Battlesoul was founded in the Fall of 2007 by guitarist Mike Grund (ex-Heaven Ablaze) and drummer Nich Ireland (ex-Distrotl). After several rehearsals they began to audition bass players and finally came across Jon Doyle (ex-O’ Faolain) who as an added bonus brought vocals and keyboards to the mix. They began to practice to only find they were missing the last piece of the puzzle, a lead guitarist. After unsuccessfully auditioning several guitarists it dawned on them that Nich’s older brother Thomas Ireland (ex-Perish/Blind Eye Era) would be a perfect fit. Moments later a call was made and it became official.

Battlesoul continues to perfect their unique brand of hyper thrash fused with melodies from various celtic instruments while playing shows throughout Ontario. A self titled EP of 5 songs was released in 2008. Their first full length album entitled “Lay Down Thy Burdens”, a concept album based on the bloody war between the Romans and the Celts was released in 2010.

Edited by MelancholyRage on 20 Jul 2011, 03:17

All user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Text may also be available under the GNU Free Documentation License.


Generated from facts marked up in the wiki.

No facts about this artist

You're viewing version 3. View older versions, or discuss this wiki.

You can also view a list of all recent wiki changes.

More Information

From other sources.