THE SHOTGUN SUICIDES, the Chicago-based old-school death metal band featuring former members of ENFORSAKEN, has posted its cover of the classic EDGE OF SANITY song "Twilight" to the group's MySpace page. The cover was recorded in early February and is the last of three covers that have been posted in streaming-audio format on the bands MySpace page.
The following classic death metal cover songs are now streaming on the group's MySpace page:
01. AT THE GATES - "Suicide Nation"
02. CARCASS - "Embodiment"
03. EDGE OF SANITY - "Twilight"
These cover songs are available for free on the band's "Garage Days Re-Heated Volume One" CD. More info about this free CD can be found on the bands MySpace page.
The three-piece recording lineup for these covers was as follows:
Stefan Rieux - Vocals
Steve Stell - Guitar/Bass (ex-ENFORSAKEN)
David Swanson - Drums (ex-ENFORSAKEN, currently in VENEFICUM)
THE SHOTGUN SUICIDES' debut album, "A Glorious Tragedy", was released in Japan on February 13 via Spiritual Beast Records/Universal Music Japan. This Japanese pressing is also available directly from the band via mail-order.
The band is currently looking for a North American/European label to release its "A Glorious Tragedy" album. Interested parties should contact the band via the group's MySpace page.
"A Glorious Tragedy" was recorded last summer at Studio One (MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO, SOIL, NOVEMBERS DOOM, ENFORSAKEN, JUNGLE ROT) in Racine, Wisconsin. Chris Djuricic (NOVEMBERS DOOM bassist and Studio One owner) produced and engineered the project.
The cover artwork for "A Glorious Tragedy" was created by acclaimed metal artist (now retired) Mattias Norn (EVERGREY, JOHN PETRUCCI, INTO ETERNITY, KOTIPELTO, DEREK SHERINIAN).
Underground artist Brian Guther created THE SHOTGUN SUCIDES logo. Brian was also responsible for the ENFORSAKEN logo way back in 1998.
ENFORSAKEN was active in the metal scene from 1998 until its breakup in 2006. The band released three critically acclaimed albums over its eight-year history: "The Forever Endeavor" (Century Media), "Sinners Intuition" (Crash Music) and "Embraced By Misery" (Lifeforce).