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Stockholm's Faceshift is recording a new album, with a few of the tracks from the upcoming sophomore release having already been mixed by musical mastermind Lars Chriss (Lion's Share).
Faceshift's personnel roster is a fascinating one: the rhythm guitarist and bass player are both death metal musicians originally (Eternal Oath and Godphobia), the drummer plays in Swedish prog metal band Seventh Wonder, and the vocalist brings a melodic/power element to the table while the lead guitarist adds a really bluesy touch to the mix.
“Combining all those influences,” explains drummer Stefan Norgren, “could have proven a huge challenge, but in fact, once we started writing these new songs, everything fell right into place from the get go. The result is a handful of damn heavy, riff driven tracks, with BIG choruses and tons of cool vocal harmonies. I’d say Faceshift will be well received by fans of such diverse bands as Pantera, Mustasch, Alice In Chains, Symphony X and Dio alike.”
FACESHIFT, the new gothic metal band featuring the last lineup of Swedish melodic death metal veterans ETERNAL OATH, will release its debut album, "Reconcile", in Sweden on November 30 and the rest of the world on January 25, 2008. A single, "Chokehold", will precede the full-length CD on November 21.
"While power and riffs are the core of FACESHIFT's sound, melodic and harmonic elements are constantly present," according to a press release. "'Reconcile' is a must for those who love the darkness of PARADISE LOST, the riff artistry from KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, the choruses of LINKIN PARK or TAKIDA and the sheer force of SOILWORK."
"Reconcile" track listing:
01. Reality/Fatality (3:55)
02. My Own Demise (4:20)
03. Self Appointed Victim (3:42)
04. No Cure Sickness (3:36)
05. Live The Lie (5:18)
06. The Dark Domain (4:26)
07. Chokehold (4:12)
08. Reconcile (4:04)
09. Greater Than I (3:42)
10. The Craving (4:10)
11. Bound (3:18)
12. Conclusion (4:52)
Check out audio samples at this location.
The CD cover artwork was created by Ted Jonsson (DARK FUNERAL, ETERNAL OATH).
Timo Hovinen - Vocals
Peter Nagy-Eklöf (ex-MÖRK GRYNING) - Guitars
Petri Tarvainen - Guitars
Stefan Norgren (LION'S SHARE) - Drums
Peter Wendin - Bass