Saturday, 11 February 2012
Shadowside announces new album release date in Japan
"Inner Monster Out" is successful both in sales and reviews in Brazil
Band is confirmed to play on Metal Open Air Festival in April
The success of "Inner Monster Out", considered by the large majority of the media in Brazil as one of the best releases of 2011, has reached other parts of the world. Shadowside has just signed with Spiritual Beast for the release of this material on March 14. The album reaches stores in Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and China.
"We are extremely excited about releasing this album in Japan and I don't think it could have happened in a better moment for us. The album was just recently released in Brazil with great success, we love it since it's exactly what we were looking for: a heavy, full of energy, straightforward yet melodic Metal album. We are very proud to be working with Spiritual Beast and hope the fans there will love Inner Monster Out just as much as we do!", said lead singer Dani Nolden, who recently was chosen by the readers of Whiplash, largest Rock/Metal news portal in Brazil as the best female singer in the country.
The tracklist of Japan's edition of "Inner Monster Out", including an exclusive bonus track and one previously unreleased song, is:
01. Gag Order
02. Angel with Horns
04. In the Name of Love
05. Inner Monster Out (feat. Björn "Speed" Strid, Mikael Stanne, Niklas Isfeldt)
06. I'm Your Mind
07. My Disrupted Reality
08. A Smile Upon Death
09. Whatever Our Fortune
11. Waste of Life
12. Ace of Spades (Motörhead cover)
13. Virtual Pain
The third Shadowside record was recorded, mixed and mastered by Fredrik Nordström (In Flames, Arch Enemy, Dream Evil, Evergrey, Hammerfall, Dimmu Borgir) in Gothenburg, Sweden. The CD features special guest appearances of singers Mikael Stanne (Dark Tranquillity), Björn "Speed" Strid (Soilwork) and Niklas Isfeldt (Dream Evil).
Recently, Shadowside was confirmed to play at the festival Metal Open Air, that will run from April 20-22 and will take place in São Luís, Brazil. The event already has in the cast so many Brazilian and international bands such as Anthrax, Blind Guardian, Exodus, Megadeth, Symphony X, Venom, Almah, Andre Matos, Hangar, Korzus, Matanza, Shaman, Torture Squad e others.
Also, Shadowside won "Metal band of the year" on the third edition of Prêmio Rock Show 2011, one of the most important music awards in Brazil dedicated to Rock and Pop music.
A video for the song "Angel with Horns", first single of the new album, is available on YouTube and overcame the 115,000 views mark. Check this and other videos of the band in studio and on tour at http://www.youtube.com/ShadowsidePress7.
Inner Monster Out CD is available on presale at http://www.hmv.co.jp/en/product/detail/4935192 ou http://www.amazon.co.jp/インナー・モンスター・アウト-シャドウサイド/dp/B006WQJK0W.