IronFire Was formed in ´97 by lead singer Martin Steene, with a
vision to bring the melodic 80 Metal into the new millennium with
extended power. IF got signed with Noise Records in ´98, A label
that released a lot of the artists that IF are inspired by, such as
Helloween, Running Wild and Rage, among others. |
IF released their first album "Thunderstorm" in ´99, which achieved
good reviews all over the world. IF was predicted a bright future
and seen as one of the bands to lead the so called "new wave of
Danish metal", to bring Denmark back to former glory and follow the
legacy of Pretty Maids, Mercyful Fate and Artillery.
A year later the album "On The Edge" followed, and showed IF from a
more inventive and independent point of view. The reviews of "On The
Edge" were skeptic, despite the more original sound the album never
reached the status the band had hoped for.
Due to the fusion between Noise Records and Sanctuary, IF was cut
loose of their record deal.
Over the years IF has reached cult status in the European
underground despite of several lineup changes. Today the band is as
strong as ever, still playing melodic Metal straight from their
IF is determent to succeed with their music no matter what it takes!
IF is build on pure ambition, hard work and the love for Heavy