New All-Stars melodic death metal band ACT OF DENIAL – feat. by lead guitarist and songwriter Voi Cox (Koziak, Victim), guitarist and lyricist Luger (Benighted, Koziak), vocalist Bjorn Speed Strid (Soilwork), bassist Steve Di Giorgio (Death, Testament), drummer Krimh (Septicflesh) and keyboardist John Lönnmyr (The Night Flight Orchestra) – have revealed the tracklisting and announced the new special guests for upcoming album “NEGATIVE”.
The band stated:
“Now when the album is soon to be mixed and mastered and that would be in the next few weeks we would like to say a couple of words for the upcoming album titled ‘NEGATIVE’, revealing its tracklisting (read below) and announcing the new special guests who have contributed to this project as guest appearances;
- MATTIAS IA EKLUNDH, Swedish guitarist and vocalist, known for his work with Freak Kitchen, Jonas Hellborg Trio and Art Metal;
- PETER WICHERS is best known as one of the founding members of Swedish melodic death metal band, Soilwork.
- And for the last guest on this album will be one of the Super Stars in metal and rock industrie RON THAL BUMBLEFOOT! He was one of two lead guitarists in Guns N’ Roses from 2006 until 2014 and performed on their sixth studio album Chinese Democracy. He is currently the guitarist for the supergroup Sons of Apollo and also guitarist and vocalist for the band Asia.
So again we would thank all the people involved in this project since it was really hard to put this together and hope this is just the beginning and there will be more of this in the future.
For the fans: Thank you for your support,stay tuned for some more melodic tunes.
The album tracklisting reads as:
3.Down That Line
6.In The Depths Of Destruction
8.Your Dark Desires
10.Clutching At Rails Of Light
Just recently ACT OF DENIAL released their third single ‘Down That Line’, now available on Bandcamp, Hearnow, Cd baby, Spotify, Youtube and iTunes. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming debut album ‘Negative’. In case you missed it, watch it here:
Also watch ‘Down That Line’ teaser video, introduced by John Lönnmyr, here: https://youtu.be/Vd64Yyt05KE
Watch the earlier singles, below.
‘Controlled’, feat. DEATH’s Bobby Koelble: https://youtu.be/FN3OaF8AlcM
“Puzzle Heart”: https://youtu.be/r9gybjyO0wc
🔈 DOWNLOAD “CONTROLLED”: https://actofdenial.bandcamp.com/track/controlled
🔈 DOWNLOAD “PUZZLE HEART”: https://actofdenial.hearnow.com
Guitarist/lyricist Luger on the debut album ‘Negative’:
“The finished songs are already in the process of mixing in Fredman studio. Me and Voi decided not to focus on one genre so there will be tunes for every metal fan. We’re doing this mostly for ourselves and the songs we write are the songs we love to listen at home, hoping they will reach also to other people, as to ourselves.”
Lead guitarist/songwriter Voi Cox adds:
“We were always influenced by swedish style and sound when we were kids that’s why it is a big honor to us to have Bjorn from Soilwork on this album, also Fredrik Nordström from Fredman Studio who basically invented that sound. We grew up listening to Soilwork, At The Gates, Dark Tranquillity, In Flames and ofc Death, and that’s why we’re so excited that Steve is in this project, too. So we are very much influenced by those bands but that doesn’t mean that our songs will sound like that and you will hear all that in our debut album.”
More details on the upcoming debut album, and else, will be revealed soon, stay tuned!
🎼ACT OF DENIAL line-up:
Voi Cox – Lead guitar, programming
Luger – Rhythm guitar
Bjorn Speed Strid – Vocals, backing vocals
Steve Di Giorgio – Fretless bass
Krimh – Drums
🎼All music and lyrics – Cox & Luger
Single Artwork – Voi Cox
Album Cover Artwork – Carlos Del Olmo Holmberg
Mix and master – Fredrik Nordström / Studio Fredman
Also watch the teasers below:
by vocalist Mr. Speed Strid – https://youtu.be/YIiaafOl3Lg
by great drummer Krimh – https://youtu.be/yzu9v5jv1wg
by fretless guru Steve Di Giorgio – https://youtu.be/SyTBIbzYWlE
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