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Precambrian

The Ocean

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
November 2nd, 2007
Catalog ID:
3984-14643-2
Label:
Metal Blade Records
Format:
2CD
Reviews:
4 reviews (avg. 99%)
Disc 1
1. Hadean/The Long March of the Yes-Men 03:48   Show lyrics
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2. Eoarchaean/The Great Void 04:46   Show lyrics
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3. Palaeoarchaean/Man and the Sea 02:46   Show lyrics
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4. Mesoarchaean/Legions of Winged Octopi 05:20   Show lyrics
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5. Neoarchaean/To Burn the Duck of Doubt 05:24   Show lyrics
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Disc 2
1. Siderian 01:57   instrumental
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2. Rhyacian/Untimely Meditations 10:57   Show lyrics
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3. Orosirian/For the Great Blue Cold now Reigns 06:29   Show lyrics
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4. Statherian 05:58   Show lyrics
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5. Calymmian/Lake Disappointment 08:19   Show lyrics
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6. Ectasian/De Profundis 08:58   Show lyrics
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7. Stenian/Mount Sorrow 08:20   Show lyrics
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8. Tonian/Confessions of a Dangerous Mind 07:18   Show lyrics
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9. Cryogenian 03:32   instrumental
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Band members
Robin Staps Guitars, Percussion, Vocals on tracks 2, 6 & 7 (of disc 2)
Matthew Beels Guitars
Torge Ließmann Drums, Percussion
Nico Webers Vocals on tracks 1-3 (of disc 1), 2, 5 & 8
Guest/Session
Tomas Hallbom Vocals on track 7 (of disc 2)
Stefan Heinemeyer Cello on track 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 9 (of disc 2)
Daniel Eichholz Glockenspiel on track 2, 3, 4, 5 & 7 (of disc 2)
Katharina Sellheim Piano on track 2, 6, 7, 8 & 9
Jonas Olsson Tambourine on track 5, 7 & 8 (of disc 2)
Karina Suslov Viola on track 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 9 (of disc 2)
Christoph Von Der Nahmer Violin on track 2, 3, 4, 5 & 9 (of disc 2)
Rene Nocon Vocals on track 3 (of disc 1), track 3, 7 & 8 (of disc 2)
Jan Oberg Vocals on track 6 (of disc 2)
Dwid Hellion Vocals on track 6 (of disc 2)
Caleb Scofield Vocals on track 3 (of disc 2)
Hannes Huefken Bass track 4 & 8 (of disc 2)
Jonathan Heine Bass on track 6 (of disc 2)
Mike Pilat Bass on disc 1, track 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9 (of disc 2)
Mathias "Meta" Buente Vocals on track 1 & 5 (of disc 1), 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 & 8 (of disc 2)
Jason Emry Vocals on track 3 (of disc 1)
Nate Newton Vocals on track 3 (of disc 1), track 8 (of disc 2)
Walid Farruque Guitars (lead) on track 2 (of disc 1)
Eric Kalsbeek Vocals on track 4 (of disc 1)
Tomas Svensson Samples on track 1 (of disc 2)
John Gürtler Saxophone on track 1 (of disc 2)
Miscellaneous staff
Martin Kvamme Artwork (Vinyl)
Andrew Schneider Mixing
Jonas Olsson Engineering, Recording (drums and guitars), co-producer, Mixing (on Hadean and Archaean)
Tomas Svensson Recording (saxophone, additional samples for "Siderian")
Robin Staps Producer, co-recording
Nick Zampiello Mastering
Robin Staps Guitars, Percussion, Vocals on tracks 2, 6 & 7 (of disc 2)
Matthew Beels Guitars
Torge Ließmann Drums, Percussion
Nico Webers Vocals on tracks 1-3 (of disc 1), 2, 5 & 8
Tomas Hallbom Vocals on track 7 (of disc 2)
Stefan Heinemeyer Cello on track 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 9 (of disc 2)
Daniel Eichholz Glockenspiel on track 2, 3, 4, 5 & 7 (of disc 2)
Katharina Sellheim Piano on track 2, 6, 7, 8 & 9
Jonas Olsson Tambourine on track 5, 7 & 8 (of disc 2)
Karina Suslov Viola on track 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 9 (of disc 2)
Christoph Von Der Nahmer Violin on track 2, 3, 4, 5 & 9 (of disc 2)
Rene Nocon Vocals on track 3 (of disc 1), track 3, 7 & 8 (of disc 2)
Jan Oberg Vocals on track 6 (of disc 2)
Dwid Hellion Vocals on track 6 (of disc 2)
Caleb Scofield Vocals on track 3 (of disc 2)
Hannes Huefken Bass track 4 & 8 (of disc 2)
Jonathan Heine Bass on track 6 (of disc 2)
Mike Pilat Bass on disc 1, track 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9 (of disc 2)
Mathias "Meta" Buente Vocals on track 1 & 5 (of disc 1), 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 & 8 (of disc 2)
Jason Emry Vocals on track 3 (of disc 1)
Nate Newton Vocals on track 3 (of disc 1), track 8 (of disc 2)
Walid Farruque Guitars (lead) on track 2 (of disc 1)
Eric Kalsbeek Vocals on track 4 (of disc 1)
Tomas Svensson Samples on track 1 (of disc 2)
John Gürtler Saxophone on track 1 (of disc 2)
Martin Kvamme Artwork (Vinyl)
Andrew Schneider Mixing
Jonas Olsson Engineering, Recording (drums and guitars), co-producer, Mixing (on Hadean and Archaean)
Tomas Svensson Recording (saxophone, additional samples for "Siderian")
Robin Staps Producer, co-recording
Nick Zampiello Mastering
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Read Amazing album, mix of... 96% slayer21394 May 6th, 2008

Release date: November 2nd (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and November 13th (USA).

The album is composed of a mini-CD (22 minutes) playing time entitled "Hadean/Archaean", and a full-length (61 minutes) album "Proterozoic".

3xLP released by Garden Of Exile.
Pressing info:
TOTAL: 777 copies;
Colored vinyl, each of the 3 LPs different: silver/black, red/black, yellow/red, all 180 grams vinyl.
Gatefold with amazing conceptual artwork by Martin Kvamme; die-cut holes on the front and back, UV-spot, metallic print, full color sleeves and inserts, all on the thickest card board.

Line-Up
Hadean/Archaean:
Robin Staps – guitar, percussion (all tracks)
Torge Liessmann – drums, percussion (all tracks)
Matt Beels – guitar (all tracks)
Walid Farruque – guitar (track 2)
Micheal Pilat – bass (all tracks), vocals (tracks 1, 2, 3, 5)
Nico Webers – vocals (tracks 1, 2, 3)
Nate Newton – vocals (track 3)
Eric Kalsbeek – vocals (track 4)
Meta – vocals (tracks 1, 5)
Rene – vocals (track 3)
Jason Emry – vocals (track 3)

Proterozoic:
Robin Staps – guitar (all tracks)
Torge Liessmann – drums, percussion (all tracks)
Matt Beels – guitar (all tracks), vocals (tracks 2, 6, 7)
Micheal Pilat – bass (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7), vocals (tracks 2, 3, 6, 8)
Hannes Huefken – bass (tracks 4 and 8)
Jonathan Heine – bass (track 6)
Stefan Heinemeyer – cello (tracks 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9)
Karina Suslov – viola (tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Christoph Von Der Nahmer – violin (tracks 2, 3, 4, 8)
Katharina Sellheim – piano (tracks 2, 6, 7, 8, 9)
John Gürtler – saxophone (track 1)
Daniel Eichholz – glockenspiel (tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)
Jonas Olsson – tambourine (tracks 5, 7, 8)
Tomas Svensson – additional samples (track 1)
Nico Webers – vocals (tracks 2, 5, 8)
Meta – vocals (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Rene – vocals (tracks 3, 7, 8)
Nate Newton – vocals (track 8)
Dwid Hellion – vocals (track 6)
Jan Oberg – vocals (track 6)
Caleb Scofield – vocals (track 3)

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