridian

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October 14th, 2008

Wacken Open Air 2008

Once again tens of thousands of lunatic metal freaks travelled from all over the world to the small German village located in the middle of the beautiful northern German countryside. The small peaceful Wacken literally goes upside down when nearly 80.000 conquer the village during one weekend in a year. Wacken Open Air celebrated its 19th birthday from the 31st of July to the 2nd of August, whose biggest headliner ever in the history of Wacken was Iron Maiden. Despite Iron Maiden being the biggest name on the bill, however there were tons of other interesting and fascinating names.

Brat: The mass convergence of catholic youth in Sydney for World Youth Day the week Ray and I left brought a smile to my face and a feeling of warmth as I realised it wouldn’t be long until I was part of a similar pilgrimage but to Hamburg Germany and with two major differences—where Sydney was awash with colourful youth, Hamburg would be invaded by a swarm of black; and the trolley suitcases carrying clothing would instead be trolleys full of beer; songs of the gospel would be replaced by metal anthems. They came to worship at the cross—we to worship at the flaming longhorn but we all would display our nations’ flags proudly.

Tickets for W:O:A 2008 sold phenomenally fast. The special edition X-mas pack with extra goodie bag sold out before I could take a long breath after my 2007 trip. By February the official festival ticket seller was “SOLD OUT”. Suddenly the ebay market was flooded with tickets with one ticket reaching a record price of 800 British Pounds—obscene. Even in July with less than 1 month before the festival, there was an average of 5 new listings a day for tickets, which nullified all “SOLD OUT” credibility. (Brat)


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Leaves’ Eyes at The Rock in Copenhagen Denmark

May 7th, 2007

Leaves’ Eyes
Vinland Saga European Tour
The Rock
30/4 – 2007

Reviewed by: Anders Sandvall

Pictures by: Anders Sandvall



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Monterrey Metal Fest III – Monterrey Mexico 2006

January 27th, 2007

Monterrey Metal Fest III
November 17-18, 2006. Monterrey, México.
By Chico Migraña and Jacobo

Pics by German “Gallo” Garcia 

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Liv Kristine of Leaves’ Eyes

December 4th, 2006


Interview and live photos by Shaq

Interview questions by Shaq and Lord of the Wasteland


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Blind Guardian / Leaves’ Eyes in NYC

December 4th, 2006

Blind Guardian

and Leaves’ Eyes

Thursday, November 30, 2006

BB King’s Bar and Grill

New York City, NY


* Live review and photos by Shaq



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