will release its new EP, "Afterlife"
, on March 5 via Sword Of The Spirit Records LLC
. The CD features guest vocals and production from Brett Hestla
, DARK NEW DAY
02. You Are My Weapon
03. Take Away
04. The Dream (I'm Only Happy When I'm Sleeping)
The EP's debut single and title track can be heard below (courtesy of AOL
Rock and metal fans will recognize plenty of names on "Afterlife"
. KID ROCK
recording engineer and Grammy-nominated mixing engineer Glenn Brown
mastered the single, while Hestla
provided guest vocals and production talents. More metal assistance for the upcoming EP came from producer and guitarist Kevin Jardine
, best known as the guitarist of Canadian nu metal giants SLAVES ON DOPE
, formerly on Ozzy
and Sharon Osbourne
's Divine Recordings
label. Drummer Peter Tzaferis
also contributed to the EP.
Recording sessions for "Afterlife"
took place at Johnny K
's Groovemaster Studios
in Chicago, where DISTURBED
, 3 DOORS DOWN
and countless other heavy music-makers have laid down tracks. UPON WINGS
combines operatic, female-fronted goth-pop with rousing rock and metal in a unique, ethereal fashion. Frontwoman Anne Autumn Erickson
is a classically-trained dramatic mezzo-soprano, and her lyrics take listeners down a path of heartfelt introspection, pain, joy and faith.UPON WINGS
's debut single, "The Dream"
, was made available in March 2012 via iTunes
, Amazon MP3
and Google Music
. "The Dream"
was the result of a collaboration between Erickson
and Grammy-nominated producer Glenn Brown
, SPINAL TAP
, THE VERVE PIPE
). UPON WINGS
hails from the U.S. and can be described as symphonic metal with a classical influence. Erickson
is also a music journalist for Gannett
and radio host and managing editor of Audio Ink Radio
For more information, visit www.uponwings.com
song audio stream (courtesy of AOL