Crownshift release the lyric video for ‘Rule The Show’ 

Author Benedetta Baldin - 10.5.2024

To celebrate today’s release of their eagerly-awaited self-titled debut album, high-profile modern metal band Crownshift has unveiled a new lyric video for the focus track ‘Rule The Show‘.

The band that’s currently one of Finland’s hottest new music exports has already received a lot of praise for their previously released singles and their superb crossover of modern metal, melodic death metal and progressive metal has instantly excited fans and critics all over the globe. 

You can purchase the album or stream it in full by clicking the link below.

Buy or listen to Crownshift‘s self-titled debut album:

In the meantime, Crownshift are getting ready for their album release show at Tavastia, Helsinki on May 15th, which is sure to become an exciting evening. If you can’t make it to Helsinki, there will be a few other opportunities to catch Crownshift live this year including several big Summer festivals across Europe, incl. Nummirock, Rock Fest Barcelona, Graspop, Rockstadt Extreme Fest and Motocultor. Scroll down for all confirmed dates!

Watch the official lyric video for ‘Rule The Show‘:

Born as the long-time idea of four friends, Crownshift are a new high-standing crossover metal act from Finland. The members, who come from the ranks of Finland’s finest metal exports, are thrilled to start a new journey together and spread their authentic sonic print across the globe.

Seamlessly covering a diversity of styles, the quartet has a unique signature to their modern sound. Hypnotizing melodies paired with ripping riffs, from moody mid-tempo songs to fierce prog-death-metal opuses, Crownshift were born to be masters of all trades.

Their forthcoming self-titled debut album consists of eight contemporary melodic death metal anthems with a progressive edge and captivating choruses for the ages. Crownshift’s members are or have been involved in some of Finland’s most renowned and universally beloved metal bands, including Nightwish, Children Of Bodom, Wintersun and Mygrain, and it shows. On their first album, Crownshift have managed to combine their collective experiences and have crafted a modern metal masterpiece that sounds distinctively Finnish and offers stellar songwriting and excellent production. 

Keep your eyes peeled for teasers and further announcements and make sure to follow Crownshift on their socials to stay up-to-date.


01. Stellar Halo 
02. Rule The Show    
03. A World Beyond Reach 
04. If You Dare
05. My Prison
06. The Devil’s Drug
07. Mirage
08. To The Other Side

Crownshift LIVE:

15.05.  FI   Release Show, Tavastia, Helsinki (+ Wake Up Frankie)
17.05.  DE  Open Air Am Berg, Eichstätt
19.06.  FI   Nummirock, Nummijärvi
23.06.  BE  Graspop, Dessel
06.07.  ES  Rock Fest Barcelona, Santa Coloma de Gramenet
02.08.  HU  Fezen Festival
03.08   RO  Rockstadt Extreme Fest
04.08.  DE  Full Rewind Summer Open Air, Löbnitz
09.08.  FI   Hellsinki Metal Festival, Helsinki
16.08.  FR  Motocultor Festival, Carhaix Plouguer

… more dates to be announced soon

Tommy Tuovinen: Vocals 
Daniel Freyberg: Guitar, Backing Vocals 
Jukka Koskinen: Bass 
Heikki Saari: Drums