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Precambrian

The Ocean

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
November 2nd, 2007
Catalog ID:
3984-14643-2
Version desc.:
Digipak
Label:
Metal Blade Records
Format:
2CD
Reviews:
5 reviews (avg. 87%)
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
Matthew Beels Guitars
Torge Ließmann Drums, Percussion
Nico Webers Vocals (tracks 1-3 (disc 1), 2, 5, 8 (disc 2)
Robin Staps Guitars, Percussion, Vocals (tracks 2, 6, 7 (disc 2))
Guest/Session
Karina Suslov Viola (CD2 tracks 2-7, 9)
Caleb Scofield (R.I.P. 2018) Vocals (CD2 track 3)
Christoph von der Nahmer Violin (CD2 tracks 2, 3, 4, 8)
Meta Vocals (CD1 tracks 1, 5; CD2 tracks 2, 3, 5-8)
Dwid Hellion Vocals (CD2 track 6)
Rene Nocon Vocals (CD1 track 3; CD2 tracks 3, 7, 8)
Jan Oberg Vocals (CD2 track 6)
Tomas Hallbom Vocals (CD2 track 7)
Jason Emry Vocals (CD1 track 3)
Hannes Huefken Bass (CD2 tracks 4, 8)
Stefan Heinemeyer Cello (CD2 tracks 2, 4-7, 9)
Nate Newton Vocals (CD1 track 3; CD2 track 8)
Jonathan Heine Bass (CD2 track 6)
Daniel Eichholz Glockenspiel (CD2 tracks 2-5, 7)
Walid Farruque Guitars (lead) (CD1 track 2)
Katharina Sellheim Piano (CD2 tracks 2, 6-9)
Eric Kalsbeek Vocals (CD1 track 4)
Mike Pilat Bass (CD1 tracks 1-5; CD2 tracks 2, 3, 5-7)
Jonas Olsson Tambourine (CD2 tracks 5, 7, 8)
Tomas Svensson Samples (CD2 track 1)
John Gürtler Saxophone (CD2 track 1)
Miscellaneous staff
Svante Forsbäck Mastering (additional)
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
Martin Kvamme Artwork (Vinyl)
Jaakko Viitalähde Mastering
Matthew Beels Guitars
Torge Ließmann Drums, Percussion
Nico Webers Vocals (tracks 1-3 (disc 1), 2, 5, 8 (disc 2)
Robin Staps Guitars, Percussion, Vocals (tracks 2, 6, 7 (disc 2))
Karina Suslov Viola (CD2 tracks 2-7, 9)
Caleb Scofield (R.I.P. 2018) Vocals (CD2 track 3)
Christoph von der Nahmer Violin (CD2 tracks 2, 3, 4, 8)
Meta Vocals (CD1 tracks 1, 5; CD2 tracks 2, 3, 5-8)
Dwid Hellion Vocals (CD2 track 6)
Rene Nocon Vocals (CD1 track 3; CD2 tracks 3, 7, 8)
Jan Oberg Vocals (CD2 track 6)
Tomas Hallbom Vocals (CD2 track 7)
Jason Emry Vocals (CD1 track 3)
Hannes Huefken Bass (CD2 tracks 4, 8)
Stefan Heinemeyer Cello (CD2 tracks 2, 4-7, 9)
Nate Newton Vocals (CD1 track 3; CD2 track 8)
Jonathan Heine Bass (CD2 track 6)
Daniel Eichholz Glockenspiel (CD2 tracks 2-5, 7)
Walid Farruque Guitars (lead) (CD1 track 2)
Katharina Sellheim Piano (CD2 tracks 2, 6-9)
Eric Kalsbeek Vocals (CD1 track 4)
Mike Pilat Bass (CD1 tracks 1-5; CD2 tracks 2, 3, 5-7)
Jonas Olsson Tambourine (CD2 tracks 5, 7, 8)
Tomas Svensson Samples (CD2 track 1)
John Gürtler Saxophone (CD2 track 1)
Svante Forsbäck Mastering (additional)
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
Martin Kvamme Artwork (Vinyl)
Jaakko Viitalähde Mastering
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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)

Recording information:

Drums and guitars recorded at Studio 57 in Alateveli, Finland in March 2007.
Caleb Scofield's vocals were recorded at Dios Mio Studios in Los Angeles, CA.
Tomas Hallbom's vocals were recorded at Studio Kronan in Luleå, Sweden.
Jason Emry's vocals were recorded at Sasquatch Studios in Seattle, WA.
Erik Kalsbeek's vocals were recorded at Bart's House, somewhere in the Netherlands.
Saxophone and additional samples for 'Siderian' were recorded at Audio Zoo Berlin.
Everything else was recorded at Oceanland, Berlin, between April and July 2007.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 039841464320

Added by: Adoomado Modified by: Sodomatic_Slaughter
Added on: 2007-09-25 14:58:56 Last modified on: 2018-11-26 09:01:09