SHEAR To Enter Studio In March

SHEAR, the new Helsinki, Finland-based six-piece metal act featuring former/current members of AMORAL, OMNIUM GATHERUM, IMPERANON, ELENIUM and CRYSTAL BLAZE, will enter the studio in March to begin recording its debut album for a late 2011 release.

Commented the band: "In the last couple of months we've been writing a lot of new songs, and we're really pleased with the outcome. The songs are really diverse, ranging from very melodic songs to heavier riff-oriented songs.

"We're still in the process of laying down the finishing touches to the songs and about to start arranging the songs.

"We will keep you updated through the whole album making process by posting news and videos. Expect more frequent updates when we hit the studio."

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 Grönroos 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 Grönroos (CRYSTAL BLAZE) - Guitar
* Lari Sorvo (CRYSTAL BLAZE) - Keyboards
* Juhana Karlsson (AMORAL, CRYSTAL BLAZE) - Drums


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