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Swedish industrial metal veterans 8th Sin will be releasing the final edition of their trilogy via Soulseller Records on November 23rd in Europe and February 3rd, 2013 in the USA. The album will be available on CD as well as digital download. The "Cosmogenesis" album has been over six years in the making and it is now on the eve of finally being unleashed. The album contains 15 tracks, including covers of Depeche Mode's "Walking in My Shoes" and Venom's "Black Metal."
Apart from the frontman IT (from Vondur, Ophthalamia, Abruptum, War), 8th Sin also consists of Michael Bohlin, Johan Husgafvel (both part of the band Pain), and Zacharias Ahlvik. Michael and Johan have been touring relentlessly all over the world with Pain for the past 6 years so the project had been postponed. The opening track, "Teonanacatl (Flesh Of The Gods)" can be streamed in the player below.
The album was produced by Michael Bohlin and includes many guest appearances from close friends:
Joacim Thenander - the "Mobhead" remixes
Pontus Norgren - guitar solo on "Teonanacatl (flesh of the gods)"
PM Saari - guitar solo on "Walking in my shoes"
Anders Olsson - guitar solo on "Walking in my shoes"
Martin Boman - guitar solo on "Walking in my shoes"
Eric Rivers - guitar solo on "Walking in my shoes"
Magnus Lundkvist - additional backing vocals and guitar solo on "Walking in my shoes"
Joacim Cans - additional backing vocals on "Walking in my shoes"
Catherine Forsberg - additional backing vocals
Ira Keelyn - additional backing vocals and female words on "Presession of the equinoxe"
Alexandra Balogh - additional backing vocals
Kimmy Bohlin - co-lead vocals on "Safety exit"
Peter Tägtgren - co-lead vocals on "Black metal"
Joacim Lundberg - co-lead vocals on "Walking in my shoes" More...
8th Sin are "rehearsing their asses off" in the rehearsing room to improve their performance and get ready for live shows in 2005. During the last months the band has also been busy making two videos from the album "Sinners Inc" and also doing photo session. In other news, 8th Sin has been endorsed by Shure microphones, and will be using Shure microphones and wireless systems exclusively during the 2005 shows.