SHEAR, the new Helsinki, Finland-based six-piece metal act featuring former/current members of AMORAL, OMNIUM GATHERUM, IMPERANON, ELENIUM and CRYSTAL BLAZE, is currently recording its debut album at Stereotype studios for a tentative late 2011 release. The band previously described the new tracks as "really diverse, ranging from very melodic songs to heavier riff-oriented songs."
The third and fourth in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the studio can be viewed below.
SHEAR last year made its entire four-song EP, "In Solitude", available for free download on the group's official web site. The CD was recorded in August-September 2009 at Arcada Studios by Mikael Grnroos and was mastered at Chartmakers studios.
"In Solitude" track listing:
01. In Solitude 02. Scorched 03. Trapped in A Shell 04. Mistakes
"In Solitude" audio stream:
"Scorched" audio stream:
"Trapped in A Shell" audio stream:
"Mistakes" audio stream:
* Alexa Leroux - Vocals
* Mikael Grnroos (CRYSTAL BLAZE) - Guitar
* Lauri Koskenniemi (THE NIBIRUAN, ELENIUM, CRYSTAL BLAZE, ex-IMPERANON) - Guitar
* Eerik Purdon (THE NIBIRUAN, CRYSTAL BLAZE, ex-OMNIUM GATHERUM) - Bass
* Lari Sorvo (CRYSTAL BLAZE) - Keyboards
* Juhana Karlsson (AMORAL, CRYSTAL BLAZE) - Drums
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