AWAKE + LION MUSIC = sant
Lion Music are delighted to announce the signing of AWAKE, a superb British progressive metal band. The first release for the label is entitled "ILLUMINATION" which was recorded at Division One Studios, Gothenburg, Sweden and produced by Evergrey's Thomas Englund. A mid 2007 release is anticipated (date TBC).
Simon Shedwell – Vocals. Richard Hall – Guitar, Chris le Mottee – Bass, Craig Burkett – Keyboards, Alex Townsend – Drums.
The album's stunning artwork was produced by Mattias Noren of Progart Media who has worked for many bands including Arena, Kamelot and Evergrey.
"Illumination" has the following track listing:
DISBELIEF / RETRIBUTION / CRIME OF PASSION / CHOICES IN TIME / BEGIN AGAIN / THE PRICE YOU HAVE TO PAY / DREAM WITHIN / ILLUMINATION / FORGIVEN NOW FOREVER / MY LAST GOODBYE / SHADOWS.
`Disbelief' was chosen as the track for the band first video shoot which happened on 10th March 2007 at A & R Studios, Peterborough, UK – working with MetalonRock Productions, also of Peterborough. The finished video should be online in the next few weeks.
On the live front, AWAKE have been confirmed on the Talent Forum Stage at this year's Metalcamp Festival in Slovenia. AWAKE are one of only three UK bands to be appearing. The festival is headlined by Motorhead and Sepultura.
2 dates are already pencilled in for UK fans on 14/09/07 The Attic, Rushden and 15/09/07 The Underworld, London with more to follow.